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Archive for the ‘December 2011’ Category

Prophecies for the New Year

By Bill Page • Dec 28th, 2011
Seven prophesies, 15 fresh-start ideas, 21 thoughts and lots more for a new semester

Poems for the New Year

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 27th, 2011

Recipe for a New Year

Author unknown

Take twelve whole months.
Clean them thoroughly of all bitterness,
hate, and jealousy.
Make them just as fresh and clean as possible.

Now cut each month into twenty-eight, thirty, or
thirty-one different parts,…

Six Easy Resolutions for the New Year at School

By Teachers.Net Community • Dec 26th, 2011

by Sue Gruber, M.A.

Timeless tips from the archives

One of the best things about teaching is the fresh start we get each new school year! The new calendar year doesn’t bring a new class, but it does

The Beliefs and Behaviors of Star Teachers by Martin Haberman

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 18th, 2011
The beliefs of star teachers are compared with quitter/failures. Twelve of these beliefs are explainedand examples are given of how they are demonstrated in terms of actual teacher practices. The argument is presented that the strength of these belief systems makes selection more important than training.

A Thank You Note for Every Student

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 16th, 2011

Post on main chatboard: Do you give students “Thank You” cards for their gifts?

Posted by: VET

My students were very generous with Christmas gifts to me.

Most, but not all gave me a gift, though, and that was ok, …

In Memory of Lynn aka “Pogo”

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 12th, 2011

Teachers.Net has received news of the sudden passing of a long-time “T-Netter,” one of the original members of our community of educators. We are very sad to say goodbye to Lynn “Pogo” Mitchell

While echoing the many expressions of

The Kids All Need a Christmas, We Don’t Have a Chimney – New Christmas Song & Video by Tim Newlin

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 8th, 2011

Great principal? Newsletter tidbits; Learning Ctrs.; Adoptive love; Crafts & Lessons for December

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 8th, 2011

12 Ways to Ensure an Effective Lecture– by Susan Fitzell

New Book “The You We Adore” Celebrates Adoptive Love
For your classroom and school library, or holiday gift…

Characteristics of a Truly Great Principal
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Beautiful New Book Celebrates Adoptive Love: Searching for the You We Adore by Valerie Westfall

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Dec 7th, 2011

Searching for…The You We Adore

by Valerie Westfall
Illustrated by Richard Cowdrey

This is a book you know at first glance belongs in school and classroom libraries everywhere, as well as in the homes of adoptive families. We enthusiastically …

Coaching the Urban Educator – Positive Self-Talk: Your Personal Guidance Counselor

By Dré Cleveland • Dec 1st, 2011
Most of us are not aware of what we say to ourselves, but what we say has a drastic impact on our self-esteem, our reactions and responses to the world around us, and our ability to set and reach goals.

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