Archive for the ‘October 2009’ Category
By Todd R. Nelson • Oct 1st, 2009
The job of an elementary school principal can get complicated some days. It all started when the code enforcement officer of Schoolsville, me, realized that the merchants and construction companies working out back by the playground sandbox had not taken out the required permits. So I paid a visit to the supervisors at their place of business: Mrs. Pelletier’s grade 2-3 classroom.
By Ron Victoria • Oct 1st, 2009
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, National Crime Prevention Month, Family Health Month, Fire Prevention Month, National AIDS Awareness Month, and National Family Sexuality Education Month.
October 1 is … World Vegetarian Day and Magic Circles Day
October 2 …
By Susan Fitzell • Oct 1st, 2009
A dozen nifty tips for making the most of students' time in class!
By Tim Newlin • Oct 1st, 2009
There is much that can be learned from the Danes and their struggle to deal with energy, health care, and taxes.
By Bill Page • Oct 1st, 2009
Just because administrators group kids together by age and assign them together in your classroom does not mean your students can all be taught alike.
By Marjan Glavac • Oct 1st, 2009
Marjan presents 5 of the most helpful web sites he's encountered during his wanderings around the World Wide Web during the past month.
By Cyndi Fry • Oct 1st, 2009
Once this struggling young mother understood it was important to read to her children, she decided not to wait for me to get started. She packed up the children and took two city buses to get to the library the very next day.
By Eileen Dame • Oct 1st, 2009
Max could not talk to me, nor to anyone else, because he suffered from Selective Mutism, an often misunderstood, misdiagnosed and mishandled social anxiety. With appropriate interventions, children can overcome SM. Here's what works, and what can exacerbate the problem.
By Teachers.Net News Desk • Oct 1st, 2009
From the Teachers.Net Lesson Bank – one of more than 4300 teacher-submitted lessons!
Digital Camera Lessons
Computer, level: all
Posted by Kari Crosman.Pownal School, Pownal, USA
Materials Required: Digital Cameras
Here are my students’ favorite digital camera lessons:
By Rosemary Moore • Oct 1st, 2009
I see a model for schools everywhere in what I observed at Google in Mountain View, CA . Google and other hi-tech corporations – Yahoo, YouTube and eBay - are successful because they have learned how to unleash creativity. That is what our schools should be doing, too.