May 2008
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.5 No.5 May 2008

Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
Only a School. Only a Teacher.
School is still, at its heart, a dance of men and women of character. A school is its teachers.

Harry & Rosemary Wong
An Amazing Kindergarten Teacher
I use modified modeling to teach my students the correct procedures. Instead of just telling, I act out the wrong way first....

Promoting Responsibility - Or How Not ToMarvin Marshall
Differentiated Instruction & Ability GroupingCheryl Sigmon
The Busy Educator's Monthly FiveMarjan Glavac
Counting the days yet?Barbara & Sue Gruber
Problem-Based Learning, Part 3Hal Portner
Successful TeachersLeah Davies

'Subprime' Is Voted "Word Of The Year" For 2007
May 2008 Writing Prompts
Use Math's Magic to Intrigue Students Solving Linear Equations
I Choose Teaching - A Meaningful Career
Teacher Appreciation Day: Not Nearly Enough
Treating All Students With Dignity
Two Teachers, Two Philosophies, One Result
Favorite Teacher Appreciation Activities
Academic Writing Guidelines
What is an Effective Teacher?
Drexel Online Education Program

Candles of Inspiration: May 2008
Featured Lessons: May 2008
Video Bytes: A Hidden Lesson, Baptism By Fire, Mom and more...
Today Is... Daily Commemoration for May 2008
Live on Teachers.Net: May 2008
The Lighter Side of Teaching
Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes for Teachers
Is a school only as good as the teachers in it?
Teachers' Best Teachers
What Is It About Teaching That Keeps You Going?
Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers


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