By Tim Walker
An American teacher working in the Finnish school system reveals surprising differences between math tests in the US and those given in Finland, a system praised for its successful school. What the Finnish tests tell us about American curriculum and teaching…
By Jim Knight
To change the future one day at a time, one child at a time requires tremendous energy and commitment. To teach is to do the same noble work of so many other great people committed to a brighter future. So it may seem strange to some that I write today …
By Steve Reifman
Last school year I started using a new strategy with my class, and because it has been working so effectively, I find myself referring to it frequently. I call this strategy “The Two Voices.” This idea pertains to the situation in which students find themselves many times every day as …
By Teachers.Net Community
Topic: Using word banks on tests. Please add your input in the Comments section following these posts.
By Marjan Glavac
Each month the Busy Educator, Marjan Glavac combs the www for 5 sites worthy of your attention.
By Teachers.Net Resources
Jan Brett’s The Mitten, hibernation, bears, penguins, snowmen, groundhogs! Oh my! Here are some of the best winter theme lessons from the Teachers.Net Lesson Plan Bank.
By Teachers.Net News Desk
From children’s author Artie Knapp & illustrator Sunayana Nair Kanjilal, comes a new picture book that answers the question that kids everywhere like to ask… I am bored. What should I do?
By Paul Condello
Elementary students of all ages are notably interested in book discussion groups. Students enjoy communicating thoughts about storylines, characters and their favorite parts of a book. Book groups enable students to understand books from different angles through sharing.
By James Wayne
Jim Wayne’s popular writing prompts will get students off to a good start as writers in the new year!
By Teachers.Net News Desk
What have we learned about the universe over the past four centuries? Visions of the Universe asks just that, looking deep into the past to bring a bit of this history to the general public.
By Stewart Brekke
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By Ron Victoria
January is full of serious and fanciful events you’ll want to share on your network in and the school faculty room!
|Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.11 No.1||January 2014|
|Harry & Rosemary Wong: Effective Teaching|
|Shaping a Solid Foundation|
|Cover Story by Sarah Powley|
|Where the HeART of Teaching Lies|
|More Teacher Articles...|
|»||Finland vs U.S. - An American Teacher Inside Finnish School System Compares Math Teaching MethodsTim Walker|
|»||It's Time to Knock off the Education Conspiracy TheoriesSharon Thomas|
|»||How We Spend Our Days - A Warning for EducatorsJim Knight|
|»||"Why?" Mental Disequilibrium as a Teaching and Learning DeviceTodd R. Nelson|
|»||The Two Voices: Guiding Students to Hear the Right MessageSteve Reifman|
|»||Be a Lead Learner - From the Principal's DeskBill Powers|
|»||Middle School Teachers on Using Word Banks on TestsTeachers.Net Community|
|»||Teaching the Value of DiversityLeah Davies, M.Ed.|
|»||5 Web Sites for Busy EducatorsMarjan Glavac|
|»||Featured Lesson: Map the Monarch Butterfly Migration!Teachers.Net Lesson Bank|
|»||January Lesson Plans for PreK, Kindergarten, PrimaryTeachers.Net Resources|
|»||Wisdom, Tidbits and Provocation... from the ChatboardsNews Desk|
|»||New Children's Book: View from a Zoo by Artie KnappNews Desk|
|»||Top Tweets for TeachersNews Desk|
|»||How to Conduct An Elementary School Book Discussion GroupPaul Condello Paul Condello|
|»||Martin Luther King, Jr. Lesson PlansNews Desk|
|»||Writing Prompts for JanuaryJames Wayne|
|»||The US Constitution Annotated - ResourceNews Desk|
|»||Help for Teachers Facing Spike in Student Autism Rate - FREE DownloadNews Desk|
|»||Amazing Space: Visions of the Universe - Science Teaching ResourceNews Desk|
|»||IMHO: What Teachers Should Know About School ShootingsStewart Brekke|
|»||Apple Seeds Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman|
|»||January Is... Important Dates This MonthRon Victoria|