March 2008
Vol 5 No 3

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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.5 No.3
March 2008
Cover Story by LaVerne Hamlin
Show Me The Money!!!
If you can develop a lesson plan for your class, then you can write a grant. Here's how!

Harry & Rosemary Wong
Effective Teaching
Coaching is six times more effective than class-size reduction

»A System Is Superior To Talent Marv Marshall
»What Writing Isn’t Cheryl Sigmon
»The Busy Educator's Monthly Five Marjan Glavac
»Privacy in a Technological Age Rob Reilly
»10 Tips for Difficult Parents Barbara & Sue Gruber
»Problem-Based Learning Hal Portner
»Understanding Autism Leah Davies

»Spaceship Toilets
»March 2008 Writing Prompts
»Internet Assisted Interactive Classroom
»Our Civility Footprint
»First Grade Family Reading Night Meets Speed Dating
»Your Students Are Watching, Listening, and Learning
»Teachers Lounge - To Go or Not to Go?
»Retirement Guide for Teachers
»Daily Lessons: Humility

»Chatboard Poll: So What About Homework?
»Teachers.Net Craft Favorite: Arrow to the Sun
»Featured Lessons: March 2008
»Video Bytes: Merit Pay; Tai Chi; Asperger's and More
»Today Is... Daily Commemoration for March 2008
»Live on Teachers.Net: March 2008
»The Lighter Side of Teaching
»Editor's Pick: Picturing America Program
»Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes for Teachers
»What Do You Want In A Co-Op Teacher?
»Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers


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Cover Story by LaVerne Hamlin

Effective Teaching by Harry & Rosemary Wong

Contributors this month: Dr. Marvin Marshall; Cheryl Sigmon; Barbara & Sue Gruber; Marjan Glavac; Dr. Rob Reilly; Barb S. HS/MI; Ron Victoria; Brian Hill; Leah Davies; Hal Portner; Tim Newlin; Barb Gilman; James Wayne; P.R. Guruprasad; Todd Nelson; Addies Gaines; Pat Hensley; Alan Haskvitz; Joy Jones; and YENDOR.

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Featured Lessons...

Teachers.Net Favorite

March Theme Lesson Plans

Leprechauns, Clouds, Baseball, Easter, Friction and Family Science, the Holocaust, more!
from the Teachers.Net Lesson Bank
Regular Feature in the Gazette
March 1, 2008
The Holocaust, Easter, Weather, Baseball, Friction and St. Patrick's Day activities and more are covered in these activities gleaned from the Teachers.Net Lesson Bank and back issues of the Teachers.Net Gazette. These are just a few of the more than 4,000 lessons and activities for all grade levels and subjects, submitted by members of the Teachers.Net community, available FREE to you in the searchable Teachers.Net Lesson Bank!

St. Patrick's Day/Leprechaun Activities

Leprechaun Pudding

Holiday Legends

Papier Mache Easter Egg Basket

Math Lessons to Meet CA Standards - Kindergarten

Family Science Night Activities

The Holocaust

Leprechaun recipes - Green mashed potatoes, Magic green powder, Oobleck, Glob

Crafts: Leprechaun Catchers, Potato Heads, Chinese Scrolls

Spring Training Has Started! Playing Baseball in the Classroom - A Flexible, Adaptable Game to Motivate Your Students

Truth is stranger than FRICTION (Motion, force, energy)

Clouds (Science)

Weather, Clouds (Elementary)

Weather Opener (Middle Science)

Additional resources, gathered from past issues of the Teachers.Net Gazette

Printable April Calendar Template:

Spring Activities Using Eric Carle Books

Playing "Baseball" in the Classroom - A Flexible, Adaptable Game to Motivate Your Students

Make a Fraction Mobile & a Rain Stick

Now that you've enjoyed the good work of teaching colleagues from all over, we hope you will share your best lessons today by submitting them to the Teachers.Net Lessons Bank today!

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