November 2008
Vol 5 No 11

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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.5 No.11 November 2008

Cover Story by Kioni Carter
A Reflection of Me:
Why My Students Disrespected Me

Kioni shares her experiences with the “bottom class" and reveals the trials and triumphs of inspiring them to become the "top class"!

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
A School That Achieves Greatness

»Words—Are We Teaching the Right Ones?Cheryl Sigmon
»What, Me Worry?Sue Gruber
»20 Ideas for Teaching Citizenship to ChildrenLeah Davies
»On “The Coattails of Affinities”Todd R. Nelson
»People Do Better When They Feel GoodMarvin Marshall
»The Busy Educator's Monthly FiveMarjan Glavac
»Dear Barbara - Advice for SubsBarbara Pressman

»$8 a Gallon Creates Jobs in Denmark
»Thoughts about Gratitude
»Labels Are For the Jelly Jar
»Cheating and the 'Net Generation
»November 2008 Writing Prompts
»The Economy, The Great Depression, Money Matters – Lessons & Resources
»Using Photography To Inspire Writing

»A printable story, The Turkey and the Pumpkin
»Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes for Teachers
»Today Is... Daily Commemoration for November 2008
»School Photographs for November 2008
»Lessons, Resources and Theme Activities: November 2008
»Video Bytes: Guided Reading FAQ; Tour of Solar System; Wikis; How We Elect and More
»Live on Teachers.Net: November 2008
»The Lighter Side of Teaching
»Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers
»If you were given a magic wand...


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Cover Story by Kioni Carter

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Contributors this month: Kioni Carter, Marvin Marshall, Cheryl Sigmon, Marjan Glavac, Todd R. Nelson, , Leah Davies, Barbara Pressman, Tim Newlin, Bill Page, James Wayne, Hank Kellner, , Barb Stutesman, Ron Victoria, , and YENDOR.

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Today Is...

Ron Victoria

Today Is... (November 2008)

Daily Commemorations
by Ron Victoria
Regular Feature
November 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!

November is...

International Drum Month,
Peanut Butter Lover's Month, and
Slaughter Month.

Nov. 1 is ... Plan Your Epitaph Day
Nov. 2 is ... National Deviled Egg Day
Nov. 3 is ... Sandwich Day and Housewife's Day
Nov. 4 is ... Waiting for the Barbarians Day
Nov. 5 is ... Gunpowder Day
Nov. 6 is ... Saxophone Day and Marooned Without A Compass Day
Nov. 7 is ... National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
Nov. 8 is ... Dunce Day
Nov. 9 is ... Chaos Never Dies Day
Nov. 10 is ... Forget-Me-Not Day
Nov. 11 is ... Air Day
Nov. 12 is ... National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day
Nov. 13 is ... National Indian Pudding Day
Nov. 14 is ... Operation Room Nurse Day
Nov. 15 is ... National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
Nov. 16 is ... Button Day
Nov. 17 is ... Take a Hike Day
Nov. 18 is ... Occult Day
Nov. 19 is ... Have a Bad Day Day
Nov. 20 is ... Absurdity Day
Nov. 21 is ... World Hello Day and False Confessions Day
Nov. 22 is ... Start Your Own Country Day
Nov. 23 is ... National Cashew Day
Nov. 24 is ... Use Even If Seal Is Broken Day
Nov. 25 is ... National Parfait Day
Nov. 26 is ... Shopping Reminder Day
Nov. 27 is ... Pins And Needles Day
Nov. 28 is ... Make Your Own Head Day
Nov. 29 is ... Square Dance Day
Nov. 30 is ... Stay At Home Because You're Well Day

Printable "Today Is" Calendar in pdf format

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