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Community Grants for Inner-City Educators

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Apr 28th, 2012

The Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Offers Community Grants Dedicated to Help Inner-City Educators

 

The Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Corp., a nonprofit, tax-exempt entity established by attorneys from Brown Rudnick LLP, provides educational grants to support inner-city educators through its Community



When Students ask, “Why Do We Need to Know This??”

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Apr 24th, 2012

From the Teachers.Net Archives


From The Middle School Chatboard


Posted by Sci Teach:

How do you respond to questions such as “Why do we need to know this?” I always give the most stupid answers to these questions because I …



Webinar: Music Techniques for Engaging Students with Autism – Creating Classroom Harmony

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Apr 24th, 2012

Creating Classroom Harmony: Music Techniques for Engaging Students with Autism

Presented by- The Institute for Therapy through the Arts


Educators are faced with many challenges as they attempt to manage a classroom of students with diverse abilities. As the number …



Be a Force of Nature – Important Message from the National Weather Service

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Apr 20th, 2012

As we enter the heart of severe weather season, I’m writing to ask for your help in raising awareness about weather readiness. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to promote …



Poetry Lessons, Activities, Links

By Teachers.Net Community • Apr 4th, 2012

International War Veterans’ Poetry Archives
http://gazette.teachers.net/gazette/wordpress/editor/international-war-veterans-poetry-archives/

A Poetry Unit that Transforms Reluctant Writers into Confident Poets
http://gazette.teachers.net/gazette/wordpress/teresa-kirkland/from-reluctant-writers-to-confident-poets-thanks-to-a-poetry-unit/

Make a Poetry Cube! PreK – Primary
http://gazette.teachers.net/gazette/wordpress/teachers-net-community/make-a-poetry-cube/

Collaborative Poetry Activity!
http://gazette.teachers.net/gazette/wordpress/teachers-net-community/collaborative-poetry/

Featured Lesson: Color Poetry – Reading/Writing, Gr. 5
http://gazette.teachers.net/gazette/wordpress/teachers-net-community/lesson-plan-poetry/

Evaluating War …



Collaborative Poetry!

By Teachers.Net Community • Apr 4th, 2012
Having trouble getting students to sit down and write an entire poem on their own? This activity helps them get started.


Science Buddies Site

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Apr 1st, 2012
Science Buddies

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/

Awarded a prestigious prize in 2011 for online resources in education by Science magazine, the Science Buddies website helps both students and scientists by “build[ing] a remarkable bridge between inquisitive students who want access to current research …



eLearning Africa 2012 7th International Conference

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Apr 1st, 2012

From the mailbox:

eLearning Africa 2012 7th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training

May 23rd- 25th, 2012 in Cotonou, Benin

Organisers: ICWE GmbH, Leibnizstrasse 32, 10625 Berlin, Germany, www.icwe.net
Tel: +49 (0)30 310 18 18-0

Fax: +49 …



Marjan’s Best of the Web for Busy Educators

By Marjan Glavac • Apr 1st, 2012

For more information about Marjan Glavac, his books, keynotes, training and seminars, visit him at his site at http://www.thebusyeducator.com.

Sign up for his free monthly Busy Educator’s Newsletter at:

http://www.thebusyeducator.com

Follow him on Facebook at:

http://www.facebook.com/MarjanGlavac


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This month’s sites, …



Atta Boy! Striking Out for New Territory

By Todd R. Nelson • Apr 1st, 2012
It takes patience to wisely mentor a boy whose imagination and intelligence can do more with a piece of string and a stick than with an Erector set.


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