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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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About BJ...
BJ is a kindergarten teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio,USA. She holds a master's degree from Indiana University. She has taught a range of levels from preschool to Adult Basic Education and has been certified to teach in Indiana, California and Ohio. She likes early childhood education the best though has considered returning to Adult Basic Education. The subject matter is the same with only the size and age of the learners different.

She has three grown children and one grand daughter. Her daughter and grand daughter live in West Virginia. Her older son is a petty officer in the United States Navy, stationed in Jacksonville, Florida and her younger son graduated from high school this year.

Though widely traveled in the United States, this was her first trip away from North America. Her future plans include a return trip to Australia and possibly to other areas of Oceania.


Teacher Gatherings Chatboard...
For teachers interested in meeting other teachers from the site, check out our Teachers.Net Teacher Gathering Chatboard. Gatherings both small and large pop up frequently around the country - you never know where the next one will be. Find out the latest plans or help set up a lunch, weekend, or getaway yourself!. Bookmark the Teacher Gatherings Chatboard and join the Teachers.Net Gatherings Mailring today!
July Gatherings Photologue...
Ever wonder what Teachers.Net teachers from around the globe gathered from coast to coast this July. Find out who wears the cape, who karoakes like a pro, and who's the flattest T-Netter of them all! Check out the August issue of the Gazette for an article on the Teachers.Net Gatherings, including over one dozens photos!


Calls for Gatherings...

  • Chicago/Midwest

  • Canadian Gathering

  • Australia Gathering
    Photos by BJ

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    L-R: Aussie, Kiwi, BJ and Swamphen in Kwaussie's Garden in Mortlake

     

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