The Teacher's Calendar School Year 2004-2005

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9780071433235: The Teacher's Calendar School Year 2004-2005

A year's worth of ideas and activities to revitalize every teacher's class

"This book is phenomenal! This resource is the perfect springboard to help me tackle tough concepts."

--Barb Stoflet, Minnesota Teacher of the Year, 2002

"The diversity of topics covered and the user-friendly language guarantee that we won't grow tired of using The Teacher's Calendar."

--Tim Bailey, Utah Teacher of the Year, 2002

For five years The Teacher's Calendar has been a fixture in classrooms and school libraries across the country. Teachers will find innovative ideas for lessons, bulletin boards, and school calendars on every page. Infopacked sidebars highlight specific dates and provide curriculum ideas and lists of appropriate books and websites.

  • Almost 5,000 month-by-month, day-byday listings--all fully revised and checked
  • 50 new essays on how to use this material in class for overworked teachers
  • Appendixes with U.S., Canada, and Mexico at-a-glance facts
  • And more!

With its extensive listings and seemingly inexhaustible treasure of classroom ideas, The Teacher's Calendar will take the guesswork out of lesson planning and put fun and creativity back into the classroom.

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From the Back Cover:

"A must-have for K-8 teachers and librarians!"
--School Library Journal

Praise for The Teacher's Calendar from some of our nation's best educators:

"Lots of useful information at your fingertips! Thorough, well researched--with great links and connections."
--Jill Bergee, Missouri Teacher of the Year, 2002

"The diversity of topics covered and the user-friendly language guarantee that we won't grow tired of using The Teacher's Calendar. And the almanac-type section at the end of the book is a great one-stop resource."
--Tim Bailey, Utah Teacher of the Year, 2002

"I see this as an absolutely necessary tool no matter what your subject area or grade level. The information contained in the index alone is worth the price of this book!"
--Alexis Ludewig, Wisconsin Teacher of the Year, 2002

"This is a fabulous resource for teachers who go beyond the required curriculum. The Teacher's Calendar provides connections to historical and current events, technology and society--all in a format that's quick and easy to use."
--Jeanne Gren, West Virginia Teacher of the Year, 2002

"This book is phenomenal! As a primary teacher I struggle to find appropriate material to nudge my students' understanding of the passing of time, history, and geography. This resource is the perfect springboard to help me tackle these tough concepts."
--Barb Stoflet, Minnesota Teacher of the Year, 2002

The 2004-2005 edition of this indispensable calendar for teachers grades K-8 has hundreds of new entries, including:

  • Intriguing milestone dates such as the day a schoolgirl urged Abe Lincoln to grow a beard (Oct 15, 1860); the debut of the first roller coaster (June 13, 1884); and the night of Houdini's greatest escape (Sept 21, 1912)
  • Biographies of such notables as artist Alexander Calder; Anne Royall, the first American woman journalist; "Father of Gravity" and roller coaster inventor LaMarcus Thompson; and others
  • Historical information about the famed Tuskegee Airmen, the Salem Witch Hysteria, and the night in 1933 that Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt flew together

And, as usual, The Teacher's Calendar has 50 "Curriculum Connections" to spur classroom discussion and 5,000 holidays, events, astronomical data and more, completely updated for the school year 2004-2005!

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