Posts Tagged: teachers

A question for Teachers, Principals, School Administrators and School Board Members

Local Government Humor If GH stands for P as in Hiccough If OUGH stands for O as in Dough If PHTH stands for T as in Phthisis If EIGH stands for A as in Neighbor If TTE stands for T as in Gazette If EAU stands for O as in Plateau Then shouldn’t we beRead… Read more »

Best Practices for VTC in the Classroom

Video teleconferencing can offer exceptional benefits to students in the classroom through virtual field trips and one-on-one interactions with experts and others around the world. While many administrators see video as the future of education, many teachers are reluctant to embrace the technology. A common fear is that incorporating VTC in the classroom would requireRead… Read more »

FYI-Suicide prevention

FYI: Included here are several prefatory paragraphs of an item posted online in NIMH science-news Nov 10, 2011 at: Title: Widely Used Screening Tool Shown to Successfully Predict Suicide AttemptsSource: NIMHA widely used suicide screening tool can help determine who is most at risk for suicide by pinpointing the threshold at which a person’sRead… Read more »

Grandma, Grandpa, Holidays Coming

OLDER ADULTS, COMPUTERS AND GRANDCHILDREN by Greatgrandpa Mike Moldeven Don’t let the keyboard intimidate you. Here are models that you can adjust to suit your situation. ‘Grandma and Grandpa have moved to a house that is far from where you live. We will still see you as often as we can, but sometimes the waitRead… Read more »

Notice: Suicide Prevention

TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011 EXCERPTS FROM THE ‘SPRC’ WEEKLY SPARK 7,28,11 I’ve posted the July 28, 2011 issue of the Suicide Prevention Resource Center’s Weekly SPARK newsletter to my BLOG ‘Suicide Prevention is Everybody’s Business’ located at: The Weekly Spark website occasionally includes their recommendation to “send a copy to a friend.” Please doRead… Read more »


Youth Suicidal Behavior — Fact Sheet – Prevention of Youth Suicides and Suicidal Behavior SOURCE: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SUICIDOLOGY Youth suicidal behavior is a significant national problem. The extent of suicidal behavior — including thoughts of and plans for suicide, nonfatal suicide attempts, and suicide deaths — is shown below. Yet, as with soRead… Read more »

Proposal: Suicide Prevention is Everybody’s Business

Suicide Prevention is Everybody’s Business By Mike Moldeven. This posting is FYI, but constructive comments will be appreciated: it’s my practice to occasionally excerpt content from ‘The Weekly Spark,’ published and e-distributed by the ‘Suicide Prevention Resource Center,’ associated with SAMHSA. Content of SPARK is such that it deserves wide dissemination to personnel, businesses, andRead… Read more »


I recently came across an article in The Space Review, June 4, 2007, (head, title, date and author: [quote] ‘Take off and nuke the site from orbit (it’s the only way to be sure…)’ [unquote], by Dwayne A. Day’ at: was an important find for me. Sputnik had generated “SLOMAR” (Space Logistics, Operations, Maintenance andRead… Read more »

children and a teacher’s, ‘quote’

A quote from my blog at: “I am a teacher in a [community] (land of many lost families) who is very desirous of establishing an intergenerational link for my class. I think a large part of the problem our children and our society face is a sense of ‘rootlessness’. … I plan to devoteRead… Read more »

The Weekly Spark – Week of JUNE 17, 2011

The Weekly Spark – Week of JUNE 17, 2011 Following verbatim are the titles, ‘lede’ opening sentences and links (where available) of items posted online in The Weekly SPARK, June 17, 2011, published and e-distributed FYI by the ONLINE Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) THE ONLINE COMPLETE June 17, 2011 *The Weekly Spark* IS FREELYRead… Read more »