Harry & Rosemary Wong


Eight Year Summary of Articles


Harry & Rosemary Wong sum up eight years of amazing articles they've written exclusively for Teachers.Net.
Columns


To Tell The Truth

Lying in children older than a certain age is a concern, but there are techniques that can help them break the habit. Here are 15 strategies to help.

By Leah Davies


Promoting Learning & Discipline

Discipline
Without Stress, Inc


Marv Marshall discusses his nonprofit organization which assists low economic schools.

By Dr. Marvin Marshall



A New Unified Field Theory

Todd Nelson explores using outdoor classrooms and experiential education to cure children's "nature-deficit disorder."

By Todd Nelson


Ed-Tech Talk

Keyboarding:
Some Assembly Required


Now more than ever, keyboarding instruction should begin long before high school.

By Dr. Rob Reilly


Teaching Literacy

Teaching through Summer TV Viewing

Television viewing presents many opportunities to teach literacy concepts. Cheryl offers a plethora of tips for your family and to share with your students' parents - throughout the year!

By Cheryl Sigmon


Advice for Substitute Teachers
May I go to the Nurse?

NEW advice column for Substitute Teachers by the author of "Substitute Teaching from A to Z".

By Barbara Pressman


The Busy Educator
The Busy Educator's July Five

Keeping track of Space Travel topics; The Science of Genetics; Native Americans & Art Museum; A site for science teachers; and "Live-at-the-scene" postcard travel and lessons.

By Marjan Glavac



Features


Clip Art Corner
Frogs Predict Massive Chinese Quake of 2008

Frogs leap to conclusions and prove to be tragically correct.

By Tim Newlin



T-Net Recommends
Chemical Educational Foundationís You Be the Chemist Activity Guides

Teachers share their best ideas about what you can do during summer break to make the next school year the best one yet!



Favorite Lessons
Featured Lessons for July

Featured Lessons for July, From the Chat Archives, Gems From Teachers.Net Gazette Back Issues, and other Teachers.Net Resources.



Teaching Guide
A Teaching Guide for Summer Song

A printable elementary/middle grade study guide for the book Summer Song by Susan Masters.

By Susan Rowan Masters


Collective Wisdom
"Those Who Can, Do; Those Who Can't, Teach."

We've all heard it before - the flip taunt that rings sour in every educators ear. How do you reply?

Teachers.Net Community


Streaming Video
Teachers.Net Video Bytes



The "Impotence" of Proofreading - Taylor Mali; Did You Know? Walkthroughs and Learning Objectives; Alfie Kohn on Punishment; Levitating a cork by Quirkology; Power Teaching's Classroom Management System



Cover Story: Sue Gruber

Summertime: Shift Gears
and Re-energize!



This summer Iíve decided to shake things up. It will be a different experience for me at our back to school meeting! Iím making my own list of things to do this summer. Hereís my list...

Articles

Whoís Cheating Whom?

Everyone agrees that cheating is bad and that we need to take steps to prevent it. But it is precisely this consensus that makes me uneasy.

By Alfie Kohn


Dealing with Dishonesty

From the Teachers.Net Archives, more than fifty ways to prevent, detect, and respond to unethical student conduct.

By Tom Lucey


Preventing Cheating

To prevent and catch students who cheat or break your rules, just follow the several simple rules here...

By lessonplansinc.com


What Are We Doing?
And Why Are We Doing It?


If it is not with WHAT we presume to give our students in their various subjects, it must be with the HOW we do so.

By L. Swilley


Get the Most Out of
Being Mentored


Mentors open the door, but you must enter by yourself. Practical advice for teachers for making the most of a mentor relationship.

By Hal Portner



When Is Student Failure The Teacherís Fault?

To move toward greater professionalism, teachers must make certain they have fulfilled their part in the teaching-learning relationship.

Bill Page


July Writing Prompts

From sunglasses to parking meters and so much in between, something to interest everyone.

By Jim Wayne


"Boys Read" Effort Aims to Turn Boys Into Readers

It's not that boys can't read; it's that boys won't read. Our mission: Transform boys into lifelong readers.

By John Martin


12 Test Taking Strategies that Boost Student Scores!

A dozen strategies that will enhance your students' ability to do well on a test!

By Susan Fitzell


Lesson Plan: Molecular
Basis of Heredity


This lesson incorporates Gardner's Multiple Intelligences learning styles (Grades: 9-12).

By Meryl Joseph


Printable Worksheets & Teaching Aids

The latest contributions to Teachers.Net, save time and effort with these great Teacher Printables.

The Teachers.Net Community


Federal Government
Resources for Educators


There is very little that's more frustrating than trying to get good resources from the Federal Department of Education website.

By Alan Haskvitz


Collective Wisdom pt2
Using "Cheat Sheets" To Enhance Student Learning

Teachers share their student "cheat sheets" procedures.

Teachers.Net Community


Candles of Inspiration
July Candles of Inspiration

A student in my class came in tardy Wednesday, the last day of school for the kids. The reason she was late was because she stopped at the store to buy me some flowers and a balloon.


Teachers.Net Community

Barb S. HS/MI
Apple Seeds
Ron/NJ
Today Is...
July Events
Live Chats


The Teachers.Net Newsdesk

Teachers.Net Chatboard Poll

The Lighter Side of Teaching




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