The Busy Educator's Monthly Five...|
by Marjan Glavac
Each month Marjan Glavac, professional speaker, teacher and author of The Busy Educator's Guide To The World Wide Web 2ND EDITION (Foreword by Dr. Harry Wong author of The First Days Of School) presents The Busy Educator's Monthly Five -- five websites for educators that are easy to read, simple to use and worthwhile to know.
Theme Sites Part 1
Here are five websites to help Busy Educators find lesson plans according to themes.
A to Z Teacher Stuff Thematic Units Index
Great site for building your K-12 curriculum units. Categories are evaluated based on grades and division for easy searching.
Berit's Sites for Children Holidays & Seasons
Berit Erickson has assembled a fine list of Holiday and Seasons sites for children under 12. Each site is reviewed, given a rating out of 5 and ranked for the week. Regular e-mail updates are also available.
College of Library and Information Science
Collaboratively created primary thematic units for a course assignment from the University of South Carolina.
Community Learning Network
The theme pages here are a combination of curricular links and instructional materials links focused on a K-12 topic. Well organized information for teachers.
Surfing the Net with Kids
Syndicated newspaper columnist, Barb J. Feldman posts a collection of websites dealing with a particular topic. Websites are rated and annotated. Sign up for her free biweekly newsletter.
Marjan Glavac's website: http://www.glavac.com
Email Marjan Glavac: firstname.lastname@example.org
Marjan Glavac is a frequent contributor to the Teachers.Net Gazette.
His past articles are;
Transcripts of live chats with Marjan Glavac:
Meet Marjan Glavac 6/29/98
Writing, Self publishing and other Internet Tips 12/11/98
More Classroom Internet Projects 11/13/98
The Internet as an Educational Tool 10/09/98
Internet Projects 9/11/98
About Marjan Glavac...
Marjan Glavac (BA, BEd, MA) is a professional speaker, teacher and author. He has used computers in education on the very first day he began teaching in 1982. Since that time, he has introduced thousands of students K-University, parents and teachers to computer technology and to the Internet through online courses, websites, classroom lessons, workshops, speeches, articles, computer columns, newsletters and his latest best selling book, The Busy Educatorís Guide To The World Wide Web 2ND EDITION (Foreword by Dr. Harry Wong author of The First Days Of School).
He is the recipient of the Roberta Bondar Award for Science and Technology; the NORTEL National Institute Award for Excellence in Teaching; the Prime Ministerís Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics, Science and Technology; the Roy C. Hill Award for educational innovation and the TVO Certificate of Merit.
His keynote Going Beyond The Rainbow (Or How To Be A Great Teacher) presents to the audience that "there are no boundaries for the journeys of the mind and that students, parents and teachers have both the brains and the courage to succeed as they journey on the technology brick road, especially with the help of the Internet. In this uplifting and motivational keynote, Marjan shows how good teachers can become great teachers.
Marjan is currently a gr.5 home room teacher at Wilfrid Jury Public School in London, Ontario, Canada where he resides with his wife Maria and their two children, Vanessa and Collin. He can be contacted by e-mail at email@example.com or through his website at: http://www.glavac.com
The Busy Educator's Guide To The World Wide Web
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