Harry Wong
Dec 2017
Vol 14 No 4

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Earth Day Piggyback Song: We’ve Got the Whole World in Our Hands

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Apr 9th, 2017
This traditional song is especially appropriate for use during Earth Day theme activities. Children can pick up individual globes to hold up while singing "We've got the whole world in our hands," or pass around an inflatable globe. (Oriental Trading Company sells small inflatable globes for a reasonable amount.) Other props might include baby dolls for the "tiny babies." Use hand gestures indicating everybody "here" and everybody "there." Note: Repeating a relatively short song is effective, especially when performing for others, providing more opportunity for participation by the performers and more prolonged entertainment for the audience. Consider inviting audience participation for a second round of singing!

WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2017

For consideration for online research reference use at, may I suggest my WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources, a cost-free academic Internet directory that is part of the volunteer-run WWW Virtual Library System, with over 2000 carefully selected, annotated …

Changing Students’ Perspectives of Rigor

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jan 10th, 2017
When I began writing Rigor is NOT a Four-Letter Word, I wanted to hear what students would say, since they are the ones who are most directly impacted by the decision to increase rigor in the classroom. I asked, “How do you feel about rigor, or challenging work in school?” I received over 400 responses from students in grades two through twelve. Their replies reflect the tug-of-war of negative and positive perceptions.

Classrooms of the Future – Imagine this!

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jan 1st, 2017
It is fun to imagine the future, especially when we hear about the latest advances in technology and learn about a possible future where trips to Mars become commonplace or cars become driverless. So with all these wondrous inventions, we might ask ourselves – what are the technological changes that will affect a classroom of the future? Here are some technology advances that might have a big impact on education.

Classroom Labels – When They’re Damaging Rather Than Helpful

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jan 1st, 2017
In today's classroom, students bring a wide range of exceptionalities to the table. Having these well-defined categories of exceptionality will ultimately help us move towards a more inclusive teaching environment. These categories allow teachers to clearly differentiate what the individual needs of a student are and how best to cater to these needs. The more precise categories we have, the better able we will be in pinpointing what type of exceptionality the student has and what the best course of action is to help this student.

High School Marine Science Symposium

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 7th, 2016

Please mark your calendars for the Annual High School Marine Science Symposium, co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Marine Educators, with additional support from Salem State University.

Join dozens of local experts as they introduce high school students to research, study, and …

The Trump Effect on Education

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 5th, 2016
Our November 30 newsletter "Election Special: The Trump Effect on Education,' featured a collection of articles you'll want to bookmark, read and share!

Why the International Baccalaureate Curriculum Craze & How to Join?

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 4th, 2016
The international education market is still buzzing about the International Baccalaureate curriculum because of the proliferation of schools using the IB curricula and because of the prestige that comes along with having the IB status.

Efficient Printing Tips To Save Teachers Money

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 3rd, 2016
Tips for teachers on how they can lessen their ink consumption without reducing their print volume. Our objective is to eliminate the cost hurdle of print so teachers can focus on learning methods instead of working within a budget.

Apple Seeds Quotes for Educators – November

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 3rd, 2016
Here they, a month's worth of bits of wisdom, posted every morning on the Teachers Chatboard.

Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.14 No.1 Jan 2017
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
A Change of Environment
More Teacher Articles...
»Classroom Management Articles by Harry and Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong
»The Trump Effect on EducationNews Desk
»Four Easy Teaching Strategies for Summarizing SkillsSusan Fitzell
»Teaching Strategies: Fact vs. OpinionSusan Fitzell
»The BEST Dr. Seuss Read Across America Activities!News Desk
»Classrooms of the Future - Imagine this!News Desk
»The Importance of Keeping the Teacher's Learning Brain AliveJeny Rapheal
»Why the International Baccalaureate Curriculum Craze & How to Join?News Desk
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»Google MoonInternet Scout Report
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»Efficient Printing Tips To Save Teachers MoneyNews Desk
»7 Easy-to-Implement Non-Linguistic Vocabulary InterventionsSusan Fitzell
»Classroom Labels - When They're Damaging Rather Than HelpfulNews Desk
»Roald Dahl: Teach the Stories - Language Arts ResourceNews Desk
»Deliberating in a Democracy - Social Studies Lesson PlansInternet Scout Report
»High School Marine Science SymposiumNews Desk
»The Civil War in ArtInternet Scout Report
»Apple Seeds of Inspiration - December and JanuaryBarb Stutesman
»Apple Seeds Quotes for Educators - NovemberNews Desk

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