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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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Also in this issue:

Applying for a Teaching Job in a Tight Market, Part 2 Effective Teaching by Harry & Rosemary Wong
Metacognition -- Thinking about Thinking Is Essential for Learning Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
Publishing Pressures 4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
Even Punctuation Gets a Vacation! - Enjoy Your Summer with Children's Books Postcard from Planet Esme - News from the world of children's books by Esmé Codell
It's Summer! -- Rest your body, restore your soul & have some fun! Instant Ideas for Busy Teachers by Barbara Gruber and Sue Gruber
Be Your Own Mentor: REFLECT Teachers As Learners by Hal Portner
There's A Book Inside of You! - You Make a Commitment eBook Authoring by Glenn F. Dietzel
Moving to a New Town and School Ask the School Psychologist by Beth Bruno
I Taught, But Did He Learn? The Eclectic Teacher by Ginny Hoover
Computer Donations To Schools: How To Make A Sound Choice Ed-Tech Talk by Dr. Rob Reilly
Language Arts Sites Part 2 The Busy Educator's Monthly Five (5 Sites for Busy Educators) by Marjan Glavac

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This month's offerings;
June and July Calendars

In each issue of the Teachers.Net Gazette from now on, we will be offering printable calendars for the current and following months...

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Barb Erickson

Apple Seeds for May

No person ever became great except through many and great mistakes.
~ William E. Gladstone

It's not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
~ Sir Edmund Hillary

Every day is a gift. Treat it kindly. Share it with joy.
~ Unknown

Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.
~ Pearl S. Buck...

Ron Victoria's
Today Is...

June is...
Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month,
American Rivers Month,
Cancer In The Sun Month,
Dairy Month,
Turkey Lover's Month,
National Accordian Awareness Month,
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month,
National Ice Tea Month,
National Papaya Month,
National Pest Control Month,
National Rose Month,
Fight The Filthy Fly Month,
Zoo and Aquarium Month...

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Handy Teacher Recipes

This month:
Uncooked Chocolate Cookies

Volunteer Poems

Because You're Special

To Our Volunteer

A Thank-You, That Comes From The Heart...

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Totally off the record
Show & Tell

I've been teaching now for about fifteen years. I have two kids myself, but the best birth story I know is the one I saw in my own second-grade classroom a few years back...


10. Ride bus to and from school.

9. Lost and found box...treasure trove for Christmas presents!...

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Also in this issue:

  • Featured School

  • Schoolies
  • Woodhead
  • Georgia's Head-tricks
  • PLUS

  • Handy Teacher Recipes
  • Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
  • Classroom Photos
  • Classroom Crafts
  • Upcoming Ed Conferences
  • Letters to the Editor
    Teachers.Net Chatroom Exchange Reveals SARS Outbreak by Catherine Strommen
    Overcoming Barriers - Believe You Can Achieve by Don Quimby
    How Do You Rate As A Proactive Teacher by Chuck Brickman
    Calendar and Computations by Michael Moore
    When Students Say, "I'm Bored!" from: the Teachers.Net G.A.T.E. Chatboard
    Analysis of Whole Class Performance in Tests and Exams: Shall I Be a Bird? by P R Guruprasad
    Ode to a Classroom by Joseph Mock
    CPS and Learning by Remote by Dean K. Boyd
    Editor's epicks for June by Kathleen Alape Carpenter
    Final Update - Operation Deep Freeze by LT Marshall Branch
    The Web in the classroom by Sarah Horton
    Why Study the American Revolution During War in Iraq? from the Middle School Chatboard
    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