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TEACHERS.NET GAZETTE
Volume 4 Number 2

COVER STORY
When it comes to using their own money to purchase classroom materials and supplies, teachers have pockets deeper than Captain Kangaroo's...
ARTICLES
Teacher Tax Relief Act Leaves Many Teachers Behind by Kathleen Alape Carpenter
Spotlight: New Teacher Induction book by Annette Breaux and Harry K. Wong
The 500-Pound Gorilla by Alfie Kohn
Polar Bear Theme by Kerry Weisner
A Teacher/Students Dialogue on Ernest Hemingway's Short Story, "A Day's Wait" by L. Swilley
Greetings from Ross Island! - Update from Operation Deep Freeze by LT. Marshall Branch
Editor's e-Picks - February Resources by Kathleen Alape Carpenter, Editor
What Does It Take To Teach Middle School? by Middle School Teachers
Technology Curriculum Tips by Jeff Cooper
Writing Tips for Teachers - Part 2 by Joy Jones
Which is more important: Teaching or Research and Publication? by Bikika T. Laloo
"Three Little Pigs" Activities from the Kindergarten Chatboard
Centers in a Tub from the Kindergarten Chatboard
Planning a Reading Sleepover Party from the Teachers.Net mailrings
Paulie's Igloo by Paulie Schenkelberg
February Columns
February Regular Features
February Informational Items
Gazette Home Delivery:

Editor's Feature...

Editor's e-Picks - February Resources

by Kathleen Alape Carpenter - Editor


Teachers.Net Resources for Read Across America Day & Dr. Seuss

Read Across America activities chat
Includes many ideas for observing RAA Day
http://teachers.net/archive/raa021301.html

Compilation of Read Across America activities
http://teachers.net/gazette/APR02/raa2002.html

Read Across America Day!
Activities, door decorating, a week of plans
http://teachers.net/gazette/MAR02/raa2002.html

A Cat in the Hat pin to make for Read Across America Day
http://teachers.net/gazette/FEB02/crafts.html

Dr. Seuss book related activities
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts//866.html

Lesson plans for Dr. Seuss Week
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts//470.html

The Lorax explorations
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/2786.html

How Do You Know You Won't Like It [if you haven't tried]?
Employs Green Eggs & Ham
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1063.html

Foot theme activities (The Foot Book)
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/2016.html

You've got a wocket where?
(There's a Wocket in My Pocket)
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1062.html

Yertle the Turtle activity
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/2498.html

The Cat In the Hat & Bartholomew and the Oobleck (includes recipe for oobleck)
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/2500.html

Venn Diagram With One Fish, Two Fish
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/707.html

The Cat in the Hat mini-unit
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/1571.html

Green Eggs & Ham
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/2499.html

Phonemic awareness activities with The Cat In The Hat, Green Eggs And Ham, Hop On Pop
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/2771.html

Sneetches activities
http://www.teachers.net/lessons/posts/2497.html

Planning a family literacy night (transcript)
http://teachers.net/archive/ec112399.html

March activities including Dr. Seuss
http://teachers.net/archive/ec022399.html

Children's Book Authors/Illustrators chat transcripts

Meet Joan Holub http://teachers.net/archive/holub040300.html
http://teachers.net/archive/holub091399.html
http://teachers.net/archive/joanholub.html

Meet Barbara Seuling
http://teachers.net/archive/seuling.html

Meet Emily Arnold McCully
http://teachers.net/archive/emily_mccully.html

Meet Michael McCurdy
http://teachers.net/archive/mccurdy.html

Meet Esme Raji Codell
http://teachers.net/archive/codell.html

Meet Erin Mauterer
http://teachers.net/archive/Erin_Mauterer.html

Meet Jeff Brown
http://teachers.net/archive/j_brown042600.html

Meet Joe Bonsall
http://teachers.net/archive/bonsall_chat.html

Winter Recipes & Crafts

Marshmallow snow person recipe/craft (w/photo)
Tortilla snowflakes (w/photo)
Finger Paint
Sticky toffee
http://teachers.net/gazette/JAN02/recipes.html

Graham Cracker Flag recipe/craft (w/photo)
Pretzel Stick Snow People (w/photo)
Groundhog Day Cupcakes
President's Day Cherry Turnovers
Krispie Valentine Kisses (w/photo)
http://teachers.net/gazette/FEB02/recipes.html

Cat in the Hat pin (w/photo)
Coffee Filter snow people (w/photo)
Milk Jug Igloo (w/photo)
Snowman Heads
Sock Snowmen (w/photo)
http://teachers.net/gazette/FEB02/crafts.html

Paint Stirrer Stick Snow Figure (w/diagram)
Soda Bottle Snowman (w/photo)
Balloon Print Snowman
Doily Snowman
http://teachers.net/gazette/JAN02/crafts.html

Mizlett's 3-D snowflake (w/diagrams)
Volcano Activity
Standouts
Dig-it Sponge Art
Soap Balls
Magic Cabbage activity
http://teachers.net/gazette/JAN03/crafts.html

Tutti Frutti Playdough
Snowman Soup
Edible Glacier
Ice Cube Painting
http://teachers.net/gazette/JAN03/recipes.html

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