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Work-Life Balance in Finland: Americans on a Different Planet

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 12th, 2014

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Now that I’m in Finland, my idea of the teaching superhero has changed dramatically.

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My wife and I welcomed our second child into the world exactly two weeks ago. If I was still teaching in the



8 Black History Study Strategies to Avoid by Jennifer Davis Bowman, Ed.D.

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 10th, 2014


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A couple of weeks ago, I asked my oldest son what they do in school to honor Black History Month.  After shaking his head and moaning he  exclaimed, “we always watch these videos…”   Upon further …



How to Close the Socioeconomic Learning Gap – A Model

By Rosanna Pittella PhD • Feb 6th, 2014


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How to Close the Learning Gap for Children at All Socioeconomic Levels –
The Unstoppable Power of Applying Maslow’s Laws Today –

“Those who refuse to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it,” said George Santayana



Parenting Plays Key Role as African American Boys Move from Preschool to Kindergarten

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2014
A new study from Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute has found that parenting affects the academic and social performance of African American boys as they move from preschool to kindergarten.


Ruth Gruber Photojournalist Exhibit Opens in Skokie, IL Holocaust Museum

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2014
Announcing a fascinating exhibition, celebrating the remarkable life, vision, and heroic tenacity of a 20th century pioneer and trailblazing photojournalist. Ruth Gruber is now 102 years old, and her work spans more than five decades, from her groundbreaking work in the Soviet Arctic in the 1930s and her iconic images of Jewish refugees on the ship Exodus 1947, to her later work in the 1980s documenting Ethiopian Jews in the midst of a civil war. Ruth Gruber: Photojournalist features a selection of vintage prints that are presented alongside contemporary prints made from original negatives, early film footage, and ephemera from Gruber’s personal archive.


10 Tips for Teacher Survival

By Leah Davies, M.Ed. • Feb 1st, 2014
School professionals are often blamed for the ills of society. Yet, there are countless administrators, teachers and counselors who challenge and inspire students to do their best and strive for excellence. Here are 10 ideas educators may want to consider as they continue their work.


Black History Month Lessons and Resources

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2014
A plethora of lessons and resources that will enrich your Black History Month activities.


Top Tweets for Teachers

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2014
We're all aTwitter about the information and collaboration available in 140 characters! Updated often...


U.S. Census: Data Visualization of Population Change, Settlement Patterns, More

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2014
The U.S. Census Bureau has at its disposal a vast array of information for the general public. This online gallery provides access to several dozen visualizations documenting population change, settlement patterns, and more.


eLearning Africa 2014 – 9th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2014
eLearning Africa is the Continent’s largest gathering of high-level policy makers, decision makers and practitioners from education, business and government.


Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.2 February 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Execute and Praise
Cover Story by Todd R. Nelson
Paddling to the Sea - The Educational Value of Unplugged Play
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»The Right Fit: When It All Makes SenseSarah Powley
»Rigor and the Common Core: Just the BeginningBarbara Blackburn
»How to Close the Learning Gap for Children at All Socioeconomic Levels - The Unstoppable Power of Applying Maslow's Laws TodayRosanna Pittella PhD
»5 Ways to Bring the Common Core Shift into Your ClassroomAimee Barber
»Finland Classroom Shock: What I'm Learning as a Teacher in FinlandTim Walker
»Seven Features of Highly Successful Picture BooksAbby Connors
»Reading With a Writer's Eye; or Emerson Takes on the Twenty-First Century Teenager by Tom O'MalleyTom O'Malley
»Writing Prompts for FebruaryJames Wayne
»10 Tips for Teacher SurvivalLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Coaching Abuse: The Dirty, Not-So-Little Secret in SportsDr. Alan Goldberg
»Black History Month Lessons and Resources
»Top Tweets for Teachers
»Parenting Plays Key Role as African American Boys Move from Preschool to Kindergarten
»Poetry, Essay and Art Contests for Students
»Ruth Gruber: Photojournalist Exhibit Opens in Skokie, IL Holocaust Museum
»StudyWorld 2014 9th International Fair for Higher and Continuing Education
»U.S. Census: Data Visualization of Population Change, Settlement Patterns, More
»Apple Seeds: Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman
»February is... Special Days This MonthRon Victoria
»eLearning Africa 2014 - 9th International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training

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