Harry Wong
Dec 2017
Vol 14 No 4

Archive for the ‘December 2009’ Category

BULLETIN! Hundreds Gather to Protest Global Warming!

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 22nd, 2009
Protesters chanted, "Global warming is no snow job!"

Protesters chanted, "Global warming is no snow job!"

Santa’s Reindeer Gender Questioned

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 22nd, 2009

According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, while
both male and female reindeer grow antlers in the summer
each year, male reindeer drop their antlers at the beginning
of winter, usually late November to mid-December. Female
reindeer retain

JUST IN! Seclusion Rooms Subject of The Forgotten Room

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 10th, 2009

Clayton State University’s Hollowell Publishes ‘The Forgotten Room – Inside a Public Alternative School for At-Risk Youth

Legislation Introduced to Protect Children from Misuse of Seclusion

Dr. Mary Hollowell, an associate professor of Teacher Education at Clayton State …

Return to the Real Legoland, Where Imagination and Creativity Ruled

By Todd R. Nelson • Dec 1st, 2009
On the wall above my desk are two pieces of precious spontaneous play/art that inspire me every day. One is a crazy confusion of wooden scraps that my son Spencer glued up from pieces of baseboard molding, construction scraps and dowels. The other is his wooden helicopter made in his third grade shop class. Both are pieces of genius: covered in gloppy, pointillist paint jobs; fully working rotors, and carefully thought-out appendages—antennae, guns, fishing rods? I have no idea. But both convey hours of imaginative use of humble materials....

Even Homer Sometimes Nods – How to Correct our Students’ Mistakes

By Mohammed Alfadhel • Dec 1st, 2009
To correct students' mistakes has always been, and will always be the concern of most teachers. To begin with, it is crucial to emphasize that no one is above knowledge, including teachers. Mistakes are part of our life; we all make mistakes now and then. There is nothing wrong with making mistakes as long as we learn from them and avoid repeating them over and over.

The Busy Educator’s Monthly 5 Web Sites

By Marjan Glavac • Dec 1st, 2009
MATHFROG is a free mathematics site of Fun Resources and Online Games for parents, teachers and students in grades 4, 5 and 6. Great games and activities are available here to teach patterning, probability, geoboard, geometer’s sketchpad, pie charts, fractions, tangrams and more.

50 Web Applications for Teachers

By Allison Gray - Rasmussen College • Dec 1st, 2009
An annotated list of 50 web tools to help teachers with lesson planning, research and productivity! By Rasmussen College.

Marla’s Poetry Corner

By Marla Weinstein • Dec 1st, 2009
NEW! Poetry Corner! Enjoy this month's poetic offerings!

Silly & Serious Events – December

By Ron Victoria • Dec 1st, 2009

December is:

National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month

National Stress-Free Family Holidays Month

Universal Human Rights Month

Safe Toys and Gifts Month.

Dec. 1 is … National Pie and Eat a Red Apple Days

Dec. 2 is … National …

Save Your District Money on Technology!

By Alan Haskvitz • Dec 1st, 2009
There is simply no need to spend so much $$$ on technology! There are alternatives that offer the same for less money.

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