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Archive for the ‘October 2012’ Category

Harvest (Halloween) Party Activities for the Younger Set

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Oct 26th, 2012

Here are some great ideas to make your Harvest or Halloween Party fun and educational!

Build a scarecrow –  We solicited all needed materials in advance and the group worked to build the life size scarecrow which we would perch …



Did you know this about our high schools?

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Oct 17th, 2012

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The Secret to Higher Test Scores is in the Band Hall and on the Football Field – Todd Bloomer’s Blog

By Teachers.Net Community • Oct 15th, 2012

*New*Feature in Teachers.Net Gazette:

Bloomer’s Blog: What it takes to be an excellent Assistant Principal

Entry for October 15, 2012:

The secret to higher test scores is in the band hall and on the football field

Helping Teachers Improve



Teaching Methods & Theories – Chatboards Boost Your PLN!

By Teachers.Net Resources • Oct 1st, 2012
Teaching Methods & Theories is just one of eleven categories of chatboards available on Teachers.Net. Check out the incredible peer support available through these and a hundred more Teachers.Net Chatboards!


Pumpkin Spice “Puppy Chow” Snack for Humans

By Teachers.Net Community • Oct 1st, 2012
A quick and easy fall treat with only 3 ingredients, sure to please every human with a bit of a sweet tooth.


Calling All Bloggers! Let Us Make You Famous!

By Teachers.Net News Desk • Oct 1st, 2012
If you blog about issues in education, we'd love to consider your well-written commentary, teaching tips, classroom management ideas, etc. for the spotlight in the next issue of Teachers.Net Gazette.


Schooling Beyond Measure

By Alfie Kohn • Oct 1st, 2012
You’ve heard it said that tests and other measures are, like technology, merely neutral tools, and all that matters is what we do with the information? Baloney. Too much is lost to us — or warped — as a result of our love affair with numbers. And there are other casualties as well.


Monkey Capitalists Trade Currency for Sex, Rob the Bank and Indulge Sweet Tooth

By Tim Newlin • Oct 1st, 2012
Yale University economist Keith Chen ran an experiment with a cage full of monkeys to see if he could teach them how to use money. His result was so amazing that the monkeys learned about crime, staged a bank robbery, and paid a female for sex who used her money to buy sweets...


Encourage Students to Make “The Choice”

By Steve Reifman • Oct 1st, 2012

In my eighteen years as an elementary school teacher, I have learned that the number one key to student success involves setting high standards. Typically, parents and teachers are the ones who establish high expectations for children, and, of course, …



6 Tips for Helping Children Cope with Loss

By Leah Davies, M.Ed. • Oct 1st, 2012
The death of a parent, family member, friend or even a pet can be devastating to a child. Yet, there are actions school counselors and teachers can take to help.


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