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Volume 4 Number 7
I feel we have to approach education with the determination to affect each and every one of our students. The mentality of achieving "success" after reaching one child isn't enough.
The Essential 55 Rules - Discovering the Successful Student In Every Child...
July Columns
July Articles
July Regular Features
July Informational Items
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Teacher Resource Book Reviews
from Teachers.Net Community

Tried and True: Teachers recommend resource books worthy of your consideration...

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Behavior Management Sites
compiled by Bruce Kobal

A list of 21 sites packed full of information to help you manage student behaviors...

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Teachers Turning to Out2.Com to Communicate With Parents Unique Site Enables Vital Connection

A geographically focused, highly interactive network, customized for more than 12,000 individual communities where teachers publish information for parents and the community...

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Early Years Are Learning Years
Helping Young Children Deal with Violence in the News

from National Association for the Education of Young Children

We tend to focus on children who are direct victims of violence, or those who see violence in movies, TV, video games, and media-linked toys, but another important issue is their exposure to violence in the news...

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Ron Clark

The Essential 55 Rules - Discovering the Successful Student In Every Child

He looked up at me with his huge, brown, round eyes and said, "is you gonna be our new teacher?" I can't explain the feeling that came over me; it was like an epiphany. The instant trust in his voice, the excitement all over his face, and his evident longing for stability called out to me. I knew that was where I was supposed to be. I looked back at Rayquan and said, "I think so."...

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Judith Wright
There Must Be More Than This: Finding More Life, Love and Meaning by Overcoming Your Soft Addictions

Soft addictions can be habits, compulsive behaviors, or recurring moods or thought patterns...

Kathleen Carpenter
Editor's epicks for July

From Teachers.Net resources to nooks and crannies on the 'net, here are some lessons and sites worthy of your attention...

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Valerie Simeone

Teachers.Net Webring Features Teachers' Sites

What (and where) is the Teachers.Net Webring, and how can it serve the classroom teacher?...

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Kathleen Alape Carpenter


A new Teachers.Net Gazette feature…come travel with us!...

Gadget Lovers of the World Unite!

Hi-Tech Tool Review: New on the market, this gadget is FANTASTIC! If you do a lot of digital photography this is a must have!...

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from the Teacher Chatboard
Tech Tip - Printing Bookmarks and Favorites

Tech Help: : I would like to print out a list of bookmarks from my old computer. How do I do this?...

Dawn Gaddis
NASAexplores: Express Lessons & On-line Resources for K-12 Educators

Are you able to find materials that your students find interesting, yet you know provide educational information and support standards that you have to address? NASAexplores can help...

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Also in this issue:
Applying for a Teaching Job in a Tight Market, Part 2 (June-July) Effective Teaching by Harry & Rosemary Wong
Descartes' Error: I think; therefore, I am Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
It's Riveting! 4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
This Summer's Coolest Classroom Idea: Cinema Club Postcard from Planet Esme - News from the world of children's books by Esmé Codell
Summer---the Best Time to Reflect, Gain New Ideas, Get Organized and Re-energize! Instant Ideas for Busy Teachers by Barbara Gruber and Sue Gruber
With a Little Help From Your Friends (Putting Reflection to Work) Teachers As Learners by Hal Portner
There's A Book Inside of You! - You Have To Visualize the Big Picture eBook Authoring by Glenn F. Dietzel
Summertime Income -- Ginny's Summer List of 35+ The Eclectic Teacher by Ginny Hoover
Looking for an Electronic Grade Book--Try This Ed-Tech Talk by Dr. Rob Reilly
Language Arts Sites Part 3 The Busy Educator's Monthly Five (5 Sites for Busy Educators) by Marjan Glavac
Apple Seeds: Inspirational quotes by Barb Erickson
Special Days This Month by Ron Victoria
Featured School
The Lighter Side of Teaching
  • Ms. Woods and the Lost Voice by Margaret Woodall
  • YENDOR'S Top Ten
  • Class Picture
  • Just Another Day in the Life of Magoo
  • Schoolies
  • Woodhead
  • Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
    July 2003 through July 2004 School Year Calendar
  • Correcting & Proofreading Checklist
  • Calendar Bordered Stationery
  • Graduation Songs
  • Tic Tac Math
  • Upcoming Ed Conferences
    Letters to the Editor
    Better to Light a Candle Than Curse the Darkness by Chloe
    Grade One Reading Primer from the Teachers.Net Chatboard
    Reclaiming Connections: Caring, Trust and Social Justice in Schools and Communities from: Center for Peaceable Schools
    Civics Education More Than Just a Class from: Education Commission of the States
    Could's E-card Contest Uncover the Next Monet? from: