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MAY 2001
Volume 2 Number 5

Harry & Rosemary Wong offer advice on motivating your students. Tune in to this month's Gazette cover story and pick up tips from the experts to enhance your students' performance....
Effective Teaching by Harry & Rosemary Wong
Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
Alfie Kohn Article
4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
School Psychologist by Beth Bruno
BCL Classroom by Kim Tracy
Around the Block With...
The Unsinkable Sub
Interview: Cheryl Sigmon
Role Of The Online Teacher
Browser Maintenance
Poetic License Information
Learning Improvement Tools
Mars Society Contest For Students
Book Review: Cloud Woman
Family Library Visit
Stellar Walk of Fame
Emotions of A Sight Impaired Child
SFA and Research
Poll: Do You Hoard Supplies?
Upcoming Ed Conferences
Humor from the Classroom
Letters to the Editor
New in the Lesson Bank
Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
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Contests & Events...
by Kathleen Carpenter, Contributing Editor

Mars Society Contest For Students

Students; there is still time to enter the Hakluyt prize contest!

This year, as always, the Mars Society is conducting a contest for the best student letter to world leaders advocating a humans to Mars program. The letters should be no more than 500 words long, and will be judged on the basis of both the quality of the letter and the number of world leaders to whom it was sent. Students 22 years old and younger are eligible. The winner will receive an all expenses paid trip to the Mars Society Convention at Stanford, California, and a fine Bushnell telescope. Winners in past years have included Adrian Hon, 15, of Liverpool, England; Katie Harris, 17, of Georgetown, Ontario; and Felix Dance, 16, of Brisbane, Australia.

Entries should be sent to Mars Society headquarters by no later than May 31, 2001. Letters, including the list of leaders to whom they were delivered, may be sent by email to or via post to Hakluyt Prize, Mars Society, Box 273, Indian Hills, CO 80454, USA. The Hakluyt prize is named after Richard Hakluyt, the tireless pamphleteer whose writings convinced Queen Elizabeth I and the circle around her to take the policy decisions that made possible the British settlement of North America.

For further information see the Mars Society's website at or contact