Saturday, September 20, 2008

Congratulations Becky Hackett

Earlier this week, Channel 2 name Becky Educator of the Week! We'd like to say "Job well done, Becky!" Here are some pictures of the event. I'm not sure when the spot will air.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Information from NEA Newsletter

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SETTING UP YOUR NEW CLASSROOM Your classroom is your home-away-from-home 5 days a week -- for you and your students -- so make it a fun, productive learning space. Get started with tips for assessing your space, arranging the room by function or activity, and decorating with a theme.
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT: WHEN THE SHIP SAILS ADRIFT Already feel like your classroom's sailing between Scylla and Charybdis? Your colleagues offer advice to get back on course.
TEAM TEACHING: TWO COOKS IN THE KITCHEN These days, you might be sharing your classroom with another teacher. Can you work effectively together -- without spoiling everything? Find out what teachers are doing to make it work.
DRESS TO IMPRESS For an aspiring educator, knowing curriculum and classroom management aren't the only things that make you a teacher. You've gotta look the part to be at the head of the class.
RETIRED EDUCATORS LOVE TECHNOLOGY When someone says "techie" you're likely to imagine a pimply-faced teenager or twenty-something hunched over a keyboard surviving on a diet of chips and soda pop, but these members are making the most of their 21st-century retirement.
Lesson Ideas
Classroom Management
Do the Right Thing
The Teaching Experience
Dropout Prevention
Professional Development
Grants & Resources
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