Harry Wong
November 2015
Vol 12 No 11

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National Science Foundation Invites Students to Create Nano-Tech Superheroes

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Nov 19th, 2015

A brand-new competition, awarding finalists the opportunity to present their entries at the 2016 USA Science & Engineering Festival and compete for cash prizes, opened on November 19, 2015 for high school students interested in science, engineering and …

How to Read a Weather Map

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Nov 1st, 2015
Weather map terminology explained!

Turkey, Pumpkin Theme Recipes, Activities

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Nov 1st, 2015
Enjoy these unique and exciting seasonal turkey and pumpkin activities and recipes!

Free Training: Watch Me! Celebrating Milestones and Sharing Concerns

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Oct 1st, 2015
Have you ever had a concern about the development of a child in your care? An estimated 1 in 6 children has some type of developmental disability. Most of these children are identified too late and miss the chance to benefit from early intervention services and supports. You can help change that.

Invitation to Contribute to an E-Book Anthology

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Oct 1st, 2015

Submitted by Laurence Peters

Posted on 9/05/15

We are inviting teachers to submit an essay reflecting on any one aspect of their lives as teachers. We are doing this because as former K-12 teachers

We believe teachers’ voices are greatly …

The Editor

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Sep 6th, 2015

Editor in Chief Kathleen A. Carpenter





The Dream Flag Project: Dreams Gone Global For A Local Community School

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Sep 1st, 2015
The Dream Flag Project started small in 2003 at The Agnes Irwin School, a K-12 school for girls in Bryn Mawr, PA. Students were taught about dream poetry by Langston Hughes and created their own dream poems. Student poems were printed and decorated on 8 ½ x 11 inch pieces of cloth with the entire collection of student poems connected on a dream flag clothesline. The premise for dream flags is modeled after Nepalese Buddhist prayer flags with the ultimate goal to share positive hopes and dreams with the world. With more than 70,000 dream flag K-12 student participants in 38 US states and 18 countries including Australia, Belize, Canada, China, Costa Rica, France, Honduras, Japan, Kenya, Morocco, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Rwanda, Romania, Russia, South Africa, and Zambia, the Dream Flag Project is catching on in many schools. Click over to be inspired...

Infographic: 8 Video Publishers Destined to be the Next Big Thing

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Sep 1st, 2015
Infographic for teachers....

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 Jennings

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Sep 1st, 2015
Twenty completely new stories of negotiating the triumphs and challenges of being an LGBT educator in the twenty-first century

How to Learn Students’ Names and Why It’s Important

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Aug 23rd, 2015

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Learn Your Students’ Names – Fun, Fast, Easy and IMPORTANT! by Bill Page … Learning students’ names is a crucial first day step toward a caring relationship and toward building a classroom learning community.  Use

Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.12 No.8 August 2015
Cover Story by Bethany Hill
The Most Dangerous Phrase in Education
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Appetite for Instruction - Teaching Vocabulary and So Much More!Todd R. Nelson
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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
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A Campaign to Fund a Toy for Kids Who Wear Glasses

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