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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Today Is...

Ron Victoria

Today Is... (March 2008)

Daily Commemorations
by Ron Victoria
Regular Feature
March 1, 2008
Every day for years, Ron Victoria (AKA Ron/NJ) reported on the commemorations of the day on the Teachers.Net Golden Apples Chatboard. Now his many fans will find his Today is... for each month right here in the Teachers.Net Gazette!


March is...

Foot Health Month
Humorists Are Artist Month
National Furniture Refinishing Month
National Frozen Food Month
National Noodle Month
and National Peanut Month

Today is...

Mar. 1 is ... National Pig Day and Peanut Butter Lover's Day
Mar. 2 is ... Old Stuff Day
Mar. 3 is ... I Want You To Be Happy Day, Peach Blossom Day, and National Anthem Day
Mar. 4 is ... Holy Experiment Day
Mar. 5 is ... Multiple Personalities Day
Mar. 6 is ... National Frozen Food Day
Mar. 7 is ... National Crown Roast Of Pork Day
Mar. 8 is ... Be Nasty Day
Mar. 9 is ... Panic Day

Mar. 10 is ... Festival Of Life In The Cracks Day
Mar. 11 is ... Johnny Appleseed Day and Worship of Tools Day
Mar. 12 is ... Alfred Hitchcock Day
Mar. 13 is ... Jewel Day
Mar. 14 is ... National Potato Chip Day
Mar. 15 is ... Buzzard's Day and Everything You Think Is Wrong Day
Mar. 16 is ... Everything You Do Is Right Day
Mar. 17 is ... Submarine Day
Mar. 18 is ... Supreme Sacrifice Day
Mar. 19 is ... Poultry Day
Mar. 20 is ... Proposal Day and Festival Of Extraterrestrial Abductions Day
Mar. 21 is ... Fragrance Day
Mar. 22 is ... National Goof-off Day
Mar. 23 is ... National Organize Your Home Office Day and. National Chip and Dip Day
Mar. 24 is ... National Chocolate Covered Raisins Day
Mar. 25 is ... Pecan Day and ... Waffle Day
Mar. 26 is ... Make Up Your Own Holiday Day and Spinach Festival Day
Mar. 27 is ... National "Joe" Day
Mar. 28 is ... Something On A Stick Day
Mar. 29 is ... Festival Of Smoke and Mirrors Day
Mar. 30 is ... I Am In Control Day
Mar. 31 is ... Bunsen Burner Day and National Clams On The Half Shell Day

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