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Volume 3 Number 7

Barbara & Sue Gruber help us "to stay energized and enthusiastic about teaching" during our summer break...
Apple Seeds by Barb Erickson
Special Days This Month by Ron Victoria
Poem - July
The Lighter Side of Teaching
  • YENDOR'S Top Ten
  • Nine Out Of Ten Prefer Nine by Goose
  • Schoolies
  • Woodhead
  • Handy Teacher Recipes
    Classroom Crafts
    Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
    "Story Wheels" from the Lesson Bank by Angela Ackley
    Upcoming Ed Conferences
    Letters to the Editor
    Teachers.Net Survey Making the Most of Summer To Prepare for the New School Year
    Teachers.Net Survey Will You Be Employed This Summer?
    Ending on a Great Note by Rita/KY
    Managing a Hostile Class
    A Famous Teacher
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    July Articles
    July Informational Items
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    Apple Seeds...

    by Barb Erickson

    Every morning Barb/MI posts an inspiring or thought-provoking quotation we refer to as an "Apple Seed" on the main chatboard
    In each issue of the Gazette we'll post a compilation of the seeds from the previous month.

    June 2002

    Sa, 06-01:
    Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

    ~ Theodore Isaac Rubin

    Su, 6-02:
    Obstacles cannot crush me; every obstacle yields to stern resolve.

    ~ Leonardo da Vinci

    Mo, 06-03:
    A good teacher is one who helps you become who you feel yourself to be.

    ~ Julius Lester

    Tu, 06-04:
    A good teacher is one who says something that you won't understand until ten years later.

    ~ Julius Lester

    We, 06-05:
    Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.

    ~ Henry David Thoreau

    Th, 06-06:
    There are many persons ready to do what is right because in their hearts they know it is right. But they hesitate, waiting for the other person to make the first move -- and s/he, in turn, waits for you.

    ~ Marian Anderson

    Fr, 06-07:
    Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you CAN do!

    ~ John Wooden

    Sa, 06-08:
    Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.

    ~ Albert von Szent-Gyorgi

    Su, 06-09:
    The most important outcome of education is to help students become independent of formal education.

    ~ Paul E. Gray

    Mo, 06-10:
    A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.

    ~ Chinese proverb

    Tu, 06-11:
    Summer's lease has all too short a date.

    ~ William Shakespeare

    We, 06-12:
    Summer days call for light reading.

    ~ Unknown

    Th, 06-13:
    One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.

    ~ Friederich Nietzsche

    Fr, 06-14:
    It is by will alone that I set my mind in motion.

    ~ Memtat prayer

    Sa, 06-15:
    Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often more accurate than you are willing to believe.

    ~ Claudia Black

    Su, 06-16:
    Few will have geatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events.

    ~ Robert F. Kennedy

    Mo, 06-17:
    Insist on yourself; never imitate.

    ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Tu, 06-18:
    Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig.

    ~ Marcus Aurelius

    We, 06-19:
    There's a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.

    ~ Lou Reed

    Th, 06-20:
    We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

    ~ Oscar Wilde

    Fr, 06-21:
    Believe nothing, no matter where you read it or who has said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

    ~ the Buddha

    Sa, 06-22:
    If I am not I, who will be?

    ~ Henry David Thoreau

    Su, 06-23:
    Good people are good because they come to wisdom through failure.

    ~ William Saroyan

    Mo, 06-24:
    We must become the change we want to see.

    ~ Mahatma Gandhi

    Tu, 06-25:
    Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in her/his heart.

    ~ Rumi

    We, 06-26:
    If you think you can or you think you can't, you are right.

    ~ Henry Ford

    Th, 06-27:
    Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance.

    ~ John Barton

    Fr, 06-28:
    You give birth to that on which you fix your mind.

    ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    Sa, 06-29:
    The best way to succeed in life is to act on the advice we give others.

    ~ Unknown

    Su, 06-30:
    A person is happy so long as s/he chooses to be happy, and nothing can stop her/him.

    ~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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