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TEACHERS.NET GAZETTE
SEPTEMBER 2000
Volume 1 Number 7

COVER STORY
Ride along with the Hole in the Wall Gang this month and discover the special camp founded by Paul Newman nestled away in the quiet hills of Connecticut.
COLUMNS
Effective Teaching by Harry Wong
Promoting Learning by Marv Marshall
The Trouble With... by Alfie Kohn
4 Blocks by Cheryl Sigmon
Schoolhouse Views by Beth Bruno
ARTICLES
To Refer or Not to Refer
Tell A Number Trick
BCL Classroom Environments
Links Worth The Click
Morning Meetings
FLingers Block Party
Bridging the Digital Divide
Science Teacher Initiative
Poetry Contest for Canadian Youth
Developing a Positive Home-School Relationship
Classroom Rules Can Be Sweet
Teaching the Visually Impaired
BJ Treks Outback
Teacher To Ski Antarctica
REGULAR FEATURES
New at Teachers.Net
Letters to the Editor
Poll: Favorite Quotes
Archives: Self Publishing
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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Conference Listings...
If you'd like to list your educational conference, workshop, seminar, or event, email all information to editor @teachers.net.
Upcoming Educational Conferences....
Sep. 20- 22, 2000 Society for Applied Learning Technology
Applied Learning Technology Conference: "ASTD TechKnowledge 2000"
Indianapolis, IN
(800) 457-6812 info@salt.org
Web site: http://www.salt.org/

Sep. 24-26, 2000 Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association
Beginning Administrators Conference
Austin, TX
(512) 478- email: bill@tepsa.org
Web site: http://www.tepsa.org

Oct. 1-4, 2000 National Dropout Prevention Center/Network
Annual National Conference (12th): "Turning the Tide in the Next Millennium"
Baltimore, MD
email: ndpc@clemson.edu
Web site: http://www.dropoutprevention.org

Oct. 3-5, 2000 U.S. Department of Education
Regional Conference on Improving America's Schools
Louisville, KY
(800) 203-5494 email: jiparker@ou.edu
Web site: http://www.ncbe.gwu.edu/iasconferences

Oct. 5-8, 2000 National Academic Advising Association
National Conference (24th): "Advising in the 21st Century: Tradition, Innovation and Vision"
Orlando, FL
(912)264-7220 email: cnutt@bc9000.bc.peachnet.edu
Web site: http://www.ksu.edu/nacada

Oct. 5-7, 2000 New England Reading Association
New England Reading Assoc. Annual Conference (52nd)
Portland, ME
(207) 641-2085 email: info@nereading.org
Web site: http://www.nereading.org

Oct. 5-7, 2000 National Science Teachers Association
National Science Teachers Association Northwestern Area Convention
Boise, ID
(800) 722-6782 email: conventions@nsta.org

Oct. 12-14, 2000 Council for Exceptional Children/Division on Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
Exceptional Children-Biennial Conference (7th)
Baltimore, MD
(410) 480-9667 email:VMKKO@aol.com

Oct. 12-14, 2000 International Reading Association
Plains Regional Conference (27th): "Literacy--Gateway to New Horizons"
St. Louis, MO
(302) 731-1600
Web site: http://www.reading.org

Oct. 12-14, 2000 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Regional Conference
Philadelphia, PA
(703) 620-9840 nctm@nctm.org
Web site: http://www.nctm.org

Oct. 12-15, 2000 California Science Teachers Association
CSTA 2000 Annual Conference
Convention Center, Sacramento
(916) 979-7004
Web site: http://www.cascience.org

Oct. 12-15, 2000 Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science Annual Conference
Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science Annual Conference
Atlanta, GA
(831) 459-0170 email: info@sacnas.org
Web site: http://www.sacnas.org

Oct. 13-14 Arizona Association for Gifted and Talented
"Raising Arizona: Quality Gifted Education for the New Millennium"
(480) 706-1705
Phoenix, AZ

Oct. 17-19, 2000 California Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Programs
CAASFEB Fall Conference
Doubletree Hotel, San Diego
(209) 301-7033
Web site: http://www.caasfep.org

Nov. 2-4, 2000 California Reading Association
CRA Annual Conference
Convention Center, San Jose
(714) 435-1983
Web site: http://www.californiareads.org/

Nov. 9-11, 2000 Association of California School Administrators
ACSA 30th Annual Conference
Westin Century Plaza Hotel & Towers, Los Angeles
(800) 672-3494
Web site: http://www.acsa.org/

Nov. 9-11, 2000 Computer-Using Educators
CUE Conference
Convention Center, Sacramento
(510) 814-6630
Web site: http://www.cue.org/

Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2000 California School Boards Association
CSBA Annual Education Conference
Convention Center, Long Beach
(916) 371-4691
Web site: http://www.csba.org/

 

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