Harry Wong
Dec 2017
Vol 14 No 4

Archive for the ‘February 2012’ Category

Are Some Administrators Afraid of Outstanding Teachers?

By Teachers.Net Community • Feb 20th, 2012

Aren’t great teachers what every school administrator wants?

Maybe not all…
During a discussion on one of the Chatboards, where some have offered the opinion that sometimes teachers who are outstanding, veteran teachers are targeted or forced out …

First Grade Blog

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 19th, 2012

From the Classroom Websites Chatboard:

Michelle posted:

I use a class blog for my first grade class, rather than a website. It’s not a teacher blog–I’m not sharing my thoughts or ideas about teaching. Instead, I’m highlighting student learning.…

Foot Theme – HUGE Compilation of Seuss Lessons and Activities

By Teachers.Net Community • Feb 17th, 2012


Foot Theme

The Foot Book-Dr. Seuss
Children trace one foot on construction paper (provide an assortment of colors from which to choose), cut it out and write name on front. Display as “Meet Our Feet.”

Book: I Went Walking …

Is THIS What Teachers Do??

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 16th, 2012
Teachers play on the Internet meme, "This is what I REALLY do..."

Teachers: You do an excellent job with the blueberries you get. Just keep doing it.

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 14th, 2012

U.S. vs. highest achieving nations in education
The following was posted by Zhel, an educator in Belgrade, Serbia who is a long-time participant on Teachers.Net forums. He – an unbiased, outside observer of many years – offered these insightful and

Cherry Turnovers For President’s Day

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 13th, 2012

Cherry Turnovers For President’s Day

Ingredients 1 can (21oz) cherry pie filling
2 tsp grated orange rind
1 pkg (15oz) refrig. pie crust
1 egg yolk
1 tbsp milk
1 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
4″ round cookie cutter…

TEACHERS! Submit Your Tips to Teachers.Net Gazette!

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 12th, 2012

Let us help you reach more educators to share your teaching tips, lessons, classroom photo tour, classroom management ideas, etc!

*Submit your proofread short articles here.* We’ll email back to ask whether you have any photos or other graphics, …

Getting the Most Out of Young Writers

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 10th, 2012
For many teachers implementing 4-Blocks, the Writing Block is a totally new part of their instructional program. For many others, it means continuing with a Writers’ Workshop approach that they have employed for quite some time. Whatever the level of comfort a teacher might feel in delivering this block, several issues should be explored and considered.

Art for the Sky – Giant Living Paintings Made of People

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Feb 1st, 2012
This is a website about the fabulous projects that conceptual artist Daniel Dancer has been producing with the help of field artist Stan Herd, schoolchildren, and the public since the 1980s. His works are described as “[a]dventures in Team-Building and Perception to Deepen Our Relationship to Sky, Earth & One Another.”

IMHO: What kind of brilliant pedagogy overcomes all this?

By Teachers.Net Community • Feb 1st, 2012
It is true that if we're good enough teachers we should be able to overcome any problem presented by a student? One teacher's humble opinion.

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