Harry Wong
September 2014
Vol 11 No 9

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Your Science Lesson Could Win $1,000 and STEM Classroom Makeover

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Sep 10th, 2014

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dollars Floating in the SkyThe National 4-H Council and Lockheed Martin are Offering Science Teachers the Chance to Win $1,000 and a STEM Classroom Makeover


Teachers Can Submit Three Photos of Their Class Conducting the 4-H National Youth

Free 9/9/14 Nat’l Park Service Webcast Will Teach Students about US Flag, Star Spangled Banner – Register FREE now

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Aug 29th, 2014

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Francis Scott Key Goes Back to School at

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

Free Distance Learning Opportunity Brings the Bicentennial of

the National Anthem to Classrooms across the Country

Baltimore – Students and …

Report Reveals Need for Better Advising on College Major Selection

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Aug 1st, 2014

A new report from ACT suggests the fit between high school students’ interests and their intended college majors often does not improve—and sometimes gets worse—after they enter college and actually declare a major. The findings point to a need for better advising on the selection of a college major in both high school and college.

Clever Ice Breaker for a New School Year

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Aug 1st, 2014

A great icebreaker for the first day of school!

International Bilingual Education Expert Brad Philpot to Speak at IB Conference in Rome: Learning Language in an International Context

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 18th, 2014

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Brad Philpot, Cambridge University Press author and expert in high-quality professional development for teachers of the IB Diploma programme, has been announced as one of the distinguished speakers at the IB Africa, Europe and Middle

Chicago Mayor Speaks Code, Launches Chicago City of Learning (CCOL) Month of Code Challenge

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 10th, 2014

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Challenge Encourages Youth to Explore STEAM Opportunities and Earn Digital Badges

Mayor Rahm Emanuel launched the Chicago City of …

Advice for New Teachers – Veteran Teachers Offer Tips

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 1st, 2014

“What are the common mistakes made by new teachers?” Neophyte asks veteran teachers to reflect and advise, and the responses are worthy of consideration by new and veteran educators.

Introverted Children in Extroverted Schools

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 1st, 2014

Entering into the swing of a new school year overwhelms one in three children who are introverted. Schools are designed to educate the extroverted majority. They are fast paced, demanding quick thinking and snappy answers, group brainstorming, adapting to constant change and the ability to compete. Extroverts succeed in this environment while introverts thrive in just the opposite atmosphere. A thoughtful, individual and reflective approach to learning brings out the best in introverts. This is why there are more significant negative consequences for introverted school children than parents typically think. Introverted children are trying to gear up to match a pace that is draining and overwhelming for them.

New Book – Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student Engagement

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 1st, 2014

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE®) today announced that the new book from flipped learning pioneers Jon Bergmann and Aaron Sams  debuted at ISTE 2014, June 28-July 1, in Atlanta. In Flipped Learning: Gateway to Student Engagement, co-authors Bergmann and Sams take their revolutionary education philosophy to the next level. Building on the energy of the thousands of educators inspired by ISTE’s bestselling Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day, this new book is all about what happens next —when a classroom is truly student-centered and teachers are free to engage with students on an individual level.

In Finland, Students Always Have Time for Bathroom Breaks – by Tim Walker

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jun 8th, 2014

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Bathroom-gender-signNothing should ever get in the way of bathroom breaks for students, right? Think again.

In early-January, an administrator from a Chicago public school sent a letter to her staff about “new …

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