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TEACHERS.NET GAZETTE
JANUARY 2001
Volume 2 Number 1

COVER STORY
This month Harry Wong sings the praises of the intrepid, forever under-appreciated classroom teacher.
COLUMNS
Effective Teaching by Harry Wong
Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
Alfie Kohn Article
Jan Fisher Column
4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
School Psychologist by Beth Bruno
BCL Classroom by Kim Tracy
ARTICLES
Handle with Care
Parents' Eyeview
30 Years After Man Stepped On the Moon
Advanced Educational Technology
Attention Deficit Disorder
Benefits of the Sight Impaired in Your Class
Musical Plays for Timid Teachers
NBPTS: Portfolio Thoughts
Sources for Cheap Books
Interview: Nancy Salsman
Cardboard Houses to Curricular Concepts
New Teacher Induction Workshop
REGULAR FEATURES
Web News & Events
Upcoming Ed Conferences
Letters to the Editor
New in the Lesson Bank
Humor from the Classroom
Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
Gazette Back Issues
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Conference Listings...
If you'd like to list your educational conference, workshop, seminar, or event, email all information to editor @teachers.net.
Upcoming Educational Conferences....
January 5-9, 2001 International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement Annual Conference (14th): "Equity, Globalization and Change: Education for the 21st Century" Toronto ON Canada
Phone: (416) 650-8099
Email: ICSEI@edu.yorku.ca
Web site: http://www.edu.yorku.ca/ICSEI

January 11-12, 2001 International Mentoring Association Reading Recovery Institute
International Mentoring Association--Western Michigan University
Dearborn, Michigan
Email: maryann.ford@wmich.edu
Phone: (616) 387-4174

January 11-13, 2001 Florida Educational Technology Conference
Orlando, Florida
Web site: http://www.fetc.org
Phone: (850) 219-9600

January 25-27, 2001 Educational Computer Conferences and International Reading Association Joint Annual International Conference (19th)
"Technology, Reading, and Learning Difficulties"
San Francisco, CA
Email: frost@trld.com
Web site: http://www.trld.com
Phone: (888) 594-1249

February 20-22, 2001 Consortium for School Networking 6th Annual Conference
"K-12 Networking: The Web of Change"
Washington, DC
Email: info@cosn.org
Web site: http://www.cosn.org/
Phone: (202) 624-1740

February 23-25, 2001 Emory University Annual Conference (1st)
"Engaging Diversity: Education in the New South"
Atlanta, GA
Email: mkarunu@emory.edu
Web site: http://www.emory.edu/EDUCATION
Phone: (404) 727-6468

Feb. 23/Mar 5/Apr 9, 2001 Rubrics: Kinds, Characteristics, & Construction
Relearning by Design
The College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ
Email: projects@relearning.org
Web site: http://www.relearning.org/rubrics/

Mar. 1-3, 2001 Carmel (CA) Recruiting Fair
for teachers interested in international schools in around the world
Carmel Mission Inn, Carmel, CA
Email: JimAmbrose@compuserve.com
Web site: http://www.search-associates.com/houston.html

March 2-4, 2001 California Association for the Gifted 39th Annual Conference
"The Whole Child: A Journey of Giftedness"
Sacramento, CA
Email: CAGOffice@aol.com
Web site: http://www.CAGifted.org
Phone: (310) 215-1898

Mar. 2-4, 2001 Houston Recruiting Fair
for teachers interested in international schools in Latin America
Houston Airport Marriott Hotel, Houston, TX
Email: MarieBogat@cs.com
Web site: http://www.search-associates.com/houston.html

March 3-6, 2001 Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education 3rd Annual International Conference
Conference on Mathematics/Science Education and Technology
Orlando, FL
Email: info@aace.org
Web site: http://www.aace.org
Phone: (757) 623-7588

March 8-10, 2001 Core Knowledge Foundation 10th National Conference
Core Knowledge Foundation
Boston, MA
Email: coreknow@coreknowledge.org
Web site: http://www.coreknowledge.org
Phone: (800) 238-3233

Apr. 28-29, 2001 Understanding by Design
Relearning by Design
Doubletree Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
Email: sales@relearning.org
Web site: http://www.relearning.org/rubrics/

 

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