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Volume 4 Number 6

Teachers.Net and I, by chance, became high-tech links in the chain of people and events that cracked the Chinese government's tight lid on its emerging SARS epidemic
Teachers.Net Chatroom Exchange Reveals SARS Outbreak...
June Columns
June Articles
June Regular Features
June Informational Items
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Apple Seeds: Inspirational quotes by Barb Erickson
Special Days This Month by Ron Victoria
Featured School
Volunteer Poems
The Lighter Side of Teaching
  • YENDOR'S Top Ten
  • Show & Tell
  • Georgia's NCLB Head-Tricks
  • Schoolies
  • Woodhead
  • Handy Teacher Recipes
    Classroom Crafts
    Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
    June and July Calendars
    Upcoming Ed Conferences
    Letters to the Editor
    Capella University receives state approval for K-12 leadership specialization -- Graduate program is now regionally accredited and state-approved from: Capella University
    Your Everyday Wisdom Counts from:
    Competition Seeks Innovative High School Curricula - Teachers to Compete for Awards Totaling $180,000 from: Young Epidemiology Scholars
    Poll Shows Early Childhood Educators Ready to Help Families Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect from: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
    Learning to Look: Visual Resources & Multicultural Teaching from: New Media Classroom

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    Tips for Getting Published

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

    Before we answer the second question, we know that many of you are nearing the end of the school year and are preparing for the summer. We'd like to tell you how one teacher does it...

    Dr. Marvin Marshall

    Metacognition is essential for developing critical thinking skills. The objective of metacognition is to have the learner become aware of his own cognitive processes and to become involved in understanding what he is thinking as he proceeds...

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    Cheryl M. Sigmon
    Publishing Pressures

    While end of the year matters are still on our minds, let's think about a couple of issues that deal with publishing during the Writing Block...

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    Esmé Codell

    Even Punctuation Gets a Vacation! Enjoy Your Summer with Children's Books

    All those X-marks on the calendar have added up, and the days are winding down...what better way to reward yourself for another year well done than with a splurge at the bookstore...


    Sue Gruber

    It's Summer!
    Rest your body, restore your soul & have some fun!

    Use your summer break to relax and recharge---you will return to school brimming with enthusiasm and energy. It's so easy for the summer to whiz by---in the blink of an eye it is time for school to start again!...

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    Hal Portner
    Be Your Own Mentor: REFLECT

    When a teacher reflects on her or his professional practice with the objective of learning to teach better, the teacher and learner are the same person...

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    Glenn Dietzel
    There's A Book Inside of You!
    You Make a Commitment

    Commitment is the third step of the 10 steps to eBook authoring. It is the juncture which connects Reflection (Step 2) and the Big Picture (Step 4)...

    Beth Bruno
    Moving to a New Town and School

    Summertime promises vacation and leisure time in most families, but is often a time of transition, too. Even under the best of circumstances, moving can be as traumatic as divorce, separation or a death in the family...

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    Ginny Hoover
    I Taught, But Did He Learn?

    In the past, we have often heard teachers say, "I taught that. I don't know why they can't do it. They certainly had every opportunity to learn."...

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    Dr. Rob Reilly
    Computer Donations To Schools: How To Make A Sound Choice

    Some time ago I was blessed with a donation of 25 computers from the local General Electric plant. They were moving one of their operations to another state and did not want to take the office equipment and the computers with them...

    Marjan Glavac

    Language Arts Sites
    Part 2

    Education by Design

    A fun site for kids. Play scrambler puzzles, (recommended) practice mathematical skills, publish stories, jokes, riddles, and poems online. Great reading, writing, spelling and special education tips for teachers and parents...

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