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A Succinct Case for Tenure

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Mar 26th, 2015


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From the General Interest Chatboard:

A teacher wrote:

If a teacher should become [ineffective] after a while, he or she CAN be fired — it’s just that the administration must go through appropriate steps …



Illinois Teachers Sought for Study: Information Literacy in High Schools

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Mar 1st, 2015
Researchers at the Ronald Williams Library in Northeastern Illinois University are surveying teachers, library media specialists, and technology coordinators at Illinois high schools to understand the resources available for information literacy education.


The Guardian’s Way – Novel By Hal Portner

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Mar 1st, 2015
Hal Portner, educator, author of numerous articles and books related to our profession, and frequent contributor to Teachers.Net Gazette has just announced what he calls his "Bucket List Novel." The Guardian's Way (Archway Publishing, 2015) is his first major work of fiction. Read more about it here...


Snow Day Blues – With apologies to Willie Dixon and Muddy Waters

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 2nd, 2015


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Snow Day Blues – by —Blind “Howlin’ Wildcat” Nelson (aka Todd R. Nelson, principal of Brooksville Elementary School, Maine)

(With apologies to Willie Dixon and Muddy Waters)

Woke up this mornin’ when the telephone …



Code.org Offers Free Training

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2015
Code.Org recently helped over 60,000 classrooms nationwide participate in the Hour of Code! Read about their free training program.


Retired Teacher Launches Southern Kayak Fishing webzine

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2015
What started as a challenge from a student has turned into a post-teaching job for one retired English teacher.


Kilting the Common Core With Todd Nelson and Robert Burns

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2015
School principals are working hard - often joyfully - to provide uncommon experiences for their students even during the Age of Common Core. Let's check in to see what Principal Todd Nelson is up to at Brooksville Elementary School in Maine.


Avatar Challenge

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2015
Students can register and submit their Avatars to the contest by March 31, 2015.


Teaching “Celebrations & Traditions” Unit in a Classroom With a Jehovah’s Witness Student

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2015
I am teaching Grade 2 for the first time and am getting ready to teach the celebrations and traditions unit for Social Studies. I have a Jehovah Witness child in my class and I understand that they don't celebrate anything. How do you deal with that? I do not want to offend the family in any way.


2 Piggyback Songs for 100th Day of School

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jan 14th, 2015


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Two piggyback songs for your 100th day of school! (shared anonymously on the 100 Days Chatboard. Please add your good ideas!) 

100 Days Song (Tune “We’ve Been Working on the Railroad”)…



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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»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
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»"Do The Math" Column - Math Topics Brought to LifeInternet Scout Report
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