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TEACHERS.NET GAZETTE
Volume 3 Number 12

COVER STORY
Eric Carle said, "I long dreamt of a museum for children and families," and now his dream has come true...
COLUMNS
December Columns
ARTICLES
December Articles
REGULAR FEATURES
December Regular Features
FYI
December Informational Items
Gazette Home Delivery:

Also in this issue:

COLUMNS
No Problem With Hurricane Lili Effective Teaching by Harry & Rosemary Wong
Accountability in Schools Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
December Survival Guide - Ten Special Management Tips for Your Classroom & Ten Ways to Rest and Recharge over the Winter Break Instant Ideas for Busy Teachers by Barbara Gruber and Sue Gruber
"I Hate Homework," Says Mom Ask the School Psychologist by Beth Bruno
Writing on Demand---As Necessary as Process Writing The Eclectic Teacher by Ginny Hoover
Sites For Grades 7 to 8 The Busy Educator's Monthly Five (5 Sites for Busy Educators) by Marjan Glavac
Storybook Weaver: Terrific Software for Lower Grade Writing/Story-making Ed-Tech Talk by Rob Reilly
A Little Stress Relief with Timing Issues 4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
December Postcard from Planet Esme - News from the world of children's books by Esmé Codell
 
FYI
Creating Courses Online from: TELEStraining Inc.
News from fhe Dirksen Center from: the Dirksen Center
Call for Papers: Secondary Education from: Academic Exchange Quarterly
ScienceIQ Press Release from: ScienceIQ.com
NASA Needs Nation's Classrooms to test Educational Product from: the NASA Ames Educational Technology Team

The Teachers.Net Gazette is a cooperative publication by and for members of the Teachers.Net community. We accept for consideration brief articles (approximately 350-2500 words) on topics of interest to educators. Articles should be fully edited, spell checked, and ready for publication. Send submissions by e-mail to editor@teachers.net along with a brief biography written in third person. A digital photo (headshot) is desirable but optional. Teachers.Net reserves the right to edit articles accepted for publication.
Kathleen Carpenter - Editor in Chief
Mary Miehl - Technical Editor

Tips for Getting Published

from the Teachers.Net Community
Printables

This month's offerings;
Printable Gingerbread Figure for Take-Home Project
Kindergarten Predictable Text Christmas Vocabulary Enrichment Book
and
2003 Calendars...

Full Story

Barb Erickson
Apple Seeds for December

Who gives teaches me to give.
~ Dutch proverb

A very important part of the joy of living is the joy of giving.
~ William Buck ...

Ron Victoria
Today Is...

Dec. 1 is ... National Pie Day
and Eat A Red Apple Day
Dec. 2 is ... National Fritters Day
Dec. 3 is ... National Roof-Over-Your-Head Day...

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Classroom Photos

Jill Davis'
Kindergarten
Classroom

The Reading Center is one of my favorite places in the room! The most noticeable item in the reading center is a colorful palm tree!...

from the Teachers.Net Community
Featured Schools

December's Featured Schools are;
Gautier Middle School,
Huntertown Elementary School,
and
Mountain Park Elementary School
...

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Goose/TX
Twinkie Tweaking

Several weeks ago, I read an article concerning fried Twinkies. A gourmet chef by the name of Sells who is a 36-year-old of Rugby, England discovered this taste treat...

YENDOR
TOP TEN THINGS NOT TO SAY AT SCHOOL

10. (To the librarian) "Did you go to college to learn how to say sssssssh?"

9. (To the janitor) "Hey, let me hold that broom and lean against the wall awhile. You must be getting awfully tired!"...

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Also in this issue: MORE REGULAR FEATURES

POEM

TEACHER INSPIRATION

MORE HUMOR

ON-SITE INSIGHTS

PLUS

  • Handy Teacher Recipes
  • Classroom Crafts
  • Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
  • Collaboration Collage from the Lesson Bank
  • Upcoming Ed Conferences
  • Letters to the Editor
  • ARTICLES
    The Very Busy Museum - A conversation with Eric Carle by Kathleen Alape Carpenter, Editor in Chief
    Kindergartners Share Thanksgiving Recipes Posted by their teacher on the Teachers.Net chatboard
    Greetings from the Coast Guard Cutter POLAR SEA! by LT. Marshall Branch
    Editor's e-Picks for Education News by Kathleen Carpenter - Editor, Teachers.Net Gazette
    We Get What We Get - The Bottom Line On Parent Accountability by Bill Page
    Don't Forget the Little People: A Vision for an Online Learning Community for Kindergarten by Jaclyn Scott
    Learning the Continents Through Songs & Poems by Karen/PA/Rdg
    A View on Holiday Art by Kathy Roberson
    How to Deal With Bullying in Your Classroom by William Voors
    STUDENT TUTORS = SYMBIOTIC EFFECT
  • More Than Just "Reading Buddies" - An Overview of School-based Mentor Programming by Peggy Cramer
  • A Remarkable Program For At-Risk, Middle Level Students by Bill Page
  • Child Safety Tips and Free CD by Greg Pospiel
    60 Ways to Practice Spelling by Michele McCoy

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