Harry Wong
Oct 2017
Vol 14 No 3

Cover Story

The Changing Role of the Teacher in the 21st Century

By Dr. Brad Johnson & Tammy Maxson McElroy

It seems that while business models, technology, and even religion (steeped in tradition) have adapted to an ever changing culture, education has remained comparatively unchanged. The global business market has moved from an assembly-line manufacturing culture to a more service oriented culture. The Information Age of technology has moved us into an era of instant information....

From the Teachers.Net Community

This ‘n’ That – For *BREAKING NEWS*!

By Teachers.Net News Desk

This is THE place to watch during the month for frequent updates, information, opportunities and other breaking news from the editorial staff at Teachers.Net.

Getting Ready for the First Day of Preschool

By Karen Mae Farro

The first day of preschool can be a little rough for students and teachers. With some advanced planning, these tips will help you prepare for your first day and ensure …

Today is… September – Serious & Whimsical Dates

By Ron Victoria

September is . . . Self Improvement Month, Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month, International Square Dance Month, Cable TV Month, National Bed Check Month, National Chicken Month, National …


By Humorist John P. Wood

Teacher-humorist John P. Wood of offers up some fresh panels in this month’s issue.

Dear Old Golden Rule Days – Chapter 3 – Music

By Janet Farquhar

Eric’s father talking about warming his son’s behind reminded me of Hilda’s insistence that thrashing was the only way to deal with my bad boy, Sam. She never mentioned this …

What Florida Teachers are Talking About

By Teachers.Net Community

Today was the first day of pre-planning in Orange… among the surprises we found out was that we will no longer have individual printers in our classrooms!!! Instead we will …

Grandparents Day Lessons & Activities

By Teachers.Net Community

Teachers share activities and lessons that will make Grandparents Day at your school extra meaningful!

Education – Pillar of Stability, Peace and Satisfaction

By Stephen McClard

Consider one of the oldest self-help books known to man. You may be thinking that I am gearing you up to read a few Bible passages, but you would …

Featured Lesson: Calculate Weight on Other Planets

By Teachers.Net Resources

This is a great lesson when you’re teaching space/planets, or for teaching multiplication of decimal numbers. Students calculate their own weight on other planets using simple formulas.

Life Lessons by Jodee Blanco

By Teachers.Net News Desk

I was often shunned and picked on by my classmates simply for being different. One of my teachers, though well-intentioned, made my situation worse. Another, a kindred spirit, knew just …

Veteran Teachers Share Best Tips for New Teachers

By Teachers.Net Community

From what shoes are best…to reflection about your philosophy of teaching, you’ll find tips to help you – the new teacher – get on your feet and be intellectually prepared …

5 Web Sites for Busy Educators

By Marjan Glavac

Turn books into movies, online teaching, ESL, math & reading directory, movie making, money smarts for teens…they’re all covered in Marjan’s picks for September!

Educator`s Guide to Anorexia Nervosa

By Leah Davies, M.Ed.

Know the causes, symptoms and treatment of this important health and potentially deadly medical problem, one which affects males as well as females.

Bellwork – Chatboard Collective Wisdom: Bell Work

By Teachers.Net Community

How do you create bellringers? Since I teach Algebra 2, I have created an ACT Min worksheet in which questions are based on the ACT. Now, I am wondering if …

Quotes for Educators and Other People

By Barb Stutesman

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. One should …

Small Group Effectiveness in Math Intervention

By Jennifer Cartwright

Many students have developed a fear of math from early failures which perpetuates into a lack of motivation to even try in secondary school. These students have no foundation to …

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