By Dr. Marvin Marshall
Recent discoveries show that sleep facilitates the active analysis of new memories, allows the brain to solve problems, and infer new information. The “sleeping brain” may also be selectively reinforcing the more difficult aspects of a newly learned task.
By Barbara Blackburn
Why is writing important? Because it is reflective of thinking. If you want students to think at higher levels, then provide opportunities for them to write across all the areas of the curriculum. There are three ways to use writing in your classroom.
By Todd R. Nelson
Arrival at astounding accomplishments, inventions, discoveries in all manner of arts and sciences is not magical, hereditary, or produced by the commonly received explanations. No one is a natural. It calls into question the notion of innate intelligence, and it means that so-called genius has a recipe: the right kind …
By Joan L. Ramirez
To teach ESL to elementary school children, the best approach is visual narrative. Children who are new to the States and feel out of place in a new classroom will respond with more motivation if eased into another language gradually rather than being pressured to absorb text. Students of all …
By Leah Davies, M.Ed.
Active listening focuses attention on the speaker and includes listening and restating what was heard. This form of listening helps students feel valued and connected to the adults in their school and enhances mutual understanding. Studies demonstrate that when children sense that they are an accepted part of a school …
By Sarah Powley, Education Coach
Here’s a problem that teachers have to deal with all too often: Kids come to class not having read the assigned text, or chapter, or article. What to do to move forward?
The solution for some has been to do an end run around such assignments by having the students read …
By Warren Singer
I remember Ruberto, a personable, antsy young man who the kids referred to as “T.” It turns out that it was a shortened version of “T-Bone.” I asked some kids how he got the name and was told it was because his head was shaped like a T-bone steak.
By Dee Adams
Teachers.Net Gazette is happy to introduce a new monthly column for teacher entrepreneurs! Denise “Dee” Adams will address readers’ questions and topics of interest to educators who wish to avoid the mistakes and pitalls commonly faced by educators embarking upon a business enterprise. At the end of the article you …
By Internet Scout Report
How likely is it that the moon landing was faked? What are the chances that aliens really did crash land in Roswell, New Mexico – and that the cover-up has survived half a century of scrutiny? Journalists have been asking questions like these for years. Now a study from David …
|Teachers.Net Gazette Vol.3 No.13||March 16|
|Cover Story by Sharon Thomas|
|Child's Play: What A High School Teacher Learned From Elementary School Teachers|
|More Teacher Articles...|
|»||The Brain, Sleep, and LearningDr. Marvin Marshall|
|»||Classroom Management Articles by Harry & Rosemary WongHarry K. & Rosemary Wong|
|»||Educator's Guide to Active ListeningLeah Davies, M.Ed.|
|»||3 Strategies for Writing Across the CurriculumBarbara Blackburn|
|»||Under Discussion: Reciprocal TeachingSarah Powley|
|»||Genius TimeTodd R. Nelson|
|»||Teaching! I'd Do It All Again! Part 2Warren Singer|
|»||Motivating Elementary ESL Students to LearnJoan L. Ramirez|
|»||New Column! Q & A For Aspiring Teacher-Entrepreneurs By Dee AdamsDee Adams|
|»||Apple Seeds - Quotes for EducatorsBarb Stutesman|
|»||Study Sheds Light on Conspiracy TheoriesInternet Scout Report|
|»||Histography: A Timeline of History ResourceInternet Scout Report|
|»||Diigo - A Better Way to BookmarkInternet Scout Report|
|»||Biotechnology Lessons, Videos, ImagesInternet Scout Report|