Cover Story: Graysen Walles
Teaching - The Power of Influence
The impact of teaching is clear, and the influence of the profession is immeasurable. All it takes is one moment, one situation, one discussion to turn the life of a young learner.
Teachers Are Responsible For At-Risk Problems
Teachers deal with at-risk kidsí problems daily. Teachers hope for help from parents but canít expect it. The problems are theirs.
By Bill Page
Schools and Filters:
Ice Age, the Meltdown
Teachers need to figure out how to tap into student expertise and passion, and create authentic learning experiences with technology. This is no easy task.
By Matt Levinson
Using Photography To Inspire
Creative Writing (part 8)
There is no limit to the ways in which you can use photographs to inspire writing. Hank Kellner covers many more in part 8 of his provocative series.
By Hank Kellner
Effort: It Can be Taught!
In order for students to pull their hands out of their pockets and climb up the ladder, we need to help them understand that the climb can be made with effort.
By Deborah Granger
Homework: Damned If You Do, and If You Donít
About one of the most controversial issues in educationÖ whatís a teacher to do?
By Alan Haskvitz
12 Ways to Stop Conflict in its Tracks!
How to stand up for yourself without being overly aggressive or resorting to language that escalates the conflict.
By Susan Fitzell
The Writing on the Wall
To draw or communicate with pictures seems to be a deep-rooted human gene or need that gets triggered by the sight of an empty wall.
By Tim Newlin
More Brain Teasers
Brain Teasers from LivingMaths.com Steve Sherman of LivingMaths.com offers another set of brain teasers to sharpen the thinking skills of students - and adults of all ages.
By Steve Sherman
Teacher of Facts -
and of Life
As teachers, we do not just imprint the academic records of the children. We leave the imprints in their lives.
By Rachelle Ann A. Abad
Grant Writing Tips
A teacher whoís been successful in winning 11 grants in two years, funding many classroom materials and projects - even field trips - shares her winning strategies.
By Kimberly McCloud
Bald is Beautiful! Teachers, Students Lose Locks to Fight Childhood Cancer
Proving thereís no end to the lengths to which educators will go to help a worthy cause.
By David Peter Marchesseault
What Do They Do?
"One of the best teaching tools ever!!" "It is a classroom must have!!!" Teachers in the know tell us about a helpful tech tool.
Featured Lesson Plans, Resources
and Theme Activities
One of the finest collections of teacher tested activities and theme resources youíll find anywhere!
The Teachers.Net Newsdesk: June
The Lighter Side of Teaching
Help Wanted: Teaching Jobs
Harry and Rosemary Wong
Nine Year Summary of Articles, 2000 to 2009
On April 26, 2009, President Obama hosted the four 2009 finalists for Americaís top national teaching honor, the National Teacher of the Year award. Alex Kajitani, who teaches mathematics at Mission Middle School in the Escondido Union (Elementary) School District in San Diego County was one of the four finalists.
Tools and Toys
Classroom Clean-Up and Clay in a Can
An easy-to-manage strategy for getting everyone to participate in cleaning the classroom, plus a time filler that allows students to develop artistic abilities.
By Rick Morris
Buddy Programs for Elementary Schools
The experience provides benefits for both students involved, providing children with stimulating opportunities for learning, skill development and social support.
By Leah Davies
The Busy Educator's
Monthly 5: June 2009
Marjan pulls 5 more not-to-miss web sites out of his hat for teachers everywhere!
By Marjan Glavac
The Principal Learning Curve
Moving to September
Packing up the present school year is inextricably bound to our expectation of unpacking in the new one.
By Todd R. Nelson
Instant Ideas for Busy Teachers
The Three Rís for Summer: Rest, Relax and Recharge!
13 ways to enjoy your summer and prepare for the next school year!
By Sue Gruber
Advice for Substitute Teachers
Substitute issues: Bathroom Passes & Anger Management
Substitute teachers seek advice about managing lavatory requests and how to control anger.
By Barbara Pressman
Global Travel Guru
Preparing Students for Travel: Films and Immunizations
Prepare students for educational travel with great movies, and important immunizations!
By Josette Bonafino
A Message to Share with Parents about Summer Learning
Ways to communicate to parents how important summer is as a time for learning.
Promoting Learning & Discipline
Ronald Reagan and the Art of Influence
How to influence and improve relationships.
By Dr. Marvin Marshall
Teacher Blogs Showcase:
Katney's Kaboodle, Yakima Valley Daily Photo, Ruby Stamper, Searching for Intelligent Life, Peaceful Living, Freedom to Eat, and more.
Printable Worksheets & Teaching Aids
Ice Cream in a Baggie Recipe (from Teachers.Net Lesson Plans); print your June-July Calendar.
Teachers.Net Video Bytes: June
Literacy Empowers (Illiteracy Awareness), The Underground Railroad, Wikis in Plain English, Twitter in Plain English, Naturally 7 music group on Tavis Smiley Show, Tour the International Space Station!
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