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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...
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February Columns
ARTICLES
February Articles
REGULAR FEATURES
February Regular Features
FYI
February Informational Items
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COLUMNS
How to Retain New Teachers Effective Teaching by Harry & Rosemary Wong
Curriculum, Instruction, Classroom Management, and Discipline Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
Strategies to Meet Standards, Promote Reading and Boost Skills Instant Ideas for Busy Teachers by Barbara Gruber and Sue Gruber
Now is a Good Time Teachers As Learners by Hal Portner
Master Parents Ask the School Psychologist by Beth Bruno
Six Traits Resources The Eclectic Teacher by Ginny Hoover
College and University Sites The Busy Educator's Monthly Five (5 Sites for Busy Educators) by Marjan Glavac
Joining the World of the Palm Pilot Users Ed-Tech Talk by Dr. Rob Reilly
Streamlining Your Self-Selected Reading Block 4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
Dim Sum and Then Some: Discovering China with Children's Books! 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.
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Tour and Educational Journey to Costa Rica

A special combination Tour and Educational Journey to Costa Rica is being offered this summer, July 8-19, 2003...

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Win Books for Your Classroom!

Ellen Jackson, award winning author of more than 50 books for children offers an opportunity for you to win books for your classroom...

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Summer Scholars Program

The University of Minnesota, Morris invites English and Science teachers to nominate talented high school juniors to participate in the "Summer Scholars" program...

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Sackmann brings school lists to Educational CyberPlayGround

Gleason Sackmann, a pioneer of the Internet, has brought his school-related resources to the Educational CyberPlayGround...

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Also in this issue:

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
 
REGULAR FEATURES
Apple Seeds: Inspirational quotes by Barb Erickson
Special Days This Month by Ron Victoria
Classroom Photos by Members of the Teachers.Net Community
February Poem
Winter Memories
The Lighter Side of Teaching
  • Goose the Substitute Teacher by Goose
  • YENDOR'S Top Ten
  • Schoolies
  • Woodhead
  • Handy Teacher Recipes
    Classroom Crafts
    Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
    Recipe for Friends from the Lesson Bank
    PRINTABLES
    Sentence Builder
    Meet the Feet!
    Reading Contract
    Autobiography
    Upcoming Ed Conferences
    Letters to the Editor
    TEACHER INSPIRATION
    Why Be a Teacher? by smagee/k/tx
    I am feeling soooo good about this... by Tina
    ON-SITE INSIGHTS
    Do you keep track of how you come to think the way you do? by Roger Fuller
    Why Can't We Clone Great Teachers? by Dave


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