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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.14 No.2 Jun 2017
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Wicked Cool
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»Classroom Management Articles by Harry and Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Effective Strategies for Implementing Flexible Grouping in Your ClassroomSusan Fitzell
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.14 No.1 Jan 2017
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
A Change of Environment
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»Classroom Management Articles by Harry and Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»The Trump Effect on EducationNews Desk
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»The BEST Dr. Seuss Read Across America Activities!News Desk
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»7 Easy-to-Implement Non-Linguistic Vocabulary InterventionsSusan Fitzell
»Classroom Labels - When They're Damaging Rather Than HelpfulNews Desk
»Roald Dahl: Teach the Stories - Language Arts ResourceNews Desk
»Deliberating in a Democracy - Social Studies Lesson PlansInternet Scout Report
»High School Marine Science SymposiumNews Desk
»The Civil War in ArtInternet Scout Report
»Apple Seeds of Inspiration - December and JanuaryBarb Stutesman
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.13 No.9 Oct/Nov 2016
Cover Story by Susan Fitzell
Co-teaching Models Respectful Collaboration and Debate for Students
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»Classroom Management Articles by Harry and Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Pictures Worth 1000 Words – Visual NotetakingSarah Powley
»Teach EmpathyDede Rittman
»5 Sure-Fire Tactics to Improve Writing Skills for ESL LearnersRose Scott
»OMG, I'm Tired of Yelling! Coaching the Urban EducatorDrĂ© Cleveland
»Stop Telling Preschoolers to Take Turns and Share!Cheryl Hatch
»Fostering a spirit of Entrepreneurship in Young Children
»Free Cookie for Teachers on World Teacher Day
»When Students Ask: Am I Ever Going to Use This?Ruben Stemple
»The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: How Teacher Modeling Improves Student WritingCassandra O'Sullivan Sachar
»Too Few American High Schools Offer Physics ClassesStewart Brekke
»Where's Willy Whalley? A Peace-Building Story With Alternate EndingsAnn Mason
»Arts in Education – Why we need it
»Apple Seeds – Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Journal of Research in Rural EducationInternet Scout Report
»I Wish My Teacher Knew…
»Mizlett’s 3D Snowflake Craft Project
»Free Stock Photos for Lessons, Presentations, Newsletters
»Co-teaching Models Respectful Collaboration and Debate for StudentsSusan Fitzell
»Special Ed Lesson Plans
»National PTA and Guitar Center Team Up to Spark Student Creativity
»US Army Veteran Announces Kickstarter for Crayon Box Designed to Be Accessible to Kids with Manual Dexterity Issues
»National Autism Center Offers Free Resources for Educators



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.13 No.8 Aug/Sep 2016
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
The Annual Rings of School
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»First Days of School and Classroom Management Articles by Harry K. & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Safe Schools: Causes and PreventionJennifer Rucker
»Challenging Preschool Behavior - Your Role, and SolutionsCheryl Hatch
»What I Leave Behind - A Look Back at TeachingLinda R. Young
»Perfectionism and StressDr. Marvin Marshall
»Are YOU Ready for Your Co-teaching Experience?Susan Fitzell
»Not Enough Hours in a Day - Advice for Aspiring Teachers by Nicole LeniusNews Desk
»Our Unsung Heroes Project Journey - PBLSarah Powley
»The Look a Student Gives a Teacher - A Poem By Monica SanchezNews Desk
»Test Day - By Carol VoightNews Desk
»Oral History: Latinos, Latinas Service in WWIIInternet Scout Report
»Making of the Hudson River SchoolInternet Scout Report
»Why We Need Arts in EducationNews Desk
»Critical Shortage of High school Physics Teachers in US - Summary of a Cornell University StudyStewart Brekke
»Classroom UnpreparednessNews Desk
»Gamification in the ClassroomNews Desk
»12 Months as a Teacher - Video HumorNews Desk
»Tablet2Cases Releases New Drop Proof Shoulder Strap Rugged CaseNews Desk
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.13 No.7 July 2016
Cover Story by Brad Johnson and Melody Jones
Learning on Your Feet: Incorporating Physical Activity into the K-8 Classroom
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»Students Need To Get PhysicalColleen Kelly Mellor
»Total Body Learning: Movement & Academics by Fritz BellSusan Fitzell
»School Recess Offers Numerous Benefits - Stanford Report
»Missing Recess For Extra Help Is Problematic… What's the Alternative?
»Physical Education in Quotes, and Articles
»5 Ways to Increase Learning Through Play
»URGENT: Students Need Daily Recess!Mayra Bazán Torres
»Global School Play DayJennifer Bearden
»20 Movement Activities for the ClassroomLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Movement Activities and Games for Elementary Classrooms (Part 2)Leah Davies, M.Ed.
»Thys Boke is MyneSarah Powley
»Shared Reading - How Effective Is It?
»For The Start Of A New School YearTodd R. Nelson
»12 Ways to Improve and Enhance Your Paraprofessional - Teacher ExperienceSusan Fitzell
»Classroom Management Articles by Harry K. & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Drones in Education: New Book on Using Drones to Engage Learners
»Burned Out, Burned Up and Overwhelmed!
»Apple Seeds Quotes for Educators and StudentsBarb Stutesman



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.13 No.5 May/June 2016
Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Why Lots of Love (or Motivation) Isn't Enough
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»Social and Emotional Learning MattersBarbara Blackburn
»All Charged UpSarah Powley
»My back PagesTodd R. Nelson
»Class DojoDr. Marvin Marshall
»5 Ways To Ace Your InterviewMarjan Glavac
»My First Teacher: My DadDede Rittman
»Technology in Education - Apps for Notetaking & WritingSusan Fitzell
»Classroom Management Articles by Harry K. & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Preschoolers Need More Play, Fewer Scripted Lessons – Early Childhood Educator Erika ChristakisTeachers.Net News Desk
»The Place and Function of Creativity in EducationJale Korkmaz
»Teaching! I'd Do It All Again! Part 4Warren Singer
»US Education Secretary Calls for Return to Well-Rounded EducationTeachers.Net News Desk
»Discussion: How Many Preps?Teachers.Net Teachers
»NSTA New Science Teacher Academy Accepting Entries for 2016-2017 ProgramTeachers.Net News Desk
»World War I Propaganda Posters – Social Studies ResourceInternet Scout Report
»Schools Should Teach Prevention of HIV, STDs, Pregnancy – CDCTeachers.Net News Desk
»The Power of Fiction – Upton Sinclair’s Muckraking Novel, The Jungle Lesson PlanInternet Scout Report
»Teacher Creates Class Time Countdown Clock, AlertsTeachers.Net News Desk
»Connecticut Teacher Named 2016 National Teacher of the YearTeachers.Net News Desk
»Apple Seeds – Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Free Photo-Doctoring Site: PicMonkeyInternet Scout Report



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.13 No.4 April 2016
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Always the Kids
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»Learning and EmotionsDr. Marvin Marshall
»Testing a String Theory - PBL Inspired by Steve Erkel's Time MachineTodd R. Nelson
»Technology in Education - Content Curation for Higher-Level Critical ThinkingSusan Fitzell
»Why Students Don't Do Their Homework-And What You Can Do About ItJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Classroom Management Articles by Harry K. & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»What Should We Teach Our Students About Social Issues - The Whole Truth Or A Watered-Down Version?Linda R. Young
»A High School Teacher Visits the "Little Ones"Dede Rittman
»Teaching! I Would Do It Again! Part 3Warren Singer
»Higher Education Becoming More Difficult To FinanceStewart Brekke
»The Spel-Lang Tree Seeds Word Study Program - FREE DOWNLOADNews Desk
»Autistic Students: Are We Asking Them to Do Their Best While They Feel Their Worst?Janet Lintala
»Earn CEUs in Maine This Summer – Eagle Hill Institute Field CoursesNews Desk
»Apple Seeds - Quotes For EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»What You Need to Know About U.S. Copyrights, Intellectual Property and LicensingInternet Scout Report



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.3 No.13 March 16
Cover Story by Sharon Thomas
Child's Play: What A High School Teacher Learned From Elementary School Teachers
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»The Brain, Sleep, and LearningDr. Marvin Marshall
»Classroom Management Articles by Harry & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Educator's Guide to Active ListeningLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»3 Strategies for Writing Across the CurriculumBarbara Blackburn
»Under Discussion: Reciprocal TeachingSarah Powley
»Genius TimeTodd R. Nelson
»Teaching! I'd Do It All Again! Part 2Warren Singer
»Motivating Elementary ESL Students to LearnJoan L. Ramirez
»New Column! Q & A For Aspiring Teacher-Entrepreneurs By Dee AdamsDee Adams
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Study Sheds Light on Conspiracy TheoriesInternet Scout Report
»Histography: A Timeline of History ResourceInternet Scout Report
»Diigo - A Better Way to BookmarkInternet Scout Report
»Biotechnology Lessons, Videos, ImagesInternet Scout Report



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.1 No.13 February 16
Cover Story by Dr. Marvin Marshall
Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation
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»Writing With a Purpose = Winners All At The World Food Prize Essay ContestSarah Powley
»Effective Teaching, Classroom Management Articles by Harry & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Technology in Ed Tip - Use Timers as a Simple, Powerful Motivation ToolSusan Fitzell
»Why So Many Teachers Moonlight & Start BusinessesDee Adams
»Learning the Value of DiversityLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Classroom Management: What are the odds we're doing it wrong?Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Teachers and EternityDede Rittman
»How to Teach Preschool MathCheryl Hatch
»What Students Who Give Up Have In CommonJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»The Snow Village UnitTodd R. Nelson
»Teaching! I Would Do It All Over Again! Part 1Warren Singer
»US High School 2014 Graduation Rate At All Time High, But ACT Scores Remain FlatStewart Brekke
»Cultural Anthropology Teaching ToolsInternet Scout Report
»ART BRIDGES: Lesson Plans for Enrichment, Growth and Healing
»Teachers: Create Timelines With "Timetoast"Internet Scout Report
»Apple Seed Quotes from JanuaryBarb Stutesman
»Supreme Court Examines Teacher Union Fee Requirement
»Teacher Deduction Made Permanent and a Look Back at Teacher Spending



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.12 Dec 15-Jan 16
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Under Discussion: Fishbowl
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»Three Ways to Provide Support and Scaffolding to Struggling LearnersBarbara Blackburn
»Counterwill: The most Misunderstood, Misinterpreted Dynamic in Teacher-Student Relationships.Dr. Marvin Marshall
»Effective Teaching, Classroom Management Articles by Harry & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Disengaged: 10 Conversation Starters When Students are BoredJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Mid-Year Reorganization Strategies- Help Students to be SuccessfulDede Rittman
»12 Surefire Ways for Both Co-Teachers to Actively Participate in the ClassroomSusan Fitzell
»The "Senior" Book ProjectTodd R. Nelson
»Coaching the Urban Educator: My Teachers Aren't Being Adequately PreparedDrĂ© Cleveland
»New Book: Welcome to the Symphony: A Musical Exploration of the Orchestra Using Beethoven's Symphony by Carolyn Sloan and James Williamson
»The Five Pillars of Islam: Lesson PlanInternet Scout Report
»Harvard Writing ProjectInternet Scout Report
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for Educators



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.11 November 2015
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
PBL: How to Kill a Moose
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»Revisiting the Ingenuity (and Radicalism) of K-W-L - Learning as a SandwichAlfie Kohn
»Effective Teaching, Classroom Management Articles by Harry & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Under Discussion: Literature CirclesSarah Powley
»15 Challenge, SDI, and Enrichment Activities to Keep Challenge Groups Engaged in the Mixed-ability ClassroomSusan Fitzell
»Teaching or Business: The Million Dollar QuestionAlan Haskvitz
»Watch Your Words, Teachers!Dede Rittman
»7 Things You Don't Let Students Do, But ShouldJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»The Need For High Quality Early Childhood Education For All ChildrenStewart Brekke
»Welcome to a New Era of TeachingLinda R. Young
»Turkey, Pumpkin Theme Recipes, ActivitiesNews Desk
»Oppositional Defiant Disorder in ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Writing Prompts for NovemberJames Wayne
»The Big One: Earthquakes in the Pacific NorthwestInternet Scout Report
»How to Read a Weather MapNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.10 October 2015
Cover Story by Barbara Blackburn
3 Strategies for Developing a Growth Mindset in Students
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»Getting Them to TalkSarah Powley
»Effective Teaching, Classroom Management ArticlesHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Studying Tips: A Powerful Memorization Strategy and Review Technique - Three Card MatchSusan Fitzell
»Writing RulesTodd R. Nelson
»My Supervisor Hates Me! & Are These Kids Just Crazy?Andrea "DrĂ©"
»Using Student Performance Data To Create Personalized Learning: Putting Theory Into PracticeJessica Peckham
»The Invisible CurriculumTom O'Malley
»The End of a Career in EducationLinda R. Young
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Free Training: Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing ConcernsNews Desk
»Invitation to Contribute to an E-Book AnthologyNews Desk
»Typing Lessons - Learn or Speed Up Keyboarding Skills, FREE!Internet Scout Report



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.9 September 2015
Cover Story by Dr. Justin Tarte
10 Myths Undermining Education
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»The Best Question to Encourage LearningDr. Marvin Marshall
»Break Away From Tradition with Authentic AssessmentsSusan Fitzell
»A Post-it Notes Trick for Measuring Attitude ShiftsSarah Powley
»Welcome the New Year With Positivity, Lose the NegativityDede Rittman
»What Do Young Children Really Need? Ask Old MacDonaldAbby Connors
»50 Shades of Grit - Part 2, the StudentsJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»There's An App For That, But Consider This Techno Curmudgeon Point of View (TCP)Todd R. Nelson
»Teacher by Day, Parent by Night - Finding The BalanceDawn Wiedeman
»Improving Classroom Grading ProceduresBill Page
»Coaching the Urban Educator: The First Day of Hell? and Still No Job! How Do I Stay Positive?Andrea Cleveland
»Effective Teaching, Classroom Management ArticlesHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»The Sacred Cow - Distance EducationRussell Eisenman, Ph.D
»Classroom Humor: You're so Randy!Teachers.Net Teachers
»"Scratch" Helps Children Program and Share Interactive Stories, Games, AnimationsInternet Scout Report
»The Dream Flag Project: Dreams Gone Global For A Local Community SchoolNews Desk
»New Book: One Teacher in Ten in the New Millennium: LGBT Educators Speak Out About What's Gotten Better...and What Hasn't by Kevin JenningsNews Desk
»How Nature Can Increase Attention Span, Attitude, HealthInternet Scout Report
»Apple Seeds Quotes for Newsletters, Morning Announcements, Discussion StartersBarb Stutesman
»Infographic: 8 Video Publishers Destined to be the Next Big ThingNews Desk

Harry & Rosemary Wong
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.8 August 2015
Cover Story by Bethany Hill
The Most Dangerous Phrase in Education
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»Building a Relationship With Your New StudentsBarbara Blackburn
»Without Words - Teaching ELLSarah Powley
»Effective Leaders Focus on Faculty Talents & StrengthsDr. Brad Johnson
»PARCC Implementation: Discussion and Implications for MathJessica Peckham
»50 Shades of Grit - Part 1Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Appetite for Instruction - Teaching Vocabulary and So Much More!Todd R. Nelson
»School Social Workers: Who Are They and What Do They Do?Lisa Bundrick, LMSW
»Teaching Different Humors and Diversity Through FilmChita Espino-Bravo PhD
»Teenagers in the Times - Making Lesson Plans Vital and Relevant to TeenagersInternet Scout Report
»Apples Seeds - Quotes for Educators, Students and ParentsBarb Stutesman
»Tips, Facts & Resources for Aspiring Teacher-EntrepreneursDee Adams
»Paraprofessional Tips: How to be a Powerful Collaborative TeamSusan Fitzell
»The Negative Side of Gifted & Talented Classes
»Beyond the Essay: Making Student Thinking Visible in the HumanitiesInternet Scout Report
»Edible GeographyInternet Scout Report
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»A Campaign to Fund a Toy for Kids Who Wear Glasses

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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.7 July 2015
Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
A Grateful Goodbye After 15 Years
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Auto Shop: Way More than Grease Monkeys
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»Simulated Economy in Middle Grades - "Adams School of Economics"Todd R. Nelson
»Quiz: Are you a Subjective or Objective Grader?Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»MTSS and RTI - Seven Keys to SuccessSusan Fitzell
»Young Children Need These ACTIVE Music Activities!Abigail Flesch Connors
»What Happens To High School Students When They Leave SchoolStewart Brekke
»5 Simple Ways to Incorporate Common Core Literacy Standards in Social Studies and ScienceJessica Peckham
»Education Watershed Begins with a TrickleTodd R. Nelson
»Tips For A Good Start To The New School YearNews Desk
»A Visit with Students: An Author's StoryArtie Knapp
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Essential Earth & Space Science for K-6 TeachersInternet Scout Report
»Frani and the Little Red Fox - A story for ChildrenArtie Knapp
»Teaching About Rights in AmericaInternet Scout Report
»An Easy Way to Reform Education by Robert Rose, M.D.News Desk
»Make Your Own Maps With UMapperInternet Scout Report



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.6 June 2015
Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
A Grateful Goodbye After 15 Years
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Pomp and Circumstances
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»Advice About Consent - Overcoming Issues of Student Privacy in a Digital WorldJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Artifacts and EmblemsTodd R. Nelson
»Using Picture Books as a Reading Intervention in Secondary GradesSusan Fitzell
»Advice for Graduates Entering College: Seize Your Senior SummerMike Metzler
»Oh, Look! A TICKET!kindergeek
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Can You Believe How Important Words Are? Grade 5 Poet Impresses TeacherTeachers.Net Teachers
»Educators Appeal Deeply Flawed Vergara RulingNews Desk
»The Voting Rights Act of 1965Internet Scout Report
»American Revolutionary War Era MapsInternet Scout Report
»PreCut Recycled Tennis BallsNews Desk
»Teaching About Weather in PreK Outside Circle TimeCheryl Hatch



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.5 May 2015
Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Love, Marriage, and Babies, Oh My!
Cover Story by Kindergeek
June-bug - The Importance of Time and Opportunity in the Learning Lives of Children
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»Help Boys Become ReadersDr. Brad Johnson
»What Teachers Can Learn From the Masters Golf TournamentDede Rittman
»Effects of Unemployment on PreschoolersCheryl Hatch
»Reflections On a Week Without Laptops Or, The Phantom of the LaptopTodd R. Nelson
»Earthquake History and ScienceNews Desk
»Which Co-Teaching Models are Most Effective at the Elementary and Secondary Levels and Why?Susan Fitzell
»"Dear Police Officers" - Children and Fear of Police OfficersJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Guidelines for Conferences Concerning Angry ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Getting Girls Interested in STEM - SciGirlsNews Desk
»The Secret Death Of Bees by Claudia HeitlerNews Desk
»Infotopia: Powerful Academic Search Engine Designed for Students, Teachers, HomeschoolersNews Desk
»Four Myths of Student MotivationBarbara Blackburn
»About Putting a Woman on the $20 BillNews Desk
»Higher High School Graduation Requirements For Science, Math Produce Mixed ResultsStewart Brekke
»Van Gogh Art Online Museum is "Beautiful, Interactive"News Desk
»Math Study Guide Helpful For Pre-Algebra Through Advanced CalculusNews Desk
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Teaching Students About The U.S. Supreme CourtNews Desk
»The Bread & Roses Strike of 1912 - Labor Unions in History, Social StudiesNews Desk
»Entomology and Nematology: Featured Creatures for Science Teachers, StudentsNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.4 April 2015
Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Retention Rate Is 100 Percent
Cover Story by Todd Nelson
Learning Under the Rotini Trees of Anywhere – A Science Simulation Game
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»6 Times When It's Okay For Students To Say "I Can't"Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Kindergarten Roundup! Tips & IdeasNews Desk
»Should Co-teaching be Voluntary?Susan Fitzell
»Apple Seeds QuotesBarb Stutesman
»Earth Day Lessons, Activities, Printables!News Desk
»250+ Killer Digital Libraries and ArchivesInternet Scout Report
»Retirement Living: Is Condo Living for You?News Desk
»Digital Footprints: Educating High School StudentsChristopher M. Longo, Ed.D
»Five Keys to Effective GradingBarbara Blackburn
»The Urgent Benefits of RecessDede Rittman
»How to Teach Literacy In the Preschool ClassroomCheryl Hatch
»Learning Under the Rotini Trees of Anywhere - A Science Simulation GameTodd R. Nelson
»The Risks of Being LonelyInternet Scout Report
»Perfectionism in ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.3 March 2015
Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Teacher Effectiveness and Human Capital
Cover Story by Dede Rittman
Teachers, Keep Your Eye On What Your Work Is
More Teacher Articles...
»"Get Out Of The Way!" Says Principal PowersBill Powers
»Wait for It... (A Fun Way to Nurture Children's Curiosity)Abigail Flesch Connors
»The Guardian’s Way - Novel By Hal Portner
»How to Differentiate the Leadership of TeachersChristopher M. Longo, Ed.D
»Project Runway - Project Based Learning in Fashion DesignSarah Powley
»Expect the B-E-S-T for Your Struggling LearnersBarbara Blackburn
»What's Your Feedback IQ? Take The Quiz!Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Professional Learning: Making it PersonalBethany Hill
»Second Grade Island - Where Children Are Allowed To Inhabit Their School And LearningTodd R. Nelson
»Leprechaun Funkindergeek
»Sanitizing Preschool ToysCheryl Hatch
»5 Important Tips for Fledgling Educators OR What I Wish I Had KnownRachel Reese
»Teaching Is...Bill Page
»Top 8 Mistakes That Doom Effective Lecture DeliverySusan Fitzell
»Teachers Unfiltered, Discussing "Today's Lazy Youth"
»Educator`s Guide to Children Affected by Parental Drug AbuseLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Civil War BallooningInternet Scout Report
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»STEM Resource: The Concord Consortium BlogInternet Scout Report
»Illinois Teachers Sought for Study: Information Literacy in High Schools



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.2 February 2015

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Training Teachers to Be Effective
Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Imagine
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»Balancing Act - A Lesson for Helicopter Parents and TeachersSarah Powley
»Looking Beyond Levels: Fostering Motivation and Love for ReadingBethany Hill
»Helping Parents See the Whole Donut, Not Just the HoleDede Rittman
»Snowball Commissioner Holds a Press ConferenceTodd R. Nelson
»Top 5 Student Engagement MythsJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Student Motivation: Focusing on ExcellenceDr. Brad Johnson
»The Life of a T.K. (Teacher's Kid) by Rebecca SublettRebecca Sublett
»Goal Setting Techniques To Use For Student SuccessBarbara Blackburn
»Improve Your Interpersonal Communication SkillsLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Kilting the Common Core With Todd Nelson and Robert Burns
»bad teacherkindergeek
»The Media's Impact on Culture and Young Children - How to Counteract the Negative InfluencesSusan Fitzell
»Making A "No Homework" Policy Work for MathTeachers.Net Teachers
»Science in the Classroom - ResourceInternet Scout Report
»Retired Teacher Launches Southern Kayak Fishing Webzine
»Music Education Has Positive Cross-Modal Effects by S. M. StepanovSergey Stepanov
»Open Culture: Thousands of FREE eResources Gathered in One PlaceInternet Scout Report
»Teaching "Celebrations & Traditions" Unit in a Classroom With a Jehovah's Witness
»Teaching Handwriting in Kindergarten: Traditional Block vs D'NelianTeachers.Net Teachers
»Apple Seeds - A New Month of Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Code.org Offers Free Training
»Avatar Challenge



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.1 January 2015

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Making Deals Is Ineffective
Cover Story by Bill Powers
GRIT - A Skeptical Look at the Latest Educational Fad
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»Shooting For - Or At - The StandardsTodd R. Nelson
»Project Based Learning Cures Hospital ED Problems - High School Students, PBL, STEM & LiteracySarah Powley
»28 Ways to Build Persistent & Confident StudentsJulia Thompson
»The H.S. Teacher's Preppie HandbookSharon Thomas
»Motivating vs Enabling: The Correct Way to Help a StudentSusan Fitzell
»The Perks of Being a FollowerJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»In Teaching, You Will Learn - Knowing Students Outside the ClassroomDede Rittman
»Managing an Out of Control ClassTeachers.Net Community
»January Lessons, Themes, ActivitiesTeachers.Net Resources
»Learn Like a PirateHumorist John P. Wood
»High Expectations Alone May Not Be EnoughStewart Brekke
»Etiquette and Student Gifts to Teachers - Chatboard SupportTeachers.Net Community
»Art vs CraftsCheryl Hatch
»Featured Lesson: Spanish/European Influence on Hispanic CultureTeachers.Net Lesson Bank
»Book Review: The Wives of Los AlamosNews Desk
»How to Maintain Work-Life Balance - Sage Advice from Veteran TeachersTeachers.Net Community
»Portfolio Ideas for Prospective Elementary TeachersLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»TEDx Talk - AWE Inspired ScienceTeachers.Net Community
»"Do The Math" Column - Math Topics Brought to LifeInternet Scout Report
»Timeless Debate: Who Should Have Access to College Education and What It Should Consist OfInternet Scout Report



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.12 December 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Making Deals Is Ineffective
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
How to Honor Diversity Without Inhibiting Holiday Joy - The Universal Liturgy of Light
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»How the Teacher Stole Christmas - 5 Lessons Inspired By The GrinchJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»The Importance of Play - How to Explain it to Parents and OthersCheryl Hatch
»FFA: Not What You Might Think - Interdisciplinary Learning All Students NeedSarah Powley
»7 Simple Ways to Introduce Technology into the ClassroomSusan Fitzell
»Student-Centered Learning - Where Do You Fit In?Tina Bacolas
»Moccasins You DON'T Want to Walk In - Race and the Insidious Bias of "American Exceptionalism"Teachers.Net Community
»Exciting Crafts, Lessons, Activities for DecemberTeachers.Net Resources
»Educator's Guide to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Record US High School Graduation Rate of Black and Hispanic YouthStewart Brekke
»PEMDAS: Effective Math Tool or Inaccurate Memory Trick?Teachers.Net Community
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Teaching The US Legislative ProcessInternet Scout Report
»Circa News - Voted Best AppInternet Scout Report
»Children's Book Series: Alphabet Anatomy by Linda JonesNews Desk
»National Priorities Project on Federal Budget Offers Free Lesson Plans, WebinarsInternet Scout Report
»Dawn Patrol Comic Books to Honor RAF pilotsNews Desk
»Halloween or Halaal-o-weenShabana Jameel



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.11 November 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Retrieving and Carrying Electronic Devices
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
Our Civility Footprint
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»Intervention - Ready or Not, Here I Come!Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Immigrant Children and Public Education - Proven Tips, Tools, TechniquesSusan Fitzell
»Literacy Across the Curriculum - CRAM: A Whole Lot More than Fixing ComputersSarah Powley
»Diversity: Tolerance or Celebration?Barbara Blackburn
»Do's and Don'ts of Preschool Circle TimeNews Desk
»Only a Teacher! A TributeTodd R. Nelson
»Educator's Guide to Enhancing Children's Life SkillsLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Book Review: Blackboard: A Personal History of the Classroom by Lewis BuzbeeNews Desk
»PISA Test Comparisons FlawedStewart Brekke
»Turkey Chili Recipe from Teachers.Net Recipes ChatboardTeachers.Net Community
»Paleo Art - Fantastic ResourceInternet Scout Report
»High School Journalism Teachers Fear ReprisalNews Desk
»Race: Are We So Different? At Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education CenterNews Desk
»The Jigsaw Classroom: A Cooperative Learning Technique Decreases Racial ConflictInternet Scout Report
»Quantum Physics For You - Free, Online From MITInternet Scout Report
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Overseas Recruiting FairNews Desk
»Announcements and Opportunities - November 2014News Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.10 October 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Sharing to Succeed
Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Encouraging Courage - What Courageous Educators Do
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»psst... What's Hiding in Your Curriculum?Jennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»6 Elements of Effective PraiseBarbara Blackburn
»Set the Stage for a Productive Parent ConferenceSarah Powley
»7 Secret Tips To Ace A Multiple Choice Test!Susan Fitzell
»Coping with Stress - Tips For EducatorsLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»From the Ivory Tower to the Urban ClassroomDave Weiss
»Chess Board and Life: Same Approach by Gabriel F. IsaacNews Desk
»Origami: Learning Through the Folds - Elaine McFarlandNews Desk
»Doggy, Doggy, Who Has Your Tibia?From the Editor's Desk
»Let's Brainstorm: Skeleton Theme Ideas!News Desk
»Research Indicates NO Relationship between Student Standardized Test Scores and Quality of Teacher PerformanceStewart Brekke
»Apple Seeds - This Month's Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Missing Recess for Extra Help Problematic... What is the Alternative?Teachers.Net Community
»Why School Administrators Shouldn't Be Substitute TeachersHumorist John P. Wood
»Doctors Without Borders Go Where The Patients AreInternet Scout Report
»James Joyce Centre ResourceInternet Scout Report



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.9 September 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
How a University Prepares Its Students
Cover Story by Barbara Blackburn
Achievement is More than a Test Score
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»Breaking Bad: 3 Ways to Change Ineffective Teaching HabitsJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Socrates in PreschoolTodd R. Nelson
»Tips for Dealing with an ANGRY ChildLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»The Eyes and Ears of Writing by Julie BeyJulie Bey
»A View from the Inside - A Teacher with ADHDLeAnn L. Robertson
»Your Classroom Setup Requires Thoughtful PlanningGertrude A. Wuensch
»Why Schools and Teachers Shouldn't Be Evaluated by Standardized Test ScoresStewart Brekke
»Codetalking - Classroom Management by the Numbers (Humor) John P. WoodHumorist John P. Wood
»Photographs - An important Element in Teaching and Student LearningTiiu Roiser
»A Different Route: In Defense of Alternative CertificationLaToya Arnold
»Loving Your Students' Differing PersonalitiesSusan Green
»Research and Information About Open and Distance LearningInternet Scout Report
»The "Sci Show" YouTube Channel Ignites Students' Science LearningInternet Scout Report
»The Arts in Every Classroom Video Library: Teaching DanceInternet Scout Report
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for TeachersBarb Stutesman
»Today Is... Special Days in SeptemberRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.8 August 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong
Effective Teaching
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»Silver Linings Textbook?Sharon Thomas
»How a Shoe Can Teach ResponsibilityMarjan Glavac
»10 Timely Tips for the First Days of SchoolHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Danger! How Assuming That Students Understand Our Words Fails ThemSusan Fitzell
»What Poor Teachers Can Teach UsAlan Haskvitz
»How to Help Kids Overcome School PhobiaLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»2 Network Tools: Privatize and ScreenmailerInternet Scout Report
»Reflection in A New Distant Mirror, Or, Objects in the mirror are closer than they appearTodd R. Nelson
»Film School: Why "We watched a movie" Is A-OKSharon Thomas
»The Teacher Who Couldn't ReadOwen M. Griffith
»Creating a Safe Space in your ClassroomLinn Conway
»Learning is Complex - Standardized Tests Should Be, TooLeticia Aguirre
»Ice Breaker for a New School YearNews Desk
»Community College Pathways: Summative Assessments and Student LearningInternet Scout Report
»And You Wonder Why We're Not Respected?Linda R. Young
»Report Reveals Need for Better Advising on College Major SelectionNews Desk
»August Is... Special Dates for the MonthRon Victoria
»Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Printables Ready To Go - Pre-k - 12Teachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.7 July 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Your Future Is in Your Hands
Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Trophy Fury - What's Behind Claims that Kids Are Coddled and Overcelebrated?
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»A Teacher's Summer ResolutionsAbigail Flesch Connors
»Featured Lesson: Who Will Dance With Me? What Makes Us Different?Teachers.Net Resources
»Film School: Why "We watched a movie" Is A-OKSharon Thomas
»Advice for New Teachers - Veteran Teachers Offer TipsNews Desk
»Today Is... Special Days in JulyRon Victoria
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Texting and ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»View from a Zoo by Artie Knapp Now Available in Flash Video - FREE!Artie Knapp
»Make Your First Year of Teaching "Pinteresting"! 5 Ways Pinterest is Beneficial for First-Year TeachersCassandra Collins
»The Silent Playground - Why Students Need Daily RecessMayra Bazán Torres
»Introverted Children in Extroverted SchoolsNews Desk
»The Empty Room: The Classroom as CanvasJim Knight
»New Book - Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student EngagementNews Desk
»Nothing But The Facts?Todd R. Nelson



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.6 June 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Your Future Is in Your Hands
Cover Story by Sharon Thomas
Warts and All - Turning Instructional Messes Into Growth Opportunities
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»Ruined by Altruism: A Personal HistoryTodd R. Nelson
»Creating a Successful Instructional Coaching ProgramJim Knight
»Retiring Teachers List "What I Won't Miss About Teaching"Teachers.Net Community
»Enrichment Activities for ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»How to Change your Classroom and Yourself with GratitudeOwen M. Griffith
»Students Engage in Dangerous Drug Use During "Finals Frenzy"News Desk
»The Scout Report - Fantastic Links & Resources - Issue 5/23/14News Desk
»Quotable Comic by Tim Newlin of TimTim.comTim Newlin
»The Challenge of Catching Up At-Risk StudentsNews Desk
»Storybud: Accessible, Entertaining Stories in Audio and/or TextNews Desk
»Preparing Students and Faculty for A School Shooting EmergencyNews Desk
»EDIT Jumpstarting a Career Via the Interdisciplinary Cooperative Education (I.C.E.) ProgramSarah Powley
»Apple Seeds QuotesBarb Stutesman
»June Is...These Special DaysRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.5 May 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Classroom Management Book
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
Who Belongs Here? Teachers As Cultural Brokers
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»A Message to Share with Parents about Summer LearningDorothy Rich
»IMHO: Why Education Reform Efforts Haven't Amounted to MuchNews Desk
»Anything But Random: This Class is Working Like a Well-Oiled MachineSarah Powley
»Printables: US Flag (Blackline), First Grade Memory BookNews Desk
»National Portrait Gallery: Digital ResourcesNews Desk
»Britain and the American Civil WarNews Desk
»New Book: The Secrets Nobody Tells Students and Young Professionals About How to Choose a Career, Find a Great Job, Do a Great Job, Be a Leader, Start a Business, Manage Your Money, Stay Out of Trouble, and Live A Happy LifeNews Desk
»Today is... Special Days in May!Ron Victoria
»Apple Seeds QuotesBarb Stutesman



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.4 April 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
When Students Succeed, Teachers Succeed
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
Paleo School - Did Our Hunter-Gatherer Forebears Know the Secret Recipe for Learning?
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»Paradiso: What Italians Think of Finnish EducationTim Walker
»Rigor, Vigor, or Rigor Mortis?Barbara Blackburn
»Tracking & Resegregation: Teacher Evaluation and Test Scores - Excerpt from On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle Against ResegregationCarol Burris
»Poetry is Candy in My Mouth - Putting Two Heads Together to Teach Middle School PoetrySarah Powley
»Distance Running Holds Lessons for EducationLevi Folly
»You Want Me to Track What? Tips and Tools for Collecting Behavioral DataJennifer Freeman, Ph.D
»It's Not What You Say, It's When You Say ItAbby Connors
»Autism, More Than Just a NumberNews Desk
»Summary of the Safe School Initiative for Teachers, Administrators and Staff to Possibly Prevent School ShootingsStewart Brekke
»Will Your Kids' Academic Success Be Enough to Find a Job After College - 8 Tough Questions Parents Need to AskNews Desk
»Abecedarian Project Study Links HIgh-Quality Childcare and HealthNews Desk
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»April is... Many Special DaysRon Victoria
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.3 March 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Teaching New Teachers How to Succeed
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Danger Zone! Teachers Face Threats of Broken Bones, Orwell and Autonomy
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»Give It Away, Give It Away, Give It Away NowSharon Thomas
»Teaching in Finland: Special Classes that are Not "Specials"Tim Walker
»Word Up!Todd R. Nelson
»Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication (Or So Says Leonardo da Vinci)Colin Hussey
»Guidelines for Responsible Internet Use in the ClassroomGeorge Brown
»Dealing with Learned HelplessnessBarbara Blackburn and Dr. Bradley Witzel
»9 Strategies to Use Current Events in the ClassroomJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Writing Prompts for MarchJames Wayne
»Featured Lesson: Multiplying One-Digit NumbersTeachers.Net Lesson Bank
»What's Going on in Your State?Teachers.Net Resources
»Understanding AutismLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Top Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
»Purposefully Disruptive Students in the ClassroomStewart Brekke
»Living Green: A Turtle's Quest for a Cleaner Planet Published in JabberblabberNews Desk
»Apple Seeds of WisdomBarb Stutesman
»March Is... Full of Special DaysRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.2 February 2015

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Training Teachers to Be Effective
Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Imagine
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»Balancing Act - A Lesson for Helicopter Parents and TeachersSarah Powley
»Looking Beyond Levels: Fostering Motivation and Love for ReadingBethany Hill
»Helping Parents See the Whole Donut, Not Just the HoleDede Rittman
»Snowball Commissioner Holds a Press ConferenceTodd R. Nelson
»Top 5 Student Engagement MythsJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Student Motivation: Focusing on ExcellenceDr. Brad Johnson
»The Life of a T.K. (Teacher's Kid) by Rebecca SublettRebecca Sublett
»Goal Setting Techniques To Use For Student SuccessBarbara Blackburn
»Improve Your Interpersonal Communication SkillsLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Kilting the Common Core With Todd Nelson and Robert Burns
»bad teacherkindergeek
»The Media's Impact on Culture and Young Children - How to Counteract the Negative InfluencesSusan Fitzell
»Making A "No Homework" Policy Work for MathTeachers.Net Teachers
»Science in the Classroom - ResourceInternet Scout Report
»Retired Teacher Launches Southern Kayak Fishing Webzine
»Music Education Has Positive Cross-Modal Effects by S. M. StepanovSergey Stepanov
»Open Culture: Thousands of FREE eResources Gathered in One PlaceInternet Scout Report
»Teaching "Celebrations & Traditions" Unit in a Classroom With a Jehovah's Witness
»Teaching Handwriting in Kindergarten: Traditional Block vs D'NelianTeachers.Net Teachers
»Apple Seeds - A New Month of Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Code.org Offers Free Training
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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.1 January 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Shaping a Solid Foundation
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Where the HeART of Teaching Lies
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»Finland vs U.S. - An American Teacher Inside Finnish School System Compares Math Teaching MethodsTim Walker
»It's Time to Knock off the Education Conspiracy TheoriesSharon Thomas
»How We Spend Our Days - A Warning for EducatorsJim Knight
»"Why?" Mental Disequilibrium as a Teaching and Learning DeviceTodd R. Nelson
»The Two Voices: Guiding Students to Hear the Right MessageSteve Reifman
»Be a Lead Learner - From the Principal's DeskBill Powers
»Middle School Teachers on Using Word Banks on TestsTeachers.Net Community
»Teaching the Value of DiversityLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Featured Lesson: Map the Monarch Butterfly Migration!Teachers.Net Lesson Bank
»January Lesson Plans for PreK, Kindergarten, PrimaryTeachers.Net Resources
»Wisdom, Tidbits and Provocation... from the ChatboardsNews Desk
»New Children's Book: View from a Zoo by Artie KnappNews Desk
»Top Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
»How to Conduct An Elementary School Book Discussion GroupPaul Condello Paul Condello
»Martin Luther King, Jr. Lesson PlansNews Desk
»Writing Prompts for JanuaryJames Wayne
»The US Constitution Annotated - ResourceNews Desk
»Help for Teachers Facing Spike in Student Autism Rate - FREE DownloadNews Desk
»Amazing Space: Visions of the Universe - Science Teaching ResourceNews Desk
»IMHO: What Teachers Should Know About School ShootingsStewart Brekke
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»January Is... Important Dates This MonthRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.12 December 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Shaping a Solid Foundation
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
The Lesson Under the Hat: Students Have Layers of Stories Under their Everyday Costumes
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»Positivity Lives Here - From the Principal"s DeskBill Powers
»A Christmas Memory - A Literary Lesson With StudentsSarah Powley
»Loners - School and Society"s OutcastsBill Page
»Cinnamon Stick Christmas Tree CraftTeachers.Net Resources
»Cinnamon Applesauce Dough OrnamentsTeachers.Net Resources
»Gingerbread PlaydoughTeachers.Net Resources
»5 Great Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Cliques and Put-Downs in Elementary SchoolsLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Doors Opening For High School Students With New Career Readiness Initiative by Western Union Foundation and Discovery EducationNews Desk
»Resurgence of Tracking and Homogenous GroupingSusan Fitzell
»Developing Rapport in the Online ClassroomHaylee Massaro
»Differentiating Math InstructionTeachers.Net Resources
»Call for Applications: ‘Siemens Stem Academy' Professional Development ProgramsNews Desk
»Science Resource: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - Materials for TeachersNews Desk
»Writing Prompts for DecemberJames Wayne
»Free Online Courses - Many Topics, Many FieldsNews Desk
»Apple Seeds Quotes for Educators and StudentsBarb Stutesman
»Top Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
»Metazen: Online Journal of "Odd" Short Fiction, Poems Expands DailyNews Desk
»Today Is... Special Days in DecemberRon Victoria
»FREE Printables for Prek-Teachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.11 November 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Most Misunderstood Word
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
Our Winter Count - Inspiration For Educators From the Lakota Sioux
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»How to Teach Students to Build Stamina for SuccessDeborah Granger
»Administrators On the Same Page?Susan Fitzell
»License to Sew - A Replicable Model of Effective Classroom ManagementSarah Powley
»5 Important Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Tips for Composing Teacher Comments on Report CardsLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Parent Conference Tips from TeachersTeachers.Net Resources
»Parent-Teacher Conference ResourcesNews Desk
»Irresistible Writing Prompts for NovemberJames Wayne
»Featured Lessons for NovemberTeachers.Net Lesson Bank
»Teachers Share "What I'm Reading Now" - Great FictionTeachers.Net Community
»The Responsive Classroom: A Practical Approach for Teaching Children to CareTeachers.Net Resources
»22 Take Home Literature Bag Ideas for K - 2Teachers.Net Community
»Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
»How to Cook Thanksgiving Dinner - Kindergarten StyleTeachers.Net Community
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Today is...Special Dates in NovemberRon Victoria
»Research Opportunity for Classroom Teachers With a Chance to Win $25!News Desk
»Center for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering EducationNews Desk
»ISTEM: Lesson PlansNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.10 October 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
How to Start Class Every Day
Cover Story by Tony Bott
Teachers.Net: Evolution of the Internet's First Network for Teachers
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»"That New Car Smell: A Metaphor for the School JourneyTodd R. Nelson
»"Do What Motivates Your Students!Bill Powers
»"The True Middle SchoolBill Toth
»"What It Takes To Teach Middle School
»"The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Part 12Hank Kellner
»"Writing Prompts for October!James Wayne
»"Horse Whisperer Tames Mustang - A Lesson for Teachers and ParentsDr. Marvin Marshall
»"5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»"Connected Educator Month - How Connected Are You?
»"New Program: eMentor Support for Kindergarten Teachers
»"Harvest, Pumpkin Theme Poems & Piggyback Songs
»"Bat Wing Stew Recipe (Halloween Theme)
»"Alternatives to Halloween Parties, Costumes
»"Go to that Parent-Teacher Conference!Sarah Powley
»"A Thousands Words About SpellingBill Page
»"Stress Relief Tips for TeachersSue Gruber
»"Tweets for Teachers
»"I Would Walk Away... if I couldJanice Hiser
»"Am I Failing My Students by Telling Them They're Special?Nicole Correia
»"The Music, Movement, and Learning Connection by Hap Palmer
»"Phonemic Awareness: Letting The Horse Pull The Cart by Grace Vyduna Haskins
»"Rock It! Transform Classroom Learning with Movement, Songs, and Stories: New Book by Steve Reifman
»"52 Character Building Thoughts for ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»"Global Webcams! Roam the World Via Streaming Video - Educational, Entertaining or Just Plain Silly
»"PreK - 12 Printable Teaching Aids
»"Reading Strategies: Teaching Students to Visualize
»"12 Things to Consider When Implementing RTI in Secondary SchoolsSusan Fitzell
»"October Poem: Frost at Midnight by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
»"Genetic Engineering Lesson Plan (Secondary-Higher Ed)
»"Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»"Today is... Silly and Substantial Events During OctoberRon Victoria
»"Differentiation of Instruction
»"Flipped Classroom
»"Editor's Notes



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.9 September 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Prevention: The Key to Solving Discipline Problems
Cover Story by Dr. Justin Tarte
It's Called Leadership...
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»The 3 R's 4 SuccessBill Powers
»"How We Go On."Todd R. Nelson
»Tips for Novice Middle School TeachersLusila Plezia
»Changing the Technology Culture in the High SchoolTodd Bloomer
»A Letter to Teachers: "STOP with the stoplights in the classroom!"Jen Bradley
»5 GREAT Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»At-Risk Student CredoBill Page
»Literature Circles: Article, Printable Role Sheets, Harvey Daniels Interview, MORE!
»Guided Reading With Pre-ReadersHeidi Butkus
»How to Cultivate a Positive and Effective School Culture
»From the Trenches: Advice for New TeachersDanica Murillo
»A New School Year's Resolution: Stop Getting Sore Throats! 10 TipsAbigail Flesch Connors
»Yes, I teach Kindergarten ONLINE!Alissa Smith
»Texting and ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»The Power of Poems and Photographs to Inspire Writing - Part 11Hank Kellner
»NASA's Earth Observing System
»Thinking about Thinking Is Essential for LearningDr. Marvin Marshall
»Protect Yourself, Your Family and Property on the 'NetRobert Rose
»Back to School Links for Teachers and School Administrators!
»Tweets for Teachers
»Global Warming Science and Other Free Online Courses from MIT
»New Book: School-Based Behavior Interventions, Strategies and Tools by Lisa Bundrick and Alicia Backus
»Safe Search Kids Launches New Site Design for 2013-2014 School Year
»Creating Excitement in the Classroom Through Active Learning
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Today is... September's Special DatesRon Victoria
»Flipped Classroom
»Differentiation of Instruction
»Printable Teaching Aids for Prek-12



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.8 August 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Planning, Planning, Planning
Cover Story by Sharon Thomas
How a Good Girl Faces the Real World of Teaching
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»Weight Bias: The Bulls-eye of BullyingDr. Brad Johnson
»5 Sites Busy Educators Need to Know AboutMarjan Glavac
»8 Principal Leadership Tips for the New Year...Dr. Justin Tarte
»5 Tips for Making the Most of Competition in the ClassroomJeff Carpenter
»Learning Your Students' Names: Fun, Fast, Easy and ImportantBill Page
»Creativity of a Great Teacher - Dr.HabermanRobert Rose
»The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Part 10Hank Kellner
»Activities & Games for Foreign and First Language Classes
»Eat, Pray, Write - 10 Ways to Inspire and Instill the Love of Writing in Today's StudentsRachel Woodrome Holmes
»5 Classroom Tips for a New School YearDr. Marvin Marshall
»Anger Management: One Tool in the Peace KitSusan Fitzell
»Considering Writer's Workshop - by Judy Mazur
»Effective PraiseLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Back to School, Open House, Welcome Back, Themes - Here's What You Need!
»How I Got My Kids to Use Just ONE Pack of Dry Erase Markers ALL YEAR LONG!
»Tips for Teaching a Song by Jackie Silberg
»Tweets for Teachers
»The Pros and Cons of Team TeachingSusan Fitzell
»Back to School Tips for Teachers: Speak with Poise, Power and PizzazzSue Gruber
»Flipped Classroom Articles
»Differentiation of Instruction
»Online Anatomy Textbook: Get Body Smart
»Teaching About the Economy: Econ in the Classroom Site by Fed Bank of Chicago
»Add Audio to Your Photos - PhotoBlab
»NEW Science Resource: NOVA Labs
»Printables for Gr. PreK - 12 - FREE
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for TeachersBarb Stutesman
»Today is... Special Days in AugustRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.7 July 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Are You THE One?
Cover Story by Jim Knight
Are You A Radical Learner?
More Teacher Articles...
»Lessons Taught Through FearSusan Fitzell
»PPLN - Powerful Personal Learning Network 24/7/365Bill Powers
»Essential Tips and Practical Applications For the New TeacherPatricia Blanchard Petitt
»The Pinocchio Effect - 12 Ways to Make Read-Aloud Stories Come AliveAbby Connors
»Initial Letter Name Activity and Bulletin Board - Prek - KTeachers.Net Community
»Bonus Box Classroom Math ActivityRick Morris
»Using Summer to Improve Your TeachingBill Page
»Teaching Shakespeare's Romeo and JulietTeachers.Net Community
»Teaching in a Digital Age - Incorporating Technology in the ClassroomLarissa Ramos
»Sports with Mike - Preparing for Track and Field Days...and Life.Todd R. Nelson
»Nelson Mandela Resources for EducatorsNews Desk
»The Bridge - Pt. 9 of The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire WritingHank Kellner
»Fierce Fashion for Teachers - How to Dress Professionally on a BudgetMaggie Carranza
»Math Word Problem Pen Pals - Featured LessonTeachers.Net Lesson Bank
»How to Motivate Your StudentsDr. Marvin Marshall
»5 Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Extrinsic or Intrinsic Motivation. Which is Better?Michelle A. Speach
»30 Tips for Teaching Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity DisorderLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Mnemonics - Teachers Share Their Favorite Memory TricksTeachers.Net Community
»Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
»Printables for PreK - 12 - FREE!Teachers.Net Resources
»Apple Seeds Quotes - Bits of Wisdom for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Today is... Days to Celebrate During JulyRon Victoria
»STEM Resource: Science and Engineering Library Available OnlineNews Desk
»Ross Archive of African Images Available Through Yale SiteNews Desk
»Free Online Planner: My Study LifeNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.6 June 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Are You THE One?
Cover Story by Bill Powers
Having the Courage to Listen and Grow - Reflections by a School Principal
More Teacher Articles...
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Should Instructional Coaching be Confidential?Jim Knight
»Teacher Study Groups: Taking the "Risk" out of "At-Risk" StudentsBill Page
»Some Amazing Poetry is Happening in My Classroom!Teachers.Net Community
»The Whoosh Zone or The End is NearTodd R. Nelson
»What's Going On In Middle Grade Fiction?Max Elliot Anderson
»Making the Most of Summer to Prepare for the New School YearTeachers.Net Community
»School Science Project Yields Shocking Results on Possible Dangers of Cell Phone RadiationTim Newlin
»Help Students Master Public Speaking for SuccessMichelle A. Speach
»Connecting the Art & Science of Teaching – Brad Johnson & Tammy McElroyDr. Brad Johnson
»It's NOT About the Chickens! What Teachers Are Up AgainstNews Desk
»Perfectionism in ChildrenLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»12 Ways to Eliminate Monkey Business in the ClassroomSusan Fitzell
»The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Part 7Hank Kellner
»The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Pt. 8Hank Kellner
»Father's Day Poem and Printable GiftTeachers.Net Resources
»Tweets for Teachers!News Desk
»Cold War International HistoryNews Desk
»Understanding Life Through PhysiologyNews Desk
»EarthViewer iPad® App, FREE Interactive Learning ToolNews Desk
»Free Resource: ReadWorks Research-Based CurriculumNews Desk
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»June is... These Special DaysNews Desk
»Printables By and For Pre-K - 12 Teachers - All FREE!Teachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.5 May 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Practical Examples That Work
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
National Treasure: What Critics Need to Know About Teachers
More Teacher Articles...
»Cheating Isn’t the Problem; Cheating Is a SymptomBill Page
»Ballpark Figures and Standards-Based EducationTodd R. Nelson
»8 Winning Ways to Wrap Up the YearBarbara Gruber
»Validating Writers to Motivate ThemCheryl Sigmon
»The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Part 5Hank Kellner
»The Power of Photos and Poems to Inspire Writing - Part 6Hank Kellner
»Flipped KindergartenKris Szajner
»Partner Book Talk Procedures - Kindergarten Precursor to Literature CirclesTeachers.Net Community
»Swimmy Fish Theme Classroom SnackTeachers.Net Resources
»Spelling Lessons and Activities!Teachers.Net Resources
»60 Ways to Practice SpellingNews Desk
»Using Clustering to Organize WritingSusan Fitzell
»18 Field Day Games & ActivitiesTeachers.Net Community
»Featured Art Activity: Picasso FacesNews Desk
»The Old "Basics" Aren't EnoughDorothy Rich
»Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
»Robert E. Lee PapersNews Desk
»Tech Tools: Image Editor and SoundCloudNavNews Desk
»Impact: Earth! What if an object collided with Earth?News Desk
»Stellarium - See the Universe!News Desk
»Matthew Brady's Portraits of Union GeneralsNews Desk
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»5 Great Sites for Busy Educators!Marjan Glavac
»PreK - 12 Printables for TeachersTeachers.Net Resources
»Today Is... The Special Days in MayRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.4 April 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Totally Inexcusable
Cover Story by Bill Powers
The Words We Use
More Teacher Articles...
»Night in Rwanda - Teaching About GenocideSarah Powley
»The Roots of STEM are in KindergartenKris Szajner
»Earth Day Lessons, Printables & Activities!Teachers.Net Resources
»Junk Sculpture Recycling Craft ActivityNews Desk
»Why do we have to read this? Tapestries of AfterthoughtTodd R. Nelson
»Grading At-Risk KidsBill Page
»The Power of Photos and Other Images to Inspire Writing - Part 3Hank Kellner
»Using Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Part 4Hank Kellner
»Communication 101 - Caution: Dangerous ReadingTim Newlin
»5 Great Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»The Pros and Cons of Team TeachingSusan Fitzell
»Educator's Guide to Children Affected by Parental Drug AbuseLeah Davies
»Tweets for Teachers - Updated Daily!News Desk
»Edible Bird's NestsTeachers.Net Community
»2 Network Tools: Graphing Calculator and ScanMaster 1.2Teachers.Net Tech Center
»A Quiz - Test Your Uncommon SenseNews Desk
»2 Ways to Teach the Three Branches of US GovernmentTeachers.Net Community
»National Museum of Natural History: Lesson Plans & Classroom ResourcesNews Desk
»Differentiation of InstructionTeachers.Net Resources
»Science & Health Education Partnership LessonsNews Desk
»Audio Library of 850+ Recordings: Folklore, Folk Stories, Interviews AvailableNews Desk
»Space Foundation Selects 20 New Teacher LiaisonsNews Desk
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»April Is: All These Special Days!Ron Victoria
»PreK-12 Printable Teaching AidsTeachers.Net Resources
»2 Art Activities: Arrow to the Sun and Impressionist PaintingNews Desk
»What is the Value of an Instructional Coach?Jim Knight
»What Writing Isn'tCheryl Sigmon
»Circulation and the Heart ActivityTeachers.Net Community



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.3 March 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Totally Inexcusable
Cover Story by Todd Nelson
A True Learning Path is More Than the Route to Bamboo Island
More Teacher Articles...
»Who Speaks for the Kids?Bill Page
»Expand Your PLN With Teachers.Net!Teachers.Net Resources
»Poems and Photos Help to Inspire Writing - Part 2Hank Kellner
»Close Reading: The Text, the Students, and MeSarah Powley
»Keeping Momentum!Bill Powers
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Enhancing Creativity in the Classroom Prepares Students for Future JobsColin Hussey
»Chatboard WisdomTeachers.Net Community
»Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
»Rewards in the ClassroomLeah Davies
»St. Patrick's Day CraftsTeachers.Net Resources
»Playing Baseball in the Classroom - A Flexible, Adaptable Game to Motivate Your Students by David SlutzNews Desk
»Show Me the Money! How to Write a Successful Grant ApplicationNews Desk
»Amazing, Simple Home Remedies (Humor)News Desk
»New Children's Book: Wonderful Words by Lisa BundrickNews Desk
»The Russian Meteor Gold RushNews Desk
»Network Tools: Online OCR and WordTalkNews Desk
»Teach Engineering: PhysicsNews Desk
»Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Science Education: Energy.govNews Desk
»Printables for PreK-12! Teaching Aids FREE and Ready to Print!Teachers.Net Resources
»The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing - Part 1Hank Kellner
»Parents and Failure by Bruce J. GevirtzmanNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.2 February 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Be Proud of Public Education
Cover Story by Bill Page
All Schooling Is A Game - The Kids and Teachers Merely Players
More Teacher Articles...
»Using Peer Mediation as an Alternative to Traditional Disciplinary PracticeLeah Davies
»5 Black History Month Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Problem Based Learning - 1,2,3Hal Portner
»The Finger Exercises of RhetoricTodd R. Nelson
»Victims, Victimizers - Bullying in CyberspaceRobert Rose
»On Teachers Carrying Guns in the ClassroomNews Desk
»Should We Be Teaching Vocabulary in Preschool? Indubitably! Here's HowAbby Connors
»12 Ways to Build a Caring Classroom CommunitySusan Fitzell
»"Why Can't I Skip My Twenty Minutes of Reading Tonight?" Here's why!News Desk
»How to Present a Workshop that Really WorksHal Portner
»The Floating Teacher - Tips for Teaching a la CartHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»How Children SucceedSarah Powley
»Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
»Science Resource: Force in MotionNews Desk
»Engineering as a Career - ResourcesNews Desk
»Society of Physics StudentsNews Desk
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»STEM Education for Young Children and TweensNews Desk
»Today is... Special Days in February!Ron Victoria
»2 Network Tools: EasyDrop and Photo Raster 1.2News Desk
»PreK-12 Printables - Instant, FreeTeachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.10 No.1 January 2013

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Structure Will Motivate Students
Cover Story by Bill Page
Hurt People Hurt People
More Teacher Articles...
»Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys - A Conversation with Michael Thompson, Author of Raising CainNews Desk
»Understanding BoysMarvin Marshall
»Understanding AutismLeah Davies
»Reflecting Upon the Sandy Hook Shooting and the Leaders of Tomorrow - A Day in the Life of an Assistant PrincipalTodd Bloomer
»Memories of Being Read ToTodd R. Nelson
»5 Great Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»3 Successful Beginning Teachers on How They Defied the OddsHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Rethinking HomeworkAlfie Kohn
»Homework as an Issue in American PoliticsNews Desk
»9 Pointers for Quick Differentiation of InstructionAlison Whiteley
»Differentiated Instruction and Ability GroupingNews Desk
»January Lessons, Activities: China, MLK, Jr., 100th Day, MORE!Teachers.Net Resources
»How to Triage Students' Needs While You Work with Small GroupsRick Morris
»How to Use Old Calendars and Christmas Cards for Learning and Craft ActivitiesTeachers.Net Community
»Hot TopicsNews Desk
»LOOK! Spider Predators, Arctic Beauty, Viral Videos, Gangnam Style in Prison!News Desk
»Vintage Chatboard WisdomTeachers.Net Community
»Teaching Teens About Climate Change, Health - Free New H.S. CurriculumNews Desk
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Today is... Special Days to Note During JanuaryRon Victoria
»Printable Aids for Prek - 12. FREE and Instantly AvailableNews Desk
»3 Attributes of a Great Principal (According to Teachers)Teachers.Net Community



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.12 December 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Structure Will Motivate Students
Cover Story by Alan Haskvitz
A Teacher Died Today
More Teacher Articles...
»Creating a Buy-In for StudentsAndrea Cleveland
»"Teach Me How" - What Teachers in Rwanda Taught Me about LearningSarah Powley
»Are Teachers Listening?Bill Page
»Baking for BoysTodd R. Nelson
»5 Special Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Online Schools and the Pursuit of RedemptionBrianna Meiers
»Are Humans Getting Dumber?News Desk
»Show and Tell Gone WrongTeachers.Net Community
»NASA Instructional Units and Lesson Plans - TeacherLinkNews Desk
»The History and Nature of Science (Resource)News Desk
»MathGrapher Graphing ToolNews Desk
»2 Cool Network ToolsNews Desk
»Schools Find Solutions for Battling Bullies, Bad Behavior, and Below-Average Test ScoresNews Desk
»Middle School Teaching Made ManageableLewis Ferguson
»Career or Family - Tough Choice (Fiction)James Schneiter
»Conversations with America's Best Teachers by Bill Towne Now Available FREE OnlineWilliam Towne
»Arts at the Core Initiative SiteNews Desk
»Quotes for Educators - Teachers.Net Apple SeedsBarb Stutesman
»December's Special Days & DatesRon Victoria
»Printables for PreK - 12: All FREE and Instantly Available!Teachers.Net Resources
»Writing Prompts for DecemberJames Wayne



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.11 November 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Orchestrating the Classroom


Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
The Value of Negative Learning - How Traditional Education Can Produce Nontraditional Educators


More Teacher Articles...
»Cyberbullying Topic on Rewiring Your Brain Internet Radio ProgramRobert Rose
»Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Social Studies Teachers Deserve More Respect. Or Do They?James Schneiter
»20 Movement Activities and Games for Elementary ClassroomsLeah Davies
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Games For Learning?Michelle A. Speach
»Tips for the One iPad ClassroomHeidi Butkus
»Writing Is Learned - Not TaughtBill Page
»Cool Writing Prompts for NovemberJames Wayne
»Rock Your Way Through Parent ConferencesTodd Nelson
»Going for GoldSarah Powley
»12 Mobile Learning Science Applications for the iPod TouchNews Desk
»2 Handy Network ToolsNews Desk
»Today is...Silly and Special Days for NovemberNews Desk
»Living Maths Downloads, Lessons, Links, ResourcesNews Desk
»Flipped Classroom ChallengesNews Desk
»Innovation 10 reasons Google+, Skype should be used in the classroom: A Teacher's ViewNews Desk
»Printables for Prek - 12Teachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.10 October 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Lasting Impact of Instructional Coaching


Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Schooling Beyond Measure


More Teacher Articles...
»We Need Teacher UN-TrainingBill Page
»Encourage Students to Make "The Choice"Steve Reifman
»The Professor and the Jazzman - Is Higher Ed Wasted on the Young?Todd R. Nelson
»Teaching Methods & Theories - Chatboards Boost Your PLN!
»Pumpkin Spice "Puppy Chow" Snack for Humans
»Quick Daily Routines that TeachKaren Cox
»We Need Teacher UN-TrainingBill Page
»Encourage Students to Make "The Choice"Steve Reifman
»The Professor and the Jazzman - Is Higher Ed Wasted on the Young?Todd R. Nelson
»Teaching Methods & Theories - Chatboards Boost Your PLN!
»Pumpkin Spice "Puppy Chow" Snack for Humans
»Quick Daily Routines that TeachKaren Cox
»6 Tips for Helping Children Cope with LossLeah Davies
»Monkey Capitalists Trade Currency for Sex, Rob the Bank and Indulge Sweet ToothTim Newlin
»Huck Finn Inappropriate Now?
»Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»5 Riveting Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»12 Tips to Manage Time and Increase Efficiency in the Classroom!Susan Fitzell
»The Evaluation and The Aftermath - From the Novel The Last Quarter, A Middle School StoryJames Schneiter
»Writing Prompts for OctoberJames Wayne
»Clever Levers - Middle Grade Science Featured Lesson
»Calling All Bloggers! Let Us Make You Famous!
»October Quote: Children Have Large Appetites and Large Ideas
»Today Is... Silly and Special Days in OctoberRon Victoria
»Printables for PreK - 12
»Pets in the Classroom Grant Program




Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.9 September 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Learning, Laughing, and Leaving a Legacy


Cover Story by Bill Page
Alternatives to Failing Your Students

Articles
»10 Career Path Tips to Guide Your StudentsPerry Binder, J.D.
»Be Proactive in Your Communications With ParentsSteve Reifman
»Featured Lesson: The Election of 1824Teachers.Net Community
»A Reflection of Me: Why My Students Disrespected MeAndrea Cleveland
»Reviving Ziggy Stardust and Coming of Age OR: The Dye is CastTodd R. Nelson
»The Race for Space: Apollo 11 (Written for Students)Artie Knapp
»Obstacle House! by Brains and Brawn - A Product ReviewNews Desk
»Collaborative Learning: Unlocking a New Era in EducationNews Desk
»History Through Picture Books - School Visits by Michael DoolingNews Desk
»How To Teach Essay Writing for Self-Directed Progress in High SchoolSusan L. Lipson
»Karen's PreK Page for SeptemberKaren Cox
»Book Review: Total Teaching: Your Passion Makes It Happen by Dr. Tom StaszewskiNews Desk
»About September...And a Free Calendar by TimTim.comTim Newlin
»Learning Climate - Motivation is optimal when coercion is at a minimumMarvin Marshall
»Behavior Intervention Ideas by FunctionLisa Bundrick, LMSW
»To Tell the Truth - When Children LieLeah Davies
»Quantity over Quality--The Problem with Writing Instruction in Our SchoolsSusan L. Lipson
»How to Retain New TeachersHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Calling All Early Childhood Educators! It’s Time To Shake Up Your Professional Development!Mary Broadbent Sullivan
»The Benefits of Music Therapy for Children With Special Needs - Linda JohnsonNews Desk
»Bloomer’s Blog - Days in the Life of Assistant Principal Todd BloomerTodd Bloomer
»Music Teachers Release Album for Kids - Teaches Musical ConceptsNews Desk
»Living Green Video Now Available FREE OnlineArtie Knapp
»A Month of Writing Prompts for SeptemberJames Wayne
»New Book: Making Art Special - A Curriculum for Special Education Art, Second Edition, by Helen Goren ShaftonNews Desk
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Today is... Special Days in SeptemberRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.8 August 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Twenty-two, First Year, and Legit
One week before school began, the principal told her that her teaching assignment had changed....


Cover Story by Bill Page
The Teaching-Learning Phenomenon: It's a Miracle!
While the school year is new, let's pause to consider the "miracle" we expect in our classrooms this year...

Articles
»We Make History with Hands-on Learning, aka Project Based LearningTodd R. Nelson
»7 Ways to Encourage Reluctant ReadersSteve Reifman
»20 Back to School Tips for Pre-K Teachers by Karen Cox
»Reflections on Teacher and Student MotivationSheree Rensel
»OPERATION: Save Co Co - The Power of Positive Reinforcement from the Home to the Classroom - Pt.2Andrea Cleveland
»Overcoming School PhobiaLeah Davies
»Pizza Theme Day - Integrated Theme Activities
»Separation Anxiety: Causes, Symptoms, Tips, BooksLisa Bundrick, LMSW
»What Size Community Does it Take to Raise a Child's Test Scores?Alan Haskvitz
»FREE PreK-12 Printables on Teachers.Net!
»Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Kindergarten Teacher - Invitational Education Partnership Between Kentucky Primary School, Hong Kong School
»Today is... August's Special DaysRon Victoria



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.7 July 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
A Master Teacher of Teachers


Cover Story by Bill Page
It's July: Time for New Year's Resolutions
I didn't want to teach. I didn't like school, didn't like teaching, and I didn't like kids...

Articles
»L.I.G.H.T. B.U.L.B. Moments for New TeachersPerry Binder, J.D.
»Charlotte's Web SiteTodd R. Nelson
»How to Use Quotes to Promote Literacy DevelopmentSteve Reifman
»5 Great Sites for Busy Educators!Marjan Glavac
»The Link Between Literacy, Rhyme and MeterJosie Whitehead
»Lessons and Activities for July!
»Educator`s Guide to Children Affected by Parental Drug AbuseLeah Davies
»*NEW BLOG!* Days in the Life of An Assistant Principal by Todd Bloomer
»How to Break to the Front of the Interview Pack!Randee Kallison
»Should Students Be Allowed to Call Their Teacher by First Name?
»Featured Lesson: Africa - Psychology and Literature: Analyzing "Zenzele: A Letter for My Daughter" by J. Nozipo MaraireSarah Bousquet
»Shakespeare's Lost Theatre Unearthed! News and Fascinating Resources
»10 of the Best of The Scout Report - 2011-2012 - Resources for Educators
»George Washington Carver: Scholar, Teacher, Inventor, Student
»280 Earth Science Materials
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»July's Special (and Some Silly) DaysRon Victoria
»Printables for PreK - 12



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.6 June 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
A Master Teacher of Teachers


Cover Story by Bill Page
Confessions and Concessions of a Compassionate Teacher
I didn't want to teach. I didn't like school, didn't like teaching, and I didn't like kids...

Articles
»The Flipped Classroom Model: How It Works, Benefits, Pitfalls
»10 Ways to Involve Fathers in Their Children's EducationLeah Davies
»Horrible Committee Meetings? Here's Help! Includes Printable "Action Minutes" FormHal Portner
»5 Sites for Busy Educators!Marjan Glavac
»Substitute Teaching - It's All About ImageJames Schneiter
»Inner City School Failure: Poor Teaching or Lethal Environment?Stewart Brekke
»Sand Art Seahorses - Without the Mess!Karen Cox
»IMHO - Extreme Bullying: Where Were Teachers, Administrators While This Was Going On?
»Coffee Filters! Who Knew? Our Favorite Email Forward This Month
»10 Reasons to Work Hard in School
»End of Year Reflective Social Studies Activity (Elementary - Secondary)
»Featured Lesson: "This I Believe" - A Powerful, Effective Middle, HIgh School Activity
»Education Reform: Grand Failure? IMHO...
»Classroom Photo Tours
»Apple Seeds: Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Today is...Ron Victoria
»Printables



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.5 May 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Where Going to School Means Success
The name on the sign looks familiar....


Cover Story by Barbara R. Blackburn and Ron Williamson
Shaping the Culture of Your School: Four Tools for Leaders
The culture of a school is a powerful tool for shaping behavior...

Articles
»I Used to Think Grades Were Stupid; Then I Found Out I Was RightBill Page
»Floor-Bound Milky Way Celebrates Students' Stellar Performance
»Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Do Teachers Contribute to Students' End-of-Year-Syndrome?
»Field Day Games and Activities
»Identification and Support of Homeless Students: A Growing Challenge for School DistrictsPeg Chauncey Cramer
»James Schneiter on Episodes of Classroom Mischief and Mayhem
»Make Your Next Field Day Extraordinary With These Activities
»Naim Nalbant on Teaching English As A Second Language
»We Recommend: George Washington's Army and Me - History Through Eyes of Nine-Year Old Boy by Michael Dooling
»Printables
»Teachers on How to Save American Education
»Today Is...Ron Victoria
»Using Puppets to Improve Reading Comprehension
»Writing a Poem - A Featured Lesson
»Writing Prompts for May - Fun, Factual Motivation to Think & WriteJames Wayne
»Beware the LIES You Tell About Your Students! Coaching the Urban EducatorAndrea Cleveland
»Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.4 April 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
A Nationally Celebrated High School
Ten years ago Brockton High School was a disaster zone.


Cover Story by Sue Rockwood
Is It Art or Science? A Reflection on the Art and Science of Teaching
Helping students realize that art, science, math, writing and reading don't exist in a vacuum.

Articles
»Earth Day & Ecology PreK-Senior Lesson Plans, Activities
»Earth Day Projects & Activities!
»I Had A Kid Who. . . Real Solutions for Real Behavior ProblemsBill Page
»Atta Boy! Striking Out for New TerritoryTodd Nelson
»Turn the Other Cheek? Coaching the Urban EducatorAndrea Cleveland
»The Communication Skills Necessary For Effective EducatorsLeah Davies
»Literary Analysis and Composition: Foundational Basics for StudentsChad Donohue
»Teacher's "Quiz Breakdown" Provides More Diagnostic InformationStephanie Moorman
»Raise Expectations, Increase Learning - Tapping the Pygmalion Effect
»Marjan's Best of the Web for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Books for Kindergartners Moving Up to First Grade
»Math Stations Using Plastic Eggs - Includes Printable Worksheets!Heidi Samuelson
»Digital Morphology Site Presents 2D and 3D Images of Creatures
»History of the Easter Egg Pre-Dates EasterTim Newlin
»Science Buddies Site
»Network Tools: Comunitee and Shelfster
»Spring Plant Theme Activities - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»Proactive Parent Teacher Conference Preparation
»Connecting: The Root of Classroom ManagementJoe Frisk
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»April's Special DaysRon Victoria
»Printables
»National Science Foundation-Funded Projects on Advanced Tech Ed Site
»eLearning Africa 2012 7th International Conference
»April News Notes



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.3 March 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Highest Rated School in NYC (Pt 2)
Collective efforts will produce greater results for students, and rankings reflect this.


Cover Story by Brad Johnson
Politics of Education
The media and many politicians seem to think that many teachers are lazy and incompetent....

Articles
»Stop Teaching! Let Kids Teach Themselves - Third in the "Two-Word" SeriesBill Page
»The Importance of Assertiveness in TeachersRobert Rose
»Centering - A Perfect Metaphor for the Interaction of Student, Teacher, Time, MaterialsTodd Nelson
»Helping the Sexually Abused ChildLeah Davies
»Facilitation Keys for Effective Classroom Management - Coaching the Urban EducatorAndrea Cleveland
»St. Patrick's Leprechaun Magic, Dr. Seuss, Read Across America Day Activities
»Make St. Patrick's Day Parade Shakers! Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»Favorite Math Manipulatives - Gr. 2
»Getting the Most Out of Young Writers
»14 Kindergarten Math Center Activities
»Education and Technology - Some Thoughts on Assessment: "Is this going to count for marks?"Craig Frehlich
»Marjan's 5 GREAT Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Botany in the News - Rich Resources for Teachers
»Positive Performing People: A Teacher's Behavior Management Technique for Learning Disabled StudentsSuzanne Vitanza
»Ideas to Increase Parent Involvement
»Josie Whitehead's Second Career: Writing Rhyming Poems for Teachers and Children
»New Book for Children Teaches 7 Continents: Amy's Travels
»Teaching About the Federal Reserve Bank
»How to Draw a LadybugTim Newlin
»Why Can't Johnny Read: The Distinction Between Vowel and Consonant Generalizations
»Is THIS What Teachers Do??
»The Four Leaf Clover and Educational SerendipityShama Noman
»Apple Seeds Quotes - A Month of Them!Barb Stutesman
»Today is... Special Events, Days in March
»Submit Your Teaching Tips, Articles, Photographs to Teachers.Net Gazette!
»PreK - 12 Printables
»March News & Notes
»Are Some School Administrators Afraid of Outstanding Teachers?



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.2 February 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Highest Rated School in New York City
We dropped in at SISCL in November 2011 and were astonished at what we saw.


Cover Story by Todd Nelson
The YouTube Approach to Housekeeping: Lights, Camera, Clean-up
Policy makers and the general public have paid much less attention to what happens inside classrooms...

Articles
»Cross-Curricular Teaching Develops Skills in Meaningful ContextsAnna König
»Schools Saving Money with 1:1 TechnologyMark Pullen
»40 Alternative Assessments for LearningCharity Preston
»Web Tool: Storify - Create Engaging Social StoriesNews Desk
»Valentine Theme Math and Poetry Activities - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»Differentiated Instruction - Teachers Offer Help and ResourcesTeachers.Net Community
»Teachers: Shush-up Again! Kids Need Time to Think (continued from January)Bill Page
»Black History Month: The Underground Railroad ResourcesMarjan Glavac
»IMHO: What kind of brilliant pedagogy overcomes all this?Teachers.Net Community
»Inquiry Science Lesson: Are Mittens Warm?Selina Smith
»Forest to Faucet - Science Education: Forests and Water ConservationNews Desk
»Happy Valentine's Day in HistoryTim Newlin
»4Teachers: Teach with TechnologyNews Desk
»Art for the Sky - Giant Living Paintings Made of PeopleNews Desk
»Sourcebook for Teaching Science: Employing Scientific MethodsNews Desk
»Bird Brain? Social, Emotional and Educational Benefits of Connecting with AnimalsRobert Rose
»5 Sites for Busy Educators: Teaching Your Children WellMarjan Glavac
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Real World Math for Real Mathematics LearningNews Links
»Today is... February's Special DaysRon Victoria
»Principles of Psychology Neuroplasticity Unit - MyelinationSarah Bousquet
»Writing Prompt Rubric (Myelination Lesson)Sarah Bousquet
»Group Management Keys for Effective Classroom Management. Coaching the Urban EducatorNews Desk
»Bringing Music Into ScienceKatie Lyon
»Printables for PreK-12Teachers.Net Community



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.9 No.1 January 2012

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Importance of Culture
What results would you expect if you had over $15 billion to spend to effect change?


Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Poor Teaching for Poor Children - in the Name of Reform
Policy makers and the general public have paid much less attention to what happens inside classrooms...

Articles
»Poor Teaching for Poor Children... in the Name of ReformAlfie Kohn
»Teaching Online - with Zombies!Eric Wignall
»At-Risk Student CredoBill Page
»Shakespeare in the Parlor
»The Last Quarter - A Middle School Story
»New Book: Safe Spaces: Making Schools and Communities Welcoming to LGBT Youth
»At-Risk: Multiple Choice DefinitionsBill Page
»Spring Concert Ideas
»Prophecies for the New YearBill Page
»Winter Theme Activities for Young Students
»Alphabet in Nature
»Teaching Literary AnalysisChad Donohue
»A Teacher Looks at Martin Luther King, Jr. DayTodd Nelson
»Using Genetics Mini-lectures and Podcasts to Make Time for Active Learning
»Snow Theme Activities by Karen CoxKaren Cox
»Today is... Special Days in January 2012Ron Victoria
»Coaching the Urban Educator - 5 Simple Ways to Teach Positive Self-TalkAndrea Cleveland
»Helping Children Cope With Worries - From the School Counselor's FileLeah Davies
»It’s Not the Kids Who Need to Shut UpBill Page
»Printables for PreK-12
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»"You Just Got a Detention" - What We Call Programs Affects Their ImpactChick Moorman and Thomas Haller



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.12 December 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Importance of Culture
What results would you expect if you had over $15 billion to spend to effect change?


Cover Story by Bill Page
If You're Gonna Be a Camel, Ya Gotta Have a Hump
I failed in the very essence of my job: my teaching didn't get through to kids' heads....

Articles
»Coaching the Urban Educator - Positive Self-Talk: Your Personal Guidance CounselorAndrea Cleveland
»CancerQuest: Cancer Education CurriculumNews Desk
»12 Ways to Ensure an Effective LectureSusan Fitzell
»Featured Lessons, Crafts, Activities for DecemberTeachers.Net Resources
»Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Flash Tutorials for Biological SciencesNews Desk
»Bacon-Wrapped DatesTeachers.Net Community
»Characteristics of a Truly Great PrincipalTeachers.Net Community
»Polar Express Theme Lessons, ActivitiesTeachers.Net Community
»Light On A Snowy Day - A Story for ChildrenArtie Knapp
»New Book "The You We Adore" Celebrates Adoptive LoveNews Desk
»Printables Created by PreK-12 Teachers - FREETeachers.Net Community
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Engagement Beyond the ClassroomDr. Brad Johnson & Tammy Maxson McElroy
»Lost Libyan Cities Discovered After Gadhafi - New Archaeological Discovery Attracts International Attention (Resources)News Desk
»Harm Reduction - Realistic Approach To Addictions?Robert Rose
»If You’re Gonna Be a Camel, YaGotta Have a Hump; But, Nobody Says You’ve Gotta Be a Camel.Bill Page
»Into the Woods: Kindergarten Play a Reminder that Every Day of School is an Epic JourneyTodd Nelson
»Learning Centers with a Christmas Theme - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»December is... Special Days this MonthRon Victoria
»If Teachers Cannot Connect to Themselves, They Will Not Connect With Students!Howard Seeman, Ph.D.
»Best Butter Cookies Ever - Shared by MagooTeachers.Net Community
»Learning the Value of DiversityLeah Davies
»Draw a Winter SnowfallTim Newlin
»Christmas Dreams - Original Song by Tim NewlinTim Newlin
»Smackdown: Pangrelor vs. Middle Earth by Robert Louis Smith, Author of Antiquitas Lost: The Last of the ShamalansNews Desk
»Work Refusers: Remedies That WorkRuth Herman Wells
»Labels, Toxic Psychiatry, Empathic TherapyRobert Rose
»Let's Get Our Priorities in OrderAnita Swigart



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.11 November 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
You Can Teach Classroom Management
If you are an administrator or staff developer and you want to teach classroom management, everything you need is in this article.


Cover Story by Bill Page
Failure is the Problem, Not Misbehavior - At-Risk Kids
Not all kids are ready to learn prescribed curriculum objectives that have been planned for group lessons....

Articles
»Twitter for Teachers - My First Attempts at Twitter and Strategies for Newbie TeachersDorothy Fox
»Texting and ChildrenLeah Davies
»When Chocolate Isn’t Enough: Tips for Making Time in the ClassroomAtifa Manzoor
»New Uses for Resumes: Resumes for Children - 17 Years Old and UnderRobert Rose
»Nature Crafts and Activities for November - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»BUSTED: Myths Exposed for New Teachers - Myth #8: Kidz Don't Need to Spell Korrectly to Communicait EffectivelyBetsy Weigle
»How to Help Students with Special NeedsTracy Schutz
»Mood Disorders - Part 3 of The Selected Mental Health Disorder OverviewAlicia Backus and Lisa Bundrick
»Art and Special Needs Students: From the Mind, With Heart, By HandKari Wilson
»My Mentor and the Starting Point of School - Remembering Joe SegarTodd Nelson
»Oreo Turkeys; Pumpkin Dip
»If Teachers Cannot Connect to Themselves, They Will Not Connect With Students!Howard Seeman, Ph.D.
»Education Related Bloggers: Let Us Make You Famous!
»Don't Fear Physics!
»Veteran's History Project: Experiencing War - Stories from Veterans
»International War Veterans' Poetry Archives
»The Real Rosie the Riveters - Oral & Video History
»November Lessons and Resources
»Writing Prompts for NovemberJames Wayne
»The Green Thing - Before People ConservedTim Newlin
»Working with a Paraprofessional - How to Improve the RelationshipSusan Fitzell
»New Children's Book Extols Importance of School - Iggy Biggy Buggy - One Sunny Day by Stayci Mallozzi
»Game-Based Learning - A Quest to Transform EducationRandall Fujimoto
»Light On A Snowy Day - A Story for ChildrenArtie Knapp
»Searchable Lesson Plan Bank: 4500 PreK - High School Lessons
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»November is...Ron Victoria
»FREE Instant Printables for PreK-12



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.10 October 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Seamless, Transparent, and Consistent
Christina Shoemaker feared the worse. What would greet her when she was 8 minutes tardy for her own class?


Cover Story by Bill Page
"I Don't Teach a Subject, I Teach Kids!"
Teachers use a great variety of communication elements for classroom management..... There is a misconception in our country that teachers whose students make good grades are providing them with a good education.

Articles
»TEACHING is ... Recommending the New Book by Marjan GlavacRobert Rose
»Bill Page says: Ron Clark's "Not Every Child Deserves a Cookie" is "Repugnant"Bill Page
»The Selected Mental Health Disorder Overview - Part 2: Disorders Usually First Diagnosed In Infancy, Childhood, or AdolescenceAlicia Backus, LCSW and Lisa Bundrick, LMSW
»5 Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»BUSTED: Myths Exposed for New Teachers - Myth #7: There Are No Homeless Kids in Your ClassroomBetsy Weigle
»Accountability in SchoolsMarvin Marshall
»Project for Excellence in Journalism: Ethics Codes
»Teacher at Sea Program: Hands-On for Science Teachers
»Education As It Could Be: Integral EducationRobert Rose
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»October is...Ron Victoria
»Question the Questions, Instead of Answer the AnswersBill Page
»Pumpkin Card Games - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»Teacher Comments on Report CardsLeah Davies
»Too Tense to Meditate!
»Educational Comics Collection
»Bird by BirdTodd Nelson
»Laying the Foundation Launches Annual Educator Award Programs
»New Book Helps Teen and Parents Deal With Harassment
»Printables for PreK-12
»Let’s Keep the "Fan" in Fan FictionNicole Luongo, Ed.D
»"I Don’t Teach a Subject, I Teach Kids!"Bill Page



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.9 September 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Coaching Teachers to Be Effective Instructors
Alexis remembers fondly in her first year as a coach, when she began to work with a teacher that had only been in the profession for a year or so.....


Cover Story by Ron Clark
Not Every Child Deserves a Cookie
There is a misconception in our country that teachers whose students make good grades are providing them with a good education.

Articles
»"Don't Rush the Spaces"Todd Nelson
»12 Surefire Ways for Both Co-Teachers to Actively Participate in the ClassroomSusan Fitzell
»Teaching: The Dirtiest Job in AmericaDr. Brad Johnson & Tammy Maxson McElroy
»Myth #6: Candy is Best for Classroom RewardsBetsy Weigle
»Grandparents Day Ideas for Young StudentsKaren Cox
»If Kids Aren't Participating, They Aren't LearningBill Page
»The Selected Mental Health Disorder Overview - Part 1: Anxiety DisordersAlicia Backus, LCSW and Lisa Bundrick, LMSW
»It's the Administrator Who Creates a Good School.Harry K. & Rosemary Wong
»Five Easy Steps to Password SanityEric Wignall
»Sing About Science
»Teachers' Back-to-School Fear, Anxiety and Excitement
»Free K-12 Lesson Plans, Activities for 10th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks
»Lessons Learned: Practical Advice On What Helps High School Students Learn Best...From Students Themselves
»My Marsha - A Candle of Inspiration
»Failure Is Devastating to Kids and Their FamiliesBill Page
»Statue of Liberty Rescue - Resources
»Interactive/printable Bio-Cube
»"I Used to Know That" Book Series from Reader's Digest
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Today is... Special Days in SeptemberRon Victoria
»5 Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Multimedia Quality ChecklistPR Guruprasad
»September by Tim NewlinTim Newlin
»Problem-Based Learning - No Problem!Teachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.8 August 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
How a Principal Creates a Culture of Consistency
This past year office referrals dropped drastically, with only 193 referrals, and was accompanied with a rise in student achievement. But, to everyone's dismay, the snow kept falling.


Cover Story by Todd Nelson
Leaving the Comfort Zone
For three weeks one summer I stepped out of my comfort zone. It taught me an important lesson about teaching.

Articles
»Myths Exposed for New Teachers - Myth #5: Poverty Is an Excuse for Low Performance ExpectationsBetsy Weigle
»12 Doable Homework Assignments for All Students!Susan Fitzell
»Clever Tips and Ideas for Back to School
»All I Really Needed to Know for the 21st Century, I Learned In KindergartenPeg Chauncey Cramer
»Some At-Risk Kids Never "Have a Good Day!"Bill Page
»The Quietest Revolution of the Summer: Your Browser Got Better!Eric Wignall
»Featured Lesson: Civil Rights - Rosa Parks Learning Centers
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»School Vouchers? "No!"
»Organizational Tips for Teachers
»Math Lesson: Fencing Your Backyard (Gr. 9, 10)
»The Lives of Students: Off-Task. (And a Special Offer!)Bill Page
»Energy Drink Made from Astronaut Urine!Tim Newlin
»Libarary Media: AR vs. Dewey Decimel
»Network Tools: Photograbber and BeatlabNews Desk
»Student Incentives - Fuddle River Schools ReportHumorist John P. Wood
»Middle School Activities for World Explorers Unit
»Teachers Invited: Use Reality to Teach GeographyNews Desk
»Case Study Teaching in ScienceNews Desk
»Special Topic: Testing
»Hot Links for Back to School and August
»Convert Chalkboard to Dry Erase, Magnetic Board
»Free and Inexpensive Posters
»New Book: Making Art Special - A Curriculum for Special Education Art by Helen ShaftonNews Desk
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»August is Special! Check it out...Ron Victoria
»Links and LikesNews Desk
»Printables for preK - 12 Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.7 July 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Graduation Begins in Your Classroom
At the end of each school year, Amy Harris puts her cap and gown on each of her students and takes a graduation day picture.


Cover Story by Bill Page
Students at Risk - Of What?
Among the problems facing American public education, probably none is more pervasive, persistent, or pressing than teaching children whose attempts at learning result in failure.

Articles
»The 30 Days of Teachers.Ne
»30 New Teachers.Net Chatboards!
»Myth #4: It's Possible to "Leave No Child Behind"Betsy Weigle
»Motivating The Middle SchoolerJan Fisher
»Learning Laffs: Fuddle River Schools ReportHumorist John P. Wood
»Using The Summer To Improve Your TeachingBill Page
»Tenure: The Right to Due Process - from the Teacher Union Chatboard
»Use Picture Books to Teach Creative Writing
»Featured Recipe: Marinated Shrimp and Artichoke
»July Lessons and Resources
»Look Out For Pirates!Todd Nelson
»The Effective SchoolPR Guruprasad
»Note Card Activity to Promote Critical Thinking, Comprehension, Synthesis
»Featured Lesson: Multiplication Stations, Math Learning Centers
»The 8 "L’s" of ParentingLeah Davies
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Free Materials for Your PreK Classroom - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»Genius and How We Ruin It - TED Talk by Elizabeth Gilbert
»Study Says the Best Toy Is...
»Drawings! 4000 for $15!Tim Newlin
»Network Tools: Otomata, WiFi Photo Transfer
»Intro Astronomy Clearinghouse: Labs
»C-SPAN Launches StudentCam Site and $50,000 in Prizes
»Apple Seed Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»July is Special Because…Ron Victoria
»Printables for preK - 12 Teachers
»Make 2011-2012 the Best Year of Your Career - Guaranteed!Bill Page
»IMHO - The "Straight" Agenda vs. GLBTQI
»Links & Likes



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.6 June 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Graduation Begins
in Your Classroom
At the end of each school year, Amy Harris puts her cap and gown on each of her students and takes a graduation day picture.


Cover Story by Robert Rose
Why the Bullying Will Continue. Prove Me Wrong!
Admit it. You have been bullied many times in your life. More than likely, you have been the bully at times too.

Articles
»"Well, Duh!" - Ten Obvious Truths That We Shouldn’t Be IgnoringAlfie Kohn
»Links & LikesNews Desk
»Public School: What a Bargain!Kari Wilson
»Teaching At-Risk Kids - Your Required Summer AssignmentBill Page
»It's Summer! Rest, Restore, Prepare!Sue Gruber
»Art for Newsletters, Classroom Web Site, Student Work, PTO Notices?News Desk
»BUSTED: Myths Exposed for New Teachers - Myth #3: Standardized Test Scores Shouldn't MatterBetsy Weigle
»Make Block Play More Open-Ended with These Ideas - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»The Side Effects of Standardized TestingHoward Seeman, Ph.D.
»Writing Like PicassoTodd Nelson
»12 Ways Students Can Be Better BystandersSusan Fitzell
»Discipline and Differentiation - Advice for Substitute TeachersBarbara Pressman
»A Kid Walks Into A Classroom... Humor from LearningLaffs.comHumorist John P. Wood
»IMHO: College Didn't Prepare Me for TeachingTeachers.Net Community
»Video: Tips to Eliminate Passive Writing - by Aggie VillanuevaNews Desk
»The Wedding of Q and U - SpellingTeachers.Net Community
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»I Useta Couldn’t Spell Teechur - Now I Are One!Bill Page
»I Love Interruptions!Abigail Flesch Connors
»Living Green: A Turtle’s Quest for a Cleaner Planet - New Book by Artie KnappArtie Knapp
»Apple SeedsBarb Stutesman
»June is... Full of Special DaysRon Victoria
»Substitute Teaching from A to ZTeachers.Net Resources
»Printables for preK - 12 TeachersTeachers.Net Resources



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.5 May 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Inspiration of a Mother
We all become teachers for the same reason. Someone, somewhere along the line, has inspired us in a profound way.


Cover Story by Brad Johnson & Tammy McElroy
Have We Childproofed Education?
Learning is an important characteristic of human behavior, but adults often hamper the inquisitive nature of children.

Articles
»Exploring Science with Water - Karen’s PreK PageKaren Cox
»BUSTED: Myths Exposed for New Teachers - Myth #2: College Prepared You to be a Successful TeacherBetsy Weigle
»On the Same Page: Paraprofessionals and Teachers Working TogetherSusan Fitzell
»End of Year Piggyback Songs, PoemsTeachers.Net Community
»What’s in Your Toolbox?Todd Nelson
»An "A" Just for Writing Your Name?Bill Page
»Teaching the Essential Skill of Self-ControlLeah Davies
»In Honor of Teachers - Teacher Appreciation WeekTeachers.Net Community
»May is... A May Calendar and Special DaysRon Victoria
»Are You Rejecting Your Neediest Students?Michael Linsin
»Ending the Year with Special StoriesHeidi Samuelson
»10 Things Public Schools Can Do Much BetterFred Fletcher
»At-Risk Kids - Life-Space: It’s All Kids Have!Bill Page
»Mother's Day Gifts & ActivitiesTeachers.Net Resources
»Coin Jingles for Learning Coin ValuesTeachers.Net Community
»Time To Cut Back - If You’re Elderly, Unemployed or a Public EmployeeKari Wilson
»Eric Carle on the Power of TeachersTeachers.Net Community
»Infant-Toddler Checklist is Tool for Diagnosing Autism in BabiesNews Desk
»Grant Writing HelpTeachers.Net Community
»Being Kind to Animals - From Rescue to Therapy and Upscale Dog HousesTim Newlin
»The Busy Educator’s Monthly Five - 5 Sites for EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Cheating - ResourcesTeachers.Net Resources
»‘Special Needs’ Students Running ‘Small Businesses’ to Learn Life SkillsTony Gallotto
»Career Guidance Tips For TeachersChristine Gapuz
»Interactive History of Electronic GamesNews Desk
»Images of ColonialismNews Desk
»FREE Printables for PreK - 12 TeachersTeachers.Net Community
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Substitute Teaching A - ZTeachers.Net Resources
»Elizabeth Balantyne Elementary School: A Leader in Mainstreaming Blind StudentsNews Desk
»Links & LikesNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.4 April 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
How to Be an Effective Leader
Principal Judy Jones turned an academically unacceptable school into an exemplary school in just one year.


Cover Story by Alan Haskvitz
I'm Sorry I'm a Teacher
I honestly didn't mean to place so many states in danger of going bankrupt.

Articles
»At-Risk Kids: Cultural Bias is Part of Our CultureBill Page
»Earth Day, Ecology Theme Lessons, ActivitiesTeachers.Net Community
»Earth Day Ideas - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»Earth Science Teaching Plans and Classroom ActivitiesNews Desk
»Great Site: EPA - Cleaning Up Our Land, Water and AirNews Desk
»MORE Earth Day Lessons, PrintablesTeachers.Net Resources
»12 Ways to Motivate Reluctant ReadersLaura Candler
»Making the GradeTodd Nelson
»12 Surefire Ways to Remember VocabularySusan Fitzell
»Music Makes Kids Smarter - Prove Me Wrong!Sharon Burch
»Obesity, Grammar, Curriculum and 2 More! Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»How to Encourage Children to ReadElisabeth Greenfield
»BUSTED: Myths Exposed for New Teachers - Myth #1: The Way We've Always Done It Is BestBetsy Weigle
»School Counselor on Tattling Versus ReportingLeah Davies
»5 Ways to Bounce Back After a Bad DayMike Reading
»"Pitch & Shout" Instruction Method Really WorksBill Page
»April Writing Prompts - Fun and Interesting!James Wayne
»Mother's Day Gifts and ActivitiesTeachers.Net Resources
»Motivating the Reluctant LearnerDarren Barkett
»Math Stations Using Plastic Eggs!Heidi Samuelson
»Featured Recipes: French Toast CasserolesNews Desk
»Boomwhackers in Music ClassTeachers.Net Community
»My Classroom WallHumorist John P. Wood
»Quotes for Educators - Apple Seeds of InspirationBarb Stutesman
»April is... Special!Ron Victoria
»Substitute Teaching A - ZTeachers.Net Resources
»TMA Offers $5,000 Cash Prize to Outstanding TeachersNews Desk
»Edutools for e-Learning CommunityNews Desk
»FREE Printables for PreK - 12 TeachersTeachers.Net Community
»Printables for preK - 12 TeachersTeachers.Net Resources
»March Wind Science - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»Links & LikesNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.3 March 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Learning Objectives: The Heart of Every Lesson
For lessons to come to life in the classroom, they must emanate from the heart....


Cover Story by Todd Nelson
Tiger Mother, David Brooks, Mud and Snow
For lessons to come to life in the classroom, they must emanate from the heart.

Articles
»Leprechauns, Baseball, Spring, Ladybugs - More Lessons, Activities
»March Wind Science - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»Teaching the Difference Between Tattling and ReportingSusan Fitzell
»March Is…Special!Ron Victoria
»At-Risk Kids: Cramming Curriculum Down Kids' ThroatsBill Page
»How to Introduce a Story to Build Retelling Skills
»Four Common Ways to Manage BehaviorBetsy Weigle
»Retirement in Twilight Zone + 4 More Sites for Busy TeachersMarjan Glavac
»Great Quotes About Teaching: Motivation and HumorAlan Haskvitz
»The Problem with Music AdvocacySharon Burch
»Advice for Subs - "This is stupid!”Barbara Pressman
»Writing Prompts for MarchJames Wayne
»Using a Laminator in the Classroom
»HomoPHONEs - Make "Phone” Storage from EnvelopeHeidi Samuelson
»28 Tips: Educator`s Guide to Active ListeningLeah Davies
»The Blueberry Story: Teacher Gives Businessman a LessonJamie Robert Vollmer
»You Don’t Get To Choose Your Mother OR Your TeacherBill Page
»Teacher Job Opportunities - Don't Rule Out Private Schools Just Because You Didn't Attend OneBetsy Weigle
»Advice for Subs: How to Keep Students Quiet and ListeningBarbara Pressman
»Tips for Teachers Starting Out (or Struggling)
»Mentoring - How Do I Start?
»When Your Words Come Back At You
»Codetalking - Classroom Management by the NumbersHumorist John P. Wood
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Teach Ag Day Focuses on Need for Agricultural Educators
»SlimeKids - School Library Media Kids
»2700 Digitized Children's Books - FREE Access
»Substitute Teaching A - Z
»Links & Likes
»Printables for PreK - 12 Teachers
»National History Day - California State Competition Now Open for Entries
»Agropolis Museum: Food and Agricultures of the World



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.2 February 2011

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Even Shakespeare Had Structure
Procedures evolve as needs change, but the need students have for structure and reliability has never been more pressing....


Cover Story by Todd Nelson
Rigor v. Vigor?
We don't deliberate for long about "reject" and "denounce," but we know the sound of vigor like the crack of bat hitting a line drive past second base....

Articles
»The End of the Male Teacher: Seniority RulesAlan Haskvitz
»At-Risk Kids - Gloom, Despair, Misery, and PainBill Page
»When Students Play Tricks on the Substitute TeacherBarbara Pressman
»Transform Envelopes into "iPods" to Store Math FlashcardsHeidi Samuelson
»How Can I Present an Image of Strength? Advice for SubsBarbara Pressman
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Classroom Storage Ideas - A Baker's Dozen!Susan Fitzell
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Reality Shows About School - LearningLaffsHumorist John P. Wood
»How to Use Peer Mediation as an Alternative to Traditional Disciplinary PracticesLeah Davies
»Foot Theme: Seuss, Animal Tracks, Math, Read Across America
»The Rant of the Ancient Mariner: I Would Have Learned if I CouldBill Page
»Quotable T-Netters
»Lessons, Activities: Dr. Seuss, Read Across America, Lincoln, Black History
»Substitute Teaching A - Z
»Recipes for the Crock Pot - Beef Stroganoff, Chuck Roast
»Academic Rigor - Barbara Blackburn
»Short Month, Long on Special DaysRon Victoria
»Links & Likes
»Substitute Teaching (pt 2)
»Lessons: Mitten Math, Hat Glyph, Hibernation, Calendar, more!
»Norman Rockwell Digital Art Collection Now Available Online
»Is Your Teaching Voice Too Loud? Here's Advice
»Printables for PreK - 12 Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.8 No.1 January 2011

Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
'Ready to Learn' Equals Easier to Educate??


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Effectiveness Defined: It's Not a Mystery
Over 30 years of research have identified the three characteristics of effective teachers. The three most important characteristics of effective teachers are...."....

Articles
»At-Risk Kids: Who's in Control? YOU AreBill Page
»The Top Ten Greatest Things About Lists (As a Tool for Creative Thinking)Abby Connors
»2011 Printable Calendar by Artist Tim Newlin - for Teachers.Net!Tim Newlin
»52 Character Building Thoughts for ChildrenLeah Davies
»5 Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Stuttering Stan Book Now Available in Flash-Animated VersionArtie Knapp
»January is… A month of Special DaysRon Victoria
»Snow Theme Activities - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»Saying It - Why Write?Todd Nelson
»How Can I Improve? Advice for Subsitute TeachersBarbara Pressman
»How To Make a Good First Impression - Advice for SubsBarbara Pressman
»Could It Be Worse? LearningLaffsHumorist John P. Wood
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»January, Winter Theme Activities for Preschool, Kindergarten, Primary
»Use "Essential Questions" to Improve Instruction?
»Penguin Theme Activities, Recipe, Resources
»Early Finishers - What to Do
»Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Lessons, Resources
»iPad Math Apps
»Book Talk - Good Recreational Reads
»Idioms in Spanish - ESL, ELL
»Printable Cinnamon Bear Activity
»New BBC ‘Bang Goes the Theory’ Teacher’s PackNews Desk
»Academic Rigor - Live Chat with Barbara BlackburnNews Desk
»Differentiation Ideas for Middle School Math
»Lunar (Chinese) New Year Activities
»Why Do We Make Art?
»Kindle, eReader Help, Resources Shared by T-Netters
»IMHO - Well-Stated Opinions from Teachers.Net Chatboards
»Looking Ahead to 100th Day, Groundhog Day, Hearts and Shadows!
»Link & Likes
»Printables for preK - 12 Teachers
»Groundhog's Day Printable, Poem, Song, Links!
»Printables for PreK - 12 Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.12 December 2010

Cover Story by Mitch Ward
Are We Preparing Students For Our Past... Or Their Future?


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Effectiveness Defined: It's Not a Mystery
Over 30 years of research have identified the three characteristics of effective teachers. The three most important characteristics of effective teachers are...."....

Articles
»Top 10 Ways to Use Interactive White Boards in Elementary Classroomsby Barbara Yenner
»The Time and Place for Playby Todd Nelson
»Karen's PreK Holiday Page: Fine Motor and Art Tasksby Karen Cox
»Social & Emotional Enrichment Activities for Childrenby Leah Davies
»Teaching Writing to 37 Second Graders
»At-Risk Kids: Society's Outcastsby Bill Page
»5 Web Sites for Busy Educatorsby Marjan Glavac
»Featured Lessons: Holidays, Crafts, Traditions, Centers, Literature, Music, Writing
»Learning Laffs - Teachers, Don't You Hate it When...
»Performance Review - LearningLaffsby Humorist John P. Wood
»Silenced Majority Revisitedby Bill Page
»Candles of Inspiration - Real Experiences of Real Teachers
»Predictable Text Christmas Vocabulary Book (Featured Printable)
»Are We Losing the Magic in Today's Classrooms?by Chuck Brickman
»"The Complete Teacher" Radio Show - Listen Live, or Laterby Robert Rose
»Featured Lesson: Compare, Contrast Using Holocaust "Night" by Elie Weisel
»Glyphs! What? How?
»Murals DC Project Replaces Illegal Graffiti with Artistic Worksby Tim Newlin
»Today is... December and Downloadable Calendar
»Modeling Dough recipes Using Sand & Cornstarch
»Have a Green Christmas - Stunning Ornaments from Scrapsby Marilyn J. Brackney
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for Educatorsby Barb Stutesman
»Printables for PreK-12 Teachers
»Today's Links & Likes



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.11 November 2010

Darren Barkett
Connecting with Your Students from Day One?
Much of the latest conversation on effective teaching deals with differentiating your teaching for the varied needs, personalities, and learning styles of your students.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Surviving Without a Principal
“Procedures, procedures, procedures,” she says, “were the key to keeping things running smoothly without me!”....

Articles
»Connecting with Your Students from Day One?Darren Barkett
»Competitiveness vs. Excellence: The Education Crisis That Isn'tby Alfie Kohn
»At Risk Kids: Does "Loving" Kids Include At-Risk Kids?by Bill Page
»Increasing Parent Involvement in School - What School Officials Can Doby Leah Davies
»Reaching Reluctant Learnersby Judy E. Knight, M. Ed.
»How Should We Teach Creative Thinking? Ask a Four-Year-Oldby Abigail Flesch Connors
»Writing Prompts for November!by James Wayne
»5 Web Sites for Busy Educatorsby Marjan Glavac
»When a Student Demands Attention - Advice for Substitutesby Barbara Pressman
»Free Doodle, Art and Photo Editing Software and Websites - FREEWARE!by Marianne Wartoft
»Jargon Glossary - Advice for Substitute Teachersby Barbara Pressman
»True Story - Never Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story!by Todd Nelson
»November Activities - Karen's PreK Pageby Karen Cox
»Stifle Children's Violent Play, or Allow Kids to Express Their Fantasies?
»Nine Child Safety Tips for Parents and Teachers
»Effective Teaching-Learning Concepts
»Creative Play Clay Recipe
»Apple Seeds - A Month of Quotes for Educatorsby Barb Stutesman
»Today is…Special Days in Novemberby Ron Victoria
»Featured Lesson: Color Poetry - Reading/Writing, Gr. 5
»Avoid Promoting Stereotypes of Native Americans - Tips & Links Thanksgiving
»Grading Rubric for Art Projects
»NY Teachers are Talking About: Seniority Ignored in Layoffs?
»David Baldacci Program Feeds Bodies and Minds
»Printables for PreK - 12 Teachers
»Learning Laffs - 10 Ways it was a Bad Day with the Sub!by Humorist John P. Wood
»Santa Fe Soup - Featured Recipe
»Links & Likes



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.10 October 2010

Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Turning Children into Data: A Skeptic's Guide to Assessment Programs
Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts. ~ Albert Einstein


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Achieving Greatness (Pt 2)
Alain L. Locke's success has attracted students from all over New York....

Articles
»Turning Children into Data: A Skeptic’s Guide to Assessment ProgramsAlfie Kohn
»Today’s Links and Likes!Teachers.Net Community
»Clan, Tribe, Band, CommunityTodd Nelson
»NEW COLUMN: Freeware! This Month Free Map, World Geography GamesMarianne Wartoft
»Los Angeles Times Rates Teachers Using Value-Added System: Your Numbers UpAlan Haskvitz
»A Thousand Words About SpellingBill Page
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Fulbright Teacher Kim McCloud: Blogging from ScotlandTeachers.Net Community
»Pumpkin Theme Activities! Karen’s PreK PageKaren Cox
»10 Keys to Educators’ SurvivalLeah Davies
»Recipe: Black-Eyed Pea CornbreadTeachers.Net Community
»Featured Lesson: Observing a Chemical Reaction in a BagTeachers.Net Community
»Grading At-Risk KidsBill Page
»The World’s Most Famous DrawingsTim Newlin
»Advice for Subs: Warming Up a High School Class for LearningBarbara Pressman
»Advice for Subs: Can I Use Technology in the Classroom?Barbara Pressman
»WatchKnow.org: A NEW, Teacher- and Kid-Friendly Video SiteNews Desk
»LearningLaffs: Wonderings at a Faculty MeetingHumorist John P. Wood
»Alternatives to Halloween Party and CostumesTeachers.Net Community
»Help Children Stay Creative!Abby Connors
»What Teachers in North Carolina are Talking AboutTeachers.Net Community
»Dear Old Golden Rule Days: Chapter 4 - Creative WritingJanet Farquhar
»Writing Prompts for October!James Wayne
»Larkin Wyley’s Paleontology Adventure - A Story for KidsArtie Knapp
»Apple Seeds - A Month of Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»October is... Historic and Hysterical Dates this MonthRon Victoria
»Free Printables for Every Grade Level!Teachers.Net Community



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.8 August 2010

Brad Johnson & Tammy Maxson McElroy
The Changing Role of the Teacher in the 21st Century
It seems that while business models, technology, and even religion (steeped in tradition) have adapted to an ever changing culture, education has remained comparatively unchanged...




Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Teaching Greatness (Pt 1)
There is a man who lives on the top floor of an apartment building on 115th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue in Harlem, New York City. Every morning, he says, he is awakened by the sound of the students four blocks away at Alain L. Locke Elementary School as they shout...

Articles
»Spoiled Rotten - A Timeless ComplaintAlfie Kohn
»We’re Not Going to Take it Anymore! Teachers Fight BackAlan Haskvitz
»Teachers! I Accuse You of Cowardice!Robert Rose
»Getting to Know You Activities - Karen's Pre-K PageKaren Cox
»The Real Causes of Failing GradesBill Page
»8 Important Back to School Poems by Kalli Dakos
»Plagiarism and PlatoMitch Ward
»Small Group Effectiveness in Math InterventionJennifer Cartwright
»SOS! Save Your Job! How to Promote Your Classroom and ProgramKathy Roberson
»How My Guardian Angel Saved My LifeTim Newlin
»The Dancer from the DanceTodd Nelson
»Writing Prompts for SeptemberJames Wayne
»Bell-ringers - Chatboard Collective Wisdom
»Quotes for Educators and Other PeopleBarb Stutesman
»Veteran Teachers Share Best Tips for New Teachers
»This 'n' That
»Getting Ready for the First Day of PreschoolKaren Mae Farro
»Today is... September - Serious & Whimsical DatesRon Victoria
»LearningLaffsHumorist John P. Wood
»Dear Old Golden Rule Days - Chapter 3 - MusicJanet Farquhar
»What Florida Teachers are Talking About
»Grandparents Day Lessons & Activities
»Education – Pillar of Stability, Peace and SatisfactionStephen McClard
»Featured Lesson: Calculate Weight on Other Planets
»Life Lessons by Jodee Blanco
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»At-Risk Kids: They’re EverywhereBill Page
»Educator`s Guide to Anorexia NervosaLeah Davies



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.8 August 2010

Cover Story by Howard Seeman
What's Wrong with Teacher Education in this Country
The short answer: The curriculum that prospective teachers are put through. When you ask those who have been teachers for over two decades, they say...




Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Effective from the Start
I never raised my voice or made threats. I simply laid out each procedure clearly on their level, and then modeled and practiced it. It took one day for me to set up a routine that will help my class be successful the rest of the year.

Articles
»The Recession and Education: Seize New Opportunities!Alan Haskvitz
»*NEW* Column: At-Risk Kids by Bill PageBill Page
»Back to School To-Do List for Preschool - Karen's PreK PageKaren Cox
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»The Books of SummerTodd Nelson
»Hot Links for August and Back to SchoolTeachers.Net Resources
»How to Use Summer to Prep for the Year's Subbing AssignmentsBarbara Pressman
»The Ten Commandments of Effective Classroom ManagementWilliam Shoap
»Self-Concept: It Ain’t No Fuzzy, Feel-Good Frill, Ya Know!Bill Page
»Advice for the Floating TeacherTeachers.Net Community
»Getting to Know Each Other Activities, Part 3Leah Davies
»A "Welcome Back, Teachers!" ActivityTeachers.Net Community
»Dear Old Golden Rule Days, Chapter Two Creative ActivitiesJanet Farquhar
»Partner Book Talk - Precursor to Literature CirclesTeachers.Net Community
»A Month of Writing PromptsJames Wayne
»Ladybug Theme Activities and PrintableTeachers.Net Community
»Merit Pay, Teacher Pay, and Value Added Measures (video)News Desk
»Signs It's Going to be a Tight Budget YearHumorist John P. Wood
»Should You Accept EVERY Call to Substitute?Barbara Pressman
»Tips: Keeping Track of and Holding Kids Accountable for HomeworkTeachers.Net Community
»Teachers Talking About Desks vs. TablesTeachers.Net Community
»New Book Fills in Your Knowledge Gaps - Zeus's Throne to Fall of RomeNews Desk
»Money On TreesTim Newlin
»August, my favorite month of the yearTeachers.Net Community
»Apple Seed Quotes for Teachers and Other PeopleBarb Stutesman
»Get Ready Because Today is...Ron Victoria
»Natural Test Taking Ability - Not Teacher Quality - Determines ScoresStewart Brekke
»I Heard You Twice the First Time - Poems for Tired and Bewildered TeachersNews Desk
»This 'n' ThatNews Desk



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.7 July 2010

Cover Story by Mitch Ward
Found in Macaroni and Cheese: The Key to Understanding Education
If we don't change something about education practice, the results will never change, OR "What a pan of macaroni and cheese taught me about teaching and learning."


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Ten Year Summary of Articles,
2000 to 2010
During my 1st and 2nd year, I was completely clueless and going insane! Then I found your articles on teachers.Net and your book. And you said "steal!"

Articles
»Celebrate the 30 Days of Teachers.Net
»Dear Old Golden Rule Days by Janet FarquharJanet Farquhar
»Advice for Substitute Teachers: Are Rewards the Answer?Barbara Pressman
»Study The Crucible for McCarthyism? Yes. Puritans? Not really
»Teach Anger Management - Five Ways to Help Students Deal With Anger ConstructivelySusan Fitzell
»Life Lessons We Can Learn from ButterfliesLanise Jacoby
»Karen's PreK Page - Blogging Your Classroom NewsletterKaren Cox
»A New Year Provides a Fresh Start: Don’t Waste it!Bill Page
»Effective Finance Allocation in Low Budget, Limited Resourced SchoolsPR Guruprasad
»Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Education - Simple, Powerful Tool to Transform Education?Stephen McClard
»Apple Seeds - Quotes that Plant Ideas & InspirationBarb Stutesman
»Creole Bread Pudding - Featured Recipe
»Featured Lesson: How Big is the Solar System?
»Corporal Punishment - Resources
»First Day of School Out of Control... What to do?
»Casting Call! Teachers Sought for ABC Gameshow
»Hot Links, Lessons and Resources
»Found in Macaroni and Cheese: The Key to Understanding EducationMitch Ward
»A Poetry Unit that Transforms Reluctant Writers into Confident PoetsTeresa Kirkland
»Advice for Subs: Are You Ready for Subbing in High School?Barbara Pressman
»Teaching Children the Essential Skill of Self-ControlLeah Davies
»Dyslexia in the Kindergarten ChildKimberly Willoughby
»Your School Could Win a $1000 Graphic Novel Prize Package from Picture LiteracyNews Desk
»Teach Anger Management - Five Ways to Help Students Deal With Anger ConstructivelySusan Fitzell
»Children’s Business Cards - A Safety IssueDr. Marybeth Ames
»Writing Prompts for JulyJames Wayne
»Watch Out for Trolls!Tim Newlin
»Today is... Silly & Serious Days of Note for JulyRon Victoria
»Schoolies Humor: Something in Common



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.6 June 2010

Cover Story by Alan Haskvitz
Education and Teacher Unions - Why the Hate?
Alan Haskvitz explores the sometimes stormy relationship with professional teacher associations.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Ten Year Summary of Articles, 2000 to 2010
During my 1st and 2nd year, I was completely clueless and going insane! I was SURE teaching was not for me and I was surviving aimlessly and hopelessly. I didn't know how to put my teaching problems into words as I did not know what was wrong. Then I found your articles on teachers.net and your book. And you said "steal!"

Articles
»Carrot and Stick: Tried, Trusted, but InappropriateBill Page
»Loose Lips Sink Ships - Things That Can Get Educators in Legal Hot Water!Susan Fitzell
»10 Things That Prevent Teachers from Doing Their JobsFred Fletcher
»The Cognitive Benefits of Music ReadingStephen McClard
»Teacher-Hobbyist: Musician ron/nj\
»From Rubber Bullets to Rubrics of the Atom: Using Models in Teaching PhysicsPR Guruprasad
»Karen's Pre-K Page - Make a Nature Box!Karen Cox
»Book Talk: Teachers List Favorite Reads
»She Bullies: Dealing with Aggressive GirlsLeah Davies
»A Hole is to DigTodd Nelson
»MERIT PAY PROPOSAL - A Practical, Achievable SolutionRobert Rose
»The Invisible Substitute TeacherBarbara Pressman
»Apple Seeds - Inspirational Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»When to Ask for Help - Advice for Substitute TeachersBarbara Pressman
»Schoolies Cartoon - Menu Options (Humor)Humorist John P. Wood
»Special Days in June (Some are very silly!)Ron Victoria
»This 'n' That - June: The Latest from Teachers.Net
»Featured Lesson - "My Candle" Writing Activity
»A Teacher's Education in Army Basic Training
»Best of: Collected Links to June, Summer Activities
»New Book: The Speaking, Writing and Reading Program
»Delectable Recipes: Texas Caviar, Great Swiss Chard
»Education Topics On Dr. Rose's Blog Talk Radio



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.5 May 2010

Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Debunking the Case for National Standards - One-Size-Fits-All Mandates and Their Dangers
Many of us thought we had hit bottom - until the floor gave way and we found ourselves in a basement we didn’t know existed.




Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Success of a Culture of Consistency
I knew from day one that our school community would only succeed if we had a common belief system and common practices that promoted strong teacher collaboration, which would then lead to to high student achievement...

Articles
»The Secondary School Reform We Need - NOWDave Weiss
»Self-Mutilation: Trichotillomania - Compulsive Hair PullingLisa Bundrick, LMSW
»Are Teachers The Biggest Bullies in School?Bill Page
»From the Principal's Office - Our MapquestsTodd Nelson
»Karen's Pre-K PageKaren Cox
»How To Create A Zen-Like Classroom In One MinuteMichael Linsin
»Advocates for Young Students Protest National Education StandardsDavid P. Marchesseault
»Teachers Deserve High Marks for Perseverance, DedicationJames P. Louviere
»Classroom Monetary System Pays Off in Better DisciplineDavid P. Thompson
»Rewards Work Better than Punishment to Encourage Student ComplianceJessica Smith
»Education - A Marketplace for Sticky Thoughts That Stretch The MindStephen McClard
»Overweight Children - What Educators Can DoLeah Davies
»ROSE’S ROCKETTES - The Self-Sustaining ClassroomRobert Rose

Features
»How to Build Rapport with Parents - Advice for Substitute TeachersBarbara Pressman
» When to Betray a Student's Confidence - Advice for Substitute TeachersBarbara Pressman
»5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac
»Today is... Special Days in MayRon Victoria
»Writing Prompts for May - Factual, Fun Motivation to Think & WriteJames Wayne
»Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»The Me in Mediocrity - HumorThe Humorist John P. Wood
»The Lipstick EffectTim Newlin
»Text Whisperer - HumorHumorist John P. Wood

Newsdesk
»This 'n' That - May: The Latest from Teachers.Net
»Safe Driving Video Contest Can Net $5,000 Scholarship
»In Celebration of Teachers & Teaching
»Butterfly > Caterpillar Theme Poems
»Pocket Chart Activity - Cold Wind Blows Poem
»Prestigious Fulbright Award Granted to Longtime Teachers.Net Member
»Teach About Mercury - 6 Complete Science Units
»New Ideas for Sensory Tables in ECE - Preschool, Kindergarten
»Substitute Teacher Trainer says Use Rewards, Not Punishment
»Make a Poetry Cube!
»New Book: Easy as Pi - The Countless Way We Use Numbers Every Day
»Teacher Hobbiest Judy Baum - Digital Photography
»Pocket Chart Activity - Voting




Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.7 No.4 April 2010

Cover Story
GE Earth Day Project Teaches Students To Make A Big Impact
Students can make a significant impact on the environment with GE Lighting's Earth Day Plant a Bulb project.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Training Teachers to Be Effective
We have spent at least 75 years jumping from one fad or ideology to another, while recycling the same programs year after year....

Special Edition: Earth Day 2010
»Saudi Students Go Green for Earth DayMohammed Asim Ghazi
»Hurry! GE Project Plant-a-bulb Offers 100 Free Flower Bulbs for the First 100 Schools!
»Earth Day Lessons, Activities, Resources!
»Four Green Steps - Eco-friendly products

Articles
»Interactive Learning Takes Learner from Bystander to ParticipantVikas Joshi
»Dyslexia: A New PerspectiveLuqman Michel
»The Ultimate Presentation Power - Student Use of the Document CameraJoe Frisk
»Feedback after the Solo - Using Evaluation to TeachStephen McClard
»1-800-TEA-CHER - A Successful Implementation of TheoryJana McCabe

Columns
»On the Road - Travelocity as CurriculumTodd Nelson
»How Can a Substitute Teacher Make Math Class Fun?Barbara Pressman
»I'm a Nagging and Negative Subsitute Teacher - How can I change?Barbara Pressman
»Elementary Classroom Rules and ManagementLeah Davies
»A Pedagogical Primer by a Pragmatic PedagogueBill Page
»Throw the Phrase, "Just a Paraprofessional" Out the WindowSusan Fitzell
»How Earthquakes HappenTim Newlin
»5 Sites Busy Educators Need to Know AboutMarjan Glavac

Features
»Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»Today is... Silly & Serious April DatesRon Victoria
»Schoolies Humor - WifiHumorist John P. Wood
»Mr. Woodhead HumorHumorist John P. Wood
»School Administrator's Facebook Controversy Teachers.Net Community
»Captivating Civil War Activities for 8th GradersTeachers.Net Community
»Art Activity: Interactive Color WheelTeachers.Net Community
»Featured Math Lesson: Probability - Tree Diagram ConstructionTeachers.Net Resources
»A Pocket Chart Activity - Hello SongTeachers.Net Community
»Etta Kralovec on The End of Homework - How Homework Disrupts Families, Overburdens Children, and Limits LearningTeachers.Net Resources
»The Imagination Factory Teaches How to Turn Waste into ArtTeachers.Net Community

Newsdesk
»This 'n' That - April: The Latest from Teachers.Net
»KidEarth International Music Project



Teachers.Net Gazette March 2010


Cover Story by Robert Rose:
The Complexity of Teaching

Harry & Rosemary Wong
Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn



How to Write a Letter of Recommendation - Or Not by Jennie Withers

Where No Student Has Gone Before by Steven Kushner

Relationship Skills and our Role as Teachers and Parents by Susan Fitzell

5 Intriguing Sites for Busy Educators by Marjan Glavac

Alfie Kohn Chat Interview: The Case Against Standardized Testing - Raising the Scores, Ruining the Schools

Connecting: The Root of Classroom Management by Joe Frisk

Children Who Steal by Leah Davies

Students as Consumers - What if students could choose their teachers? by Jenifer L. Moore, Ph.D.

The Future of Educational Technology - The New Toolbox by Stephen McClard

Designing Instruction Around How the Brain Learns by Bill Page

Autistic Spectrum Disorder - 9 Sites to Help with Challenges and Solutions by Susan Fitzell

How To Handle Talkative Students by Michael Linsin

The Bank Account Project - Real Life Money Lesson by Jana McCabe

Primary Years Physical Education Program - Saudi Arabia by Mohammed Asim Ghazi

Higher Education - Our Educational Path by Todd Nelson

Apple Seeds - Quotes for Educators by Barb Stutesman

Schoolies Cartoon by Humorist John P. Wood

Today is... Funky, Funny, Some Serious March Dates by Ron Victoria

Mr. Woodhead Humor by Humorist John P. Wood

Enticing Reluctant High Schoolers to Read

Collective Wisdom: Budget Solutions – School Administrators Share Cost-cutting Ideas

March Lessons & Activities for Primary, Early Elementary

Featured Lesson: Art - Glue Line Foil Relief 3-D Media Resist Activity

IMHO - A Reflection on Almost Three Decades in the Classroom

Robin Watch Chart is Spring Fun for PreK - Primary

This 'n' That - March: The Latest from Teachers.Net

The Infinity Project: Preparing High School Students for University-Level Engineering

The Edutainer: Connecting the Art & Science of Teaching - Brad Johnson & Tammy McElroy

Middle School Students Design Wheelchair Ramp for Unique Engineering Project





Teachers.Net Gazette February 2010


Cover Story by Bill Page:
12 Things Teachers Must Know about Learning

Harry & Rosemary Wong
Turning Teaching Dreams into Reality



Children in Pain! by Robert Rose

Snoopy's Philosophy by Tim Newlin

Helping Children Affected by Parental Drug Abuse by Leah Davies

Should Tests be the Final Measure of Student Success? by Susan Fitzell

Top Ten Tips for Dynamite Digital Photography by Newsdesk

Creative Writing as a Disciplinary Strategy? by Dr. Marybeth Ames

How to Teach Physical Education Level K-3 by Mohammed Asim Ghazi

The Many Benefits of Learning American Sign Language by Paul Fugate

Can You Explain That Again? by Lowell Parker

How to Ensure You'll be Invited Back - Advice for Substitute Teachers by Barbara Pressman

Mary’s Gift by Peg Chauncey Cramer

Apple Seeds Quotes for Educators by Barb Stutesman

News You Can Use: Writing Your School Newsletter by Francesca Barocio

The Walker Papers by Todd Nelson

A Simple Way to Improve Students' Essay Writing by Fiona Pollock

Today is... for February by Ron Victoria

Schoolies Cartoon - Motivation by John P. Wood

"You Belong to the Farm!" by Joe Smart

National Park Hosts Summer Programs for AP Teachers by Newsdesk

It's All About Perspective by Jenifer L. Moore

Is It Important to Remember Students’ Names? Advice for Subsitute Teachers by Barbara Pressman

5 Web Sites for Busy Educators

Professor Sneeze Stories, Activities Teach Environmental Science by Newsdesk

Schoolies Cartoon - Open Negotiations by John P. Wood

This 'n' That - the Latest from Teachers.Net by Newsdesk





Teachers.Net Gazette January 2010





Teachers.Net Gazette December 2009


Cover Story by Todd Nelson:
Return to the Real Legoland, Where Imagination and Creativity Ruled

Harry & Rosemary Wong
Dreams and Wishes Can Come True



Return To The Real Legoland, Where Imagination And Creativity Ruled by Todd Nelson

Even Homer Sometimes Nods - How To Correct Our Students' Mistakes by Mohammed Alfadhel

Seclusion Rooms

The Busy Educator's Monthly 5 Web Sites by Marjan Glavac

50 Web Applications For Teachers by Allison Gray

Marla's Poetry Corner by Marla Weinstein

Silly & Serious Events - December by Ron Victoria

Save Your District Money on Technology! by Alan Haskvitz

Warned About A Problem Student: What's A Sub To Do? by Barbara Pressman

Lesson Pacing For Subsitute Teachers by Barbara Pressman

Quality Curriculum Design Requires Real Teachers by PR Guruprasad

Urgent Math Crisis in our Nation: Basic Math Deficits Affect Student Performance in High School Physics and Chemistry by Stewart Brekke

Envision this: A Curriculum of 21st Century Skills, Part 1 by Hal Portner

You Want Me to Do What? by Cynthia K. Delozier

20 Movement Activities And Games For Elementary Classrooms by Leah Davies

Snowman Poem & January Calendar by Tim Newlin

Practical Tips For Teaching Elementary Writing by Francesca Barocio

Teaching: A Deal or No Deal Decision by Rachelle Ann A. Abad

Quotes For Educators - Apple Seeds Of Inspiration by Barb Stutesman

Teaching: A Deleterious Relic by Bill Page

Tips For Teachers For When The Pressure Mounts by Susan Rismiller

Top 10 Comical Tips For Flu Season by John P. Wood

Mr. Woodhead Comics for Educators by John P. Wood

Holiday Music Assembly Program Ideas!

"I Can Zip My Coat" Chart

140 Characters In The Classroom: Resources To Help Teachers Use Twitter To Teach

Gingerbread Loaf Recipe

Moving Away From Letter Of The Week

Printable Teaching Aids

Hershey's Kiss Mice - Cute & Delicous!







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Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.7 July 2009

Cover Story by Lawrence Meyers
Is There Such a Thing as "The Great Teacher"?
You can make up all the checklists you want. You can take advice from your mentors. At the end of the day, what lies behind one's teaching style is what matters. A "Great Teacher" is the right teacher at the right time, at the right place.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Teachers Are the Difference
Now in her sixth year of teaching, Melissa Dunbar has helped her students achieve a pass rate of between 92% - 99% over the years, with her ESL and Economically Disadvantaged students achieving a 100% pass rate this past school year!


Columns
»Writing for Educational Publishers – Inside Secrets Sue Gruber
»Self-Injury In Children Leah Davies
»The School of No Knocks? Todd R. Nelson
»Using Imaging to Move or Change Behavior Marvin Marshall
»The Busy Educator's Monthly Five Marjan Glavac
»Substitute issues: What to Wear & Too Much Love Barbara Pressman
»Student Travel Topics: “Staycations” Expose Students to Other Cultures & Packing for Safety Josette Bonafino
»Making The Case to Parents for Broadening, Not Narrowing, The Curriculum Dorothy Rich
»Red Basket & Problem Solving Forms Rick Morris

Articles
»The No.1 Ladies Detective Series Writer - Interview with Alexander McCall Smith Tim Newlin
»Teachers and Technology: A Field of Dreams? Matt Levinson
»Resources for Teaching Students with Autism Alan Haskvitz
»Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy to Questioning Techniques in the Classroom Panamalai R. Guruprasad
»Tips on Maximizing High School Physics Teaching Stewart E Brekke
»The Most Cost Effective Approach to Improve Teacher Education Edward Strauser
»Merit Pay Problematic, Money Is Not the Ultimate Motivator for Teachers Marion Brady
»Launches an Online Degree in Special Education Drexel University

Features
»Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes Barb Stutesman
»Today Is... Daily Commemoration Ron Victoria
»The Lighter Side of Teaching
»Video Bytes; Assume The Position, Lost Generation, Bathtub IV, Walk On - ESPN Video, Funeral, Heal, and At Home with Mrs. Hen
»Teacher Blogs Showcase
»Printable - Sweet Rules for the Classroom
»Featured Lessons, Wisdom from the Chat Achives, and Timely Printables Especially for July!
»Getting and Keeping the Attention of 3 & 4 Year Olds
»Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.6 June 2009

Cover Story by Graysen Walles
Teaching – The Power of Influence
The impact of teaching is clear, and the influence of the profession is immeasurable. All it takes is one moment, one situation, one discussion to turn the life of a young learner.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Nine Year Summary of Articles, 2000 to 2009
On April 26, 2009, President Obama hosted the four 2009 finalists for America’s top national teaching honor, the National Teacher of the Year award. Alex Kajitani, who teaches mathematics at Mission Middle School in the Escondido Union (Elementary) School District in San Diego County was one of the four finalists.


Columns
»The Three R’s for Summer— Rest, Relax and Recharge! Sue Gruber
»Buddy Programs for Elementary Schools Leah Davies
»Moving to September Todd R. Nelson
»Ronald Reagan and the Art of Influence Marvin Marshall
»The Busy Educator's Monthly Five Marjan Glavac
»Substitute issues: Bathroom Passes & Anger Management Barbara Pressman
»Preparing Students for Travel: Films and Immunizations Josette Bonafino
»A Message to Share with Parents about Summer Learning Dorothy Rich
»Classroom Clean-Up and Clay in a Can Rick Morris

Articles
»Schools and Filters: Ice Age, the Meltdown Matt Levinson
»Effort: It Can be Taught! Deborah Granger
»Homework: Damned if you do, and if you don’t Alan Haskvitz
»Parents Are Recruits, Teachers Are Responsible, Kids Are Victims, and Schools Are Culpable For At-Risk Problems Bill Page
»12 Ways to Stop Conflict in its Tracks! Susan Fitzell
»Using Photographs To Inspire Writing VIII Hank Kellner
»The Writing on the Wall Tim Newlin
»More Brain Teasers Steve Sherman
»Teacher of Facts - and of Life Rachelle Ann A. Abad
»Grant Writing Tips Kimberly McCloud
»Bald is Beautiful! Teachers, Students Lose Locks to Fight Childhood Cancer David Peter Marchesseault

Features
»Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes Barb Stutesman
»Today Is... Daily Commemoration Ron Victoria
»The Lighter Side of Teaching
»Video Bytes; Literacy Empowers (Illiteracy Awareness), The Underground Railroad, Wikis in Plain English - CommonCraft tutorial, Twitter in Plain English – a CommonCraft tutorial, Naturally 7 music group on Tavis Smiley Show, Tour the International Space Station!
»Teacher Blogs Showcase
»Printable - Ice Cream in a Baggie Recipe
»Featured Lessons, Wisdom from the Chat Achives, and Timely Printables Especially for June!
»What Is A Document Camera? What Does It Do?
»Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.5 May 2009

Cover Story by Matt Levinson
Schools and Facebook: Moving Too Fast,
or Not Fast Enough?
Schools can draw a line in the sand, with zero tolerance rules written into school handbooks, or they can shift with the changing sands of social networking and utilize social networking and Facebook to enhance teaching and learning.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Teachers Are the Greatest Assets
On the first day of school, the teacher across the hall commented to me that my students are "always so good!" It's not the students; it's the procedures that have proven to work. The First Days of School helps me to manage my class, so that I can be an effective teacher.


Columns
»Comedy Highlights from Room K-1! Sue Gruber
»What Will Your Students Remember? Leah Davies
»My Mrs. Krikorian Todd R. Nelson
»Discipline Is a Liberating Word Marvin Marshall
»The Busy Educator's Monthly Five Marjan Glavac
»Help! Too Much Talk! Not Enough Work! Barbara Pressman
»Mayan Sites and Paris Easy on the Purse Josette Bonafino
»The Little Things that Count in Our Schools: Doing Something Different, Simple and Powerful Cheryl Sigmon
»Teacher Morale Matters Dorothy Rich
»Team Management - It’s in the Cards Rick Morris
»Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century Hal Portner

Articles
»The Document Camera: A Better Way to Present! Joe Frisk
»Need a Teaching Job? Here’s Where to Find One Alan Haskvitz
»Make Twitter an Ally in the Classroom! Alan Haskvitz
»Teaching Is... Bill Page
»Celebrating True Heroes Graysen Walles
»Digital Pens & Touch-Screens Tim Newlin
»12 Ways to Improve and Enhance Your Paraprofessional- Teacher Experience Susan Fitzell
»May 2009 Writing Prompts James Wayne
»Using Photographs To Inspire Writing VII Hank Kellner
»How to Increase the Number of Physics and Chemistry Majors Stewart E. Brekke
»Bibliotherapy Booklist for Elementary Students Lisa Bundrick
»8 Ways to Make Math Magical at School Steve Sherman
»5 Brainteasers Steve Sherman
»What Will You Do For Shy Kids? Marjie Braun Knudsen

Features
»Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes Barb Stutesman
»Today Is... Daily Commemoration Ron Victoria
»The Lighter Side of Teaching
»Photo Tour: 3rd Grade Classroom
»Teacher Blogs Showcase
»Carol Goodrow's Kids Running Printables
»Dolch word activities, end of first grade test, first grade memory book, map and geography lessons for all levels, IEP progress, and graduation ceremonies songs
»Video Bytes; Are You Going to Finish Strong?, Antarctica, Ted Talks - Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?, How Big Is Will?, The Sling Shot Man, Styrofoam Cup vs. Deep Sea
»Live on Teachers.Net: May 2009
»New Teacher Induction Programs
»Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.4 April 2009

Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
When “21st-Century Schooling” Just Isn’t Good Enough: A Modest Proposal
Are we serious about educating students for the global competitive economy of the future?


Earth Day Special Article:
GE Project Plant-A-Bulb
Give the planet the gift of flowers for Earth Day....


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
The Tools for Success


Columns
»Actively Involve Every Reader—Ten Easy Ideas! Sue Gruber
»Motivating Children Leah Davies
»Multiple Working Hypotheses Todd R. Nelson
»Eliciting vs. Punishments Marvin Marshall
»The Busy Educator's Monthly Five Marjan Glavac
»Tattle Tales and Classroom Helpers Barbara Pressman
»Tips for Travel to France or Italy with Students Josette Bonafino
»Too Much Parent Involvement? Can It Be? Dorothy Rich
»Return to Sender & The Neon Necklace Rick Morris
»Be Your Own Mentor: Reflect Hal Portner

Articles
»Getting Your Students' Work Published Alan Haskvitz
»At Risk Students: Victims of Miseducation and Failure Bill Page
»Teachers – Healing Broken Lives Graysen Walles
»Get Smart! Doodle! Tim Newlin
»A Dozen Ways to Build a Caring Classroom Community Susan Fitzell
»April 2009 Writing Prompts James Wayne
»Using Photographs To Inspire Writing VI Hank Kellner
»Quality in School Systems Panamalai R. Guruprasad
»Problems With 9th Grade Euclidian Geometry Stewart E. Brekke
»Multisensory/Kinesthetic Alphabet ActivitiesJeanine Horner

Features
»Apple Seeds: Inspiring Quotes Barb Stutesman
»Today Is... Daily Commemoration Ron Victoria
»The Lighter Side of Teaching
»Teacher Blogs Showcase
»Guided Reading in Kindergarten (printable)
»Printables - Happy Earth Day, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, We’ve Got the Whole World in Our Hands, Portable Word Wall, Earth Day Every Day Award, Bringing Choices to Light, and April - May Calendar
»Photo Tour: 3rd Grade Classroom, Red Creek, NY
»Lessons, Activities, Theme ideas: Earth Day, Mother’s Day, Paul Revere, Spring, Easter, more!
»Featured Lesson: Outdoor Activities/Nature
»Meet Bill Martin Jr. and Brown Bear, Brown Bear, Creative Quotes from Shakespeare, Massive Ant Colony Uncovered! AMAZING science!, Tim Hawkins - Cletus Take the Reel, Lovefield, and Dolphin Bubbles: An Amazing Behavior
»Live on Teachers.Net: April 2009
»Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers
»Wisdom for the pain? Why Did You Do It? Why Pursue National Board Certification?



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.3 March 2009

Cover Story by Graysen Walles
Teachers are Brave
Somewhere in this country a drive-by was avoided, a robbery was reconsidered, or a suicide attempt was abandoned because a teacher was willing to show up and make a difference in the classroom, administrative office, after school activity, or at the home of a child.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Assessing for Student Learning

Columns
»The 21st Century Teaching-Learning Environment - (Think Outside the Classroom Box)Hal Portner
»Why Do You Teach?Sue Gruber
»Educating Homeless ChildrenLeah Davies
»Old School Progress ReportsTodd R. Nelson
»Habit vs. Awareness for the 3 Practices and for the Hierarchy of Social DevelopmentMarvin Marshall
»The Busy Educator's Monthly FiveMarjan Glavac
»Dear Barbara - Advice for SubsBarbara Pressman
»Global Travel GuruJosette Bonafino
»Tool & ToysRick Morris

Articles
»Economic Relief for TeachersTeachers.Net
»Fifty Years of TeachingBill Page
»Strange SignsTim Newlin
»A Dozen Surefire Tips To Maximize Flexible Grouping and Small Group LearningSusan Fitzell
»Time to Reward YourselfAlan Haskvitz
»March 2009 Writing PromptsJames Wayne
»Using Photographs To Inspire Writing VHank Kellner
»What’s Wrong With Teacher Education In This Country?Howard Seeman
»“Slumdog Millionaire” Teaches About Education, TooDorothy Rich
»Teachers’ Role in Improving Students’ Thinking Skills: Moving beyond the ‘sage on the stage’Ambreen Ahmed

Features
»Apple Seeds: Inspiring QuotesBarb Stutesman
»Today Is... Daily CommemorationRon Victoria
»The Lighter Side of Teaching
»Teacher Blogs Showcase
»Liz Phillips' Printable Discipline Rubric
»Photo tour: 4th Grade Classroom
»Lessons, Resources and Theme Activities: March 2009
»Featured Lesson: Recognizing Bullying
»Modeling Guided Reading FAQ, Periodic Table of Videos – Fascinating Chemistry!, Carl Sagan - 4th Dimension Explanation, Parabolas in the Real World, Al Jolson sings - Brother Can You Spare a Dime?, Lovers’ Waltz - Casey Willis on violin, Meet Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
»Live on Teachers.Net: March 2009
»T-Netters Share Favorite Recipes
»Managing Hyperactive Students
»Newsdesk: Events & Opportunities for Teachers
»This Board’s For Me!



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.6 No.2 February 2009

Cover Story by Alfie Kohn
Why Self-Discipline Is Overrated: The (Troubling) Theory and Practice of Control from Within
To inquire into what underlies the idea of self-discipline is to uncover serious misconceptions about motivation and personality, controversial assumptions about human nature, and disturbing implications regarding how things are arranged in a classroom or a society.


Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
To Be an Effective Teacher
Simply Copy and Paste

Columns
»Do You Have a Student Teacher?Hal Portner
»Test-taking Skills Made EasySue Gruber
»Teaching Children Refusal SkillsLeah Davies