“Manage your time; teach/learn well.” ~ Doc Meek

Monday, February 27, 2012. Where did February go!? Today I am grateful that I can manage my time, if I learn how! ūüėģ ¬†– Doc Meek


I am thankful for my colleagues at TeacherPlanet.com who write me regularly with good ideas for teaching:

Hello Doc,

We hope that you find all of our resources useful. If you need to contact us, you can do so here.

What’s New? March is not only Women’s History Month, but also World Reading Month! We have resources to get you prepared as well and worksheets for Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2nd.


Lesson Plans Get started preparing for World Reading Month at Teacherplanet.com! We have an entire theme page dedicated to lesson planning for this month-long event in March. You will find reading lists, study guides and more to encourage your students to love reading.


Theme Units Originally,¬†Women’s History Month was Women’s History Week. It started in California in 1979. Congress recognized Women’s History Month in 1987 and the movement continues to grow with schools around the country moving to educate about and promote the accomplishments of women. Visit the¬†Women’s History Month theme page for a wealth of resources for teaching this important topic.


& Printables
This week we have many¬†Dr. Seuss worksheets for some fun learning activities to celebrate Dr.Seuss’s birthday on March 2!


Vote Now In reference to No Child Left Behind, which would you prefer? Share your thoughts!
A. Continue to teach under the current NCLB law.
B. NCLB waiver & agree to raise education standards & tie teacher evaluations to student achievement
Most respondents so far are in favor of a NCLB waiver (64%). What do you think?
Let us know by casting your vote here.


Teacher Tools To coincide with World Reading Month, we are featuring The Monster Exchange, a great teaching tool in this issue. Visit MyTeachertools.com to see how this project can encourage the development of reading and writing skills in your students!


Submit Your
What do you want to see in our newsletter? Perhaps you have some ideas, articles, worksheets or webquests? Please¬†submit your ideas by visiting¬†this page. We’ll be sure to list your name as the author!


Quote of the Week “I not only use all the brains I have but all that I can borrow.” ~ W. Wilson


Grants for Teachers Find over 1000 Grant Opportunities for Teachers at Grants4Teachers.com
Featured Grant this week: APS Foundation Grants


Joke of the Week Check out the Science Lab Rules at Jokes4teachers.com!


Degrees for Teachers Online Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Education at Teacherscollege.net

Featured Schools:¬†Western Governors University –¬†Online Masters Degree
… …. ……… …. ……Nova Southeastern University –¬†M.A.T.L. online.
… …. ……… …. ……Drexel University –¬†Master of Education
… …. ……… …. ……University of Cincinnati ‚ÄstMaster’s Degree Online


of the Week

This week’s featured Certificate:
I Can Tie My Shoes! Award

Try our Certificate Builder! It lets you create unlimited, customized printable certificates for each of your students.

eBooks and Posters
This Week’s Featured eBook for Teachers:

Beginning Map Skills (Enhanced eBook)Grades 2- 4

This Week’s Featured Classroom Poster:

Shoot For The Moon

mardi gras
Assessment Rubrics Print out this Visual Arts rubric at Rubrics4teachers.com


ESL Resources

This week at¬†ESL4Teachers.com, review English medical terms with “Hospital English” resources.


Thank you, TeacherPlanet.com, for your help with learning/teaching!

Doc Meek, Mon, Feb 27, 2012, Sherwood Park, Alberta, CANADA

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