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Volume 3 Number 4

Harry & Rosemary Wong remind us, "Leaders lead and they lead by caring enough about the success of their teachers that they will roll up their sleeves and model instructional leadership."...
Effective Teaching by Harry & Rosemary Wong
Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
Ask the School Psychologist by Beth Bruno
Online Classrooms by Leslie Bowman
The Eclectic Teacher by Ginny Hoover
The Busy Educator's Monthly Five (5 Sites for Busy Educators) by Marjan Glavac
Ask the Literacy Teacher by Leigh Hall
Visual Impairments by Dave Melanson
Instant Ideas for Busy Teachers by Barbara Gruber and Sue Gruber
Reflecting Upon Read Across America
Earth Day Compilation
The World in Lights
Take a Seat at the Bottom of the Class
Starting Children on Science
Tips for teachers being bullied!
Mr. Choose-A-Chart
Teaching Perseverance Through Adversity-A History Lesson
It's An Early Spring!
Memo to Staff: Our Computer System Crashed-We Have No 'Backups'-You're Not Getting Paid for a Month!
Keep Your Online Community Alive!
Curricular Science the 'Curry' way!
Geography Awareness
Principal of the Year Ray Mellberg
eBook Technology
Respect Means...
Creative Uses for Digital Cameras in the Classroom
Teaching Gayle to Read (Part 4)
Young Lawyers Ementoring Magnet Students
The Welcome Mat of a High School On-Line Community
Plato Lives...
The Asphalt Classroom
26 Teaching Tips for the Dog Days
Using Storytelling in the Classroom
Recapturing the Courage to Teach
To Leave No Child Behind
If you say you CAN'T, it means you WON'T
Something Nice a Student Did Yesterday...
When Your Child Comes Home Messy
Praise vs. Encouragement
People Don't Play...
Apple Seeds
Special Days This Month
Poem - Song of a Second April
The Lighter Side of Teaching
  • YENDOR'S Top Ten
  • Culprit Management
  • Schoolies
  • Woodhead
  • Handy Teacher Recipes
    Classroom Crafts
    Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
    "Why Do We Have Night" from the Lesson Bank
    Upcoming Ed Conferences
    Letters to the Editor
    The School Web Page: A Vehicle for Innovation
    Eighth Emerson Prizes Awarded in Boston
    Student Nanoexperiments Will Help Future Astronauts on Mars
    The 11th Annual National Institute for Early Childhood Professional
    International Conference on Computers in Education
    SESSIONS ANNOUNCED: Congress in the Classroom 2002
    Teacher Network United States Mint
    DEADLINE: Civic Education Grants
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    Handy Teacher Recipes
    by The Teachers.Net Community

    April Showers Bring...Skittles Rainbows!

    Items needed:

    • 1 graham cracker
    • 1 portion blue frosting (I use "Swish Cups" which are those small plastic cups sort of like medicine cups)
    • 1 individual pack of skittles
    • 1 small reeses peanutbutter cup or any other candy with "gold" wrapping on it (for those that may be alergic to peanuts)
    • 1 paper plate
    • 1 popcicle stick for spreader

    Put a graham cracker on the paper plate. Use the spreader to spread blue frosting (the sky) on the graham cracker. Put on Skittles in the shape of a rainbow. Don't forget ROY G. BIV That's the way to remember the colors of the rainbow in order so you're rainbow is "Beautifully Correct"! Add your reeses peanutbutter cup at the end of your rainbow for good luck then eat and enjoy!

    Posted by Deborah Dees in a Teachers.Net mailring

    Dental Health Activity and Recipe

    Here is a "tooth" recipe for dental health month or any time of year during a health unit. Use apples and sugar smacks type cereal for teeth that are not healthy.

    Apples and mini marshmallows represent teeth that are healthy. (Last year we used peanut butter as a "glue" but it was messy so we didn't use it at all this year.)

    I halved the apples and then quartered them and then slit the quarters in two to form two lips. Each child got two lips and about 10 sugar smacks. They opened the lips and put the the smacks inside to form "rotten" teeth. They did the same thing with 2 more "apple lips" and mini marshmallows to form "healthy teeth".

    Submitted by Sherri McWhorter, Gr. 3

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