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TEACHERS.NET GAZETTE
Volume 3 Number 12

COVER STORY
Eric Carle said, "I long dreamt of a museum for children and families," and now his dream has come true...
COLUMNS
December Columns
ARTICLES
December Articles
REGULAR FEATURES
December Regular Features
FYI
December Informational Items
Gazette Home Delivery:

Also in this issue:

COLUMNS
No Problem With Hurricane Lili Effective Teaching by Harry & Rosemary Wong
Accountability in Schools Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
December Survival Guide - Ten Special Management Tips for Your Classroom & Ten Ways to Rest and Recharge over the Winter Break Instant Ideas for Busy Teachers by Barbara Gruber and Sue Gruber
"I Hate Homework," Says Mom Ask the School Psychologist by Beth Bruno
Writing on Demand---As Necessary as Process Writing The Eclectic Teacher by Ginny Hoover
Sites For Grades 7 to 8 The Busy Educator's Monthly Five (5 Sites for Busy Educators) by Marjan Glavac
Storybook Weaver: Terrific Software for Lower Grade Writing/Story-making Ed-Tech Talk by Rob Reilly
A Little Stress Relief with Timing Issues 4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
December Postcard from Planet Esme - News from the world of children's books by Esmé Codell

The Teachers.Net Gazette is a cooperative publication by and for members of the Teachers.Net community. We accept for consideration brief articles (approximately 350-2500 words) on topics of interest to educators. Articles should be fully edited, spell checked, and ready for publication. Send submissions by e-mail to editor@teachers.net along with a brief biography written in third person. A digital photo (headshot) is desirable but optional. Teachers.Net reserves the right to edit articles accepted for publication.
Kathleen Carpenter - Editor in Chief
Mary Miehl - Technical Editor

Tips for Getting Published

Christina Wong, TELEStraining Inc.
Creating Courses Online

An advanced Certificate in Web-Based Instruction (CWI) will be offered entirely online beginning January 13, 2003 by the Learning & Instructional Development Centre of the Simon Fraser University...

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Cindy Koeppel, the Dirksen Center
News from the Dirksen Center

Congratulations to the following Robert H. Michel Civic Education Grants winners for the October 2002 round of competition:...

Dr. Roger Passman, Academic Exchange Quarterly
Call for Papers: Secondary Education

The Academic Exchange Quarterly, an independent, peer-reviewed journal, includes articles on all aspects of secondary education on an ongoing basis...

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Gene Mascoli, ScienceIQ.com

ScienceIQ Press Release

ScienceIQ, a web-based start-up, today announced the launch of its unique subscription email service for science and technology learning...

Phoumy Sayavong, Educational Technology Evaluator

NASA Needs Nation's Classrooms to test Educational Product

During the months of January through June, the NASA Ames Educational Technology Team needs educators and their students to assist in testing a web site called Virtual Skies, an on-line educational multimedia series...

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Also in this issue:

ARTICLES
The Very Busy Museum - A conversation with Eric Carle by Kathleen Alape Carpenter, Editor in Chief
Kindergartners Share Thanksgiving Recipes Posted by their teacher on the Teachers.Net chatboard
Greetings from the Coast Guard Cutter POLAR SEA! by LT. Marshall Branch
Editor's e-Picks for Education News by Kathleen Carpenter - Editor, Teachers.Net Gazette
We Get What We Get - The Bottom Line On Parent Accountability by Bill Page
Don't Forget the Little People: A Vision for an Online Learning Community for Kindergarten by Jaclyn Scott
Learning the Continents Through Songs & Poems by Karen/PA/Rdg
A View on Holiday Art by Kathy Roberson
How to Deal With Bullying in Your Classroom by William Voors
STUDENT TUTORS = SYMBIOTIC EFFECT
  • More Than Just "Reading Buddies" - An Overview of School-based Mentor Programming by Peggy Cramer
  • A Remarkable Program For At-Risk, Middle Level Students by Bill Page
  • Child Safety Tips and Free CD by Greg Pospiel
    60 Ways to Practice Spelling by Michele McCoy
     
    REGULAR FEATURES
    Apple Seeds: Inspirational quotes by Barb Erickson
    Special Days This Month by Ron Victoria
    Featured Schools
    Classroom Photos by Members of the Teachers.Net Community
    December Poem
    Morning Chorus by Zheljko Stanimirovic
    The Lighter Side of Teaching
  • Classroom Chuckles
  • Twinkie Tweaking by Goose
  • YENDOR'S Top Ten
  • Schoolies
  • Woodhead
  • Handy Teacher Recipes
    Classroom Crafts
    Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
    Collaboration Collage from the Lesson Bank
    PRINTABLES
    Printable Gingerbread Figure for Take-Home Project
    Kindergarten Christmas Vocabulary Enrichment, Predictable Text Book
    2003 Calendars
    Upcoming Ed Conferences
    Letters to the Editor
    TEACHER INSPIRATION
    Unexpected Appreciation by Tina in Texas, A Special Smile by Peg, Dry Socks He Wore on His Heart by Jeanne
    ON-SITE INSIGHTS
    Tracking? Does it make some kids feel dumb?


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