|Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.5 No.6||June 2008|
|Cover Story by Alfie Kohn|
|Atrocious Advice from "Supernanny"|
|Behaviorism is as American as rewarding children with apple pie… but for how long does it work, and at what cost?|
|Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching|
|Eight Year Summary of Articles, 2000 to 2008|
|»||Textmapping: Where Old Becomes NewCheryl Sigmon|
|»||Administrative BroadwayTodd R. Nelson|
|»||The Busy Educator's Monthly FiveMarjan Glavac|
|»||Easy Ideas to Wrap up the YearSue Gruber|
|»||Committees: Make Them More ProductiveHal Portner|
|»||Helping Children Cope After DisasterLeah Davies|
|»||The Dance of the Honeybee|
|»||June 2008 Writing Prompts|
|»||Your School's Mission in a Sound Bite|
|»||The Medicalizing of Education|
|»||I Used to Educate Students; Now I Prepare Them… for The Test|
|»||A Great Model Of Differentiation|
|»||Live Chat with Adora Svitak|
|»||Making the Most of Summer To Prepare for the New School Year|
|»||Printable Worksheets & Teaching Aids|
|»||Candles of Inspiration: June 2008|
|»||Teachers.Net Craft Favorite: Father's Day Project|
|»||Featured Lessons, Resources and Theme Activities: June 2008|
|»||Video Bytes: The human cost of war, in song, Literacy centers and more...|
|»||Today Is... Daily Commemoration for June 2008|
|»||Live on Teachers.Net: June 2008|
|»||The Lighter Side of Teaching|
|»||Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes for Teachers|
|»||What are some things you absolutely DO NOT miss about teaching?|
|»||How Many Years Did It Take You to Get It Together?|
|»||Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers|
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The Busy Educator's Monthly Five: June 2008
From turning waste into art, to science news and reviews and a lesson plan creation site for teachers - there's something for everyone!
|by Marjan Glavac
Regular contributor to the Gazette
June 1, 2008
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The Imagination Factory
The site integrates art with science and social studies to teach solid waste management concepts in a fun and entertaining way. Visitors learn how to make art and crafts using easy to obtain solid waste as a source of free materials. Some of the activities include drawing, painting, sculpture, collage, papier-mâché, marbling and crafts. Featuring Trashasaurus Rex, a giant, solid waste sculpture, the page includes links to many other art and environmental sites.
Hypography Sci-Tech, is a large gateway to science and technology. Here you can read science articles, news, reviews, articles and quizzes.
Discoveryschool Lesson Planner For Teachers
Teachers can create and store their lesson plans online for easy access from any web enabled PC. Also, teachers can link their lesson plans to activities they create with other tools on DiscoverySchool.com. There is no need to follow a pre-created template. Choose the lesson plan sections customized to fit your needs. Create a nicely formatted printable version of the lesson plan or download and save it to your personal computer.
GoodCharacter.com offers free character education resources for K-12 teachers, coaches, and youth group leaders, all organized by topic and grade level. You’ll find curriculum materials, discussion questions, writing assignments, group learning activities, opportunities for student action and lots of teacher support material. This is the place to start for immediate implementation of a character development unit for any grade level.
Kidsart features art teaching resources, FREE art and rafts lessons, a gallery of student art, games and ad-libs for teachers and homeschoolers, families and artistic kids.
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