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by Bob Reap
Soliciting Letters to the Editor!
Teachers.Net wants to hear your thoughts about vouchers, homeschooling, gun safety, educational legislation, politics, and more. Every month Teachers.Net provides space for you, our teachers, to express your ideas and feelings about the current state of education in your community or around the world. Visit and bookmark our Letters to the Editor section, and contribute your thoughts each month. Help push the dialog and be a positive force for change!
Send Us Your Stories and Photographs!
Teachers.Net is actively soliciting stories, photos, and articles from teachers everywhere. Teachers, now's your chance to get your name in the Teachers.Net Gazette, and help support the only on-line publication by teachers, for teachers. Send original stories and articles, press releases, image and video files, and other items of interest to our community to Bob Reap at [email protected].
Teachers.Net Adds English Center to Line-Up
This month Teachers.Net released the new Teachers.Net English Center, an on-line networking center dedicated to teachers of reading and writing at all levels. New resources included in the English Center include the High School English Chatboard, the Reading & Writing Chatboard, the new Book Talk Mailring, and we've assembled all of the reading and writing resources on Teachers.Net in one easy location, found at http://teachers.net/english/. Reading and writing teachers are encouraged to bookmark this URL and spread the word to colleagues everywhere.
Upcoming Featured Speakers and Workshops
Teachers.Net brings you Mary Ann Kohl
on Tuesday, June 13, 9pmE. Ms. Kohl is the renowned author of several exciting crafts books, including Mudworks : Creative Clay, Dough, and Modeling Experiences, Cooking Art : Easy Edible Art for Young Children and Good Earth Art : Environmental Art for Kids. Teachers - mark your calendar and come chat live with Ms. Kohl Tuesday June 13 at 9pm Eastern 6pm Pacific!
Other live events this month include weekly Spanish Chats with Rosalie Sunday evenings in the Meeting Room, weekly NBPTS Chats (National Board of Professional Teaching Standards), chats for Reading Recovery teachers, substitute teachers, early childhood/primary teachers, and a special mentored chat just for beginning teachers!
Click here for complete schedule of live meetings this month.
New Release - Multiage Classroom Chatboard & Mailring
Announcing the latest addition to the Teachers.Net teacher network - the Multiage Classroom Chatboard & Mailring. Plug into the latest issues in teaching in a multiage classroom environment. Teachers across the world are talking about this new concept in classroom instruction, bookmark the Multiage Classroom Chatboard and stay on top of the latest insights and approaches to this topic. Be sure to subscribe to the companion mailring for home delivery of our multiage teacher network and for continuous access to colleagues involved in this approach! Visit the new Multiage Classroom Chatboard and subscribe to the Multiage Classroom Mailring.
Gatherings in CO, PA, No California, San Diego, and TX!
Teachers are making plans for Summer gatherings in idyllic locations, read our article and attend one near you! This Summer Teachers.Net teachers will be descending on locations in the beautiful Rocky Mountains, in scenic Pennsylvania, northern California, San Diego, and the great state of Texas! Click here for full details, links to our Gatherings resources, and to watch a quick RealVideo clip from Bob Reap at the San Diego Zoo!
Stay tuned to Teachers.Net for some exciting additions in the weeks ahead. New additions to the Gazette include plans for more interactive content, including hot-topic chatboards and polls, classroom software and products reviews, best of the Web guides, and much more. Subscribe to the Gazette Mailring and tune in each month for the latest word from Teachers.Net.