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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.5 No.6 June 2008

Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Atrocious Advice from "Supernanny"
Behaviorism is as American as rewarding children with apple pie… but for how long does it work, and at what cost?


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Eight Year Summary of Articles, 2000 to 2008

Columns
VisualizationMarvin Marshall
Textmapping: Where Old Becomes NewCheryl Sigmon
Administrative BroadwayTodd R. Nelson
The Busy Educator's Monthly FiveMarjan Glavac
Easy Ideas to Wrap up the YearSue Gruber
Committees: Make Them More ProductiveHal Portner
Helping Children Cope After DisasterLeah Davies

Articles
The Dance of the Honeybee
June 2008 Writing Prompts
Your School's Mission in a Sound Bite
The Medicalizing of Education
I Used to Educate Students; Now I Prepare Them… for The Test
A Great Model Of Differentiation
Live Chat with Adora Svitak
Making the Most of Summer To Prepare for the New School Year

Features
Printable Worksheets & Teaching Aids
Candles of Inspiration: June 2008
Teachers.Net Craft Favorite: Father's Day Project
Featured Lessons, Resources and Theme Activities: June 2008
Video Bytes: The human cost of war, in song, Literacy centers and more...
Today Is... Daily Commemoration for June 2008
Live on Teachers.Net: June 2008
The Lighter Side of Teaching
Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes for Teachers
What are some things you absolutely DO NOT miss about teaching?
How Many Years Did It Take You to Get It Together?
Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers


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Featured Lessons...

Teachers.Net Favorite

Featured Lessons, Resources and Theme Activities

from the Teachers.Net Lesson Bank
Regular Feature in the Gazette
June 1, 2008
June warms up with recipes, lessons and chats addressing Father's Day, Flag Day, history, and a collection of author/expert chats!

Patriotic Flag Cracker recipe & photo
teachers.net/gazette/FEB02/recipes.html

Butterfly Sandwich recipe & photo
teachers.net/gazette/JUN02/recipes.html

Father's Day Project: Footprints Craft & Poem with Photo
teachers.net/gazette/JUN08/crafts

June Lessons & Activities Chat transcript, including Father's Day gifts and crafts
Moderator: Sandy/K/MO
teachers.net/archive/ec052599.html

June Ideas and Themes Chat Transcript - Primary, Kindergarten and EC
Moderator: Peachy
teachers.net/archive/june_ideas.html

Getting Dads Involved in the Classroom Chat Transcript
Moderator: Beth Bruno, author and school psychologist
teachers.net/archive/bruno032102.html

From the Lesson Bank for June and 4th of July Themes

Our American Heritage - A Full Unit Plan
Elementary Social Studies
teachers.net/lessons/posts/3764.html

A Flag Song (piggyback song)
Primary Elementary Social Studies
teachers.net/lessons/posts/363.html

"Me Flags" Activity
EC/K/Primary Social Studies & Language Arts
teachers.net/lessons/posts/4009.html

Colonial Times with Flag Making Activity
Middle Grades History, Social Studies & Language Arts
teachers.net/lessons/posts/3427.html

Dictator for the Day - Dictators in Europe, 1920-1945.
Secondary History
teachers.net/lessons/posts/2576.html

Declaration of Independence - Parallelism, Emotionally Charged Language
Senior level Social Studies
teachers.net/lessons/posts/3503.html

Symbols of Citizenship
All grades - Social Studies
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1051.html

4th of July Fireworks Desk Decoration Craft
Elementary grades
teachers.net/lessons/posts/1117.html

Meet the Experts!
Chat Meeting transcripts featuring authors and experts in their fields



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