1.||Celebrating Black History Month by Freda J. Glatt, MS|
What do Sarah Boone, Alexander Miles, Garrett Morgan, Robert F. Flemmings, and John Standard all have in common? They were all African-American inventors! As part of Black History Month, have your children learn about them and their inventions.
African-American Inventors and Their Inventions
1. Sarah ...
[Added: 09 Feb 2007 Hits: 1961 Words: 472]
2.||Our Educational System has it all wrong. by Morgan F Bryan|
Before we can say what is wrong with our educational system, we should define the term.The purpose of the educational system is to:
Pass on Knowledge
Relate relevant issues to each other
Prepare individuals and groups for future situations
The passing on of ...
[Added: 05 Feb 2007 Hits: 947 Words: 1386]
3.||The Difficult Job of Cost-Benefit Analysis and Government Decision Making by Gary Hadler|
This is another in the series of articles I have been writing on decision making. This article gives a brief overview of Cost-Benefit Analysis and why it is difficult to calculate and use as a method of decision making. To read more articles about decision making and a ...
[Added: 10 Jan 2007 Hits: 920 Words: 551]
4.||Happy New Year! by Freda J. Glatt, MS|
These New Year activities will help to usher in a brand new year.
January Starts the Year
January, February, March, April, May.
The first five months are A-OK.
June and July, ...
[Added: 08 Jan 2007 Hits: 1332 Words: 1128]
5.||Home Schooling Can Be Beneficial. But Are There Disadvantages? by Nic haffner|
There are more than one reason why more and more parents choose home schooling instead of the traditional schools; the benefit of home schooling is when your child is able to succeed in life and you know you had a little bit to ...
[Added: 07 Dec 2006 Hits: 847 Words: 504]
6.||A Christmas and Chanukah Play by Freda J. Glatt, MS|
Learn about Christmas and Chanukah through this conversation between two friends.
Narrator: Two friends, Greg and Charlie, meet at a park on a Saturday afternoon. Greg is carrying a basketball.
Greg: Hi, Charlie! Want to shoot some hoops?!
Charlie: I surely would, Greg, but ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006 Hits: 1007 Words: 1042]
7.||Native American Culture Activities by Freda J. Glatt, MS|
As many children learn about Native American culture during November, here are some activities and information about our first citizens.
Do you like barbecues? How about clambakes? Well, the next time you attend one, thank the Indians! Native Americans invented them, along with chewing gum, ponchos, chocolate, snowshoes, ...
[Added: 02 Nov 2006 Hits: 1153 Words: 1154]
8.||Halloween Activities by Freda J. Glatt, MS|
With more and more Halloween celebrations taking place in the classroom, at home parties, or at community events, here are some cross-curricular Halloween activities for you to enjoy.
1. Read a Halloween poem or song and find rhyming words, similes, ...
[Added: 06 Oct 2006 Hits: 868 Words: 448]
9.||Long Term Benefits of Positive Reinforcement vs Negative Reinforcement by Sensei J. Richard Kirkham B.Sc.|
Over the years of tutoring students with behavior challenges, I've noticed a pattern of negative reinforcement by both parents and teachers in an attempt to diminish or stop such behaviors.
Let's review some ...
[Added: 18 Sep 2006 Hits: 1261 Words: 1110]
10.||America Is Getting Dumber by The Imaginary Diva|
It's the same discussion all over again. The growing illiteracy of Middle America.
It's a hot button topic between Lem and I. This is always the topic of discussion on the way home from the gym. A good 30 minutes of ...
[Added: 15 Sep 2006 Hits: 908 Words: 641]
11.||Homeschooling Association: Groups Dedicated to Making Homeschooling Possible by Mike Jerry|
A homeschooling association is the place to go for homeschool help if you do
not know where or how to get started on creating a homeschooling curriculum.
These associations are dedicated to ensuring that those who are seeking
homeschooling as an option for their children are ...
[Added: 17 Aug 2006 Hits: 967 Words: 513]
12.||Questions to Ask for Reading Comprehension by Freda J. Glatt, MS|
This article will focus on Bloom's Taxonomy of Questions...in other words, kinds of questions to ask in order to assure reading comprehension and foster higher-level thinking.
In 1956, Benjamin Bloom identified six levels of intellectual behavior important in learning. Students should be asked questions from EACH level. Think of ...
[Added: 04 Aug 2006 Hits: 1788 Words: 554]
13.||Teach Your Teens the Value of Money by Nivea David|
As your teens grow older and come closer to adulthood however, it just becomes important to teach them how to be responsible and independent. This is especially true during the teenage years because much of what they learn about the value of hard work, responsibility, and money ...
[Added: 02 Aug 2006 Hits: 811 Words: 465]
14.||Dora the Explorer Cartoon: Teaching Diversity by Jared Winston|
It is rare that a show manages to be so overwhelmingly effective at accomplishing essentially everything which it sets out to do as the Dora the Explorer cartoon has proven to be. In many ways, the Dora the Explorer cartoon ...
[Added: 15 Jun 2006 Hits: 1136 Words: 519]
15.||Tips to Support Your Teaching Skills by Munir Moosa|
Welcome to this new article in which further skills and techniques has been included to polish your teaching skills.
Teaching is the field of Liberal Arts and it's the most demandable profession in today's world. So, in ...
[Added: 25 May 2006 Hits: 939 Words: 792]
16.||Tips to Enhance Your Teaching Skills by Munir Moosa|
This new article has been written for all those dedicated teachers, who want to enhance their skills in the field of teaching or those who want to be a teacher.
I hope that ...
[Added: 25 May 2006 Hits: 958 Words: 577]
17.||Meet Helen…your new online teacher by Alex A. Kecskes|
Stanley Kubrik's HAL 9000 may have been smart enough to run the spaceship Discovery, but HAL lacked one thing today's computers may soon have—a face. Computers, long plagued by the impersonality of a box with speakers and programmer's graphics, will soon have ...
[Added: 20 Feb 2006 Hits: 894 Words: 560]
18.||Winter Olympics Teaching Tips by Freda J. Glatt, MS|
Do you recognize the names Giant Slalom, Luge, and Curling? Yes? Then you must be ready for the Winter Olympics! Here are a few suggestions to make them more meaningful to your children:
1. Let each child or small group of children choose an event to research. ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2006 Hits: 769 Words: 379]
19.||Martin Luther King, Jr. Teaching Tips by Freda J. Glatt, MS|
Who was born on January 15, 1929? A man who believed in equality and peace...Martin Luther King, Jr. Here are some ways to honor this man. NOTE: If you live in a country other than America, adapt these activities for a significant person in ...
[Added: 17 Dec 2005 Hits: 802 Words: 351]
20.||Do You Want A Teacher Website? by Robert Fuess|
Many teachers are getting their own teacher websites . . .
Now you may wonder - what's the purpose? Why would a teacher have their own website? It can take a lot of time to ...
[Added: 30 Nov 2005 Hits: 873 Words: 884]
21.||Pilgrim Trivia Teaching Tips by Freda J. Glatt, MS|
How much do you know about the Mayflower, Pilgrims, and Wampanoag Indians? Here are some interesting facts about them.
Before the Pilgrims hired her, the Mayflower was in the wine trade with France; before that, she was in the fish trade with ...
[Added: 07 Nov 2005 Hits: 1131 Words: 404]
22.||The Laid Back Parents Guide To Teaching Your Child To Read by Carrie Lauth|
At first I thought of titling this article "The Lazy Parent's Guide" but then I realized that most parents aren't lazy, but they may have a slightly different philosophy about children and learning.
If you're a big reader yourself or if you're homeschooling, you're probably concerned about how to ...
[Added: 07 Nov 2005 Hits: 724 Words: 658]
23.||Teaching our Kids RITE from RONG - Education by Kacy Carr|
Are we as caring parents doing more harm than good by sitting down to teach our kids what we were taught from our school days? Mum and dads want the best for their kids and encourage them by dedicating their ...
[Added: 29 Oct 2005 Hits: 782 Words: 668]
24.||Teaching An Old Dog New Tricks — How To Train Your Dog by Kirsten Hawkins|
Whoever said you can't teach an old dog new tricks, must not have owned a dog. If dogs are anything, they are extremely intelligent and can learn many new things given the chance to show you. When ...
[Added: 17 Oct 2005 Hits: 785 Words: 537]
25.||Sources & Elegies & Eulogies for the Educator Writer Poet Thinker -teacher Orhan Seyfi Ari by eoa|
Some Sources of Information on the Educator Writer Poet Thinker, Teacher of Teachers, the late Orhan Seyfi Ari...
Extracts from some of the Tributes, Elegies, Eulogies, Lamentations, for the 'Teacher of Teachers', the late Orhan Seyfi Ari
acclaim & tributes mourning, lamenting, in elegies, ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 1125 Words: 998]
26.||Teacher Idealist -Teaching, Education: Orhan Seyfi Ari by eoa|
Teacher Idealist in Teaching and Education Orhan Seyfi Ari 12 Dec. 1918 ~ 17 Dec. 1992
A teacher's teaching, education reforms ~the mark on educational and cultural history of an educator's teaching ~a teacher's teaching, idealism, in education & cultural reforms that made him 'the Teacher' -people's ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 949 Words: 922]
27.||North American Educators to Teach English in Cuba by Marcel Hatch|
Three groups of Canadian and American volunteers are preparing to fly to Havana to teach English to the Cubans. The 22-day programs are open to working or retired educators willing to pay their own costs, while donating their English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching skills. A knowledge ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 754 Words: 567]
28.||Valuable Audio Resources for Teachers by Jillian Gregory|
Are you a first year teacher? Have you taught in the past and are returning to the classroom? Do you crave knowledge about specific tips and tricks that will help your school year run smoothly? You might be brand new to the ...
[Added: 26 Sep 2005 Hits: 879 Words: 494]
29.||Updated Hurricane Teaching Tips by Freda J. Glatt, MS|
With this severe, active, hurricane season underway, here are some ideas to make areas of the curriculum relevant to your children. There are also suggestions for dealing with the aftermath of a catastrophic hurricane. If you are in an area that experiences other natural
[Added: 10 Sep 2005 Hits: 721 Words: 646]
30.||Calendar Teaching Tips by Freda J. Glatt, MS|
Stop! Don't throw away those old calendars! There is so much you can do with a calendar to reinforce academic skills. Here are a few suggestions:
1. Writing - Use the pictures as story starters by having children write an original story, poem, or song ...
[Added: 05 Sep 2005 Hits: 681 Words: 450]
31.||When To Start Teaching Your Baby (2) by Roy Thomsitt|
With you or without you, your baby will be learning from the moment she is born and starts to take in her new surroundings. Every sight and sound will be a part of her learning ...
[Added: 31 Aug 2005 Hits: 705 Words: 982]
32.||When To Start Teaching Your Baby (1) by Roy Thomsitt|
When is it that I should start teaching my baby? That is a question that may come to mind for many first time parents; other parents may never consider the question at all, and just leave things to evolve naturally.
[Added: 31 Aug 2005 Hits: 762 Words: 883]
33.||Introduction Games Teaching Tips by Freda J. Glatt, MS|
What? Already?! Teachers are busy preparing for the new school year. One way to set a positive tone in the classroom is to make sure all the children know one another. Here are a few introduction games. (NOTE: Any group of people who ...
[Added: 19 Aug 2005 Hits: 733 Words: 503]
34.||How to Teach to a Diverse Classroom of Students by Tina O'Block|
Each year teachers are faced with the daunting task of teaching to a classroom of 20-30 individual students, each with their own learning styles, interests, and abilities. Providing optimal learning for such a diverse group can seem overwhelming. But, there is a simple approach that can be ...
[Added: 02 Oct 2004 Hits: 1002 Words: 994]