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Volume 2 Number 7

Harry & Rosemary Wong say, "The effective teacher thinks, reflects, and implements." Read along this month with the Wongs and find out ways effective teachers use their cumulative knowledge to solve the most persistent problems....
Effective Teaching by Harry & Rosemary Wong
Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
School Psychologist by Beth Bruno
Busy Educator's Monthly 5
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"When Will We Use This?"
Reasonable Rules & Persistence
Thanksgiving Gratitude
CUE 2001: Happiest Place on Earth
Integration: A Rewarding Experience
Peace Corps Is More Than A Job
George Lucas Teacher Prep Series
Fish, Photograph & Release Contest
National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign
Planetary Society Launches Pluto Campaign
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Humor from the Classroom
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Five For Lesson Planning (pt 2)
by Marjan Glavac

Each month Marjan Glavac, professional speaker, teacher and author of The Busy Educatorís Guide To The World Wide Web 2nd Edition (Foreword by Dr. Harry Wong author of The First Days Of School) presents The Busy Educator's Monthly Five -- five websites for educators that are easy to read, simple to use and worthwhile to know.

Here are five more websites to help Busy Educators with their lesson planning.

Blue Webín Learning Sites Library

Blue Ribbon learning sites are classified here by web based tutorials, activities, projects, unit and lesson plans, hotlists, other resources and references and tools. You can browse the content table or search by subject and grade level. Free weekly updates available.

The Lesson Plans Page

Over 900 lessons searchable by subject and grade. Some very innovative lessons can be found here. Also available is a newsletter to inform you whenever new lesson plans are added to the site.

Search or browse over 3,500 lesson plans. Lessons are also categorized as Pre-K, K-2, 3-5, 6-9, and 9-12 themes and subjects. This is an extensive hand picked and reviewed lesson plan site. Features include a Quick Lesson Plan link to the categories of Holidays/Seasonal, New Lesson Plan Additions, Top Rated Lesson Plans and Random. Other wonderful resources include links to Worksheets and Printable pages, Songs and Poems, Recipes, Message Boards and a Free Newsletter. A definite keeper for finding lesson resources.

Longfellow Links

Grade three teacher and technology coordinator Doug DeCamilla at Longfellow Elementary School in Brunswick, Maine, USA has collected, created and maintained more than 1,000 websites for grades K-5. Take a look.

Links for K-12 Teachers

A well thought out collection of wonderful sites for teachers of all grades. There are hidden gems here that I havenít found anywhere else.

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About Marjan Glavac...
Marjan Glavac (BA, BEd, MA) is a professional speaker, teacher and author. He has used computers in education on the very first day he began teaching in 1982. Since that time, he has introduced thousands of students K-University, parents and teachers to computer technology and to the Internet through online courses, websites, classroom lessons, workshops, speeches, articles, computer columns, newsletters and his latest best selling book, The Busy Educatorís Guide To The World Wide Web 2ND EDITION (Foreword by Dr. Harry Wong author of The First Days Of School).

He is the recipient of the Roberta Bondar Award for Science and Technology; the NORTEL National Institute Award for Excellence in Teaching; the Prime Ministerís Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics, Science and Technology; the Roy C. Hill Award for educational innovation and the TVO Certificate of Merit.

His keynote Going Beyond The Rainbow (Or How To Be A Great Teacher) presents to the audience that "there are no boundaries for the journeys of the mind and that students, parents and teachers have both the brains and the courage to succeed as they journey on the technology brick road, especially with the help of the Internet. In this uplifting and motivational keynote, Marjan shows how good teachers can become great teachers.

Marjan is currently a gr.5 home room teacher at Wilfrid Jury Public School in London, Ontario, Canada where he resides with his wife Maria and their two children, Vanessa and Collin. He can be contacted by e-mail at or through his website at:  

Transcripts of live chats with Marjan Glavac:

Meet Marjan Glavac 6/29/98

Writing, Self publishing and other Internet Tips 12/11/98

More Classroom Internet Projects 11/13/98

The Internet as an Educational Tool 10/09/98

Internet Projects 9/11/98