Harry Wong
Dec 2017
Vol 14 No 4

Archive for the ‘July 2013’ Category

Apple Seeds Quotes – Bits of Wisdom for Educators

By Barb Stutesman • Jul 1st, 2013
In case you missed them, here are the daily Apple Seed quotes posted By Barb S./ret. on the main chatboard during last month. Enjoy!

Bonus Box Math Classroom Activity

By Rick Morris • Jul 1st, 2013
The Bonus Box is a simple classroom activity for encouraging your students to face the challenge of mathematics during their spare time. The puzzles presented--sounds better than problems presented, doesn’t it?--are such that they can be completed in less than ten minutes. By allowing your students the opportunity to focus on just a single aspect of math for a brief period of time, you will encourage them to master critical math skills in a manageable way.

Tweets for Teachers

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 1st, 2013

TWITTERAll month we’ll be adding interesting Tweets posted by teachers, for teachers on Twitter. Tweets will contain wisdom, tips, apps and great links, so check back often during the month! New Tweets will be added to the top…


The Bridge – Pt. 9 of The Power of Poems and Photos to Inspire Writing

By Hank Kellner • Jul 1st, 2013
Together with such keywords as music, link, odor, darkness and the following words by the poet Longfellow: “I stood on the bridge at midnight,/As the clocks were striking the hour,” Sheehan’s poem about an ordinary bridge offers many opportunities for discussion leading to the creation of written works.

Math Word Problem Pen Pals – Featured Lesson

By Teachers.Net Lesson Bank • Jul 1st, 2013
Posted by Mathman (Mathman). Materials Required: brains and paper and pencils Activity Time: 30 minutes Concepts Taught: Math word problems After we’ve learned a math skill we’re learning about (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division), I have my students write math word problems and “mail” them to each other.

Fierce Fashion for Teachers – How to Dress Professionally on a Budget

By Maggie Carranza • Jul 1st, 2013
Tips that will help even the most cash-strapped teacher dress professionally - and look fashionable - on a budget.

Ross Archive of African Images Available Through Yale Site

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 1st, 2013
One can explore over 5,000 pictures of African art published before 1921 as part of the James J. Ross Archive of African Images (RAAI).

Free Online Planner: My Study Life

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jul 1st, 2013
Some young scholars may ask the question: "What time do I need to be at general chemistry?" or "When does my review group meet?" Keeping track of such matters is a snap with My Study Life, a free online planner.

5 Sites for Busy Educators

By Marjan Glavac • Jul 1st, 2013
This month Marjan offers up a new treasure trove of great sites: a collection of must-have educational posters, 10 things teachers should have on their bucket lists, an end of year organizer, 48 cool summer sites for kids and teachers, and a different way of analyzing your school year.

Teaching in a Digital Age – Incorporating Technology in the Classroom

By Larissa Ramos • Jul 1st, 2013
The incorporation of technology presents countless challenges but also endless opportunities to overcome them. In the past twenty years, we have seen technological advances that directly impact our classrooms. Gone are the days when teachers sat students in neat, straight rows, spoon-feeding them the textbook while they quietly took notes. Whether we want to admit it or not, internet access, smart phones, social media, and even video games have evolved at an accelerated rate to redefine our methods and approach to instruction.

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