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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.13 No.9 Oct/Nov 2016
Cover Story by Susan Fitzell
Co-teaching Models Respectful Collaboration and Debate for Students
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.13 No.8 Aug/Sep 2016
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
The Annual Rings of School
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.13 No.7 July 2016
Cover Story by Brad Johnson and Melody Jones
Learning on Your Feet: Incorporating Physical Activity into the K-8 Classroom
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»Students Need To Get PhysicalColleen Kelly Mellor
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.13 No.5 May/June 2016
Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Why Lots of Love (or Motivation) Isn't Enough
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.13 No.4 April 2016
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Always the Kids
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»Learning and EmotionsDr. Marvin Marshall
»Testing a String Theory - PBL Inspired by Steve Erkel's Time MachineTodd R. Nelson
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»A High School Teacher Visits the "Little Ones"Dede Rittman
»Teaching! I Would Do It Again! Part 3Warren Singer
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»The Spel-Lang Tree Seeds Word Study Program - FREE DOWNLOADNews Desk
»Autistic Students: Are We Asking Them to Do Their Best While They Feel Their Worst?Janet Lintala
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»Apple Seeds - Quotes For EducatorsBarb Stutesman
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.3 No.13 March 16
Cover Story by Sharon Thomas
Child's Play: What A High School Teacher Learned From Elementary School Teachers
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»The Brain, Sleep, and LearningDr. Marvin Marshall
»Classroom Management Articles by Harry & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
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»3 Strategies for Writing Across the CurriculumBarbara Blackburn
»Under Discussion: Reciprocal TeachingSarah Powley
»Genius TimeTodd R. Nelson
»Teaching! I'd Do It All Again! Part 2Warren Singer
»Motivating Elementary ESL Students to LearnJoan L. Ramirez
»New Column! Q & A For Aspiring Teacher-Entrepreneurs By Dee AdamsDee Adams
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.1 No.13 February 16
Cover Story by Dr. Marvin Marshall
Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation
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»Writing With a Purpose = Winners All At The World Food Prize Essay ContestSarah Powley
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»Why So Many Teachers Moonlight & Start BusinessesDee Adams
»Learning the Value of DiversityLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Classroom Management: What are the odds we're doing it wrong?Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Teachers and EternityDede Rittman
»How to Teach Preschool MathCheryl Hatch
»What Students Who Give Up Have In CommonJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»The Snow Village UnitTodd R. Nelson
»Teaching! I Would Do It All Over Again! Part 1Warren Singer
»US High School 2014 Graduation Rate At All Time High, But ACT Scores Remain FlatStewart Brekke
»Cultural Anthropology Teaching ToolsInternet Scout Report
»ART BRIDGES: Lesson Plans for Enrichment, Growth and Healing
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.12 Dec 15-Jan 16
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Under Discussion: Fishbowl
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»Three Ways to Provide Support and Scaffolding to Struggling LearnersBarbara Blackburn
»Counterwill: The most Misunderstood, Misinterpreted Dynamic in Teacher-Student Relationships.Dr. Marvin Marshall
»Effective Teaching, Classroom Management Articles by Harry & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Disengaged: 10 Conversation Starters When Students are BoredJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Mid-Year Reorganization Strategies- Help Students to be SuccessfulDede Rittman
»12 Surefire Ways for Both Co-Teachers to Actively Participate in the ClassroomSusan Fitzell
»The "Senior" Book ProjectTodd R. Nelson
»Coaching the Urban Educator: My Teachers Aren't Being Adequately PreparedDré Cleveland
»New Book: Welcome to the Symphony: A Musical Exploration of the Orchestra Using Beethoven's Symphony by Carolyn Sloan and James Williamson
»The Five Pillars of Islam: Lesson PlanInternet Scout Report
»Harvard Writing ProjectInternet Scout Report
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for Educators



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.11 November 2015
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
PBL: How to Kill a Moose
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»Revisiting the Ingenuity (and Radicalism) of K-W-L - Learning as a SandwichAlfie Kohn
»Effective Teaching, Classroom Management Articles by Harry & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Under Discussion: Literature CirclesSarah Powley
»15 Challenge, SDI, and Enrichment Activities to Keep Challenge Groups Engaged in the Mixed-ability ClassroomSusan Fitzell
»Teaching or Business: The Million Dollar QuestionAlan Haskvitz
»Watch Your Words, Teachers!Dede Rittman
»7 Things You Don't Let Students Do, But ShouldJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»The Need For High Quality Early Childhood Education For All ChildrenStewart Brekke
»Welcome to a New Era of TeachingLinda R. Young
»Turkey, Pumpkin Theme Recipes, ActivitiesNews Desk
»Oppositional Defiant Disorder in ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Writing Prompts for NovemberJames Wayne
»The Big One: Earthquakes in the Pacific NorthwestInternet Scout Report
»How to Read a Weather MapNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.10 October 2015
Cover Story by Barbara Blackburn
3 Strategies for Developing a Growth Mindset in Students
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»Getting Them to TalkSarah Powley
»Effective Teaching, Classroom Management ArticlesHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Studying Tips: A Powerful Memorization Strategy and Review Technique - Three Card MatchSusan Fitzell
»Writing RulesTodd R. Nelson
»My Supervisor Hates Me! & Are These Kids Just Crazy?Andrea "Dré"
»Using Student Performance Data To Create Personalized Learning: Putting Theory Into PracticeJessica Peckham
»The Invisible CurriculumTom O'Malley
»The End of a Career in EducationLinda R. Young
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Free Training: Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing ConcernsNews Desk
»Invitation to Contribute to an E-Book AnthologyNews Desk
»Typing Lessons - Learn or Speed Up Keyboarding Skills, FREE!Internet Scout Report



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.9 September 2015
Cover Story by Dr. Justin Tarte
10 Myths Undermining Education
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»The Best Question to Encourage LearningDr. Marvin Marshall
»Break Away From Tradition with Authentic AssessmentsSusan Fitzell
»A Post-it Notes Trick for Measuring Attitude ShiftsSarah Powley
»Welcome the New Year With Positivity, Lose the NegativityDede Rittman
»What Do Young Children Really Need? Ask Old MacDonaldAbby Connors
»50 Shades of Grit - Part 2, the StudentsJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»There's An App For That, But Consider This Techno Curmudgeon Point of View (TCP)Todd R. Nelson
»Teacher by Day, Parent by Night - Finding The BalanceDawn Wiedeman
»Improving Classroom Grading ProceduresBill Page
»Coaching the Urban Educator: The First Day of Hell? and Still No Job! How Do I Stay Positive?Andrea Cleveland
»Effective Teaching, Classroom Management ArticlesHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»The Sacred Cow - Distance EducationRussell Eisenman, Ph.D
»Classroom Humor: You're so Randy!Teachers.Net Teachers
»"Scratch" Helps Children Program and Share Interactive Stories, Games, AnimationsInternet Scout Report
»The Dream Flag Project: Dreams Gone Global For A Local Community SchoolNews Desk
»New Book: One Teacher in Ten in the New Millennium: LGBT Educators Speak Out About What's Gotten Better...and What Hasn't by Kevin JenningsNews Desk
»How Nature Can Increase Attention Span, Attitude, HealthInternet Scout Report
»Apple Seeds Quotes for Newsletters, Morning Announcements, Discussion StartersBarb Stutesman
»Infographic: 8 Video Publishers Destined to be the Next Big ThingNews Desk

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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.8 August 2015
Cover Story by Bethany Hill
The Most Dangerous Phrase in Education
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»Building a Relationship With Your New StudentsBarbara Blackburn
»Without Words - Teaching ELLSarah Powley
»Effective Leaders Focus on Faculty Talents & StrengthsDr. Brad Johnson
»PARCC Implementation: Discussion and Implications for MathJessica Peckham
»50 Shades of Grit - Part 1Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Appetite for Instruction - Teaching Vocabulary and So Much More!Todd R. Nelson
»School Social Workers: Who Are They and What Do They Do?Lisa Bundrick, LMSW
»Teaching Different Humors and Diversity Through FilmChita Espino-Bravo PhD
»Teenagers in the Times - Making Lesson Plans Vital and Relevant to TeenagersInternet Scout Report
»Apples Seeds - Quotes for Educators, Students and ParentsBarb Stutesman
»Tips, Facts & Resources for Aspiring Teacher-EntrepreneursDee Adams
»Paraprofessional Tips: How to be a Powerful Collaborative TeamSusan Fitzell
»The Negative Side of Gifted & Talented Classes
»Beyond the Essay: Making Student Thinking Visible in the HumanitiesInternet Scout Report
»Edible GeographyInternet Scout Report
»Annenberg Classroom: Resources for Excellent Civics EducationInternet Scout Report
»A Campaign to Fund a Toy for Kids Who Wear Glasses

Harry & Rosemary Wong
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.7 July 2015
Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
A Grateful Goodbye After 15 Years
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Auto Shop: Way More than Grease Monkeys
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»Simulated Economy in Middle Grades - "Adams School of Economics"Todd R. Nelson
»Quiz: Are you a Subjective or Objective Grader?Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»MTSS and RTI - Seven Keys to SuccessSusan Fitzell
»Young Children Need These ACTIVE Music Activities!Abigail Flesch Connors
»What Happens To High School Students When They Leave SchoolStewart Brekke
»5 Simple Ways to Incorporate Common Core Literacy Standards in Social Studies and ScienceJessica Peckham
»Education Watershed Begins with a TrickleTodd R. Nelson
»Tips For A Good Start To The New School YearNews Desk
»A Visit with Students: An Author's StoryArtie Knapp
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Essential Earth & Space Science for K-6 TeachersInternet Scout Report
»Frani and the Little Red Fox - A story for ChildrenArtie Knapp
»Teaching About Rights in AmericaInternet Scout Report
»An Easy Way to Reform Education by Robert Rose, M.D.News Desk
»Make Your Own Maps With UMapperInternet Scout Report



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.6 June 2015
Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
A Grateful Goodbye After 15 Years
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Pomp and Circumstances
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Advice About Consent - Overcoming Issues of Student Privacy in a Digital WorldJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
Artifacts and EmblemsTodd R. Nelson
Using Picture Books as a Reading Intervention in Secondary GradesSusan Fitzell
Advice for Graduates Entering College: Seize Your Senior SummerMike Metzler
Oh, Look! A TICKET!kindergeek
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Can You Believe How Important Words Are? Grade 5 Poet Impresses TeacherTeachers.Net Teachers
Educators Appeal Deeply Flawed Vergara RulingNews Desk
The Voting Rights Act of 1965Internet Scout Report
American Revolutionary War Era MapsInternet Scout Report
PreCut Recycled Tennis BallsNews Desk
Teaching About Weather in PreK Outside Circle TimeCheryl Hatch



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.5 May 2015
Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Love, Marriage, and Babies, Oh My!
Cover Story by Kindergeek
June-bug - The Importance of Time and Opportunity in the Learning Lives of Children
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Help Boys Become ReadersDr. Brad Johnson
What Teachers Can Learn From the Masters Golf TournamentDede Rittman
Effects of Unemployment on PreschoolersCheryl Hatch
Reflections On a Week Without Laptops Or, The Phantom of the LaptopTodd R. Nelson
Earthquake History and ScienceNews Desk
Which Co-Teaching Models are Most Effective at the Elementary and Secondary Levels and Why?Susan Fitzell
"Dear Police Officers" - Children and Fear of Police OfficersJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
Guidelines for Conferences Concerning Angry ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
Getting Girls Interested in STEM - SciGirlsNews Desk
The Secret Death Of Bees by Claudia HeitlerNews Desk
Infotopia: Powerful Academic Search Engine Designed for Students, Teachers, HomeschoolersNews Desk
Four Myths of Student MotivationBarbara Blackburn
About Putting a Woman on the $20 BillNews Desk
Higher High School Graduation Requirements For Science, Math Produce Mixed ResultsStewart Brekke
Van Gogh Art Online Museum is "Beautiful, Interactive"News Desk
Math Study Guide Helpful For Pre-Algebra Through Advanced CalculusNews Desk
Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Teaching Students About The U.S. Supreme CourtNews Desk
The Bread & Roses Strike of 1912 - Labor Unions in History, Social StudiesNews Desk
Entomology and Nematology: Featured Creatures for Science Teachers, StudentsNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.4 April 2015
Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Retention Rate Is 100 Percent
Cover Story by Todd Nelson
Learning Under the Rotini Trees of Anywhere A Science Simulation Game
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6 Times When It's Okay For Students To Say "I Can't"Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
Kindergarten Roundup! Tips & IdeasNews Desk
Should Co-teaching be Voluntary?Susan Fitzell
Apple Seeds QuotesBarb Stutesman
Earth Day Lessons, Activities, Printables!News Desk
250+ Killer Digital Libraries and ArchivesInternet Scout Report
Retirement Living: Is Condo Living for You?News Desk
Digital Footprints: Educating High School StudentsChristopher M. Longo, Ed.D
Five Keys to Effective GradingBarbara Blackburn
The Urgent Benefits of RecessDede Rittman
How to Teach Literacy In the Preschool ClassroomCheryl Hatch
Learning Under the Rotini Trees of Anywhere - A Science Simulation GameTodd R. Nelson
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Perfectionism in ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.3 March 2015
Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Teacher Effectiveness and Human Capital
Cover Story by Dede Rittman
Teachers, Keep Your Eye On What Your Work Is
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"Get Out Of The Way!" Says Principal PowersBill Powers
Wait for It... (A Fun Way to Nurture Children's Curiosity)Abigail Flesch Connors
The Guardians Way - Novel By Hal Portner
How to Differentiate the Leadership of TeachersChristopher M. Longo, Ed.D
Project Runway - Project Based Learning in Fashion DesignSarah Powley
Expect the B-E-S-T for Your Struggling LearnersBarbara Blackburn
What's Your Feedback IQ? Take The Quiz!Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
Professional Learning: Making it PersonalBethany Hill
Second Grade Island - Where Children Are Allowed To Inhabit Their School And LearningTodd R. Nelson
Leprechaun Funkindergeek
Sanitizing Preschool ToysCheryl Hatch
5 Important Tips for Fledgling Educators OR What I Wish I Had KnownRachel Reese
Teaching Is...Bill Page
Top 8 Mistakes That Doom Effective Lecture DeliverySusan Fitzell
Teachers Unfiltered, Discussing "Today's Lazy Youth"
Educator`s Guide to Children Affected by Parental Drug AbuseLeah Davies, M.Ed.
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Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
STEM Resource: The Concord Consortium BlogInternet Scout Report
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.2 February 2015

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Training Teachers to Be Effective
Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Imagine
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Balancing Act - A Lesson for Helicopter Parents and TeachersSarah Powley
Looking Beyond Levels: Fostering Motivation and Love for ReadingBethany Hill
Helping Parents See the Whole Donut, Not Just the HoleDede Rittman
Snowball Commissioner Holds a Press ConferenceTodd R. Nelson
Top 5 Student Engagement MythsJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
Student Motivation: Focusing on ExcellenceDr. Brad Johnson
The Life of a T.K. (Teacher's Kid) by Rebecca SublettRebecca Sublett
Goal Setting Techniques To Use For Student SuccessBarbara Blackburn
Improve Your Interpersonal Communication SkillsLeah Davies, M.Ed.
Kilting the Common Core With Todd Nelson and Robert Burns
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.1 January 2015

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Making Deals Is Ineffective
Cover Story by Bill Powers
GRIT - A Skeptical Look at the Latest Educational Fad
More Teacher Articles...
Shooting For - Or At - The StandardsTodd R. Nelson
Project Based Learning Cures Hospital ED Problems - High School Students, PBL, STEM & LiteracySarah Powley
28 Ways to Build Persistent & Confident StudentsJulia Thompson
The H.S. Teacher's Preppie HandbookSharon Thomas
Motivating vs Enabling: The Correct Way to Help a StudentSusan Fitzell
The Perks of Being a FollowerJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
In Teaching, You Will Learn - Knowing Students Outside the ClassroomDede Rittman
Managing an Out of Control ClassTeachers.Net Community
January Lessons, Themes, ActivitiesTeachers.Net Resources
Learn Like a PirateHumorist John P. Wood
High Expectations Alone May Not Be EnoughStewart Brekke
Etiquette and Student Gifts to Teachers - Chatboard SupportTeachers.Net Community
Art vs CraftsCheryl Hatch
Featured Lesson: Spanish/European Influence on Hispanic CultureTeachers.Net Lesson Bank
Book Review: The Wives of Los AlamosNews Desk
How to Maintain Work-Life Balance - Sage Advice from Veteran TeachersTeachers.Net Community
Portfolio Ideas for Prospective Elementary TeachersLeah Davies, M.Ed.
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
TEDx Talk - AWE Inspired ScienceTeachers.Net Community
"Do The Math" Column - Math Topics Brought to LifeInternet Scout Report
Timeless Debate: Who Should Have Access to College Education and What It Should Consist OfInternet Scout Report



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.12 December 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Making Deals Is Ineffective
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
How to Honor Diversity Without Inhibiting Holiday Joy - The Universal Liturgy of Light
More Teacher Articles...
How the Teacher Stole Christmas - 5 Lessons Inspired By The GrinchJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
The Importance of Play - How to Explain it to Parents and OthersCheryl Hatch
FFA: Not What You Might Think - Interdisciplinary Learning All Students NeedSarah Powley
7 Simple Ways to Introduce Technology into the ClassroomSusan Fitzell
Student-Centered Learning - Where Do You Fit In?Tina Bacolas
Moccasins You DON'T Want to Walk In - Race and the Insidious Bias of "American Exceptionalism"Teachers.Net Community
Exciting Crafts, Lessons, Activities for DecemberTeachers.Net Resources
Educator's Guide to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
Record US High School Graduation Rate of Black and Hispanic YouthStewart Brekke
PEMDAS: Effective Math Tool or Inaccurate Memory Trick?Teachers.Net Community
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Teaching The US Legislative ProcessInternet Scout Report
Circa News - Voted Best AppInternet Scout Report
Children's Book Series: Alphabet Anatomy by Linda JonesNews Desk
National Priorities Project on Federal Budget Offers Free Lesson Plans, WebinarsInternet Scout Report
Dawn Patrol Comic Books to Honor RAF pilotsNews Desk
Halloween or Halaal-o-weenShabana Jameel



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.11 November 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Retrieving and Carrying Electronic Devices
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
Our Civility Footprint
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Intervention - Ready or Not, Here I Come!Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
Immigrant Children and Public Education - Proven Tips, Tools, TechniquesSusan Fitzell
Literacy Across the Curriculum - CRAM: A Whole Lot More than Fixing ComputersSarah Powley
Diversity: Tolerance or Celebration?Barbara Blackburn
Do's and Don'ts of Preschool Circle TimeNews Desk
Only a Teacher! A TributeTodd R. Nelson
Educator's Guide to Enhancing Children's Life SkillsLeah Davies, M.Ed.
Book Review: Blackboard: A Personal History of the Classroom by Lewis BuzbeeNews Desk
PISA Test Comparisons FlawedStewart Brekke
Turkey Chili Recipe from Teachers.Net Recipes ChatboardTeachers.Net Community
Paleo Art - Fantastic ResourceInternet Scout Report
High School Journalism Teachers Fear ReprisalNews Desk
Race: Are We So Different? At Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education CenterNews Desk
The Jigsaw Classroom: A Cooperative Learning Technique Decreases Racial ConflictInternet Scout Report
Quantum Physics For You - Free, Online From MITInternet Scout Report
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Overseas Recruiting FairNews Desk
Announcements and Opportunities - November 2014News Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.10 October 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Sharing to Succeed
Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Encouraging Courage - What Courageous Educators Do
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psst... What's Hiding in Your Curriculum?Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
6 Elements of Effective PraiseBarbara Blackburn
Set the Stage for a Productive Parent ConferenceSarah Powley
7 Secret Tips To Ace A Multiple Choice Test!Susan Fitzell
Coping with Stress - Tips For EducatorsLeah Davies, M.Ed.
From the Ivory Tower to the Urban ClassroomDave Weiss
Chess Board and Life: Same Approach by Gabriel F. IsaacNews Desk
Origami: Learning Through the Folds - Elaine McFarlandNews Desk
Doggy, Doggy, Who Has Your Tibia?From the Editor's Desk
Let's Brainstorm: Skeleton Theme Ideas!News Desk
Research Indicates NO Relationship between Student Standardized Test Scores and Quality of Teacher PerformanceStewart Brekke
Apple Seeds - This Month's Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Missing Recess for Extra Help Problematic... What is the Alternative?Teachers.Net Community
Why School Administrators Shouldn't Be Substitute TeachersHumorist John P. Wood
Doctors Without Borders Go Where The Patients AreInternet Scout Report
James Joyce Centre ResourceInternet Scout Report



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.9 September 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
How a University Prepares Its Students
Cover Story by Barbara Blackburn
Achievement is More than a Test Score
More Teacher Articles...
Breaking Bad: 3 Ways to Change Ineffective Teaching HabitsJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
Socrates in PreschoolTodd R. Nelson
Tips for Dealing with an ANGRY ChildLeah Davies, M.Ed.
The Eyes and Ears of Writing by Julie BeyJulie Bey
A View from the Inside - A Teacher with ADHDLeAnn L. Robertson
Your Classroom Setup Requires Thoughtful PlanningGertrude A. Wuensch
Why Schools and Teachers Shouldn't Be Evaluated by Standardized Test ScoresStewart Brekke
Codetalking - Classroom Management by the Numbers (Humor) John P. WoodHumorist John P. Wood
Photographs - An important Element in Teaching and Student LearningTiiu Roiser
A Different Route: In Defense of Alternative CertificationLaToya Arnold
Loving Your Students' Differing PersonalitiesSusan Green
Research and Information About Open and Distance LearningInternet Scout Report
The "Sci Show" YouTube Channel Ignites Students' Science LearningInternet Scout Report
The Arts in Every Classroom Video Library: Teaching DanceInternet Scout Report
Apple Seeds - Quotes for TeachersBarb Stutesman
Today Is... Special Days in SeptemberRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.8 August 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong
Effective Teaching
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Silver Linings Textbook?Sharon Thomas
How a Shoe Can Teach ResponsibilityMarjan Glavac
10 Timely Tips for the First Days of SchoolHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
Danger! How Assuming That Students Understand Our Words Fails ThemSusan Fitzell
What Poor Teachers Can Teach UsAlan Haskvitz
How to Help Kids Overcome School PhobiaLeah Davies, M.Ed.
2 Network Tools: Privatize and ScreenmailerInternet Scout Report
Reflection in A New Distant Mirror, Or, Objects in the mirror are closer than they appearTodd R. Nelson
Film School: Why "We watched a movie" Is A-OKSharon Thomas
The Teacher Who Couldn't ReadOwen M. Griffith
Creating a Safe Space in your ClassroomLinn Conway
Learning is Complex - Standardized Tests Should Be, TooLeticia Aguirre
Ice Breaker for a New School YearNews Desk
Community College Pathways: Summative Assessments and Student LearningInternet Scout Report
And You Wonder Why We're Not Respected?Linda R. Young
Report Reveals Need for Better Advising on College Major SelectionNews Desk
August Is... Special Dates for the MonthRon Victoria
Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Printables Ready To Go - Pre-k - 12Teachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.7 July 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Your Future Is in Your Hands
Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Trophy Fury - What's Behind Claims that Kids Are Coddled and Overcelebrated?
More Teacher Articles...
A Teacher's Summer ResolutionsAbigail Flesch Connors
Featured Lesson: Who Will Dance With Me? What Makes Us Different?Teachers.Net Resources
Film School: Why "We watched a movie" Is A-OKSharon Thomas
Advice for New Teachers - Veteran Teachers Offer TipsNews Desk
Today Is... Special Days in JulyRon Victoria
Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Texting and ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
View from a Zoo by Artie Knapp Now Available in Flash Video - FREE!Artie Knapp
Make Your First Year of Teaching "Pinteresting"! 5 Ways Pinterest is Beneficial for First-Year TeachersCassandra Collins
The Silent Playground - Why Students Need Daily RecessMayra Bazn Torres
Introverted Children in Extroverted SchoolsNews Desk
The Empty Room: The Classroom as CanvasJim Knight
New Book - Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student EngagementNews Desk
Nothing But The Facts?Todd R. Nelson



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.6 June 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Your Future Is in Your Hands
Cover Story by Sharon Thomas
Warts and All - Turning Instructional Messes Into Growth Opportunities
More Teacher Articles...
Ruined by Altruism: A Personal HistoryTodd R. Nelson
Creating a Successful Instructional Coaching ProgramJim Knight
Retiring Teachers List "What I Won't Miss About Teaching"Teachers.Net Community
Enrichment Activities for ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
How to Change your Classroom and Yourself with GratitudeOwen M. Griffith
Students Engage in Dangerous Drug Use During "Finals Frenzy"News Desk
The Scout Report - Fantastic Links & Resources - Issue 5/23/14News Desk
Quotable Comic by Tim Newlin of TimTim.comTim Newlin
The Challenge of Catching Up At-Risk StudentsNews Desk
Storybud: Accessible, Entertaining Stories in Audio and/or TextNews Desk
Preparing Students and Faculty for A School Shooting EmergencyNews Desk
EDIT Jumpstarting a Career Via the Interdisciplinary Cooperative Education (I.C.E.) ProgramSarah Powley
Apple Seeds QuotesBarb Stutesman
June Is...These Special DaysRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.5 May 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Classroom Management Book
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
Who Belongs Here? Teachers As Cultural Brokers
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A Message to Share with Parents about Summer LearningDorothy Rich
IMHO: Why Education Reform Efforts Haven't Amounted to MuchNews Desk
Anything But Random: This Class is Working Like a Well-Oiled MachineSarah Powley
Printables: US Flag (Blackline), First Grade Memory BookNews Desk
National Portrait Gallery: Digital ResourcesNews Desk
Britain and the American Civil WarNews Desk
New Book: The Secrets Nobody Tells Students and Young Professionals About How to Choose a Career, Find a Great Job, Do a Great Job, Be a Leader, Start a Business, Manage Your Money, Stay Out of Trouble, and Live A Happy LifeNews Desk
Today is... Special Days in May!Ron Victoria
Apple Seeds QuotesBarb Stutesman



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.4 April 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
When Students Succeed, Teachers Succeed
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
Paleo School - Did Our Hunter-Gatherer Forebears Know the Secret Recipe for Learning?
More Teacher Articles...
Paradiso: What Italians Think of Finnish EducationTim Walker
Rigor, Vigor, or Rigor Mortis?Barbara Blackburn
Tracking & Resegregation: Teacher Evaluation and Test Scores - Excerpt from On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle Against ResegregationCarol Burris
Poetry is Candy in My Mouth - Putting Two Heads Together to Teach Middle School PoetrySarah Powley
Distance Running Holds Lessons for EducationLevi Folly
You Want Me to Track What? Tips and Tools for Collecting Behavioral DataJennifer Freeman, Ph.D
It's Not What You Say, It's When You Say ItAbby Connors
Autism, More Than Just a NumberNews Desk
Summary of the Safe School Initiative for Teachers, Administrators and Staff to Possibly Prevent School ShootingsStewart Brekke
Will Your Kids' Academic Success Be Enough to Find a Job After College - 8 Tough Questions Parents Need to AskNews Desk
Abecedarian Project Study Links HIgh-Quality Childcare and HealthNews Desk
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
April is... Many Special DaysRon Victoria
FREE PreK-12 Printables!



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.3 March 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Teaching New Teachers How to Succeed
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Danger Zone! Teachers Face Threats of Broken Bones, Orwell and Autonomy
More Teacher Articles...
Give It Away, Give It Away, Give It Away NowSharon Thomas
Teaching in Finland: Special Classes that are Not "Specials"Tim Walker
Word Up!Todd R. Nelson
Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication (Or So Says Leonardo da Vinci)Colin Hussey
Guidelines for Responsible Internet Use in the ClassroomGeorge Brown
Dealing with Learned HelplessnessBarbara Blackburn and Dr. Bradley Witzel
9 Strategies to Use Current Events in the ClassroomJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
Writing Prompts for MarchJames Wayne
Featured Lesson: Multiplying One-Digit NumbersTeachers.Net Lesson Bank
What's Going on in Your State?Teachers.Net Resources
Understanding AutismLeah Davies, M.Ed.
Top Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
Purposefully Disruptive Students in the ClassroomStewart Brekke
Living Green: A Turtle's Quest for a Cleaner Planet Published in JabberblabberNews Desk
Apple Seeds of WisdomBarb Stutesman
March Is... Full of Special DaysRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.2 February 2015

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Training Teachers to Be Effective
Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Imagine
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Balancing Act - A Lesson for Helicopter Parents and TeachersSarah Powley
Looking Beyond Levels: Fostering Motivation and Love for ReadingBethany Hill
Helping Parents See the Whole Donut, Not Just the HoleDede Rittman
Snowball Commissioner Holds a Press ConferenceTodd R. Nelson
Top 5 Student Engagement MythsJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
Student Motivation: Focusing on ExcellenceDr. Brad Johnson
The Life of a T.K. (Teacher's Kid) by Rebecca SublettRebecca Sublett
Goal Setting Techniques To Use For Student SuccessBarbara Blackburn
Improve Your Interpersonal Communication SkillsLeah Davies, M.Ed.
Kilting the Common Core With Todd Nelson and Robert Burns
bad teacherkindergeek
The Media's Impact on Culture and Young Children - How to Counteract the Negative InfluencesSusan Fitzell
Making A "No Homework" Policy Work for MathTeachers.Net Teachers
Science in the Classroom - ResourceInternet Scout Report
Retired Teacher Launches Southern Kayak Fishing Webzine
Music Education Has Positive Cross-Modal Effects by S. M. StepanovSergey Stepanov
Open Culture: Thousands of FREE eResources Gathered in One PlaceInternet Scout Report
Teaching "Celebrations & Traditions" Unit in a Classroom With a Jehovah's Witness
Teaching Handwriting in Kindergarten: Traditional Block vs D'NelianTeachers.Net Teachers
Apple Seeds - A New Month of Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Code.org Offers Free Training
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.1 January 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Shaping a Solid Foundation
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Where the HeART of Teaching Lies
More Teacher Articles...
Finland vs U.S. - An American Teacher Inside Finnish School System Compares Math Teaching MethodsTim Walker
It's Time to Knock off the Education Conspiracy TheoriesSharon Thomas
How We Spend Our Days - A Warning for EducatorsJim Knight
"Why?" Mental Disequilibrium as a Teaching and Learning DeviceTodd R. Nelson
The Two Voices: Guiding Students to Hear the Right MessageSteve Reifman
Be a Lead Learner - From the Principal's DeskBill Powers
Middle School Teachers on Using Word Banks on TestsTeachers.Net Community
Teaching the Value of DiversityLeah Davies, M.Ed.
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Featured Lesson: Map the Monarch Butterfly Migration!Teachers.Net Lesson Bank
January Lesson Plans for PreK, Kindergarten, PrimaryTeachers.Net Resources
Wisdom, Tidbits and Provocation... from the ChatboardsNews Desk
New Children's Book: View from a Zoo by Artie KnappNews Desk
Top Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
How to Conduct An Elementary School Book Discussion GroupPaul Condello Paul Condello
Martin Luther King, Jr. Lesson PlansNews Desk
Writing Prompts for JanuaryJames Wayne
The US Constitution Annotated - ResourceNews Desk
Help for Teachers Facing Spike in Student Autism Rate - FREE DownloadNews Desk
Amazing Space: Visions of the Universe - Science Teaching ResourceNews Desk
IMHO: What Teachers Should Know About School ShootingsStewart Brekke
Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
January Is... Important Dates This MonthRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.12 December 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Shaping a Solid Foundation
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
The Lesson Under the Hat: Students Have Layers of Stories Under their Everyday Costumes
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Positivity Lives Here - From the Principal"s DeskBill Powers
A Christmas Memory - A Literary Lesson With StudentsSarah Powley
Loners - School and Society"s OutcastsBill Page
Cinnamon Stick Christmas Tree CraftTeachers.Net Resources
Cinnamon Applesauce Dough OrnamentsTeachers.Net Resources
Gingerbread PlaydoughTeachers.Net Resources
5 Great Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Cliques and Put-Downs in Elementary SchoolsLeah Davies, M.Ed.
Doors Opening For High School Students With New Career Readiness Initiative by Western Union Foundation and Discovery EducationNews Desk
Resurgence of Tracking and Homogenous GroupingSusan Fitzell
Developing Rapport in the Online ClassroomHaylee Massaro
Differentiating Math InstructionTeachers.Net Resources
Call for Applications: Siemens Stem Academy' Professional Development ProgramsNews Desk
Science Resource: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - Materials for TeachersNews Desk
Writing Prompts for DecemberJames Wayne
Free Online Courses - Many Topics, Many FieldsNews Desk
Apple Seeds Quotes for Educators and StudentsBarb Stutesman
Top Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
Metazen: Online Journal of "Odd" Short Fiction, Poems Expands DailyNews Desk
Today Is... Special Days in DecemberRon Victoria
FREE Printables for Prek-Teachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.11 November 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Most Misunderstood Word
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
Our Winter Count - Inspiration For Educators From the Lakota Sioux
More Teacher Articles...
How to Teach Students to Build Stamina for SuccessDeborah Granger
Administrators On the Same Page?Susan Fitzell
License to Sew - A Replicable Model of Effective Classroom ManagementSarah Powley
5 Important Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Tips for Composing Teacher Comments on Report CardsLeah Davies, M.Ed.
Parent Conference Tips from TeachersTeachers.Net Resources
Parent-Teacher Conference ResourcesNews Desk
Irresistible Writing Prompts for NovemberJames Wayne
Featured Lessons for NovemberTeachers.Net Lesson Bank
Teachers Share "What I'm Reading Now" - Great FictionTeachers.Net Community
The Responsive Classroom: A Practical Approach for Teaching Children to CareTeachers.Net Resources
22 Take Home Literature Bag Ideas for K - 2Teachers.Net Community
Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner - Kindergarten StyleTeachers.Net Community
Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Today is...Special Dates in NovemberRon Victoria
Research Opportunity for Classroom Teachers With a Chance to Win $25!News Desk
Center for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering EducationNews Desk
ISTEM: Lesson PlansNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.10 October 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
How to Start Class Every Day
Cover Story by Tony Bott
Teachers.Net: Evolution of the Internet's First Network for Teachers
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"That New Car Smell: A Metaphor for the School JourneyTodd R. Nelson
"Do What Motivates Your Students!Bill Powers
"The True Middle SchoolBill Toth
"What It Takes To Teach Middle School
"The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Part 12Hank Kellner
"Writing Prompts for October!James Wayne
"Horse Whisperer Tames Mustang - A Lesson for Teachers and ParentsDr. Marvin Marshall
"5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
"Connected Educator Month - How Connected Are You?
"New Program: eMentor Support for Kindergarten Teachers
"Harvest, Pumpkin Theme Poems & Piggyback Songs
"Bat Wing Stew Recipe (Halloween Theme)
"Alternatives to Halloween Parties, Costumes
"Go to that Parent-Teacher Conference!Sarah Powley
"A Thousands Words About SpellingBill Page
"Stress Relief Tips for TeachersSue Gruber
"Tweets for Teachers
"I Would Walk Away... if I couldJanice Hiser
"Am I Failing My Students by Telling Them They're Special?Nicole Correia
"The Music, Movement, and Learning Connection by Hap Palmer
"Phonemic Awareness: Letting The Horse Pull The Cart by Grace Vyduna Haskins
"Rock It! Transform Classroom Learning with Movement, Songs, and Stories: New Book by Steve Reifman
"52 Character Building Thoughts for ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
"Global Webcams! Roam the World Via Streaming Video - Educational, Entertaining or Just Plain Silly
"PreK - 12 Printable Teaching Aids
"Reading Strategies: Teaching Students to Visualize
"12 Things to Consider When Implementing RTI in Secondary SchoolsSusan Fitzell
"October Poem: Frost at Midnight by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
"Genetic Engineering Lesson Plan (Secondary-Higher Ed)
"Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
"Today is... Silly and Substantial Events During OctoberRon Victoria
"Differentiation of Instruction
"Flipped Classroom
"Editor's Notes



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.9 September 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Prevention: The Key to Solving Discipline Problems
Cover Story by Dr. Justin Tarte
It's Called Leadership...
More Teacher Articles...
The 3 R's 4 SuccessBill Powers
"How We Go On."Todd R. Nelson
Tips for Novice Middle School TeachersLusila Plezia
Changing the Technology Culture in the High SchoolTodd Bloomer
A Letter to Teachers: "STOP with the stoplights in the classroom!"Jen Bradley
5 GREAT Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
At-Risk Student CredoBill Page
Literature Circles: Article, Printable Role Sheets, Harvey Daniels Interview, MORE!
Guided Reading With Pre-ReadersHeidi Butkus
How to Cultivate a Positive and Effective School Culture
From the Trenches: Advice for New TeachersDanica Murillo
A New School Year's Resolution: Stop Getting Sore Throats! 10 TipsAbigail Flesch Connors
Yes, I teach Kindergarten ONLINE!Alissa Smith
Texting and ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
The Power of Poems and Photographs to Inspire Writing - Part 11Hank Kellner
NASA's Earth Observing System
Thinking about Thinking Is Essential for LearningDr. Marvin Marshall
Protect Yourself, Your Family and Property on the 'NetRobert Rose
Back to School Links for Teachers and School Administrators!
Tweets for Teachers
Global Warming Science and Other Free Online Courses from MIT
New Book: School-Based Behavior Interventions, Strategies and Tools by Lisa Bundrick and Alicia Backus
Safe Search Kids Launches New Site Design for 2013-2014 School Year
Creating Excitement in the Classroom Through Active Learning
Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Today is... September's Special DatesRon Victoria
Flipped Classroom
Differentiation of Instruction
Printable Teaching Aids for Prek-12



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.8 August 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Planning, Planning, Planning
Cover Story by Sharon Thomas
How a Good Girl Faces the Real World of Teaching
More Teacher Articles...
Weight Bias: The Bulls-eye of BullyingDr. Brad Johnson
5 Sites Busy Educators Need to Know AboutMarjan Glavac
8 Principal Leadership Tips for the New Year...Dr. Justin Tarte
5 Tips for Making the Most of Competition in the ClassroomJeff Carpenter
Learning Your Students' Names: Fun, Fast, Easy and ImportantBill Page
Creativity of a Great Teacher - Dr.HabermanRobert Rose
The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Part 10Hank Kellner
Activities & Games for Foreign and First Language Classes
Eat, Pray, Write - 10 Ways to Inspire and Instill the Love of Writing in Today's StudentsRachel Woodrome Holmes
5 Classroom Tips for a New School YearDr. Marvin Marshall
Anger Management: One Tool in the Peace KitSusan Fitzell
Considering Writer's Workshop - by Judy Mazur
Effective PraiseLeah Davies, M.Ed.
Back to School, Open House, Welcome Back, Themes - Here's What You Need!
How I Got My Kids to Use Just ONE Pack of Dry Erase Markers ALL YEAR LONG!
Tips for Teaching a Song by Jackie Silberg
Tweets for Teachers
The Pros and Cons of Team TeachingSusan Fitzell
Back to School Tips for Teachers: Speak with Poise, Power and PizzazzSue Gruber
Flipped Classroom Articles
Differentiation of Instruction
Online Anatomy Textbook: Get Body Smart
Teaching About the Economy: Econ in the Classroom Site by Fed Bank of Chicago
Add Audio to Your Photos - PhotoBlab
NEW Science Resource: NOVA Labs
Printables for Gr. PreK - 12 - FREE
Apple Seeds - Quotes for TeachersBarb Stutesman
Today is... Special Days in AugustRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.7 July 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Are You THE One?
Cover Story by Jim Knight
Are You A Radical Learner?
More Teacher Articles...
Lessons Taught Through FearSusan Fitzell
PPLN - Powerful Personal Learning Network 24/7/365Bill Powers
Essential Tips and Practical Applications For the New TeacherPatricia Blanchard Petitt
The Pinocchio Effect - 12 Ways to Make Read-Aloud Stories Come AliveAbby Connors
Initial Letter Name Activity and Bulletin Board - Prek - KTeachers.Net Community
Bonus Box Classroom Math ActivityRick Morris
Using Summer to Improve Your TeachingBill Page
Teaching Shakespeare's Romeo and JulietTeachers.Net Community
Teaching in a Digital Age - Incorporating Technology in the ClassroomLarissa Ramos
Sports with Mike - Preparing for Track and Field Days...and Life.Todd R. Nelson
Nelson Mandela Resources for EducatorsNews Desk
The Bridge - Pt. 9 of The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire WritingHank Kellner
Fierce Fashion for Teachers - How to Dress Professionally on a BudgetMaggie Carranza
Math Word Problem Pen Pals - Featured LessonTeachers.Net Lesson Bank
How to Motivate Your StudentsDr. Marvin Marshall
5 Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Extrinsic or Intrinsic Motivation. Which is Better?Michelle A. Speach
30 Tips for Teaching Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity DisorderLeah Davies, M.Ed.
Mnemonics - Teachers Share Their Favorite Memory TricksTeachers.Net Community
Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
Printables for PreK - 12 - FREE!Teachers.Net Resources
Apple Seeds Quotes - Bits of Wisdom for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Today is... Days to Celebrate During JulyRon Victoria
STEM Resource: Science and Engineering Library Available OnlineNews Desk
Ross Archive of African Images Available Through Yale SiteNews Desk
Free Online Planner: My Study LifeNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.6 June 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Are You THE One?
Cover Story by Bill Powers
Having the Courage to Listen and Grow - Reflections by a School Principal
More Teacher Articles...
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Should Instructional Coaching be Confidential?Jim Knight
Teacher Study Groups: Taking the "Risk" out of "At-Risk" StudentsBill Page
Some Amazing Poetry is Happening in My Classroom!Teachers.Net Community
The Whoosh Zone or The End is NearTodd R. Nelson
What's Going On In Middle Grade Fiction?Max Elliot Anderson
Making the Most of Summer to Prepare for the New School YearTeachers.Net Community
School Science Project Yields Shocking Results on Possible Dangers of Cell Phone RadiationTim Newlin
Help Students Master Public Speaking for SuccessMichelle A. Speach
Connecting the Art & Science of Teaching Brad Johnson & Tammy McElroyDr. Brad Johnson
It's NOT About the Chickens! What Teachers Are Up AgainstNews Desk
Perfectionism in ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
12 Ways to Eliminate Monkey Business in the ClassroomSusan Fitzell
The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Part 7Hank Kellner
The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Pt. 8Hank Kellner
Father's Day Poem and Printable GiftTeachers.Net Resources
Tweets for Teachers!News Desk
Cold War International HistoryNews Desk
Understanding Life Through PhysiologyNews Desk
EarthViewer iPad App, FREE Interactive Learning ToolNews Desk
Free Resource: ReadWorks Research-Based CurriculumNews Desk
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
June is... These Special DaysNews Desk
Printables By and For Pre-K - 12 Teachers - All FREE!Teachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.5 May 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Practical Examples That Work
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
National Treasure: What Critics Need to Know About Teachers
More Teacher Articles...
Cheating Isnt the Problem; Cheating Is a SymptomBill Page
Ballpark Figures and Standards-Based EducationTodd R. Nelson
8 Winning Ways to Wrap Up the YearBarbara Gruber
Validating Writers to Motivate ThemCheryl Sigmon
The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Part 5Hank Kellner
The Power of Photos and Poems to Inspire Writing - Part 6Hank Kellner
Flipped KindergartenKris Szajner
Partner Book Talk Procedures - Kindergarten Precursor to Literature CirclesTeachers.Net Community
Swimmy Fish Theme Classroom SnackTeachers.Net Resources
Spelling Lessons and Activities!Teachers.Net Resources
60 Ways to Practice SpellingNews Desk
Using Clustering to Organize WritingSusan Fitzell
18 Field Day Games & ActivitiesTeachers.Net Community
Featured Art Activity: Picasso FacesNews Desk
The Old "Basics" Aren't EnoughDorothy Rich
Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
Robert E. Lee PapersNews Desk
Tech Tools: Image Editor and SoundCloudNavNews Desk
Impact: Earth! What if an object collided with Earth?News Desk
Stellarium - See the Universe!News Desk
Matthew Brady's Portraits of Union GeneralsNews Desk
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
5 Great Sites for Busy Educators!Marjan Glavac
PreK - 12 Printables for TeachersTeachers.Net Resources
Today Is... The Special Days in MayRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.4 April 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Totally Inexcusable
Cover Story by Bill Powers
The Words We Use
More Teacher Articles...
Night in Rwanda - Teaching About GenocideSarah Powley
The Roots of STEM are in KindergartenKris Szajner
Earth Day Lessons, Printables & Activities!Teachers.Net Resources
Junk Sculpture Recycling Craft ActivityNews Desk
Why do we have to read this? Tapestries of AfterthoughtTodd R. Nelson
Grading At-Risk KidsBill Page
The Power of Photos and Other Images to Inspire Writing - Part 3Hank Kellner
Using Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Part 4Hank Kellner
Communication 101 - Caution: Dangerous ReadingTim Newlin
5 Great Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
The Pros and Cons of Team TeachingSusan Fitzell
Educator's Guide to Children Affected by Parental Drug AbuseLeah Davies
Tweets for Teachers - Updated Daily!News Desk
Edible Bird's NestsTeachers.Net Community
2 Network Tools: Graphing Calculator and ScanMaster 1.2Teachers.Net Tech Center
A Quiz - Test Your Uncommon SenseNews Desk
2 Ways to Teach the Three Branches of US GovernmentTeachers.Net Community
National Museum of Natural History: Lesson Plans & Classroom ResourcesNews Desk
Differentiation of InstructionTeachers.Net Resources
Science & Health Education Partnership LessonsNews Desk
Audio Library of 850+ Recordings: Folklore, Folk Stories, Interviews AvailableNews Desk
Space Foundation Selects 20 New Teacher LiaisonsNews Desk
Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
April Is: All These Special Days!Ron Victoria
PreK-12 Printable Teaching AidsTeachers.Net Resources
2 Art Activities: Arrow to the Sun and Impressionist PaintingNews Desk
What is the Value of an Instructional Coach?Jim Knight
What Writing Isn'tCheryl Sigmon
Circulation and the Heart ActivityTeachers.Net Community



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.3 March 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Totally Inexcusable
Cover Story by Todd Nelson
A True Learning Path is More Than the Route to Bamboo Island
More Teacher Articles...
Who Speaks for the Kids?Bill Page
Expand Your PLN With Teachers.Net!Teachers.Net Resources
Poems and Photos Help to Inspire Writing - Part 2Hank Kellner
Close Reading: The Text, the Students, and MeSarah Powley
Keeping Momentum!Bill Powers
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Enhancing Creativity in the Classroom Prepares Students for Future JobsColin Hussey
Chatboard WisdomTeachers.Net Community
Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
Rewards in the ClassroomLeah Davies
St. Patrick's Day CraftsTeachers.Net Resources
Playing Baseball in the Classroom - A Flexible, Adaptable Game to Motivate Your Students by David SlutzNews Desk
Show Me the Money! How to Write a Successful Grant ApplicationNews Desk
Amazing, Simple Home Remedies (Humor)News Desk
New Children's Book: Wonderful Words by Lisa BundrickNews Desk
The Russian Meteor Gold RushNews Desk
Network Tools: Online OCR and WordTalkNews Desk
Teach Engineering: PhysicsNews Desk
Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Science Education: Energy.govNews Desk
Printables for PreK-12! Teaching Aids FREE and Ready to Print!Teachers.Net Resources
The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Part 1Hank Kellner
Parents and Failure by Bruce J. GevirtzmanNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.2 February 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Be Proud of Public Education
Cover Story by Bill Page
All Schooling Is A Game - The Kids and Teachers Merely Players
More Teacher Articles...
Using Peer Mediation as an Alternative to Traditional Disciplinary PracticeLeah Davies
5 Black History Month Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Problem Based Learning - 1,2,3Hal Portner
The Finger Exercises of RhetoricTodd R. Nelson
Victims, Victimizers - Bullying in CyberspaceRobert Rose
On Teachers Carrying Guns in the ClassroomNews Desk
Should We Be Teaching Vocabulary in Preschool? Indubitably! Here's HowAbby Connors
12 Ways to Build a Caring Classroom CommunitySusan Fitzell
"Why Can't I Skip My Twenty Minutes of Reading Tonight?" Here's why!News Desk
How to Present a Workshop that Really WorksHal Portner
The Floating Teacher - Tips for Teaching a la CartHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
How Children SucceedSarah Powley
Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
Science Resource: Force in MotionNews Desk
Engineering as a Career - ResourcesNews Desk
Society of Physics StudentsNews Desk
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
STEM Education for Young Children and TweensNews Desk
Today is... Special Days in February!Ron Victoria
2 Network Tools: EasyDrop and Photo Raster 1.2News Desk
PreK-12 Printables - Instant, FreeTeachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.1 January 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Structure Will Motivate Students
Cover Story by Bill Page
Hurt People Hurt People
More Teacher Articles...
Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys - A Conversation with Michael Thompson, Author of Raising CainNews Desk
Understanding BoysMarvin Marshall
Understanding AutismLeah Davies
Reflecting Upon the Sandy Hook Shooting and the Leaders of Tomorrow - A Day in the Life of an Assistant PrincipalTodd Bloomer
Memories of Being Read ToTodd R. Nelson
5 Great Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
3 Successful Beginning Teachers on How They Defied the OddsHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
Rethinking HomeworkAlfie Kohn
Homework as an Issue in American PoliticsNews Desk
9 Pointers for Quick Differentiation of InstructionAlison Whiteley
Differentiated Instruction and Ability GroupingNews Desk
January Lessons, Activities: China, MLK, Jr., 100th Day, MORE!Teachers.Net Resources
How to Triage Students' Needs While You Work with Small GroupsRick Morris
How to Use Old Calendars and Christmas Cards for Learning and Craft ActivitiesTeachers.Net Community
Hot TopicsNews Desk
LOOK! Spider Predators, Arctic Beauty, Viral Videos, Gangnam Style in Prison!News Desk
Vintage Chatboard WisdomTeachers.Net Community
Teaching Teens About Climate Change, Health - Free New H.S. CurriculumNews Desk
Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Today is... Special Days to Note During JanuaryRon Victoria
Printable Aids for Prek - 12. FREE and Instantly AvailableNews Desk
3 Attributes of a Great Principal (According to Teachers)Teachers.Net Community



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.12 December 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Structure Will Motivate Students
Cover Story by Alan Haskvitz
A Teacher Died Today
More Teacher Articles...
Creating a Buy-In for StudentsAndrea Cleveland
"Teach Me How" - What Teachers in Rwanda Taught Me about LearningSarah Powley
Are Teachers Listening?Bill Page
Baking for BoysTodd R. Nelson
5 Special Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Online Schools and the Pursuit of RedemptionBrianna Meiers
Are Humans Getting Dumber?News Desk
Show and Tell Gone WrongTeachers.Net Community
NASA Instructional Units and Lesson Plans - TeacherLinkNews Desk
The History and Nature of Science (Resource)News Desk
MathGrapher Graphing ToolNews Desk
2 Cool Network ToolsNews Desk
Schools Find Solutions for Battling Bullies, Bad Behavior, and Below-Average Test ScoresNews Desk
Middle School Teaching Made ManageableLewis Ferguson
Career or Family - Tough Choice (Fiction)James Schneiter
Conversations with America's Best Teachers by Bill Towne Now Available FREE OnlineWilliam Towne
Arts at the Core Initiative SiteNews Desk
Quotes for Educators - Teachers.Net Apple SeedsBarb Stutesman
December's Special Days & DatesRon Victoria
Printables for PreK - 12: All FREE and Instantly Available!Teachers.Net Resources
Writing Prompts for DecemberJames Wayne



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.11 November 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Orchestrating the Classroom


Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
The Value of Negative Learning - How Traditional Education Can Produce Nontraditional Educators


More Teacher Articles...
Cyberbullying Topic on Rewiring Your Brain Internet Radio ProgramRobert Rose
Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Social Studies Teachers Deserve More Respect. Or Do They?James Schneiter
20 Movement Activities and Games for Elementary ClassroomsLeah Davies
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Games For Learning?Michelle A. Speach
Tips for the One iPad ClassroomHeidi Butkus
Writing Is Learned - Not TaughtBill Page
Cool Writing Prompts for NovemberJames Wayne
Rock Your Way Through Parent ConferencesTodd Nelson
Going for GoldSarah Powley
12 Mobile Learning Science Applications for the iPod TouchNews Desk
2 Handy Network ToolsNews Desk
Today is...Silly and Special Days for NovemberNews Desk
Living Maths Downloads, Lessons, Links, ResourcesNews Desk
Flipped Classroom ChallengesNews Desk
Innovation 10 reasons Google+, Skype should be used in the classroom: A Teacher's ViewNews Desk
Printables for Prek - 12Teachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.10 October 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Lasting Impact of Instructional Coaching


Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Schooling Beyond Measure


More Teacher Articles...
We Need Teacher UN-TrainingBill Page
Encourage Students to Make "The Choice"Steve Reifman
The Professor and the Jazzman - Is Higher Ed Wasted on the Young?Todd R. Nelson
Teaching Methods & Theories - Chatboards Boost Your PLN!
Pumpkin Spice "Puppy Chow" Snack for Humans
Quick Daily Routines that TeachKaren Cox
We Need Teacher UN-TrainingBill Page
Encourage Students to Make "The Choice"Steve Reifman
The Professor and the Jazzman - Is Higher Ed Wasted on the Young?Todd R. Nelson
Teaching Methods & Theories - Chatboards Boost Your PLN!
Pumpkin Spice "Puppy Chow" Snack for Humans
Quick Daily Routines that TeachKaren Cox
6 Tips for Helping Children Cope with LossLeah Davies
Monkey Capitalists Trade Currency for Sex, Rob the Bank and Indulge Sweet ToothTim Newlin
Huck Finn Inappropriate Now?
Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
5 Riveting Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
12 Tips to Manage Time and Increase Efficiency in the Classroom!Susan Fitzell
The Evaluation and The Aftermath - From the Novel The Last Quarter, A Middle School StoryJames Schneiter
Writing Prompts for OctoberJames Wayne
Clever Levers - Middle Grade Science Featured Lesson
Calling All Bloggers! Let Us Make You Famous!
October Quote: Children Have Large Appetites and Large Ideas
Today Is... Silly and Special Days in OctoberRon Victoria
Printables for PreK - 12
Pets in the Classroom Grant Program




Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.9 September 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Learning, Laughing, and Leaving a Legacy


Cover Story by Bill Page
Alternatives to Failing Your Students

Articles
10 Career Path Tips to Guide Your StudentsPerry Binder, J.D.
Be Proactive in Your Communications With ParentsSteve Reifman
Featured Lesson: The Election of 1824Teachers.Net Community
A Reflection of Me: Why My Students Disrespected MeAndrea Cleveland
Reviving Ziggy Stardust and Coming of Age OR: The Dye is CastTodd R. Nelson
The Race for Space: Apollo 11 (Written for Students)Artie Knapp
Obstacle House! by Brains and Brawn - A Product ReviewNews Desk
Collaborative Learning: Unlocking a New Era in EducationNews Desk
History Through Picture Books - School Visits by Michael DoolingNews Desk
How To Teach Essay Writing for Self-Directed Progress in High SchoolSusan L. Lipson
Karen's PreK Page for SeptemberKaren Cox
Book Review: Total Teaching: Your Passion Makes It Happen by Dr. Tom StaszewskiNews Desk
About September...And a Free Calendar by TimTim.comTim Newlin
Learning Climate - Motivation is optimal when coercion is at a minimumMarvin Marshall
Behavior Intervention Ideas by FunctionLisa Bundrick, LMSW
To Tell the Truth - When Children LieLeah Davies
Quantity over Quality--The Problem with Writing Instruction in Our SchoolsSusan L. Lipson
How to Retain New TeachersHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
Calling All Early Childhood Educators! Its Time To Shake Up Your Professional Development!Mary Broadbent Sullivan
The Benefits of Music Therapy for Children With Special Needs - Linda JohnsonNews Desk
Bloomers Blog - Days in the Life of Assistant Principal Todd BloomerTodd Bloomer
Music Teachers Release Album for Kids - Teaches Musical ConceptsNews Desk
Living Green Video Now Available FREE OnlineArtie Knapp
A Month of Writing Prompts for SeptemberJames Wayne
New Book: Making Art Special - A Curriculum for Special Education Art, Second Edition, by Helen Goren ShaftonNews Desk
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Today is... Special Days in SeptemberRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.8 August 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Twenty-two, First Year, and Legit
One week before school began, the principal told her that her teaching assignment had changed....


Cover Story by Bill Page
The Teaching-Learning Phenomenon: It's a Miracle!
While the school year is new, let's pause to consider the "miracle" we expect in our classrooms this year...

Articles
We Make History with Hands-on Learning, aka Project Based LearningTodd R. Nelson
7 Ways to Encourage Reluctant ReadersSteve Reifman
20 Back to School Tips for Pre-K Teachers by Karen Cox
Reflections on Teacher and Student MotivationSheree Rensel
OPERATION: Save Co Co - The Power of Positive Reinforcement from the Home to the Classroom - Pt.2Andrea Cleveland
Overcoming School PhobiaLeah Davies
Pizza Theme Day - Integrated Theme Activities
Separation Anxiety: Causes, Symptoms, Tips, BooksLisa Bundrick, LMSW
What Size Community Does it Take to Raise a Child's Test Scores?Alan Haskvitz
FREE PreK-12 Printables on Teachers.Net!
Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Kindergarten Teacher - Invitational Education Partnership Between Kentucky Primary School, Hong Kong School
Today is... August's Special DaysRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.7 July 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
A Master Teacher of Teachers


Cover Story by Bill Page
It's July: Time for New Year's Resolutions
I didn't want to teach. I didn't like school, didn't like teaching, and I didn't like kids...

Articles
L.I.G.H.T. B.U.L.B. Moments for New TeachersPerry Binder, J.D.
Charlotte's Web SiteTodd R. Nelson
How to Use Quotes to Promote Literacy DevelopmentSteve Reifman
5 Great Sites for Busy Educators!Marjan Glavac
The Link Between Literacy, Rhyme and MeterJosie Whitehead
Lessons and Activities for July!
Educator`s Guide to Children Affected by Parental Drug AbuseLeah Davies
*NEW BLOG!* Days in the Life of An Assistant Principal by Todd Bloomer
How to Break to the Front of the Interview Pack!Randee Kallison
Should Students Be Allowed to Call Their Teacher by First Name?
Featured Lesson: Africa - Psychology and Literature: Analyzing "Zenzele: A Letter for My Daughter" by J. Nozipo MaraireSarah Bousquet
Shakespeare's Lost Theatre Unearthed! News and Fascinating Resources
10 of the Best of The Scout Report - 2011-2012 - Resources for Educators
George Washington Carver: Scholar, Teacher, Inventor, Student
280 Earth Science Materials
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
July's Special (and Some Silly) DaysRon Victoria
Printables for PreK - 12



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.6 June 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
A Master Teacher of Teachers


Cover Story by Bill Page
Confessions and Concessions of a Compassionate Teacher
I didn't want to teach. I didn't like school, didn't like teaching, and I didn't like kids...

Articles
The Flipped Classroom Model: How It Works, Benefits, Pitfalls
10 Ways to Involve Fathers in Their Children's EducationLeah Davies
Horrible Committee Meetings? Here's Help! Includes Printable "Action Minutes" FormHal Portner
5 Sites for Busy Educators!Marjan Glavac
Substitute Teaching - It's All About ImageJames Schneiter
Inner City School Failure: Poor Teaching or Lethal Environment?Stewart Brekke
Sand Art Seahorses - Without the Mess!Karen Cox
IMHO - Extreme Bullying: Where Were Teachers, Administrators While This Was Going On?
Coffee Filters! Who Knew? Our Favorite Email Forward This Month
10 Reasons to Work Hard in School
End of Year Reflective Social Studies Activity (Elementary - Secondary)
Featured Lesson: "This I Believe" - A Powerful, Effective Middle, HIgh School Activity
Education Reform: Grand Failure? IMHO...
Classroom Photo Tours
Apple Seeds: Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Today is...Ron Victoria
Printables



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.5 May 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Where Going to School Means Success
The name on the sign looks familiar....


Cover Story by Barbara R. Blackburn and Ron Williamson
Shaping the Culture of Your School: Four Tools for Leaders
The culture of a school is a powerful tool for shaping behavior...

Articles
I Used to Think Grades Were Stupid; Then I Found Out I Was RightBill Page
Floor-Bound Milky Way Celebrates Students' Stellar Performance
Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Do Teachers Contribute to Students' End-of-Year-Syndrome?
Field Day Games and Activities
Identification and Support of Homeless Students: A Growing Challenge for School DistrictsPeg Chauncey Cramer
James Schneiter on Episodes of Classroom Mischief and Mayhem
Make Your Next Field Day Extraordinary With These Activities
Naim Nalbant on Teaching English As A Second Language
We Recommend: George Washington's Army and Me - History Through Eyes of Nine-Year Old Boy by Michael Dooling
Printables
Teachers on How to Save American Education
Today Is...Ron Victoria
Using Puppets to Improve Reading Comprehension
Writing a Poem - A Featured Lesson
Writing Prompts for May - Fun, Factual Motivation to Think & WriteJames Wayne
Beware the LIES You Tell About Your Students! Coaching the Urban EducatorAndrea Cleveland
Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.4 April 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
A Nationally Celebrated High School
Ten years ago Brockton High School was a disaster zone.


Cover Story by Sue Rockwood
Is It Art or Science? A Reflection on the Art and Science of Teaching
Helping students realize that art, science, math, writing and reading don't exist in a vacuum.

Articles
Earth Day & Ecology PreK-Senior Lesson Plans, Activities
Earth Day Projects & Activities!
I Had A Kid Who. . . Real Solutions for Real Behavior ProblemsBill Page
Atta Boy! Striking Out for New TerritoryTodd Nelson
Turn the Other Cheek? Coaching the Urban EducatorAndrea Cleveland
The Communication Skills Necessary For Effective EducatorsLeah Davies
Literary Analysis and Composition: Foundational Basics for StudentsChad Donohue
Teacher's "Quiz Breakdown" Provides More Diagnostic InformationStephanie Moorman
Raise Expectations, Increase Learning - Tapping the Pygmalion Effect
Marjan's Best of the Web for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Books for Kindergartners Moving Up to First Grade
Math Stations Using Plastic Eggs - Includes Printable Worksheets!Heidi Samuelson
Digital Morphology Site Presents 2D and 3D Images of Creatures
History of the Easter Egg Pre-Dates EasterTim Newlin
Science Buddies Site
Network Tools: Comunitee and Shelfster
Spring Plant Theme Activities - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
Proactive Parent Teacher Conference Preparation
Connecting: The Root of Classroom ManagementJoe Frisk
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
April's Special DaysRon Victoria
Printables
National Science Foundation-Funded Projects on Advanced Tech Ed Site
eLearning Africa 2012 7th International Conference
April News Notes



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.3 March 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Highest Rated School in NYC (Pt 2)
Collective efforts will produce greater results for students, and rankings reflect this.


Cover Story by Brad Johnson
Politics of Education
The media and many politicians seem to think that many teachers are lazy and incompetent....

Articles
Stop Teaching! Let Kids Teach Themselves - Third in the "Two-Word" SeriesBill Page
The Importance of Assertiveness in TeachersRobert Rose
Centering - A Perfect Metaphor for the Interaction of Student, Teacher, Time, MaterialsTodd Nelson
Helping the Sexually Abused ChildLeah Davies
Facilitation Keys for Effective Classroom Management - Coaching the Urban EducatorAndrea Cleveland
St. Patrick's Leprechaun Magic, Dr. Seuss, Read Across America Day Activities
Make St. Patrick's Day Parade Shakers! Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
Favorite Math Manipulatives - Gr. 2
Getting the Most Out of Young Writers
14 Kindergarten Math Center Activities
Education and Technology - Some Thoughts on Assessment: "Is this going to count for marks?"Craig Frehlich
Marjan's 5 GREAT Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Botany in the News - Rich Resources for Teachers
Positive Performing People: A Teacher's Behavior Management Technique for Learning Disabled StudentsSuzanne Vitanza
Ideas to Increase Parent Involvement
Josie Whitehead's Second Career: Writing Rhyming Poems for Teachers and Children
New Book for Children Teaches 7 Continents: Amy's Travels
Teaching About the Federal Reserve Bank
How to Draw a LadybugTim Newlin
Why Can't Johnny Read: The Distinction Between Vowel and Consonant Generalizations
Is THIS What Teachers Do??
The Four Leaf Clover and Educational SerendipityShama Noman
Apple Seeds Quotes - A Month of Them!Barb Stutesman
Today is... Special Events, Days in March
Submit Your Teaching Tips, Articles, Photographs to Teachers.Net Gazette!
PreK - 12 Printables
March News & Notes
Are Some School Administrators Afraid of Outstanding Teachers?



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.2 February 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Highest Rated School in New York City
We dropped in at SISCL in November 2011 and were astonished at what we saw.


Cover Story by Todd Nelson
The YouTube Approach to Housekeeping: Lights, Camera, Clean-up
Policy makers and the general public have paid much less attention to what happens inside classrooms...

Articles
Cross-Curricular Teaching Develops Skills in Meaningful ContextsAnna Knig
Schools Saving Money with 1:1 TechnologyMark Pullen
40 Alternative Assessments for LearningCharity Preston
Web Tool: Storify - Create Engaging Social StoriesNews Desk
Valentine Theme Math and Poetry Activities - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
Differentiated Instruction - Teachers Offer Help and ResourcesTeachers.Net Community
Teachers: Shush-up Again! Kids Need Time to Think (continued from January)Bill Page
Black History Month: The Underground Railroad ResourcesMarjan Glavac
IMHO: What kind of brilliant pedagogy overcomes all this?Teachers.Net Community
Inquiry Science Lesson: Are Mittens Warm?Selina Smith
Forest to Faucet - Science Education: Forests and Water ConservationNews Desk
Happy Valentine's Day in HistoryTim Newlin
4Teachers: Teach with TechnologyNews Desk
Art for the Sky - Giant Living Paintings Made of PeopleNews Desk
Sourcebook for Teaching Science: Employing Scientific MethodsNews Desk
Bird Brain? Social, Emotional and Educational Benefits of Connecting with AnimalsRobert Rose
5 Sites for Busy Educators: Teaching Your Children WellMarjan Glavac
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Real World Math for Real Mathematics LearningNews Links
Today is... February's Special DaysRon Victoria
Principles of Psychology Neuroplasticity Unit - MyelinationSarah Bousquet
Writing Prompt Rubric (Myelination Lesson)Sarah Bousquet
Group Management Keys for Effective Classroom Management. Coaching the Urban EducatorNews Desk
Bringing Music Into ScienceKatie Lyon
Printables for PreK-12Teachers.Net Community



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.1 January 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Importance of Culture
What results would you expect if you had over $15 billion to spend to effect change?


Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Poor Teaching for Poor Children - in the Name of Reform
Policy makers and the general public have paid much less attention to what happens inside classrooms...

Articles
Poor Teaching for Poor Children... in the Name of ReformAlfie Kohn
Teaching Online - with Zombies!Eric Wignall
At-Risk Student CredoBill Page
Shakespeare in the Parlor
The Last Quarter - A Middle School Story
New Book: Safe Spaces: Making Schools and Communities Welcoming to LGBT Youth
At-Risk: Multiple Choice DefinitionsBill Page
Spring Concert Ideas
Prophecies for the New YearBill Page
Winter Theme Activities for Young Students
Alphabet in Nature
Teaching Literary AnalysisChad Donohue
A Teacher Looks at Martin Luther King, Jr. DayTodd Nelson
Using Genetics Mini-lectures and Podcasts to Make Time for Active Learning
Snow Theme Activities by Karen CoxKaren Cox
Today is... Special Days in January 2012Ron Victoria
Coaching the Urban Educator - 5 Simple Ways to Teach Positive Self-TalkAndrea Cleveland
Helping Children Cope With Worries - From the School Counselor's FileLeah Davies
Its Not the Kids Who Need to Shut UpBill Page
Printables for PreK-12
Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
"You Just Got a Detention" - What We Call Programs Affects Their ImpactChick Moorman and Thomas Haller



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.12 December 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Importance of Culture
What results would you expect if you had over $15 billion to spend to effect change?


Cover Story by Bill Page
If You're Gonna Be a Camel, Ya Gotta Have a Hump
I failed in the very essence of my job: my teaching didn't get through to kids' heads....

Articles
Coaching the Urban Educator - Positive Self-Talk: Your Personal Guidance CounselorAndrea Cleveland
CancerQuest: Cancer Education CurriculumNews Desk
12 Ways to Ensure an Effective LectureSusan Fitzell
Featured Lessons, Crafts, Activities for DecemberTeachers.Net Resources
Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Flash Tutorials for Biological SciencesNews Desk
Bacon-Wrapped DatesTeachers.Net Community
Characteristics of a Truly Great PrincipalTeachers.Net Community
Polar Express Theme Lessons, ActivitiesTeachers.Net Community
Light On A Snowy Day - A Story for ChildrenArtie Knapp
New Book "The You We Adore" Celebrates Adoptive LoveNews Desk
Printables Created by PreK-12 Teachers - FREETeachers.Net Community
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Engagement Beyond the ClassroomDr. Brad Johnson & Tammy Maxson McElroy
Lost Libyan Cities Discovered After Gadhafi - New Archaeological Discovery Attracts International Attention (Resources)News Desk
Harm Reduction - Realistic Approach To Addictions?Robert Rose
If Youre Gonna Be a Camel, YaGotta Have a Hump; But, Nobody Says Youve Gotta Be a Camel.Bill Page
Into the Woods: Kindergarten Play a Reminder that Every Day of School is an Epic JourneyTodd Nelson
Learning Centers with a Christmas Theme - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
December is... Special Days this MonthRon Victoria
If Teachers Cannot Connect to Themselves, They Will Not Connect With Students!Howard Seeman, Ph.D.
Best Butter Cookies Ever - Shared by MagooTeachers.Net Community
Learning the Value of DiversityLeah Davies
Draw a Winter SnowfallTim Newlin
Christmas Dreams - Original Song by Tim NewlinTim Newlin
Smackdown: Pangrelor vs. Middle Earth by Robert Louis Smith, Author of Antiquitas Lost: The Last of the ShamalansNews Desk
Work Refusers: Remedies That WorkRuth Herman Wells
Labels, Toxic Psychiatry, Empathic TherapyRobert Rose
Let's Get Our Priorities in OrderAnita Swigart



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.11 November 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
You Can Teach Classroom Management
If you are an administrator or staff developer and you want to teach classroom management, everything you need is in this article.


Cover Story by Bill Page
Failure is the Problem, Not Misbehavior - At-Risk Kids
Not all kids are ready to learn prescribed curriculum objectives that have been planned for group lessons....

Articles
Twitter for Teachers - My First Attempts at Twitter and Strategies for Newbie TeachersDorothy Fox
Texting and ChildrenLeah Davies
When Chocolate Isnt Enough: Tips for Making Time in the ClassroomAtifa Manzoor
New Uses for Resumes: Resumes for Children - 17 Years Old and UnderRobert Rose
Nature Crafts and Activities for November - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
BUSTED: Myths Exposed for New Teachers - Myth #8: Kidz Don't Need to Spell Korrectly to Communicait EffectivelyBetsy Weigle
How to Help Students with Special NeedsTracy Schutz
Mood Disorders - Part 3 of The Selected Mental Health Disorder OverviewAlicia Backus and Lisa Bundrick
Art and Special Needs Students: From the Mind, With Heart, By HandKari Wilson
My Mentor and the Starting Point of School - Remembering Joe SegarTodd Nelson
Oreo Turkeys; Pumpkin Dip
If Teachers Cannot Connect to Themselves, They Will Not Connect With Students!Howard Seeman, Ph.D.
Education Related Bloggers: Let Us Make You Famous!
Don't Fear Physics!
Veteran's History Project: Experiencing War - Stories from Veterans
International War Veterans' Poetry Archives
The Real Rosie the Riveters - Oral & Video History
November Lessons and Resources
Writing Prompts for NovemberJames Wayne
The Green Thing - Before People ConservedTim Newlin
Working with a Paraprofessional - How to Improve the RelationshipSusan Fitzell
New Children's Book Extols Importance of School - Iggy Biggy Buggy - One Sunny Day by Stayci Mallozzi
Game-Based Learning - A Quest to Transform EducationRandall Fujimoto
Light On A Snowy Day - A Story for ChildrenArtie Knapp
Searchable Lesson Plan Bank: 4500 PreK - High School Lessons
Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
November is...Ron Victoria
FREE Instant Printables for PreK-12



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.10 October 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Seamless, Transparent, and Consistent
Christina Shoemaker feared the worse. What would greet her when she was 8 minutes tardy for her own class?


Cover Story by Bill Page
"I Don't Teach a Subject, I Teach Kids!"
Teachers use a great variety of communication elements for classroom management..... There is a misconception in our country that teachers whose students make good grades are providing them with a good education.

Articles
TEACHING is ... Recommending the New Book by Marjan GlavacRobert Rose
Bill Page says: Ron Clark's "Not Every Child Deserves a Cookie" is "Repugnant"Bill Page
The Selected Mental Health Disorder Overview - Part 2: Disorders Usually First Diagnosed In Infancy, Childhood, or AdolescenceAlicia Backus, LCSW and Lisa Bundrick, LMSW
5 Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
BUSTED: Myths Exposed for New Teachers - Myth #7: There Are No Homeless Kids in Your ClassroomBetsy Weigle
Accountability in SchoolsMarvin Marshall
Project for Excellence in Journalism: Ethics Codes
Teacher at Sea Program: Hands-On for Science Teachers
Education As It Could Be: Integral EducationRobert Rose
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
October is...Ron Victoria
Question the Questions, Instead of Answer the AnswersBill Page
Pumpkin Card Games - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
Teacher Comments on Report CardsLeah Davies
Too Tense to Meditate!
Educational Comics Collection
Bird by BirdTodd Nelson
Laying the Foundation Launches Annual Educator Award Programs
New Book Helps Teen and Parents Deal With Harassment
Printables for PreK-12
Lets Keep the "Fan" in Fan FictionNicole Luongo, Ed.D
"I Dont Teach a Subject, I Teach Kids!"Bill Page



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.9 September 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Coaching Teachers to Be Effective Instructors
Alexis remembers fondly in her first year as a coach, when she began to work with a teacher that had only been in the profession for a year or so.....


Cover Story by Ron Clark
Not Every Child Deserves a Cookie
There is a misconception in our country that teachers whose students make good grades are providing them with a good education.

Articles
"Don't Rush the Spaces"Todd Nelson
12 Surefire Ways for Both Co-Teachers to Actively Participate in the ClassroomSusan Fitzell
Teaching: The Dirtiest Job in AmericaDr. Brad Johnson & Tammy Maxson McElroy
Myth #6: Candy is Best for Classroom RewardsBetsy Weigle
Grandparents Day Ideas for Young StudentsKaren Cox
If Kids Aren't Participating, They Aren't LearningBill Page
The Selected Mental Health Disorder Overview - Part 1: Anxiety DisordersAlicia Backus, LCSW and Lisa Bundrick, LMSW
It's the Administrator Who Creates a Good School.Harry K. & Rosemary Wong
Five Easy Steps to Password SanityEric Wignall
Sing About Science
Teachers' Back-to-School Fear, Anxiety and Excitement
Free K-12 Lesson Plans, Activities for 10th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks
Lessons Learned: Practical Advice On What Helps High School Students Learn Best...From Students Themselves
My Marsha - A Candle of Inspiration
Failure Is Devastating to Kids and Their FamiliesBill Page
Statue of Liberty Rescue - Resources
Interactive/printable Bio-Cube
"I Used to Know That" Book Series from Reader's Digest
Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Today is... Special Days in SeptemberRon Victoria
5 Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Multimedia Quality ChecklistPR Guruprasad
September by Tim NewlinTim Newlin
Problem-Based Learning - No Problem!Teachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.8 August 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
How a Principal Creates a Culture of Consistency
This past year office referrals dropped drastically, with only 193 referrals, and was accompanied with a rise in student achievement. But, to everyone's dismay, the snow kept falling.


Cover Story by Todd Nelson
Leaving the Comfort Zone
For three weeks one summer I stepped out of my comfort zone. It taught me an important lesson about teaching.

Articles
Myths Exposed for New Teachers - Myth #5: Poverty Is an Excuse for Low Performance ExpectationsBetsy Weigle
12 Doable Homework Assignments for All Students!Susan Fitzell
Clever Tips and Ideas for Back to School
All I Really Needed to Know for the 21st Century, I Learned In KindergartenPeg Chauncey Cramer
Some At-Risk Kids Never "Have a Good Day!"Bill Page
The Quietest Revolution of the Summer: Your Browser Got Better!Eric Wignall
Featured Lesson: Civil Rights - Rosa Parks Learning Centers
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
School Vouchers? "No!"
Organizational Tips for Teachers
Math Lesson: Fencing Your Backyard (Gr. 9, 10)
The Lives of Students: Off-Task. (And a Special Offer!)Bill Page
Energy Drink Made from Astronaut Urine!Tim Newlin
Libarary Media: AR vs. Dewey Decimel
Network Tools: Photograbber and BeatlabNews Desk
Student Incentives - Fuddle River Schools ReportHumorist John P. Wood
Middle School Activities for World Explorers Unit
Teachers Invited: Use Reality to Teach GeographyNews Desk
Case Study Teaching in ScienceNews Desk
Special Topic: Testing
Hot Links for Back to School and August
Convert Chalkboard to Dry Erase, Magnetic Board
Free and Inexpensive Posters
New Book: Making Art Special - A Curriculum for Special Education Art by Helen ShaftonNews Desk
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
August is Special! Check it out...Ron Victoria
Links and LikesNews Desk
Printables for preK - 12 Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.7 July 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Graduation Begins in Your Classroom
At the end of each school year, Amy Harris puts her cap and gown on each of her students and takes a graduation day picture.


Cover Story by Bill Page
Students at Risk - Of What?
Among the problems facing American public education, probably none is more pervasive, persistent, or pressing than teaching children whose attempts at learning result in failure.

Articles
The 30 Days of Teachers.Ne
30 New Teachers.Net Chatboards!
Myth #4: It's Possible to "Leave No Child Behind"Betsy Weigle
Motivating The Middle SchoolerJan Fisher
Learning Laffs: Fuddle River Schools ReportHumorist John P. Wood
Using The Summer To Improve Your TeachingBill Page
Tenure: The Right to Due Process - from the Teacher Union Chatboard
Use Picture Books to Teach Creative Writing
Featured Recipe: Marinated Shrimp and Artichoke
July Lessons and Resources
Look Out For Pirates!Todd Nelson
The Effective SchoolPR Guruprasad
Note Card Activity to Promote Critical Thinking, Comprehension, Synthesis
Featured Lesson: Multiplication Stations, Math Learning Centers
The 8 "Ls" of ParentingLeah Davies
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Free Materials for Your PreK Classroom - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
Genius and How We Ruin It - TED Talk by Elizabeth Gilbert
Study Says the Best Toy Is...
Drawings! 4000 for $15!Tim Newlin
Network Tools: Otomata, WiFi Photo Transfer
Intro Astronomy Clearinghouse: Labs
C-SPAN Launches StudentCam Site and $50,000 in Prizes
Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
July is Special Because…Ron Victoria
Printables for preK - 12 Teachers
Make 2011-2012 the Best Year of Your Career - Guaranteed!Bill Page
IMHO - The "Straight" Agenda vs. GLBTQI
Links & Likes



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.6 June 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Graduation Begins
in Your Classroom
At the end of each school year, Amy Harris puts her cap and gown on each of her students and takes a graduation day picture.


Cover Story by Robert Rose
Why the Bullying Will Continue. Prove Me Wrong!
Admit it. You have been bullied many times in your life. More than likely, you have been the bully at times too.

Articles
"Well, Duh!" - Ten Obvious Truths That We Shouldnt Be IgnoringAlfie Kohn
Links & LikesNews Desk
Public School: What a Bargain!Kari Wilson
Teaching At-Risk Kids - Your Required Summer AssignmentBill Page
It's Summer! Rest, Restore, Prepare!Sue Gruber
Art for Newsletters, Classroom Web Site, Student Work, PTO Notices?News Desk
BUSTED: Myths Exposed for New Teachers - Myth #3: Standardized Test Scores Shouldn't MatterBetsy Weigle
Make Block Play More Open-Ended with These Ideas - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
The Side Effects of Standardized TestingHoward Seeman, Ph.D.
Writing Like PicassoTodd Nelson
12 Ways Students Can Be Better BystandersSusan Fitzell
Discipline and Differentiation - Advice for Substitute TeachersBarbara Pressman
A Kid Walks Into A Classroom... Humor from LearningLaffs.comHumorist John P. Wood
IMHO: College Didn't Prepare Me for TeachingTeachers.Net Community
Video: Tips to Eliminate Passive Writing - by Aggie VillanuevaNews Desk
The Wedding of Q and U - SpellingTeachers.Net Community
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
I Useta Couldnt Spell Teechur - Now I Are One!Bill Page
I Love Interruptions!Abigail Flesch Connors
Living Green: A Turtles Quest for a Cleaner Planet - New Book by Artie KnappArtie Knapp
Apple SeedsBarb Stutesman
June is... Full of Special DaysRon Victoria
Substitute Teaching from A to ZTeachers.Net Resources
Printables for preK - 12 TeachersTeachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.5 May 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Inspiration of a Mother
We all become teachers for the same reason. Someone, somewhere along the line, has inspired us in a profound way.


Cover Story by Brad Johnson & Tammy McElroy
Have We Childproofed Education?
Learning is an important characteristic of human behavior, but adults often hamper the inquisitive nature of children.

Articles
Exploring Science with Water - Karens PreK PageKaren Cox
BUSTED: Myths Exposed for New Teachers - Myth #2: College Prepared You to be a Successful TeacherBetsy Weigle
On the Same Page: Paraprofessionals and Teachers Working TogetherSusan Fitzell
End of Year Piggyback Songs, PoemsTeachers.Net Community
Whats in Your Toolbox?Todd Nelson
An "A" Just for Writing Your Name?Bill Page
Teaching the Essential Skill of Self-ControlLeah Davies
In Honor of Teachers - Teacher Appreciation WeekTeachers.Net Community
May is... A May Calendar and Special DaysRon Victoria
Are You Rejecting Your Neediest Students?Michael Linsin
Ending the Year with Special StoriesHeidi Samuelson
10 Things Public Schools Can Do Much BetterFred Fletcher
At-Risk Kids - Life-Space: Its All Kids Have!Bill Page
Mother's Day Gifts & ActivitiesTeachers.Net Resources
Coin Jingles for Learning Coin ValuesTeachers.Net Community
Time To Cut Back - If Youre Elderly, Unemployed or a Public EmployeeKari Wilson
Eric Carle on the Power of TeachersTeachers.Net Community
Infant-Toddler Checklist is Tool for Diagnosing Autism in BabiesNews Desk
Grant Writing HelpTeachers.Net Community
Being Kind to Animals - From Rescue to Therapy and Upscale Dog HousesTim Newlin
The Busy Educators Monthly Five - 5 Sites for EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Cheating - ResourcesTeachers.Net Resources
Special Needs Students Running Small Businesses to Learn Life SkillsTony Gallotto
Career Guidance Tips For TeachersChristine Gapuz
Interactive History of Electronic GamesNews Desk
Images of ColonialismNews Desk
FREE Printables for PreK - 12 TeachersTeachers.Net Community
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Substitute Teaching A - ZTeachers.Net Resources
Elizabeth Balantyne Elementary School: A Leader in Mainstreaming Blind StudentsNews Desk
Links & LikesNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.4 April 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
How to Be an Effective Leader
Principal Judy Jones turned an academically unacceptable school into an exemplary school in just one year.


Cover Story by Alan Haskvitz
I'm Sorry I'm a Teacher
I honestly didn't mean to place so many states in danger of going bankrupt.

Articles
At-Risk Kids: Cultural Bias is Part of Our CultureBill Page
Earth Day, Ecology Theme Lessons, ActivitiesTeachers.Net Community
Earth Day Ideas - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
Earth Science Teaching Plans and Classroom ActivitiesNews Desk
Great Site: EPA - Cleaning Up Our Land, Water and AirNews Desk
MORE Earth Day Lessons, PrintablesTeachers.Net Resources
12 Ways to Motivate Reluctant ReadersLaura Candler
Making the GradeTodd Nelson
12 Surefire Ways to Remember VocabularySusan Fitzell
Music Makes Kids Smarter - Prove Me Wrong!Sharon Burch
Obesity, Grammar, Curriculum and 2 More! Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
How to Encourage Children to ReadElisabeth Greenfield
BUSTED: Myths Exposed for New Teachers - Myth #1: The Way We've Always Done It Is BestBetsy Weigle
School Counselor on Tattling Versus ReportingLeah Davies
5 Ways to Bounce Back After a Bad DayMike Reading
"Pitch & Shout" Instruction Method Really WorksBill Page
April Writing Prompts - Fun and Interesting!James Wayne
Mother's Day Gifts and ActivitiesTeachers.Net Resources
Motivating the Reluctant LearnerDarren Barkett
Math Stations Using Plastic Eggs!Heidi Samuelson
Featured Recipes: French Toast CasserolesNews Desk
Boomwhackers in Music ClassTeachers.Net Community
My Classroom WallHumorist John P. Wood
Quotes for Educators - Apple Seeds of InspirationBarb Stutesman
April is... Special!Ron Victoria
Substitute Teaching A - ZTeachers.Net Resources
TMA Offers $5,000 Cash Prize to Outstanding TeachersNews Desk
Edutools for e-Learning CommunityNews Desk
FREE Printables for PreK - 12 TeachersTeachers.Net Community
Printables for preK - 12 TeachersTeachers.Net Resources
March Wind Science - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
Links & LikesNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.3 March 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Learning Objectives: The Heart of Every Lesson
For lessons to come to life in the classroom, they must emanate from the heart....


Cover Story by Todd Nelson
Tiger Mother, David Brooks, Mud and Snow
For lessons to come to life in the classroom, they must emanate from the heart.

Articles
Leprechauns, Baseball, Spring, Ladybugs - More Lessons, Activities
March Wind Science - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
Teaching the Difference Between Tattling and ReportingSusan Fitzell
March Is…Special!Ron Victoria
At-Risk Kids: Cramming Curriculum Down Kids' ThroatsBill Page
How to Introduce a Story to Build Retelling Skills
Four Common Ways to Manage BehaviorBetsy Weigle
Retirement in Twilight Zone + 4 More Sites for Busy TeachersMarjan Glavac
Great Quotes About Teaching: Motivation and HumorAlan Haskvitz
The Problem with Music AdvocacySharon Burch
Advice for Subs - "This is stupid!”Barbara Pressman
Writing Prompts for MarchJames Wayne
Using a Laminator in the Classroom
HomoPHONEs - Make "Phone” Storage from EnvelopeHeidi Samuelson
28 Tips: Educator`s Guide to Active ListeningLeah Davies
The Blueberry Story: Teacher Gives Businessman a LessonJamie Robert Vollmer
You Dont Get To Choose Your Mother OR Your TeacherBill Page
Teacher Job Opportunities - Don't Rule Out Private Schools Just Because You Didn't Attend OneBetsy Weigle
Advice for Subs: How to Keep Students Quiet and ListeningBarbara Pressman
Tips for Teachers Starting Out (or Struggling)
Mentoring - How Do I Start?
When Your Words Come Back At You
Codetalking - Classroom Management by the NumbersHumorist John P. Wood
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Teach Ag Day Focuses on Need for Agricultural Educators
SlimeKids - School Library Media Kids
2700 Digitized Children's Books - FREE Access
Substitute Teaching A - Z
Links & Likes
Printables for PreK - 12 Teachers
National History Day - California State Competition Now Open for Entries
Agropolis Museum: Food and Agricultures of the World



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.2 February 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Even Shakespeare Had Structure
Procedures evolve as needs change, but the need students have for structure and reliability has never been more pressing....


Cover Story by Todd Nelson
Rigor v. Vigor?
We don't deliberate for long about "reject" and "denounce," but we know the sound of vigor like the crack of bat hitting a line drive past second base....

Articles
The End of the Male Teacher: Seniority RulesAlan Haskvitz
At-Risk Kids - Gloom, Despair, Misery, and PainBill Page
When Students Play Tricks on the Substitute TeacherBarbara Pressman
Transform Envelopes into "iPods" to Store Math FlashcardsHeidi Samuelson
How Can I Present an Image of Strength? Advice for SubsBarbara Pressman
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Classroom Storage Ideas - A Baker's Dozen!Susan Fitzell
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Reality Shows About School - LearningLaffsHumorist John P. Wood
How to Use Peer Mediation as an Alternative to Traditional Disciplinary PracticesLeah Davies
Foot Theme: Seuss, Animal Tracks, Math, Read Across America
The Rant of the Ancient Mariner: I Would Have Learned if I CouldBill Page
Quotable T-Netters
Lessons, Activities: Dr. Seuss, Read Across America, Lincoln, Black History
Substitute Teaching A - Z
Recipes for the Crock Pot - Beef Stroganoff, Chuck Roast
Academic Rigor - Barbara Blackburn
Short Month, Long on Special DaysRon Victoria
Links & Likes
Substitute Teaching (pt 2)
Lessons: Mitten Math, Hat Glyph, Hibernation, Calendar, more!
Norman Rockwell Digital Art Collection Now Available Online
Is Your Teaching Voice Too Loud? Here's Advice
Printables for PreK - 12 Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.1 January 2011

Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
'Ready to Learn' Equals Easier to Educate??


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Effectiveness Defined: It's Not a Mystery
Over 30 years of research have identified the three characteristics of effective teachers. The three most important characteristics of effective teachers are...."....

Articles
At-Risk Kids: Who's in Control? YOU AreBill Page
The Top Ten Greatest Things About Lists (As a Tool for Creative Thinking)Abby Connors
2011 Printable Calendar by Artist Tim Newlin - for Teachers.Net!Tim Newlin
52 Character Building Thoughts for ChildrenLeah Davies
5 Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Stuttering Stan Book Now Available in Flash-Animated VersionArtie Knapp
January is… A month of Special DaysRon Victoria
Snow Theme Activities - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
Saying It - Why Write?Todd Nelson
How Can I Improve? Advice for Subsitute TeachersBarbara Pressman
How To Make a Good First Impression - Advice for SubsBarbara Pressman
Could It Be Worse? LearningLaffsHumorist John P. Wood
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
January, Winter Theme Activities for Preschool, Kindergarten, Primary
Use "Essential Questions" to Improve Instruction?
Penguin Theme Activities, Recipe, Resources
Early Finishers - What to Do
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Lessons, Resources
iPad Math Apps
Book Talk - Good Recreational Reads
Idioms in Spanish - ESL, ELL
Printable Cinnamon Bear Activity
New BBC Bang Goes the Theory Teachers PackNews Desk
Academic Rigor - Live Chat with Barbara BlackburnNews Desk
Differentiation Ideas for Middle School Math
Lunar (Chinese) New Year Activities
Why Do We Make Art?
Kindle, eReader Help, Resources Shared by T-Netters
IMHO - Well-Stated Opinions from Teachers.Net Chatboards
Looking Ahead to 100th Day, Groundhog Day, Hearts and Shadows!
Link & Likes
Printables for preK - 12 Teachers
Groundhog's Day Printable, Poem, Song, Links!
Printables for PreK - 12 Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.12 December 2010

Cover Story by Mitch Ward
Are We Preparing Students For Our Past... Or Their Future?


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Effectiveness Defined: It's Not a Mystery
Over 30 years of research have identified the three characteristics of effective teachers. The three most important characteristics of effective teachers are...."....

Articles
Top 10 Ways to Use Interactive White Boards in Elementary Classroomsby Barbara Yenner
The Time and Place for Playby Todd Nelson
Karen's PreK Holiday Page: Fine Motor and Art Tasksby Karen Cox
Social & Emotional Enrichment Activities for Childrenby Leah Davies
Teaching Writing to 37 Second Graders
At-Risk Kids: Society's Outcastsby Bill Page
5 Web Sites for Busy Educatorsby Marjan Glavac
Featured Lessons: Holidays, Crafts, Traditions, Centers, Literature, Music, Writing
Learning Laffs - Teachers, Don't You Hate it When...
Performance Review - LearningLaffsby Humorist John P. Wood
Silenced Majority Revisitedby Bill Page
Candles of Inspiration - Real Experiences of Real Teachers
Predictable Text Christmas Vocabulary Book (Featured Printable)
Are We Losing the Magic in Today's Classrooms?by Chuck Brickman
"The Complete Teacher" Radio Show - Listen Live, or Laterby Robert Rose
Featured Lesson: Compare, Contrast Using Holocaust "Night" by Elie Weisel
Glyphs! What? How?
Murals DC Project Replaces Illegal Graffiti with Artistic Worksby Tim Newlin
Today is... December and Downloadable Calendar
Modeling Dough recipes Using Sand & Cornstarch
Have a Green Christmas - Stunning Ornaments from Scrapsby Marilyn J. Brackney
Apple Seeds - Quotes for Educatorsby Barb Stutesman
Printables for PreK-12 Teachers
Today's Links & Likes



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.11 November 2010

Darren Barkett
Connecting with Your Students from Day One?
Much of the latest conversation on effective teaching deals with differentiating your teaching for the varied needs, personalities, and learning styles of your students.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Surviving Without a Principal
Procedures, procedures, procedures, she says, were the key to keeping things running smoothly without me!....

Articles
Connecting with Your Students from Day One?Darren Barkett
Competitiveness vs. Excellence: The Education Crisis That Isn'tby Alfie Kohn
At Risk Kids: Does "Loving" Kids Include At-Risk Kids?by Bill Page
Increasing Parent Involvement in School - What School Officials Can Doby Leah Davies
Reaching Reluctant Learnersby Judy E. Knight, M. Ed.
How Should We Teach Creative Thinking? Ask a Four-Year-Oldby Abigail Flesch Connors
Writing Prompts for November!by James Wayne
5 Web Sites for Busy Educatorsby Marjan Glavac
When a Student Demands Attention - Advice for Substitutesby Barbara Pressman
Free Doodle, Art and Photo Editing Software and Websites - FREEWARE!by Marianne Wartoft
Jargon Glossary - Advice for Substitute Teachersby Barbara Pressman
True Story - Never Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story!by Todd Nelson
November Activities - Karen's PreK Pageby Karen Cox
Stifle Children's Violent Play, or Allow Kids to Express Their Fantasies?
Nine Child Safety Tips for Parents and Teachers
Effective Teaching-Learning Concepts
Creative Play Clay Recipe
Apple Seeds - A Month of Quotes for Educatorsby Barb Stutesman
Today is…Special Days in Novemberby Ron Victoria
Featured Lesson: Color Poetry - Reading/Writing, Gr. 5
Avoid Promoting Stereotypes of Native Americans - Tips & Links Thanksgiving
Grading Rubric for Art Projects
NY Teachers are Talking About: Seniority Ignored in Layoffs?
David Baldacci Program Feeds Bodies and Minds
Printables for PreK - 12 Teachers
Learning Laffs - 10 Ways it was a Bad Day with the Sub!by Humorist John P. Wood
Santa Fe Soup - Featured Recipe
Links & Likes



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.10 October 2010

Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Turning Children into Data: A Skeptic's Guide to Assessment Programs
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts. ~ Albert Einstein


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Achieving Greatness (Pt 2)
Alain L. Locke's success has attracted students from all over New York....

Articles
Turning Children into Data: A Skeptics Guide to Assessment ProgramsAlfie Kohn
Todays Links and Likes!Teachers.Net Community
Clan, Tribe, Band, CommunityTodd Nelson
NEW COLUMN: Freeware! This Month Free Map, World Geography GamesMarianne Wartoft
Los Angeles Times Rates Teachers Using Value-Added System: Your Numbers UpAlan Haskvitz
A Thousand Words About SpellingBill Page
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Fulbright Teacher Kim McCloud: Blogging from ScotlandTeachers.Net Community
Pumpkin Theme Activities! Karens PreK PageKaren Cox
10 Keys to Educators SurvivalLeah Davies
Recipe: Black-Eyed Pea CornbreadTeachers.Net Community
Featured Lesson: Observing a Chemical Reaction in a BagTeachers.Net Community
Grading At-Risk KidsBill Page
The Worlds Most Famous DrawingsTim Newlin
Advice for Subs: Warming Up a High School Class for LearningBarbara Pressman
Advice for Subs: Can I Use Technology in the Classroom?Barbara Pressman
WatchKnow.org: A NEW, Teacher- and Kid-Friendly Video SiteNews Desk
LearningLaffs: Wonderings at a Faculty MeetingHumorist John P. Wood
Alternatives to Halloween Party and CostumesTeachers.Net Community
Help Children Stay Creative!Abby Connors
What Teachers in North Carolina are Talking AboutTeachers.Net Community
Dear Old Golden Rule Days: Chapter 4 - Creative WritingJanet Farquhar
Writing Prompts for October!James Wayne
Larkin Wyleys Paleontology Adventure - A Story for KidsArtie Knapp
Apple Seeds - A Month of Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
October is... Historic and Hysterical Dates this MonthRon Victoria
Free Printables for Every Grade Level!Teachers.Net Community



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.8 August 2010

Brad Johnson & Tammy Maxson McElroy
The Changing Role of the Teacher in the 21st Century
It seems that while business models, technology, and even religion (steeped in tradition) have adapted to an ever changing culture, education has remained comparatively unchanged...




Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Teaching Greatness (Pt 1)
There is a man who lives on the top floor of an apartment building on 115th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem, New York City. Every morning, he says, he is awakened by the sound of the students four blocks away at Alain L. Locke Elementary School as they shout...

Articles
Spoiled Rotten - A Timeless ComplaintAlfie Kohn
Were Not Going to Take it Anymore! Teachers Fight BackAlan Haskvitz
Teachers! I Accuse You of Cowardice!Robert Rose
Getting to Know You Activities - Karen's Pre-K PageKaren Cox
The Real Causes of Failing GradesBill Page
8 Important Back to School Poems by Kalli Dakos
Plagiarism and PlatoMitch Ward
Small Group Effectiveness in Math InterventionJennifer Cartwright
SOS! Save Your Job! How to Promote Your Classroom and ProgramKathy Roberson
How My Guardian Angel Saved My LifeTim Newlin
The Dancer from the DanceTodd Nelson
Writing Prompts for SeptemberJames Wayne
Bell-ringers - Chatboard Collective Wisdom
Quotes for Educators and Other PeopleBarb Stutesman
Veteran Teachers Share Best Tips for New Teachers
This 'n' That
Getting Ready for the First Day of PreschoolKaren Mae Farro
Today is... September - Serious & Whimsical DatesRon Victoria
LearningLaffsHumorist John P. Wood
Dear Old Golden Rule Days - Chapter 3 - MusicJanet Farquhar
What Florida Teachers are Talking About
Grandparents Day Lessons & Activities
Education Pillar of Stability, Peace and SatisfactionStephen McClard
Featured Lesson: Calculate Weight on Other Planets
Life Lessons by Jodee Blanco
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
At-Risk Kids: Theyre EverywhereBill Page
Educator`s Guide to Anorexia NervosaLeah Davies



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.8 August 2010

Cover Story by Howard Seeman
What's Wrong with Teacher Education in this Country
The short answer: The curriculum that prospective teachers are put through. When you ask those who have been teachers for over two decades, they say...




Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Effective from the Start
I never raised my voice or made threats. I simply laid out each procedure clearly on their level, and then modeled and practiced it. It took one day for me to set up a routine that will help my class be successful the rest of the year.

Articles
The Recession and Education: Seize New Opportunities!Alan Haskvitz
*NEW* Column: At-Risk Kids by Bill PageBill Page
Back to School To-Do List for Preschool - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
The Books of SummerTodd Nelson
Hot Links for August and Back to SchoolTeachers.Net Resources
How to Use Summer to Prep for the Year's Subbing AssignmentsBarbara Pressman
The Ten Commandments of Effective Classroom ManagementWilliam Shoap
Self-Concept: It Aint No Fuzzy, Feel-Good Frill, Ya Know!Bill Page
Advice for the Floating TeacherTeachers.Net Community
Getting to Know Each Other Activities, Part 3Leah Davies
A "Welcome Back, Teachers!" ActivityTeachers.Net Community
Dear Old Golden Rule Days, Chapter Two Creative ActivitiesJanet Farquhar
Partner Book Talk - Precursor to Literature CirclesTeachers.Net Community
A Month of Writing PromptsJames Wayne
Ladybug Theme Activities and PrintableTeachers.Net Community
Merit Pay, Teacher Pay, and Value Added Measures (video)News Desk
Signs It's Going to be a Tight Budget YearHumorist John P. Wood
Should You Accept EVERY Call to Substitute?Barbara Pressman
Tips: Keeping Track of and Holding Kids Accountable for HomeworkTeachers.Net Community
Teachers Talking About Desks vs. TablesTeachers.Net Community
New Book Fills in Your Knowledge Gaps - Zeus's Throne to Fall of RomeNews Desk
Money On TreesTim Newlin
August, my favorite month of the yearTeachers.Net Community
Apple Seed Quotes for Teachers and Other PeopleBarb Stutesman
Get Ready Because Today is...Ron Victoria
Natural Test Taking Ability - Not Teacher Quality - Determines ScoresStewart Brekke
I Heard You Twice the First Time - Poems for Tired and Bewildered TeachersNews Desk
This 'n' ThatNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.7 July 2010

Cover Story by Mitch Ward
Found in Macaroni and Cheese: The Key to Understanding Education
If we don't change something about education practice, the results will never change, OR "What a pan of macaroni and cheese taught me about teaching and learning."


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Ten Year Summary of Articles,
2000 to 2010
During my 1st and 2nd year, I was completely clueless and going insane! Then I found your articles on teachers.Net and your book. And you said "steal!"

Articles
Celebrate the 30 Days of Teachers.Net
Dear Old Golden Rule Days by Janet FarquharJanet Farquhar
Advice for Substitute Teachers: Are Rewards the Answer?Barbara Pressman
Study The Crucible for McCarthyism? Yes. Puritans? Not really
Teach Anger Management - Five Ways to Help Students Deal With Anger ConstructivelySusan Fitzell
Life Lessons We Can Learn from ButterfliesLanise Jacoby
Karen's PreK Page - Blogging Your Classroom NewsletterKaren Cox
A New Year Provides a Fresh Start: Dont Waste it!Bill Page
Effective Finance Allocation in Low Budget, Limited Resourced SchoolsPR Guruprasad
Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Education - Simple, Powerful Tool to Transform Education?Stephen McClard
Apple Seeds - Quotes that Plant Ideas & InspirationBarb Stutesman
Creole Bread Pudding - Featured Recipe
Featured Lesson: How Big is the Solar System?
Corporal Punishment - Resources
First Day of School Out of Control... What to do?
Casting Call! Teachers Sought for ABC Gameshow
Hot Links, Lessons and Resources
Found in Macaroni and Cheese: The Key to Understanding EducationMitch Ward
A Poetry Unit that Transforms Reluctant Writers into Confident PoetsTeresa Kirkland
Advice for Subs: Are You Ready for Subbing in High School?Barbara Pressman
Teaching Children the Essential Skill of Self-ControlLeah Davies
Dyslexia in the Kindergarten ChildKimberly Willoughby
Your School Could Win a $1000 Graphic Novel Prize Package from Picture LiteracyNews Desk
Teach Anger Management - Five Ways to Help Students Deal With Anger ConstructivelySusan Fitzell
Childrens Business Cards - A Safety IssueDr. Marybeth Ames
Writing Prompts for JulyJames Wayne
Watch Out for Trolls!Tim Newlin
Today is... Silly & Serious Days of Note for JulyRon Victoria
Schoolies Humor: Something in Common



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.6 June 2010

Cover Story by Alan Haskvitz
Education and Teacher Unions - Why the Hate?
Alan Haskvitz explores the sometimes stormy relationship with professional teacher associations.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Ten Year Summary of Articles, 2000 to 2010
During my 1st and 2nd year, I was completely clueless and going insane! I was SURE teaching was not for me and I was surviving aimlessly and hopelessly. I didn't know how to put my teaching problems into words as I did not know what was wrong. Then I found your articles on teachers.net and your book. And you said "steal!"

Articles
Carrot and Stick: Tried, Trusted, but InappropriateBill Page
Loose Lips Sink Ships - Things That Can Get Educators in Legal Hot Water!Susan Fitzell
10 Things That Prevent Teachers from Doing Their JobsFred Fletcher
The Cognitive Benefits of Music ReadingStephen McClard
Teacher-Hobbyist: Musician ron/nj\
From Rubber Bullets to Rubrics of the Atom: Using Models in Teaching PhysicsPR Guruprasad
Karen's Pre-K Page - Make a Nature Box!Karen Cox
Book Talk: Teachers List Favorite Reads
She Bullies: Dealing with Aggressive GirlsLeah Davies
A Hole is to DigTodd Nelson
MERIT PAY PROPOSAL - A Practical, Achievable SolutionRobert Rose
The Invisible Substitute TeacherBarbara Pressman
Apple Seeds - Inspirational Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
When to Ask for Help - Advice for Substitute TeachersBarbara Pressman
Schoolies Cartoon - Menu Options (Humor)Humorist John P. Wood
Special Days in June (Some are very silly!)Ron Victoria
This 'n' That - June: The Latest from Teachers.Net
Featured Lesson - "My Candle" Writing Activity
A Teacher's Education in Army Basic Training
Best of: Collected Links to June, Summer Activities
New Book: The Speaking, Writing and Reading Program
Delectable Recipes: Texas Caviar, Great Swiss Chard
Education Topics On Dr. Rose's Blog Talk Radio



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.5 May 2010

Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Debunking the Case for National Standards - One-Size-Fits-All Mandates and Their Dangers
Many of us thought we had hit bottom - until the floor gave way and we found ourselves in a basement we didnt know existed.




Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Success of a Culture of Consistency
I knew from day one that our school community would only succeed if we had a common belief system and common practices that promoted strong teacher collaboration, which would then lead to to high student achievement...

Articles
The Secondary School Reform We Need - NOWDave Weiss
Self-Mutilation: Trichotillomania - Compulsive Hair PullingLisa Bundrick, LMSW
Are Teachers The Biggest Bullies in School?Bill Page
From the Principal's Office - Our MapquestsTodd Nelson
Karen's Pre-K PageKaren Cox
How To Create A Zen-Like Classroom In One MinuteMichael Linsin
Advocates for Young Students Protest National Education StandardsDavid P. Marchesseault
Teachers Deserve High Marks for Perseverance, DedicationJames P. Louviere
Classroom Monetary System Pays Off in Better DisciplineDavid P. Thompson
Rewards Work Better than Punishment to Encourage Student ComplianceJessica Smith
Education - A Marketplace for Sticky Thoughts That Stretch The MindStephen McClard
Overweight Children - What Educators Can DoLeah Davies
ROSES ROCKETTES - The Self-Sustaining ClassroomRobert Rose

Features
How to Build Rapport with Parents - Advice for Substitute TeachersBarbara Pressman
When to Betray a Student's Confidence - Advice for Substitute TeachersBarbara Pressman
5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
Today is... Special Days in MayRon Victoria
Writing Prompts for May - Factual, Fun Motivation to Think & WriteJames Wayne
Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
The Me in Mediocrity - HumorThe Humorist John P. Wood
The Lipstick EffectTim Newlin
Text Whisperer - HumorHumorist John P. Wood

Newsdesk
This 'n' That - May: The Latest from Teachers.Net
Safe Driving Video Contest Can Net $5,000 Scholarship
In Celebration of Teachers & Teaching
Butterfly > Caterpillar Theme Poems
Pocket Chart Activity - Cold Wind Blows Poem
Prestigious Fulbright Award Granted to Longtime Teachers.Net Member
Teach About Mercury - 6 Complete Science Units
New Ideas for Sensory Tables in ECE - Preschool, Kindergarten
Substitute Teacher Trainer says Use Rewards, Not Punishment
Make a Poetry Cube!
New Book: Easy as Pi - The Countless Way We Use Numbers Every Day
Teacher Hobbiest Judy Baum - Digital Photography
Pocket Chart Activity - Voting




Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.4 April 2010

Cover Story
GE Earth Day Project Teaches Students To Make A Big Impact
Students can make a significant impact on the environment with GE Lighting's Earth Day Plant a Bulb project.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Training Teachers to Be Effective
We have spent at least 75 years jumping from one fad or ideology to another, while recycling the same programs year after year....

Special Edition: Earth Day 2010
Saudi Students Go Green for Earth DayMohammed Asim Ghazi
Hurry! GE Project Plant-a-bulb Offers 100 Free Flower Bulbs for the First 100 Schools!
Earth Day Lessons, Activities, Resources!
Four Green Steps - Eco-friendly products

Articles
Interactive Learning Takes Learner from Bystander to ParticipantVikas Joshi
Dyslexia: A New PerspectiveLuqman Michel
The Ultimate Presentation Power - Student Use of the Document CameraJoe Frisk
Feedback after the Solo - Using Evaluation to TeachStephen McClard
1-800-TEA-CHER - A Successful Implementation of TheoryJana McCabe

Columns
On the Road - Travelocity as CurriculumTodd Nelson
How Can a Substitute Teacher Make Math Class Fun?Barbara Pressman
I'm a Nagging and Negative Subsitute Teacher - How can I change?Barbara Pressman
Elementary Classroom Rules and ManagementLeah Davies
A Pedagogical Primer by a Pragmatic PedagogueBill Page
Throw the Phrase, "Just a Paraprofessional" Out the WindowSusan Fitzell
How Earthquakes HappenTim Newlin
5 Sites Busy Educators Need to Know AboutMarjan Glavac

Features
Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
Today is... Silly & Serious April DatesRon Victoria
Schoolies Humor - WifiHumorist John P. Wood
Mr. Woodhead HumorHumorist John P. Wood
School Administrator's Facebook Controversy Teachers.Net Community
Captivating Civil War Activities for 8th GradersTeachers.Net Community
Art Activity: Interactive Color WheelTeachers.Net Community
Featured Math Lesson: Probability - Tree Diagram ConstructionTeachers.Net Resources
A Pocket Chart Activity - Hello SongTeachers.Net Community
Etta Kralovec on The End of Homework - How Homework Disrupts Families, Overburdens Children, and Limits LearningTeachers.Net Resources
The Imagination Factory Teaches How to Turn Waste into ArtTeachers.Net Community

Newsdesk
This 'n' That - April: The Latest from Teachers.Net
KidEarth International Music Project



Teachers.Net Gazette March 2010


Cover Story by Robert Rose:
The Complexity of Teaching

Harry & Rosemary Wong
Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn



How to Write a Letter of Recommendation - Or Not by Jennie Withers

Where No Student Has Gone Before by Steven Kushner

Relationship Skills and our Role as Teachers and Parents by Susan Fitzell

5 Intriguing Sites for Busy Educators by Marjan Glavac

Alfie Kohn Chat Interview: The Case Against Standardized Testing - Raising the Scores, Ruining the Schools

Connecting: The Root of Classroom Management by Joe Frisk

Children Who Steal by Leah Davies

Students as Consumers - What if students could choose their teachers? by Jenifer L. Moore, Ph.D.

The Future of Educational Technology - The New Toolbox by Stephen McClard

Designing Instruction Around How the Brain Learns by Bill Page

Autistic Spectrum Disorder - 9 Sites to Help with Challenges and Solutions by Susan Fitzell

How To Handle Talkative Students by Michael Linsin

The Bank Account Project - Real Life Money Lesson by Jana McCabe

Primary Years Physical Education Program - Saudi Arabia by Mohammed Asim Ghazi

Higher Education - Our Educational Path by Todd Nelson

Apple Seeds - Quotes for Educators by Barb Stutesman

Schoolies Cartoon by Humorist John P. Wood

Today is... Funky, Funny, Some Serious March Dates by Ron Victoria

Mr. Woodhead Humor by Humorist John P. Wood

Enticing Reluctant High Schoolers to Read

Collective Wisdom: Budget Solutions School Administrators Share Cost-cutting Ideas

March Lessons & Activities for Primary, Early Elementary

Featured Lesson: Art - Glue Line Foil Relief 3-D Media Resist Activity

IMHO - A Reflection on Almost Three Decades in the Classroom

Robin Watch Chart is Spring Fun for PreK - Primary

This 'n' That - March: The Latest from Teachers.Net

The Infinity Project: Preparing High School Students for University-Level Engineering

The Edutainer: Connecting the Art & Science of Teaching - Brad Johnson & Tammy McElroy

Middle School Students Design Wheelchair Ramp for Unique Engineering Project





Teachers.Net Gazette February 2010


Cover Story by Bill Page:
12 Things Teachers Must Know about Learning

Harry & Rosemary Wong
Turning Teaching Dreams into Reality



Children in Pain! by Robert Rose

Snoopy's Philosophy by Tim Newlin

Helping Children Affected by Parental Drug Abuse by Leah Davies

Should Tests be the Final Measure of Student Success? by Susan Fitzell

Top Ten Tips for Dynamite Digital Photography by Newsdesk

Creative Writing as a Disciplinary Strategy? by Dr. Marybeth Ames

How to Teach Physical Education Level K-3 by Mohammed Asim Ghazi

The Many Benefits of Learning American Sign Language by Paul Fugate

Can You Explain That Again? by Lowell Parker

How to Ensure You'll be Invited Back - Advice for Substitute Teachers by Barbara Pressman

Marys Gift by Peg Chauncey Cramer

Apple Seeds Quotes for Educators by Barb Stutesman

News You Can Use: Writing Your School Newsletter by Francesca Barocio

The Walker Papers by Todd Nelson

A Simple Way to Improve Students' Essay Writing by Fiona Pollock

Today is... for February by Ron Victoria

Schoolies Cartoon - Motivation by John P. Wood

"You Belong to the Farm!" by Joe Smart

National Park Hosts Summer Programs for AP Teachers by Newsdesk

It's All About Perspective by Jenifer L. Moore

Is It Important to Remember Students Names? Advice for Subsitute Teachers by Barbara Pressman

5 Web Sites for Busy Educators

Professor Sneeze Stories, Activities Teach Environmental Science by Newsdesk

Schoolies Cartoon - Open Negotiations by John P. Wood

This 'n' That - the Latest from Teachers.Net by Newsdesk





Teachers.Net Gazette January 2010





Teachers.Net Gazette December 2009


Cover Story by Todd Nelson:
Return to the Real Legoland, Where Imagination and Creativity Ruled

Harry & Rosemary Wong
Dreams and Wishes Can Come True



Return To The Real Legoland, Where Imagination And Creativity Ruled by Todd Nelson

Even Homer Sometimes Nods - How To Correct Our Students' Mistakes by Mohammed Alfadhel

Seclusion Rooms

The Busy Educator's Monthly 5 Web Sites by Marjan Glavac

50 Web Applications For Teachers by Allison Gray

Marla's Poetry Corner by Marla Weinstein

Silly & Serious Events - December by Ron Victoria

Save Your District Money on Technology! by Alan Haskvitz

Warned About A Problem Student: What's A Sub To Do? by Barbara Pressman

Lesson Pacing For Subsitute Teachers by Barbara Pressman

Quality Curriculum Design Requires Real Teachers by PR Guruprasad

Urgent Math Crisis in our Nation: Basic Math Deficits Affect Student Performance in High School Physics and Chemistry by Stewart Brekke

Envision this: A Curriculum of 21st Century Skills, Part 1 by Hal Portner

You Want Me to Do What? by Cynthia K. Delozier

20 Movement Activities And Games For Elementary Classrooms by Leah Davies

Snowman Poem & January Calendar by Tim Newlin

Practical Tips For Teaching Elementary Writing by Francesca Barocio

Teaching: A Deal or No Deal Decision by Rachelle Ann A. Abad

Quotes For Educators - Apple Seeds Of Inspiration by Barb Stutesman

Teaching: A Deleterious Relic by Bill Page

Tips For Teachers For When The Pressure Mounts by Susan Rismiller

Top 10 Comical Tips For Flu Season by John P. Wood

Mr. Woodhead Comics for Educators by John P. Wood

Holiday Music Assembly Program Ideas!

"I Can Zip My Coat" Chart

140 Characters In The Classroom: Resources To Help Teachers Use Twitter To Teach

Gingerbread Loaf Recipe

Moving Away From Letter Of The Week

Printable Teaching Aids

Hershey's Kiss Mice - Cute & Delicous!







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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.7 July 2009

Cover Story by Lawrence Meyers
Is There Such a Thing as "The Great Teacher"?
You can make up all the checklists you want. You can take advice from your mentors. At the end of the day, what lies behind one's teaching style is what matters. A "Great Teacher" is the right teacher at the right time, at the right place.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Teachers Are the Difference
Now in her sixth year of teaching, Melissa Dunbar has helped her students achieve a pass rate of between 92% - 99% over the years, with her ESL and Economically Disadvantaged students achieving a 100% pass rate this past school year!


Columns
Writing for Educational Publishers – Inside Secrets Sue Gruber
Self-Injury In Children Leah Davies
The School of No Knocks? Todd R. Nelson
Using Imaging to Move or Change Behavior Marvin Marshall
The Busy Educator's Monthly Five Marjan Glavac
Substitute issues: What to Wear & Too Much Love Barbara Pressman
Student Travel Topics: “Staycations” Expose Students to Other Cultures & Packing for Safety Josette Bonafino
Making The Case to Parents for Broadening, Not Narrowing, The Curriculum Dorothy Rich
Red Basket & Problem Solving Forms Rick Morris

Articles
The No.1 Ladies Detective Series Writer - Interview with Alexander McCall Smith Tim Newlin
Teachers and Technology: A Field of Dreams? Matt Levinson
Resources for Teaching Students with Autism Alan Haskvitz
Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy to Questioning Techniques in the Classroom Panamalai R. Guruprasad
Tips on Maximizing High School Physics Teaching Stewart E Brekke
The Most Cost Effective Approach to Improve Teacher Education Edward Strauser
Merit Pay Problematic, Money Is Not the Ultimate Motivator for Teachers Marion Brady
Launches an Online Degree in Special Education Drexel University

Features
Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes Barb Stutesman
Today Is... Daily Commemoration Ron Victoria
The Lighter Side of Teaching
Video Bytes; Assume The Position, Lost Generation, Bathtub IV, Walk On - ESPN Video, Funeral, Heal, and At Home with Mrs. Hen
Teacher Blogs Showcase
Printable - Sweet Rules for the Classroom
Featured Lessons, Wisdom from the Chat Achives, and Timely Printables Especially for July!
Getting and Keeping the Attention of 3 & 4 Year Olds
Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.6 June 2009

Cover Story by 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.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Nine Year Summary of Articles, 2000 to 2009
On April 26, 2009, President Obama hosted the four 2009 finalists for Americas 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.


Columns
The Three R’s for Summer— Rest, Relax and Recharge! Sue Gruber
Buddy Programs for Elementary Schools Leah Davies
Moving to September Todd R. Nelson
Ronald Reagan and the Art of Influence Marvin Marshall
The Busy Educator's Monthly Five Marjan Glavac
Substitute issues: Bathroom Passes & Anger Management Barbara Pressman
Preparing Students for Travel: Films and Immunizations Josette Bonafino
A Message to Share with Parents about Summer Learning Dorothy Rich
Classroom Clean-Up and Clay in a Can Rick Morris

Articles
Schools and Filters: Ice Age, the Meltdown Matt Levinson
Effort: It Can be Taught! Deborah Granger
Homework: Damned if you do, and if you dont Alan Haskvitz
Parents Are Recruits, Teachers Are Responsible, Kids Are Victims, and Schools Are Culpable For At-Risk Problems Bill Page
12 Ways to Stop Conflict in its Tracks! Susan Fitzell
Using Photographs To Inspire Writing VIII Hank Kellner
The Writing on the Wall Tim Newlin
More Brain Teasers Steve Sherman
Teacher of Facts - and of Life Rachelle Ann A. Abad
Grant Writing Tips Kimberly McCloud
Bald is Beautiful! Teachers, Students Lose Locks to Fight Childhood Cancer David Peter Marchesseault

Features
Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes Barb Stutesman
Today Is... Daily Commemoration Ron Victoria
The Lighter Side of Teaching
Video Bytes; Literacy Empowers (Illiteracy Awareness), The Underground Railroad, Wikis in Plain English - CommonCraft tutorial, Twitter in Plain English a CommonCraft tutorial, Naturally 7 music group on Tavis Smiley Show, Tour the International Space Station!
Teacher Blogs Showcase
Printable - Ice Cream in a Baggie Recipe
Featured Lessons, Wisdom from the Chat Achives, and Timely Printables Especially for June!
What Is A Document Camera? What Does It Do?
Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.5 May 2009

Cover Story by Matt Levinson
Schools and Facebook: Moving Too Fast,
or Not Fast Enough?
Schools can draw a line in the sand, with zero tolerance rules written into school handbooks, or they can shift with the changing sands of social networking and utilize social networking and Facebook to enhance teaching and learning.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Teachers Are the Greatest Assets
On the first day of school, the teacher across the hall commented to me that my students are "always so good!" It's not the students; it's the procedures that have proven to work. The First Days of School helps me to manage my class, so that I can be an effective teacher.


Columns
Comedy Highlights from Room K-1! Sue Gruber
What Will Your Students Remember? Leah Davies
My Mrs. Krikorian Todd R. Nelson
Discipline Is a Liberating Word Marvin Marshall
The Busy Educator's Monthly Five Marjan Glavac
Help! Too Much Talk! Not Enough Work! Barbara Pressman
Mayan Sites and Paris Easy on the Purse Josette Bonafino
The Little Things that Count in Our Schools: Doing Something Different, Simple and Powerful Cheryl Sigmon
Teacher Morale Matters Dorothy Rich
Team Management - Its in the Cards Rick Morris
Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century Hal Portner

Articles
The Document Camera: A Better Way to Present! Joe Frisk
Need a Teaching Job? Here’s Where to Find One Alan Haskvitz
Make Twitter an Ally in the Classroom! Alan Haskvitz
Teaching Is... Bill Page
Celebrating True Heroes Graysen Walles
Digital Pens & Touch-Screens Tim Newlin
12 Ways to Improve and Enhance Your Paraprofessional- Teacher Experience Susan Fitzell
May 2009 Writing Prompts James Wayne
Using Photographs To Inspire Writing VII Hank Kellner
How to Increase the Number of Physics and Chemistry Majors Stewart E. Brekke
Bibliotherapy Booklist for Elementary Students Lisa Bundrick
8 Ways to Make Math Magical at School Steve Sherman
5 Brainteasers Steve Sherman
What Will You Do For Shy Kids? Marjie Braun Knudsen

Features
Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes Barb Stutesman
Today Is... Daily Commemoration Ron Victoria
The Lighter Side of Teaching
Photo Tour: 3rd Grade Classroom
Teacher Blogs Showcase
Carol Goodrow's Kids Running Printables
Dolch word activities, end of first grade test, first grade memory book, map and geography lessons for all levels, IEP progress, and graduation ceremonies songs
Video Bytes; Are You Going to Finish Strong?, Antarctica, Ted Talks - Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?, How Big Is Will?, The Sling Shot Man, Styrofoam Cup vs. Deep Sea
Live on Teachers.Net: May 2009
New Teacher Induction Programs
Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.4 April 2009

Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
When 21st-Century Schooling Just Isnt Good Enough: A Modest Proposal
Are we serious about educating students for the global competitive economy of the future?


Earth Day Special Article:
GE Project Plant-A-Bulb
Give the planet the gift of flowers for Earth Day....


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Tools for Success


Columns
Actively Involve Every ReaderTen Easy Ideas! Sue Gruber
Motivating Children Leah Davies
Multiple Working Hypotheses Todd R. Nelson
Eliciting vs. Punishments Marvin Marshall
The Busy Educator's Monthly Five Marjan Glavac
Tattle Tales and Classroom Helpers Barbara Pressman
Tips for Travel to France or Italy with Students Josette Bonafino
Too Much Parent Involvement? Can It Be? Dorothy Rich
Return to Sender & The Neon Necklace Rick Morris
Be Your Own Mentor: Reflect Hal Portner

Articles
Getting Your Students' Work Published Alan Haskvitz
At Risk Students: Victims of Miseducation and Failure Bill Page
Teachers Healing Broken Lives Graysen Walles
Get Smart! Doodle! Tim Newlin
A Dozen Ways to Build a Caring Classroom Community Susan Fitzell
April 2009 Writing Prompts James Wayne
Using Photographs To Inspire Writing VI Hank Kellner
Quality in School Systems Panamalai R. Guruprasad
Problems With 9th Grade Euclidian Geometry Stewart E. Brekke
Multisensory/Kinesthetic Alphabet ActivitiesJeanine Horner

Features
Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes Barb Stutesman
Today Is... Daily Commemoration Ron Victoria
The Lighter Side of Teaching
Teacher Blogs Showcase
Guided Reading in Kindergarten (printable)
Printables - Happy Earth Day, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Weve Got the Whole World in Our Hands, Portable Word Wall, Earth Day Every Day Award, Bringing Choices to Light, and April - May Calendar
Photo Tour: 3rd Grade Classroom, Red Creek, NY
Lessons, Activities, Theme ideas: Earth Day, Mothers Day, Paul Revere, Spring, Easter, more!
Featured Lesson: Outdoor Activities/Nature
Meet Bill Martin Jr. and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, Creative Quotes from Shakespeare, Massive Ant Colony Uncovered! AMAZING science!, Tim Hawkins - Cletus Take the Reel, Lovefield, and Dolphin Bubbles: An Amazing Behavior
Live on Teachers.Net: April 2009
Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers
Wisdom for the pain? Why Did You Do It? Why Pursue National Board Certification?



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.3 March 2009

Cover Story by Graysen Walles
Teachers are Brave
Somewhere in this country a drive-by was avoided, a robbery was reconsidered, or a suicide attempt was abandoned because a teacher was willing to show up and make a difference in the classroom, administrative office, after school activity, or at the home of a child.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Assessing for Student Learning

Columns
The 21st Century Teaching-Learning Environment - (Think Outside the Classroom Box)Hal Portner
Why Do You Teach?Sue Gruber
Educating Homeless ChildrenLeah Davies
Old School Progress ReportsTodd R. Nelson
Habit vs. Awareness for the 3 Practices and for the Hierarchy of Social DevelopmentMarvin Marshall
The Busy Educator's Monthly FiveMarjan Glavac
Dear Barbara - Advice for SubsBarbara Pressman
Global Travel GuruJosette Bonafino
Tool & ToysRick Morris

Articles
Economic Relief for TeachersTeachers.Net
Fifty Years of TeachingBill Page
Strange SignsTim Newlin
A Dozen Surefire Tips To Maximize Flexible Grouping and Small Group LearningSusan Fitzell
Time to Reward YourselfAlan Haskvitz
March 2009 Writing PromptsJames Wayne
Using Photographs To Inspire Writing VHank Kellner
Whats Wrong With Teacher Education In This Country?Howard Seeman
Slumdog Millionaire Teaches About Education, TooDorothy Rich
Teachers Role in Improving Students Thinking Skills: Moving beyond the sage on the stageAmbreen Ahmed

Features
Apple Seeds: Inspiring QuotesBarb Stutesman
Today Is... Daily CommemorationRon Victoria
The Lighter Side of Teaching
Teacher Blogs Showcase
Liz Phillips' Printable Discipline Rubric
Photo tour: 4th Grade Classroom
Lessons, Resources and Theme Activities: March 2009
Featured Lesson: Recognizing Bullying
Modeling Guided Reading FAQ, Periodic Table of Videos Fascinating Chemistry!, Carl Sagan - 4th Dimension Explanation, Parabolas in the Real World, Al Jolson sings - Brother Can You Spare a Dime?, Lovers Waltz - Casey Willis on violin, Meet Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Live on Teachers.Net: March 2009
T-Netters Share Favorite Recipes
Managing Hyperactive Students
Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers
This Board’s For Me!



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.2 February 2009

Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Why Self-Discipline Is Overrated: The (Troubling) Theory and Practice of Control from Within
To inquire into what underlies the idea of self-discipline is to uncover serious misconceptions about motivation and personality, controversial assumptions about human nature, and disturbing implications regarding how things are arranged in a classroom or a society.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
To Be an Effective Teacher
Simply Copy and Paste

Columns
Do You Have a Student Teacher?Hal Portner
Test-taking Skills Made EasySue Gruber
Teaching Children Refusal SkillsLeah Davies
How to Be ConsistentMarvin Marshall
The Busy Educator's Monthly FiveMarjan Glavac
Dear Barbara - Advice for SubsBarbara Pressman
What Side of the Box are YOU On?Kioni Carter
Global Travel GuruJosette Bonafino

Articles
Teacher Study Groups: Taking the Risk out of At-RiskBill Page
Can Anyone Learn to Draw?Tim Newlin
The Heart of Mathematical ThinkingLaura Candler
Finding Free Art Materials in Your CommunityMarilyn J. Brackney
The Downside of Good Test ScoresAlan Haskvitz
February 2009 Writing PromptsJames Wayne
In The Middle School (poem)James Wayne
Using Photographs To Inspire Writing IVHank Kellner
Teacher Performance AssessmentPanamalai R. Guruprasad
How To Help Victims Of Bullying: Advice For Parents & EducatorsKathy Noll
Unwilling Student Meets Unwavering Teacher Lauren Romano
Notes from The JungleJohn Price
Lead the Class - Teachers as Leaders John Sweeting
Opposing Views of a Post-Racial SocietyRoland Laird
Who Really Needs Four Years of Math and Science? Steve A. Davidson

Features
Apple Seeds: Inspiring QuotesBarb Stutesman
Today Is... Daily CommemorationRon Victoria
The Lighter Side of Teaching
Teacher Blogs Showcase
Carol Goodrows Healthy-Ever-After Childrens Books
Printable Worksheets & Teaching Aids
Memo to the New Secretary of Education and
John Stossel: American students are NOT stupid
Lessons, Resources and Theme Activities: February 2009
All of the Presidents in Under 2 Minutes!, Needle Sized Art, I Am a Teacher!, How Its Made: Copy paper, and If My Nose Was Runnin Money
Live on Teachers.Net: February 2009
T-Netters Share Favorite Recipes
Technology in the Art Classroom
Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.1 January 2009

Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Its Not What We Teach;
Its What They Learn
"I taught a good lesson even though the students didn't learn it,” makes no more sense than "I had a big dinner even though I didn't eat anything.”


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Sounds of Students
Learning and Performing

Columns
Six Easy Resolutions for 2009Sue Gruber
Learning the Value of DiversityLeah Davies
Flash Nebula is in the house! Will standardized tests detect him?Todd R. Nelson
Teaching is an art, not a science.Marvin Marshall
The Busy Educator's Monthly FiveMarjan Glavac
Dear Barbara - Advice for SubsBarbara Pressman
5 Ways to Activate Your Natural Teacher CoachKioni Carter
Global Travel GuruJosette Bonafino

Articles
PRINTABLE 2009 Multilingual, Multinational Calendar Tim Newlin
Thoughts on the Use of Failure as a Teaching Technique Bill Page
Traits of a Good TeacherAlan Haskvitz
January 2009 Writing PromptsJames Wayne
Let's Get Started with SmartboardMarjan Glavac
Using Photographs To Inspire Writing IIIHank Kellner
Phonemic Awareness: Letting The Horse Pull The CartGrace Vyduna Haskins
Reading Strategies: Teaching Students to VisualizeLisa Frase
Teaching the Alphabet to Diverse LearnersHeidi Butkus
The Metaphor Of Collaboration - What's missing from group work?Ambreen Ahmed
A Taste of InspirationSteven Kushner
Activities & Games for Foreign and First Language ClassesRebecca Klamert
Four Years of High School Math and Science Should be a National PolicyStewart Brekke

Features
Apple Seeds: Inspiring QuotesBarb Stutesman
Today Is... Daily CommemorationRon Victoria
The Lighter Side of Teaching
Some Rooms
Printable Worksheets & Teaching Aids
Lessons, Resources and Theme Activities: January 2009
January Lesson Plans Especially for Preschool, Kindergarten & Early Primary
Video Bytes: Dr. Martin Luther King, One Minute I have a dream speech by Daniel Stringer, Crystal Photography Wilson Snowflake Bentley, FDR Fireside Chat on the Banking Crisis March 1933, President Elect Barack Obama Reassures Americans Thanksgiving 2008, T-Netter ron nj aka Man of Steel plays Sleepwalk, Big Dog Robot
Live on Teachers.Net: January 2009
T-Net chefs share their favorite warm-up-winter recipes
Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers






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