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Hail to the Chief! Let Them Learn to Lead!

By Robert Rose

Patsy was one of the smallest girls in my class. Her parents came from Cambodia and they taught her to be quiet, courteous, and thoughtful of others. She was calmly, confidently pointing to her teammates exactly where each was to play.

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From the Teachers.Net Community

Love and Logic Basics

By Leah Davies, M.Ed.

The Love and Logic process includes sharing control and decision-making, using empathy with consequences, and enhancing the self-concept of children.

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Optical Illusion: See the Future!

By Tim Newlin

LOOK! You won’t believe your eyes! Optical illusions are tricks that our eyes play on our brain or that our brain plays on our eyes! Scientists now think we actually “see” into the future!

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Kids Don’t Flunk; They Get Flunked

By Bill Page

Grades and tests are totally subjective and can’t be otherwise. Both reflect the teacher’s arbitrary, unilateral decisions, values, timing, and emphases.

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Have Ye Seen the Right Whale?

By Todd R. Nelson

“Seeing the whales,” wrote 8th grader Madison, “made all of the work and studying we do in school worth while.”

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The Busy Educator’s Monthly 5 Web Sites

By Marjan Glavac

From the Arts to Science to Math, some of the best sites on the web!

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Teachers Replace Chalk with Magic!

By Teachers.Net News Desk

Teach By Magic offers a unique program designed to inspire student imagination, interest and engagement, ensuring that lessons are retained through innovative, fun, and visual lessons using magic tricks.

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Budget Boosting Recipes

By Teachers.Net Community

4 easy but delicious recipes that will help you stretch your food budget while satisfying your family and guests!

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Brain Teasers – Can We Stump You?

By Teachers.Net News Desk

Stimulate your brain! Brain teasers gleaned from one of those clever emails forwarded around the www.

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Make Way for a Different Kind of Thinking

By James Krehbiel

In the midst of all the incivility and strife that we are faced with, Nathan will make a difference. He has not forgotten what it was like to stand face to face at a young age with problems that were bigger than he was capable of solving. He will use that experience to empower and propel him in a direction to bring peace as he thinks about and humbly solves problems that raise hope and healing for all humanity.

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Hail to the Chief! Let Them Learn to Lead!

By Robert Rose

Patsy was one of the smallest girls in my class. Her parents came from Cambodia and they taught her to be quiet, courteous, and thoughtful of others. She was calmly, confidently pointing to her teammates exactly where each was to play.

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History, Pop Culture, Trivia: Writing Prompts for November!

By James Wayne

Hook your reluctant student writers with fast-facts about Moby Dick, Frankenstein, Blackbeard, Joe DiMaggio, Nellie Bly, football and many other fascinating topics tied to November. Adults will find them

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Teachers or Parents: Who’s More Important?

By Alan Haskvitz

Haskvitz Are teachers or parents more important in a child’s education?

Many students have sent me letters and visited me telling about the influence I made on their lives. I don’t think this is an unusual event for any teacher, but it does shed some light on who is the most important influence on a child’s education.

I look at it like this: a student is swept along on the influence of a parent much like a river flowing towards maturity. Sprinkled throughout …

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How to Teach Facts, Not Stereotypes, about Native Americans

By Teachers.Net News Desk

Tips, resources, lesson plans that will help teachers avoid promoting stereotypes and inaccuracies about native peoples.

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