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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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Also in this issue:

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:

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    Cheryl M. Sigmon
    It's Riveting!

    RIVET is a powerful activity that is used most often in Guided Reading Block during the prereading segment and also occasionally in the Words Block to review words...

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    Esmé Codell

    This Summer's Coolest Classroom Idea: Cinema Club

    When I became a public school teacher, I made reference to "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and was met with blank stares and the sound of crickets...


    Sue Gruber

    the Best Time to Reflect, Gain New Ideas, Get Organized and Re-energize!

    Isn't it nice to know that when we're off from school everything truly does stop? Not only do we have time to unwind; we get a fresh start every fall!...

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    Hal Portner
    With a Little Help From Your Friends
    (Putting Reflection to Work)

    One way or another, formally or informally, most teachers look back on their teaching and relive the events that went well and those that did not...

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    Glenn Dietzel
    There's A Book Inside of You!
    You Have To Visualize the Big Picture

    The fourth step in eBook authoring is called the Big Picture step since it is here that you call upon both your realistic and your fanciful self to envision the final product-- Imagination...

    Dr. Marvin Marshall
    Descartes' Error:
    I think; therefore, I am

    Feelings cannot be separated from cognition. Our emotions significantly effect our thinking. If you stop to reflect on this concept, it becomes rather obvious. Do you do better when you feel good or when you feel badly?...

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    Ginny Hoover
    Summertime Income -- Ginny's Summer List of 35+

    Have you ever thought about summer employment? Well for most teachers, money is an issue...

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    Dr. Rob Reilly
    Looking for an Electronic Grade Book--Try This

    What I was really interested in is a software package that did more than just the 'basics' of keeping grades. One product does it...

    Marjan Glavac

    Language Arts Sites
    Part 3

    Part III of the best Language Arts sites for educators and their students...

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    Harry & Rosemary Wong
    Applying for a Teaching Job in a Tight Market - Part 2

    A district without a set of curriculum guides for each grade level and subject is like a restaurant with no cookbooks or an airline with no flight plans...

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    Also in this issue:
    The Essential 55 Rules - Discovering the Successful Student In Every Child by Ron Clark
    There Must Be More Than This: Finding More Life, Love and Meaning by Overcoming Your Soft Addictions by Judith Wright
    Teachers.Net Webring Features Teachers' Sites by Valerie Simeone
    Teacher Resource Book Reviews from the Teachers.Net Community
    Behavior Management Sites
    NASAexplores: Express Lessons & On-line Resources for K-12 Educators by Dawn Gaddis
    Editor's epicks for July by Kathleen Alape Carpenter
    Gadget Lovers of the World Unite! by Skippy
    Tech Tip - Printing Bookmarks and Favorites from the Teacher Chatboard
    Helping Young Children Deal with Violence in the News from National Association for the Education of Young Children
    Teachers Turning to Out2.Com to Communicate With Parents -- Unique Site Enables Vital Connection from
    Travelogue by Kathleen Alape Carpenter