September 2008
Vol 5 No 9

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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.5 No.9 September 2008

Cover Story by Hal Portner
High Quality Teaching:
The Intangible Element
The cornerstone of quality education in our schools is what happens between teacher and student.

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
It Was Something Close to a Miracle

»More Tools for Classroom Fun and SuccessCheryl Sigmon
»Time Flies!Sue Gruber
»"Getting to Know Each Other"Activities, part 2Leah Davies
»Our Back PagesTodd R. Nelson
»Using a Butterfly Analogy to Explain the Hierarchy of Social DevelopmentMarvin Marshall
»The Busy Educator's Monthly FiveMarjan Glavac
»Dear Barbara - Advice for SubsBarbara Pressman
»The First Day of Hell? and Still No Job! How Do I Stay Positive?Kioni Carter

»The Music, Movement, and Learning Connection
»Notes And Quotes From My Summer Reading
»Chinese Royalty and Cedar Wood, The History of the Pencil
»Teaching and Stress: Symptoms and Cures
»September 2008 Writing Prompts
»Learning About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
»Donna’s Lesson Plan Files For Music Teachers
»A Teaching Guide for The Secret Life of Hubie Hartzel
»Virtual lab

»Printable Worksheets & Teaching Aids
»Ineffective teachers? and Laura Bush's speech on July 28
»School Photographs for September 2008
»Lessons, Resources and Theme Activities: September 2008
»Video Bytes: Brainiac science; Puppies lulled to sleep; Pilobilus dance; and More
»Today Is... Daily Commemoration for September 2008
»Live on Teachers.Net: September 2008
»The Lighter Side of Teaching
»Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes for Teachers
»Peanut Free School?
»HELP! First Time Teaching Kindergarten!
»"I don't have a pencil [again]!" Does anything work?
»Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers


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Cover Story by Hal Portner

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Focus Upon Interactive Whiteboards &
Computer Tech Resources:

from the Teachers.Net
Regular Feature in the Gazette
September 1, 2008

Teachers.Net Computer Whiteboards Chatboard
Why Use an Interactive Whiteboard? A Baker's Dozen Reasons! by Dr. Mary Ann Bell
A Video Introduction to the Interactive Whiteboard
Teachers.Net Computer Teachers Chatboard

Teachers.Net Tech Center

EdTech Articles by Dr. Rob Reilly

From the Teachers.Net Lesson Bank:

Graphing Activities
A huge collection of primary level graphing activities

Boat Glyph

Best Strategy for Guessing Two Dice Rolls
Senior Mathematics

Mapping the Foods of the New & Old World
Middle School Social Studies

Ruby Bridges Think-Tac-Toe
Elementary Social Studies

Art Alphabet Game
(Could be adapted to other subjects)
Middle School

Green Kissing Toad Mnemonic
Middle School Geography

Collection of Poems for Kindergarten
Poems for gr. K - 1 charts, recitation

Buttons, Buttons
Kindergarten Math Unit (Conforms to NCTM Standards)

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Help With Kid Writing
Primary Writing

The Blueberry Story - Teacher Gives Businessman a Lesson
General interest

What Will I Do With All Those Leveled Books?
By Cheryl Sigmon

Strategies for Developing Home-School Relationahips
by Jan Zeiger

Dispensing Materials in 15 Seconds
By Harry & Rosemary Wong

10 Tips for A+ Parent Communication
By Barbara Gruber and Sue Gruber

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