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TEACHERS.NET GAZETTE
OCTOBER 2000
Volume 1 Number 8

COVER STORY
Success and failure. Seems pretty clear-cut, doesn't it? This month's cover story/excerpt by author Richard Bromfield explores the reality of Success and Failure.
COLUMNS
Effective Teaching by Harry Wong
Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
The Trouble With... by Alfie Kohn
4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
School Psychologist by Beth Bruno
ARTICLES
Bobbi Fisher
Afterschool Intervention
Teachers Not Camp Counselors
Silence Ain't Golden
Enhancing the Curriculum
Thailand 2000
Heroes Unaware
Links Worth The Click
Myth of the Quick Fix
Integrative Curriculum in a Standards-Based World
Student Scientists Win Spot on Mars Team
Teaching Children to be Active Voters
REGULAR FEATURES
Letters to the Editor
Poll: Favorite Quotes
Archives: Bobbi Fisher
New in the Lesson Bank
Upcoming Ed Conferences
Humor from the Classroom
Help Wanted - Teaching Jobs
Live Events Calendar
Gazette Back Issues
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Teachers.Net Archives...
Have you missed out on some of our best live chats ever? Now you can sit in on the past with celebrated educational authors and guests. Visit the Teachers.Net Archive today!
 
New Feature: Alfie Kohn Articles...
Teachers.Net is thrilled to announce a collaboration with the internationally known and respected author Alfie Kohn. During coming months the Teachers.Net Gazette will feature articles by Alfie Kohn, reprinted with his permission for the Teachers.Net community of educators. Alfie has written seven books on education and human behavior, including Punished By Rewards and The Schools Our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and Tougher Standards. Please join us in welcoming Alfie to our growing staff of outstanding contributors!

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Upcoming Live Events...
All live events are at 9pm * Eastern * in the Meeting Room, unless otherwise indicated. All live events are available free of charge to educators. Contact Kathleen Carpenter to suggest or inquire about moderating a live event.
FEATURED LIVE CHAT

Thursday October 26 Live Chat with Alfie Kohn!

This month join us live in the Teachers.Net Conference Room for a very special chat with author Alfie Kohn (Thursday October 26 - 9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific). Alfie Kohn has written seven books on education and human behavior, including Punished By Rewards and The Schools Our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and Tougher Standards. Please join us Thursday October 26th for this exciting event!

Thu October 26 - 9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific Meeting Room


10/01 At 4pmE Gr. 2 Teachers. THEN at 8pmE Gr. 4 Teachers.
10/02 4-Blocks Literacy Open Chat
10/03 Early Childhood/Primary Teachers Moderator: Debbie Heck
10/04 At 11 amE Retired Teachers. THEN 9pmE Teachers of Infants & Toddlers
10/05 Special Education Teachers Chat
10/06 NBPTS Exeptional Needs Candidates' Weekly Chat
10/07 NBPTS EC-Gen Candidates' Weekly Chat
10/08 4pmE-Grade 2 Teachers. At 8pmE Gr. 4 Teachers
10/09 Reading Recovery Teachers Chat
10/10 Early Childhood/Primary Teachers-Building Blocks Literacy Chat
10/11 Private & Parochial School Teachers Chat
10/12 Chat for Student and Beginning Teachers
10/13 NBPTS Exeptional Needs Candidates' Weekly Chat
10/14 NBPTS EC-Gen Candidates' Weekly Chat
10/15 4pmE-Grade 2 Teachers. At 8pmE Gr. 4 Teachers
10/16 Substitute Teachers Chat
10/17 Early Childhood/Primary: Special Guest Bobbi Fisher, author of Joyful Learning
10/18 Chat for Elementary and Middle Grade Teachers
10/19 Teaching Math-Open Chat to Share Ideas & Activities
10/20 NBPTS Exeptional Needs Candidates' Weekly Chat
10/21 NBPTS EC-Gen Candidates' Weekly Chat
10/22 4pmE-Grade 2 Teachers. At 8pmE Gr. 4 Teachers
10/23 Reading Recovery Teachers Chat
10/24 Early Childhood/Primary Open Chat
10/25 Multi-Age Group Teachers Open Chat
10/26 Alfie Kohn is our special guest. Author of Punished By Rewards
10/27 NBPTS Exeptional Needs Candidates' Weekly Chat
10/28 NBPTS EC-Gen Candidates' Weekly Chat
10/29 4pmE-Grade 2 Teachers. At 8pmE Gr. 4 Teachers
10/30 School Administrators Collaborative. School administrators are invited to collaborate with colleagues from all over the U.S. and beyond. Please bring one successful practice or idea to post during the hour. The transcript will be preserved to serve as a resource for participants and their peers.
10/31 Reggio Emilia Approach to EC Education with Debbie Heck

 

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