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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...
COLUMNS
February Columns
ARTICLES
February Articles
REGULAR FEATURES
February Regular Features
FYI
February Informational Items
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Also in this issue:

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.
Kathleen Carpenter - Editor in Chief
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Tips for Getting Published

Printables

This month's offerings;
Sentence Builder Manipulatives
Reading Contract
and
Autobiography Assignment and Scoring Rubric...

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Barb Erickson

Apple Seeds for January

No one ever regarded the first day of January with indifference.
~ Charles Lamb

Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
~ Samuel Johnson ...

Ron Victoria's
Today Is...

February is...
AMD/Low Vision Awareness Month, American Heart Month, Black History Month, Boost Self-Esteem Month, Cherry Month, Children's Dental Health Month, Condom Month, Embroidery Month...

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Classroom Photos

This month you are invited to visit
the First Grade, Four Blocks Classroom of
Juanita McFadden
at Higgins Elementary School in the North Lamar ISD in Paris, Texas...

Classroom Crafts

Crayon Resist Activity
Face-Paint Stencils
and
Cloth Dipping\Creaciones trapo...

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Goose/TX
Goose the Substitute Teacher

Finally, I summed up enough courage to substitute teach at the middle school last week...

YENDOR
YENDOR'S TOP TEN WORST BLUNDERS ON THE MILLIONAIRE SHOW

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Also in this issue:
MORE REGULAR FEATURES

POEM

  • Winter Memories
  • TEACHER INSPIRATION

  • Why Be a Teacher?
  • I am feeling soooo good about this...
  • MORE HUMOR

  • Schoolies
  • Woodhead
  • ON-SITE INSIGHTS

  • Do you keep track of how you come to think the way you do?
  • Why Can't We Clone Great Teachers?
  • PLUS

  • Handy Teacher Recipes
  • Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
  • Recipe for Friends from the Lesson Bank
  • Upcoming Ed Conferences
  • Letters to the Editor
  • 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
     
    FYI
    The NEA Foundation's Grant Opportunities for 2003 from: NEA
    "Breakthrough Strategies to Teach and Counsel Troubled Youth" Workshop from: Ruth Herman Wells
    Tour and Educational Journey to Costa Rica from: Nancy Brunn
    Summer Scholars Program from: Karen Ellis
    Win Books for Your Classroom! from: Ellen Jackson
    Sackmann brings school lists to Educational CyberPlayGround from: Jim Leonhirth

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