By Eric Wignall
Online classes suffer from the lack of deep but often unexamined visual cues, prompts, reminders, and social information– everything from the weather outside the windows to campus posters to the social conversations drifting around the space before a teacher starts the class. In an online discussion the student is writing …
By Chick Moorman and Thomas Haller
Let’s end detention and suspension rooms. Let’s help students take a big step toward responsibility by taking the first step ourselves. It’s time to create the Responsibility Room.
By Teachers.Net News Desk
This came across the News Desk and might be of interest to our readers:
Please consider viewing my website, thelastquarter-book.com. In addition to information about my book The Last Quarter – A Middle School Story, the website contains over 20 good lesson plan ideas for English teachers …
By Bill Page
Don’t try to change me–you can’t do it. I am the only one who can change me.
Show me, teach me, help me to see what you see. I can change myself.
By Leah Davies, M.Ed.
Children’s worries often interfere with their learning, it is helpful to understand their concerns. School counselor Leah Davies asked 320 third graders to list one or two things they think about when they can not sleep. The results indicate that children today are anxious about the following…
By Bill Page
I am pleased to proffer some pretty certain classroom prophesies for the 2012, “back-to-school,” new, calendar year.
By Teachers.Net Community
An activity for early literacy learners.
By Karen Cox
Place two English muffin halves on a plate, one above the other, like a snowman. Spread cream cheese or white cake icing on the muffins. Add M&M candies or raisins for the eyes and mouth. Add a baby carrot for the nose. Add a piece of a fruit leather strip …
By Teachers.Net News Desk
Using Genetics Mini-lectures and Podcasts to Make Time for Active Learning [pdf, iTunes]
The goal of the Wisconsin Program for Scientific Teaching is “to enhance undergraduate biology education by training a new generation of scientific teachers.” The hope is that these future faculty and researchers will also become …
|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|