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Do Teachers Contribute to “End of Year Syndrome”?

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 19th, 2011

From the Teachers.Net Gazette archives…Please post your reactions and experiences following the article.

Schools are preparing for summer breaks and teachers are lamenting that students have become more active, less attentive, and more difficult to motivate. Teachers.Net asked educators …

Tuition-Free Summer Institute for Math Teachers, Pepperdine University

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 10th, 2011

Teacher Creativity, Technology Integration, and Digital Media Authoring for Mathematics Learning: Toward a New Paradigm in Teacher Professional Development

One week tuition-free sessions for each of four weeks, beginning July 18, 2011,  at Pepperdine University campuses in West Los Angeles …

Faculty Lounge – Center of Commerce!

By Humorist John P. Wood • May 2nd, 2011

Greetings from Fuddle River Schools. The board met this week to listen to concerns from high school teachers regarding their faculty lounge.

According to the teachers, Principal Batson gave permission to retirement planning consultants to set up …

Are You Rejecting Your Neediest Students?

By Michael Linsin • May 1st, 2011
I asked this new class a simple question, “Why are you in a different class now?” A girl in the front row raised her hand and said, “Our old teachers didn’t like us.”

Have We Childproofed Education?

By Dr. Brad Johnson and Tammy Maxson McElroy • May 1st, 2011

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This article is based on excerpts from the book entitled The Edutainer: Connecting the Art & Science of Teaching which aims to help teachers survive and thrive while they help students succeed in the twenty-first …

10 Things Public Schools Can Do Much Better

By Fred Fletcher • May 1st, 2011
The author discusses 10 issues he believes are not mentioned often enough when it comes to finally identifying and fixing what is wrong with the public school system.

Elizabeth Balantyne Elementary School: A Leader in Mainstreaming Blind Students

By Teachers.Net News Desk • May 1st, 2011
If one were to go back into history with regard to services for the blind and visually impaired in Montreal, Canada, one would look to the opening of its door, The Montreal Association for the Blind in 1908. This organization was started with the good will and effort to provide meaningful services and education to the Province of Quebec’s English speaking blind and visually impaired community.

In Honor of Teachers – Teacher Appreciation Week

By Teachers.Net Community • May 1st, 2011
Some of our favorite Teachers.Net Gazette articles celebrating those who teach, and a collection of ideas for celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week!

BUSTED: Myths Exposed for New Teachers – Myth #2: College Prepared You to be a Successful Teacher

By Betsy Weigle • May 1st, 2011
Experience is the greatest teacher, and new teachers don't have enough time in the classroom to truly hit the ground running on day one; they just don't know how things at school really work. And for that, I blame the Education Department at your local four-year university.

What’s in Your Toolbox?

By Todd R. Nelson • May 1st, 2011
Where do game-changing scientific careers begin? Using simple tools in the sandboxes, woods, and classrooms of elementary school. The world awaits new methods of harvesting blueberries…new technologies, and so much more. It awaits new tools, and new appreciation of old tools.

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