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Archive for the ‘June 2012’ Category

4 Sites: Using blogs in teaching; Teacher effectiveness rankings unreliable; THE 5 big trends in education; Idioms

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jun 20th, 2012

 

1. Read about The 5 Biggest Trends in Education Right Now http://edudemic.com/2012/06/the-5-biggest-trends-in-education-right-now/

2. For ESL learners or for anyone interested in idioms, this is a great site listing and explaining American language idioms http://www.idiomsite.com/

3. The Ultimate Guide To



4 Top Tweets for Teachers

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Jun 11th, 2012

The A-Z Dictionary of Educational Twitter Hashtags

 

108 Ways to Use Word Clouds in the Classroom…Part 2

 

25 Handy Words That Simply Don’t Exist In English

 

How to make a downloadable handout even if you don’t have



10 Reasons to Work Hard in School

By Steve Reifman • Jun 5th, 2012
Think about the organized activities in which children participate. At band practice musicians understand why they need to rehearse. They know that practicing is important because at a later date the group will perform its songs to a live audience. The connection between today’s preparation and tomorrow’s performance is straightforward. Young actors in a drama club are also aware of this relationship. So are players on a Little League baseball team. The organized activity that occupies more of a child’s waking hours than any other - school - is the one where the purposes of attending each day are typically the least well understood by its participants.


Sand Art Seahorses – Without the Mess!

By Karen Cox • Jun 2nd, 2012
Sand art is a fun art medium for Pre-K children. Here's a simple way to do it with less mess.


10 Ways to Involve Fathers in Their Children’s Education

By Leah Davies, M.Ed. • Jun 2nd, 2012
Parent involvement in schools has traditionally been carried out by mothers. Yet boys and girls need positive, male role models. When fathers take an active role in education, schools report an increase in student achievement.


Operation Save Co Co – The Power of Positive Reinforcement from the Home to the Classroom – Pt.1

By Dré Cleveland • Jun 2nd, 2012
Andréa shares a personal story of the power of positive reinforcement starting from the home and connecting in the classroom.


Apple Seeds: Quotes for Educators

By Barb Stutesman • Jun 2nd, 2012

In case you missed them, here are the Apple Seeds quotes posted by Barb S. every morning on the teacher chatboard.

05-01:  Winter is many months of the year / But now at Last Maytime is here.

~ Veronica



Today is…

By Ron Victoria • Jun 2nd, 2012
Silly and serious special days - for June!


Inefficient Committee Meetings? Here’s Help! Includes Printable “Action Minutes” Form

By Hal Portner • Jun 1st, 2012
Are committee assignments a waste of your valuable time? Not if you implement the plans outlined here! Includes a PRINTABLE Action Minutes sheet!


The Flipped Classroom Model: How It Works, Benefits, Pitfalls – UPDATED

By Teachers.Net Community • Jun 1st, 2012
Teachers respond to, "Has anyone had any experience with flipped classrooms? What were the benefits and pitfalls? What are some hints to make it work?


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