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Volume 4 Number 3

Happy 7th Anniversary Teachers.Net...
March Columns
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A First Day of School Script Effective Teaching by Harry & Rosemary Wong
Using A Discipline Approach to Promote Learning Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
My Poor Teacher Can't Spell! 4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
Testing, 1-2-3! Postcard from Planet Esme - News from the world of children's books by Esmé Codell
March ~ The Perfect Time for a Fresh Start! Instant Ideas for Busy Teachers by Barbara Gruber and Sue Gruber
Need Something? Ask! Teachers As Learners by Hal Portner
There's a Book Inside of You Waiting To Come Out! eBook Authoring by Glenn F. Dietzel
Stop Underage Drinking Ask the School Psychologist by Beth Bruno
Debates in the Classroom---A List of Ten! The Eclectic Teacher by Ginny Hoover
Saving Drowning Babies is Not Always the Best Policy! Ed-Tech Talk by Dr. Rob Reilly
Art Sites The Busy Educator's Monthly Five (5 Sites for Busy Educators) by Marjan Glavac

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Dr. Marc Seligman
the National School Yearbook

Recognizing Tomorrow's Leaders Today

We will publish a yearbook annually of 9th graders who might be the leaders of tomorrow. We want to showcase the student from Podunk right next to the picture of the person who will win the Academy Award or the Nobel Prize sometime in the future...

"Jimmy Jet and the Pledge of Allegiance"

The second installment of our JIMMY JET series has just gone to press. It deals with the national issue of what our children -- and your students -- are encouraged to believe in as our youngest citizens...

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MVO Records
Special CD Offer For Kindergarten Teachers from MVO Records

MVO Records is pleased to offer Kindergarten Teachers the award-winning children's CDs The Alphabet Operetta and My Favorite Musical Numbers for the price of one...

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Harry K. Wong Publications

Special Offer for www.Teachers.Net Readers

A limited quantity of casebound (hardcover) copies of The First Days of School are available. These were printed especially for libraries and will not be reprinted. Originally selling for $39.95, they are available for your personal library at only $25.00 plus shipping...

Gordon Holland, executive director

Kids Fishing Program Announces New Sponsors

Hooked On Fishing International (HOFI) is announcing the support of three new national sponsors for the Wal-Mart Kids All-American Fishing Derby program...

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Also in this issue:

Happy 7th Anniversary Teachers.Net by Dave Melanson
How Not to Get Into College: The Preoccupation with Preparation by Alfie Kohn
No Child Left Behind or Leave the Thinking to Us by Simon Hole
Greetings! - Update from Operation Deep Freeze by LT. Marshall Branch
Technology Reform in Schools by Daisy Marie (Price) Hicks
Special Skills for Classroom Management by Stelios Perdios
Looking for a teaching job? Ten Tips for Job Hunters by LFSmith
Gems of Wisdom from Joy Jones
Featuring Past Author/Illustrator Chat Guests by Kathleen Alape Carpenter, Editor
Editor's e-Picks - March Resources by Kathleen Alape Carpenter, Editor
Spotlight on NEW CD Set - How to Improve Student Achievement from
Living Up to David Ruggles by Caroline Edens Bundy
Retirement Career Counseling by Dan Lukiv
Addressing the Shuttle Tragedy by Zanada Maleki
Novel Studies, Help students "switch on" to a novel by Margaret Veitch
Student Stars Become Constellations by Jerry Taylor
Pre-writing Center from Teachers.Net's Early Childhood Chatboard
Odd Facts from the Second Grade Mailring
Apple Seeds: Inspirational quotes by Barb Erickson
Special Days This Month by Ron Victoria
A New Twist on Featured Schools
Classroom Photos by Members of the Teachers.Net Community
March Poems
March, There Was Crimson Clash of War, The Peaceful Shepherd
The Lighter Side of Teaching
  • Retirement Appreciation Seminar by Goose
  • Classroom Chuckles
  • Georgia's Head-tricks
  • Schoolies
  • Woodhead
  • Handy Teacher Recipes
    Classroom Crafts
    Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
    Story Stew from the Lesson Bank
    Concentration Word Games
    Penguin Facts Study Sheet
    "Elmer" the Patchwork Elephant
    Upcoming Ed Conferences
    Letters to the Editor