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Paradiso: What Italians Think of Finnish Education by Tim Walker

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Mar 30th, 2014


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Italy. The boot-shaped country famous for its food, fashion and art. But what about its schools? I never heard a word about Italian education until I started writing about my teaching experiences in Finland.In late-November, I wrote


Test 1234

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Mar 29th, 2014
Effective Teaching
by Harry & Rosemary Wong
Special to the Gazette
March 2014

 

Teaching New Teachers How to Succeed

 

An Intensive, Intentional Program

Six years ago, Tara Link started the S.H.I.N.E. (Supporting, Helping, and Inspiring New Educators) program …



Tracking & Resegregation: Charter Schools – Excerpt from On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle Against Resegregation by Carol Corbett Burris

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Mar 25th, 2014


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Following is an excerpt from On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle Against Resegregation by nationally renowned school administrator Carol Corbett Burris (Beacon Press, March 18, 2014)

Charter Schools 

Charter schools



Tracking & Resegregation: Screened and Test-in Schools – Excerpt from On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle Against Resegregation by Carol Corbett Burris

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Mar 25th, 2014

Following is an excerpt from On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle Against Resegregation by nationally renowned school administrator Carol Corbett Burris (Beacon Press, March 18, 2014)

Screened and Test-in Schools 

The following examples show how



On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle Against Resegregation

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Mar 20th, 2014

On the Same TrackClick here for the first of 4 excerpts from the book, this one discussing the surprising, negative effects of school choice.

Teachers, school administrators, and national headlines continue lamenting the achievement gaps in public schools. Yet school tracking, which only



Tracking & Resegregation: School Choice, Excerpt from: On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle Against Resegregation

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Mar 18th, 2014


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On the Same TrackFollowing is an excerpt from On the Same Track: How Schools Can Join the Twenty-First-Century Struggle Against Resegregation by nationally renowned school administrator Carol Corbett Burris (Beacon Press, March 18, 2014)

Lessons Learned and the Reforms of Today



The Best Effect of Any Book… Comictary by TimTim.com (Rated PG)

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Mar 14th, 2014


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March 12 is Brain Injury Awareness Day

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


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Brain Injuries: Anytime, Anywhere, Anyone – They don’t Discriminate 

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and today is Brain Injury Awareness Day (http://www.biausa.org/biaa-advocacy.htm). A brain injury can happen anytime, anywhere, to anyone. Brain injuries do …



FREE on Saturday & Sunday March 7 & 8: Build Partnership with Parents: Complete Guide to Parent Involvement & Home-School Communication

By Steve Reifman • Mar 6th, 2014

An announcement by Steve Reifman
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Reifman bookMy brand new e-book for teachers will be available FREE OF CHARGE this Saturday and Sunday, March 7 and 8, 2014  on Amazon.com.

Use this link on Saturday and Sunday to download the …



The Recession and Education: Seize New Opportunities! By Alan Haskvitz

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Mar 3rd, 2014

Timeless advice from Alan Haskvitz, member of the Teachers Hall of Fame. for schools and teachers suffering during difficult economic times

It has been said the life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. – Anais Nin

The …



Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.3 March 2014

Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching
Teaching New Teachers How to Succeed
Cover Story by Sarah Powley
Danger Zone! Teachers Face Threats of Broken Bones, Orwell and Autonomy
More Teacher Articles...
»Give It Away, Give It Away, Give It Away NowSharon Thomas
»Teaching in Finland: Special Classes that are Not "Specials"Tim Walker
»Word Up!Todd R. Nelson
»Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication (Or So Says Leonardo da Vinci)Colin Hussey
»Guidelines for Responsible Internet Use in the ClassroomGeorge Brown
»Dealing with Learned HelplessnessBarbara Blackburn and Dr. Bradley Witzel
»9 Strategies to Use Current Events in the ClassroomJennifer Davis Bowman Ed.D.
»Writing Prompts for MarchJames Wayne
»Featured Lesson: Multiplying One-Digit NumbersTeachers.Net Lesson Bank
»What's Going on in Your State?Teachers.Net Resources
»Understanding AutismLeah Davies, M.Ed.
»Top Tweets for TeachersNews Desk
»Purposefully Disruptive Students in the ClassroomStewart Brekke
»Living Green: A Turtle's Quest for a Cleaner Planet Published in JabberblabberNews Desk
»Apple Seeds of WisdomBarb Stutesman
»March Is... Full of Special DaysRon Victoria

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