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What Are Brain Binders?

November 20, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Here you’ll find 49 free puzzles. Just download and print, then fold the paper the specified number of times to create a solid color on each side. Try it!

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Classroom Display Alphabet

November 19, 2010 Teachnet Staff 1

Free outline alphabet letters for you to download and print. This display uses 26 different fonts to give you a visually interesting display, and brings creativity to the letter recognition process.

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Selling Yourself: Creating the Ultimate Teaching/Interview Portfolio

November 12, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Whether you are a 20-year veteran or just starting out, a portfolio should be a key component of your teaching tools. Portfolios are a nearly universal requirement for the hiring process, but if you already have a secure job you should view a portfolio as your insurance against unforseen district shake-ups. Keeping one of these self-promotion tools up-to-date also can be a good exercise in self-evaluation.

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Face-to-Face: Going for the job interview

November 12, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0
Face-to-Face: getting interviewed

Spending all those years in college to become a teacher still all boils down to one thing – you have to get through a job interview to get hired. Whether you are looking for your first job, or the change in employment comes is the result of a move or career politics, your future is in someone else’s hands.

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Fundraising Basics

November 12, 2010 Teachnet Staff 1

For all too many teachers, going back to school means another year of fundraising. While district budgets finance some supplies and equipment, there are often needs that go beyond these small budgets. Whether you need new computer hardware and software, supplies for a new craft corner, or are planning a major field trip, you’re going to need cash to get there. When parents just can’t dig any deeper into their pockets, fundraising may be the only option.