Elementary Teachers' Network

A free online community for elementary teachers and support staff

This free online community offers educators the opportunity to exchange ideas and resources.

Network Administrators

Inge, Ohio
L. Kelty, Kansas
G. Lyons, Ballarat (Australia)
A. Markey, Ontario (Canada)
R. Miller, Florida
P. Murphy, New York




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Words of Wisdom

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything
that can be counted counts.
- Albert Einstein


Better learning will not come from finding better ways for the teacher to instruct but from giving the learner better opportunities to construct.
-Seymour Papert, author of Mindstorms and The Children's Machine

Contact information

Any questions or concerns about this group may be addressed to PMurphynam@yahoo.com

"Forum" notes

Please start new discussion threads under the appropriate heading, e.g., Reading, Writing, Math, etc. To see all the existing choices, click on the "Forum" title that appears in the menu bar at the top of this page or the "View All" link that is in the bottom right corner of the Forum section. New categories can be added if necessary. Postings must be spam free and comply with copyright restrictions. “Netiquette" is to be observed by all members. Thanks.


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Blog Posts

Join us on Same Day in March

Posted by Chris Gross-Rhode on February 15, 2015 at 9:54pm

Celebrate Teachers Today and Every Day

Posted by Rebecca Howard on September 8, 2014 at 9:30pm

Cinderella Around the World!

Posted by Becky M on September 5, 2014 at 4:00pm



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Elementary-Lesson-Share Yahoo Group

Note:  This group is connected to the Elementary-Lesson-Share Yahoo group and its spin-offs on the Yahoo network. The E-L-S group was created 16 years ago; its spin-offs include specific grade level groups as well as ones that target specific content areas.  

More Words of Wisdom

Keep your thoughts positive

because your thoughts

become your words.

Keep your words positive

because your words

become your behaviors.

Keep your behaviors positive

because your behaviors

become your habits.


Keep your habits positive

because your habits  

become your values.

Keep your values positive

because your values  

become your destiny.

-Mahatma Ghandi

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