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Science 911

December 5, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

So you really want to know – did dinosaurs really roam the earth in what is now Kansas? What the heck is a quark? Just […]

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Quick Newspaper Activities

November 28, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

To jump-start creativity, keep a supply of old newspapers on hand. For information processing and communication exercises, students can write new captions for photos, draw new pictures to go with articles, or write new headlines for articles.

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Peanut Allergies Can Be Deadly

November 22, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

One of our readers asks: “I have never had a problem with peanut allergies with my students, but a friend just ran into it for the first time in a VBS. She used something with peanut butter for a prize, and had an irate mother. What do you do about this problem? Is this something we should think about before using ANYTHING with peanuts/ peanut oil, etc? Or is it the parent’s obligation to notify us of any allergy?”

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North Star Teacher Resources

November 22, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Northstar Teacher Resources has hundreds of pre-printed ready-to-use designs for every surface in your classroom. Bulletin boards, alphabet lines, desk plates, bookmarks, and incentive cards are just a few of the wide variety of teaching-specific products that they carry.