Harry Wong
Dec 2017
Vol 14 No 4

Archive for the ‘May 2011’ Category

Eric Carle on the Power of Teachers

By Teachers.Net Community • May 1st, 2011
When he learned that I am a former teacher writing for teachers, Eric Carle extended his hand toward me to emphasize, "Please, I must say this..."

FREE Printables for PreK – 12 Teachers

By Teachers.Net Community • May 1st, 2011

Visit for clickable links to all FREE printables on Teachers.Net!

An “A” Just for Writing Your Name?

By Bill Page • May 1st, 2011
Grades and grading procedures are too important; kids need unquestionable reassurance!

End of Year Piggyback Songs, Poems

By Teachers.Net Community • May 1st, 2011

Featured Lesson: Entry #4393 from the Teachers.Net Lesson Bank:

End of Year Piggyback Songs and Poems

Gathered from the Teachers.Net Kindergarten Chatboard


We hope the following will contribute the right extra touch to your special programs and celebrations!…

Mother’s Day Gifts & Activities

By Teachers.Net Resources • May 1st, 2011
From the Archives in time for Mother’s Day! Mapping Mom’s Heart (A simple but delightful craft that can also serve as a Mother’s Day card); Mother’s Day Butterfly and Poem - Child’s painted handprints form a colorful butterfly (A short but lovely poem adds the right touch of love any mother will love); Mother’s Day Tea and 2 Delightful Recipes (one for an aquarium cracker to accompany the book Swimmy by Leo Lionni (or any book about fish), and a recipe for an edible bird’s nest); Island Fever Mother’s Day ( All the tips you’ll need to put on a tropical-themed Mother’s Day event in your classroom); Bath Salts Recipe for Mother’s Day gift (What special lady wouldn’t enjoy a nice relaxing soak in a hot bath, softened with a dose of perfumed bath salts prepared and presented by a special child in her life?); Mostly Mother’s Day (but you’ll find other May ideas and activities in this transcript FULL of ideas contributed by teachers during a live Teachers.Net chat); More May Ideas (shared in live chat, including some for Mother’s Day).

At-Risk Kids – Life-Space: It’s All Kids Have!

By Bill Page • May 1st, 2011
Learning is never passive; students incorporate their own experiences into every lesson taught.

The Busy Educator’s Monthly Five – 5 Sites for Educators

By Marjan Glavac • May 1st, 2011
Each month Marjan Glavac, professional speaker, teacher and co-author of “How To Thrive And Survive In Your Classroom”, presents The Busy Educator’s Monthly Five – five websites for educators that are easy to read, simple to use and …

‘Special Needs’ Students Running ‘Small Businesses’ to Learn Life Skills

By Tony Gallotto • May 1st, 2011
Three California schools are teaching life-skills to "special needs" students by letting them run small, school-based businesses.

Coin Jingles for Learning Coin Values

By Teachers.Net Community • May 1st, 2011
These short verses recited and read from charts, will help your students learn the values of US coins!

Time To Cut Back – If You’re Elderly, Unemployed or a Public Employee

By Kari Wilson • May 1st, 2011
Like a big city shell game operator in a short con, Michigan's Governor Snyder isn’t supporting education, he’s palming the money to hand over to business in the form of tax breaks, and our children are the big losers.

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