The Teacher S Calendar School Year 2000 2001

Author: Kim A. Summers
ISBN: 0809225212
Size: 11.55 MB
Format: PDF
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The ideal resource for K-8 teachers, school librarians, event coordinators, public and children's librarians, and after-school program librarians. Arranged day by day from August 1, 2000, through July 31, 2001, it will help teachers plan lessons, arrange bulletin boards, and prepare school calendars.More than 4,000 entries include updated birthday listings of entertainers, athletes, and government officials that are of interest to children, all federal and state holidays, significant dates in American history, state fairs, space exploration milestones -- even dates that toys such as Beanie Babies "TM" and American Girl "TM" dolls were introduced.

The Teacher S Calendar School Year 2003 2004

Author: Editors of Chase's
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071428729
Size: 14.22 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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A year's worth of ideas and activities at your fingertips Since its debut four years ago, The Teacher's Calendar has become a fixture in classrooms and school libraries across the country, thanks to its fresh ideas and limitless teaching opportunities. Covering events from August 1, 2003, through July 31, 2004, this unique reference helps educators in grades K-8 enhance their lesson plans in ways they never thought of before. Teachers will find a wealth of innovative ideas for lessons, bulletin boards, and school calendars on every page. The more than 4,800 entries include such topics as children's events, toy introduction anniversaries, teachers' conferences, and much, much more. Info-packed sidebars highlight specific dates and provide curriculum ideas and lists of appropriate books and websites. New additions to The Teacher's Calendar include: All new "Curriculum Connections"--with more hands-on projects Information on the Lewis and Clark Expedition bicentennial and invention of powered flight centennial events Contact information for governors and senators for all 50 states With its extensive listings and seemingly inexhaustible treasure of classroom ideas, The Teacher's Calendar will take the guesswork out of lesson planning and put back fun and creativity into the classroom.

The Virtual High School

Author: Andrew A. Zucker
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 0807742864
Size: 15.48 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This authoritative volume is the first to provide a thorough, detailed account of the virtual high school. Based on a 5-year study conducted by experienced researchers at SRI International, it provides crucial information to assist educators and policymakers in creating, adapting, and learning how to effectively use these new online schools. This book answers such questions as: What is the difference between an online and face-to-face classroom? What is it like to take, or to teach a course online? Are online courses effective? What are the problems with its use?

How Communities Build Stronger Schools

Author: Anne Wescott Dodd
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 0312238916
Size: 13.63 MB
Format: PDF
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Cites a community's responsibility in fostering an effective public school system, presenting a radical democratic vision that involves every member of a community in shaping its children.