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Teaching Advice: Boring material, religion class, minute presentation
religion class, minute presentation, paying attention: Can you use PowerPoint from your laptop? You can do so muchg with PowerPOint. If I knew the topic of your presentation, I might be able to help more. Let me know if you have more questions, MaryAnn Kohl maryann@brightring.com www.brightring.co...

Teaching Advice: banned novels in Young Adult Lit., american library association, oif
american library association, oif, young adult: The best website for this is the official one: The American Library Association. The link to the banned books area of their website is: http://www.ala.org/ala/oif/bannedbooksweek/bannedbooksweek.htm If you need other sources (for a research paper, for...

Teaching Advice: behavior management, behavior management system, class teacher
behavior management system, class teacher, chance meeting: Dear Michelle, A respected colleague shared with me a technique called 2x2 which he d heard about in a workshop. I d never heard of it before nor after, but it was particularly helpful for the kids who seemed most in need of in-class, teacher intervention....

Teaching Advice: behavior management, class disruption, extrinsic rewards
class disruption, extrinsic rewards, positive reinforcement: Hi Michelle, First please understand that I m not a proponent of extrinsic rewards for behaivor. That being said please let me offer some suggestions. There might be a couple of ways of handling this - depending upon the student. First I would try positive...

Teaching Advice: behaviour management, middle school kids, behaviour management
middle school kids, behaviour management, graphic organizer: Hi Donna, Thanks for the question. I ll share some of the things I do to keep middle school kids on task: 1. Limit any given activity to 15 minutes and then do some kind of transition. You can always go back later. The trasnition can be to a graphic...

Teaching Advice: behaviour modification in adhd 10 yr old, pets at home, behaviour modification
pets at home, behaviour modification, techinque: Dear Gordon Thanks for your question. I have a few thoughts. One is if your son is on medication and still having these problems then the medication regime needs to be looked into- is it the right medication for him? the right dosage? Even, has he been...

Teaching Advice: Was this the best way to handle the situation?, sex education classes, diversity classes
sex education classes, diversity classes, kindergarten student: Katie, I have never dealt with a situation like this one specifically but have dealt with parents who wanted their children to be excluded from Halloween parties and/or sex education classes or cultural diversity classes. In that case, it was the responsibility...

Teaching Advice: Caring for children w/ special needs, special needs kids, children with special needs
special needs kids, children with special needs, loving parents: This is a huge question but the bottom line is that it is difficult to raise a child in the first place. When one (often multiple) disabilities are exhibited by the child many parents exhibit a variety of behaviors: denial, anger, blame, hostility, etc. etc....

Teaching Advice: Character Education, individual education plan, grade special education
individual education plan, grade special education, homework research: Dear Cora Thanks for your question. However what you are asking for here is outside the realm of this service. This is not really for doing homework/research assignments. but for helping others with questions/issues/problems they face in their day to day...

Teaching Advice: Classroom Disclipline, rude kids, silly kids
rude kids, silly kids, attention span: Dear Steve, Silly and rude kids were the reason why I loved 5th and 6th graders! They were both fun and challenging! As a teacher my main job was to teach so when behavior interfered with learning, something had to change. I would spend time thinking about...

Teaching Advice: Classroom Management, old addage, token economy
old addage, token economy, learning math: Hi Ann, I had to smile when I read your thread. I can t tell you how many times I thought What did I get myself into? I like your thoughts on not going the token economy route, for a numer of reason (that s a whole other issue). Here are some thoughts...

Teaching Advice: College Education, ivy league colleges, mediocre college
ivy league colleges, mediocre college, college counselor: This is almost impossible to determine in that I do not know what given field you are planning to study, what degree you are pursuing and/or your final goal/degree you want. I can speak only about the field of teaching. I have hired hundreds of teachers...

Teaching Advice: Computer Corriculum, computer science theory, computer science teacher
computer science theory, computer science teacher, computer science program: Dear Mohamad! I am a computer teacher to the same age of the students. I will prepare more descriptive answer to you but these days (until Fri) I have a huge work to do! Can you send me your mail address to sonia_bm@hotmail.com and I will send the answer...

Teaching Advice: Computer grading software, computer readiness, gradequick
computer readiness, gradequick, commerical software: Hi Leslie, These are the factors that I have used to assess programs: cost user friendly ability to compile reports ability to add on each grading period as opposed to a new gradebook You might start with conducting a survey to determine what characteristics...

Teaching Advice: Computer software for elementary students, dell piii, piii 933mhz
dell piii, piii 933mhz, graph club: Some tried and true programs that work with multiple age children, that have a lot of lesson plans availalbe, and work on both Mac and PC are: Kidspiration- creativity/planning software KidPix- art AppleWorks- word process, spreadsheet, drawing, basic...

Teaching Advice: Computers, adriatic coast, trieste italy
adriatic coast, trieste italy, school sort: Dear Karen You have to know that I live in Croatia so I don t know uch about your possibilities. I can only share my experience. I work at Business school and we ve receive donation of some huge (and wealthy) companies in our county (since we are the only...

Teaching Advice: Conditioned response research, ivan pavlov, educational psychology
ivan pavlov, educational psychology, conditioned response: Dear Andie Thank you for your question. The best way to find this would be for you to do a search -either online or in the library on Pavlov. There are hundreds of responses you will get.You will then be able to decide which are useful for your paper. It...

Teaching Advice: Controlling the class, teacher control, instructional time
teacher control, instructional time, master teacher: Dear Ahmed, As you know, generally starting the lesson without having the attention of the class is futile and wastes valuable instructional time. There are many methods that can be used. 1. Tell the class you want their attention and wait a minute,...

Teaching Advice: Curriculum, money management classes, personal money management
money management classes, personal money management, curriculum writers: There are many textbooks and programs that focus on this subject...........especially seen in the last 5 years when textbooks began focusing on application of skills in real life situations, as well as story problems and standardized test preparation. I have...

Teaching Advice: your career as an administrator, lincoln memorial university, jon freeman
lincoln memorial university, jon freeman, time and patience: The most challenging part of the job has been to try to keep the staff feeling a buy in . I have always involved staff in meaningful ways but that is not always easy. I believe the key to being a good administrator is maintaining high visibility and...

Teaching Advice: career retrospect, lincoln memorial university, jon freeman
lincoln memorial university, jon freeman, hs level: Hi Jon, You have an interesting assignment! I wonder how my answers will compare with those of other retired teachers. 1. One of the biggest changes that happened during my career was the move to a standard based curriculum. In 1969 when I started each...

Teaching Advice: children's poems or rhymes, maryann kohl, short poems
maryann kohl, short poems, rhyming words: http://www.theteacherscorner.net/writing/poetry/ Go to t his website, and you can find all the poems you ever dreamed of! I didn t check to see if they were very short, but hoepfully it s a good place to begin. This is a bit out of my regular knowledge base,...

Teaching Advice: children, behaviour problem, proper solutions
behaviour problem, proper solutions, learning difficulty: Dear Emily Thank you for your question. This is a very tough decision, but one that obviously needs more thought and careful consideration than just the words of the teachers and the parents saying that they do not want him to stay back. If there is and...

Teaching Advice: childrens education, thick tempera paint, palette knife
thick tempera paint, palette knife, art ideas: The best way for children to study paintings of the great masters is to understand how the painter did what he did, and then try the same technique or style. For example, to study Van Gogh, the children can paint with thick tempera paint using a palette...

Teaching Advice: My class, discipline problem, polite language
discipline problem, polite language, poor background: Mano- Thanks for asking, I hope I can help. You have a lot of different problems all going on in the same room which is difficult. Let s start with the basics- 1) I do not think that physical punishment works in the long-term. It may stop the behavior...

Teaching Advice: class control, practice hands, core content
practice hands, core content, group projects: Not knowing what you teach, this varies from subject to subject but........When you design lessons, design them as though you or someone you like were in that class.............in other words, make them interesting and enjoyable. Create group projects wherein...

Teaching Advice: class room management, class ranges, science equipment
class ranges, science equipment, room management: Hello, Sounds like a very active group! I m sure you ll enjoy it more once the kids settle down a bit. Here are some thoughts I wanted to share with you: 1. Before you do any teaching develop and explain the class rules, procedures, consequences and...

Teaching Advice: classroom management, classroom management strategy, classroom rules and procedures
classroom management strategy, classroom rules and procedures, contrary to popular belief: Hi Chelsea, Thank you for your question. I too, agree that the initial dynamics of classroom management set the tone for the year. If I may, I d like to share some thoughts with you that have proven successful to me: 1. Be prepared on day one. Have your...

Teaching Advice: classroom management, poverty level, eighth grades
poverty level, eighth grades, classroom management: Wow! Lots of questions.................let me see if I can help you. 1. Class size...........ideal would be 15-18. Realistic is gr.K-3: 25, gr.4-8:30. We are a 88% poverty level school and our third grades are 25 each. Our eighth grades are 32. We...

Teaching Advice: classroom strategies, core strategies, classroom strategies
core strategies, classroom strategies, sonja: Projects projects - 2 best strategies I practice in the classroom. And freedom to choose among a dosen topics so that students can find some they are interested in. I hope it helps! I need more information about the age of students and the subject you teach....

Teaching Advice: coles notes, coles notes, study outlines
coles notes, study outlines, teaching literature: Hi, Here we have Cliff s notes and PinkMonkey.com. You aren t going to like my answer, because the answer is it depends. When I am teaching literature, I look at the notes and ask questions that are not covered in the notes. Some teachers do not....

Teaching Advice: comprehension, improving reading comprehension, comprehension skills
improving reading comprehension, comprehension skills, notetaking skills: Hi, I found a couple of websites with good information for you. Bear in mind that improving reading comprehension and writing is complicated and takes time. But you daughter can improve. The first site is: http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/stdyhlp.html ...

Teaching Advice: computerized lessons, power point presentation, word text
power point presentation, word text, interesting subjects: Dear Ibtisam, A computerized lesson is EVERY lesson where you use computer as the helpful tool to make your lesson more adequate, more interesting, more inovative and easier to understand. It is absolutely irrelevant do you use it just to make Power POint...

Teaching Advice: concentration, lack of concentration, dinsa
lack of concentration, dinsa, present moment: Dear Dinsa Thank you for your question. In my experience, inability to concentrate is usually the result of one s attention being tied up with other emotions, thoughts and concerns,etc. It means that consciously or sub-consciously your mind is being pre-occupied...

Teaching Advice: Dear Laura,How do I encourage..., class goals, checklists
class goals, checklists, group members: Hi Reza, I am not sure exactly what you are asking, but I will try. If you are asking how to encourage students to BE good team members, I can tell you what my colleagues and I do. We have the group members evaluate each other as part of the grade....

Teaching Advice: Definitions, resource specialist program, special education services
resource specialist program, special education services, language arts materials: Hi Christy, Here is a small write-up describing an elementary school s RSP: The Resource Specialist Program (RSP) These students have mild learning disabilities and go through a process of testing to find out what disabilities exist. A multidisciplinary...

Teaching Advice: Degree question, home ec teacher, home economics teacher
home ec teacher, home economics teacher, ec teachers: Home Economics is no longer a required course as it used to be................once in a while you will find an elective course in High School but programs have changed a great deal. I would suggest that you major in Health and minor in Home Ec......if you...

Teaching Advice: Don't care too much to study, homework check, gov pubs
homework check, gov pubs, lack of motivation: Dear Abdul Thank you for your question. This is a common problem among teens and pre-teens now. There is a general lack of motivation in the schools these days. This could be a symptom that the school work is not challenging enough for your boys, or that...

Teaching Advice: dear gentleman or madamhow..., written suggestions, honest feedback
written suggestions, honest feedback, madam: Dear Alis, I am sorry that this has taken so long to answer. I was on vacation and all messages were to be put on hold and were not. I am not sure about what you are asking but I will do my best given what you have said. As a manager of personnel,...

Teaching Advice: discipline, dinsa, math problems
dinsa, math problems, light material: Dear Dinsa Thank you for your question. Lack of discipline could be a result of decrease in motivation, anxiety over something else that is drawing your attention, or avoidance of some feelings. Could it also be that you are over exerting your mind and...

Teaching Advice: Education, public school sector, right to privacy act
public school sector, right to privacy act, local school board: I am not sure what you are asking but in terms of equal opportunites, the public school sector works hard to meet the needs of the individual child while also meeting the needs of the entire classroom. Learning is designed for both as well as assessment....

Teaching Advice: Education Structure, doctorate programs, phd in education
doctorate programs, phd in education, education structure: Dear James Thank you for your question. I am not sure what kind of knowledge you are looking for. But I can say that doctorate programms differ vastly both in terms of the subjects and the particular college or university offering it. The subject matter...

Teaching Advice: Education, secondary school teacher, remediation issues
secondary school teacher, remediation issues, causual: Dear Shindy, Thank you for writing. It sounds like you might be considering two separate and distinct issues: bullying by school age children and the suicide of Japanese students as a result of academic and external pressures. In each area there is considerable...

Teaching Advice: Elementary Education, elementary education program, university of arkansas fayetteville
elementary education program, university of arkansas fayetteville, educational psychologists: Dear Wendy Thank you for your question., though I am not quite clear what you are asking. If this child has been properly diagnosed with ADHD then there should be some kind of IEP in place for the child. And you or any other teacher should not be guessing...

Teaching Advice: Elementary Education, elementary education program, university of arkansas fayetteville
elementary education program, university of arkansas fayetteville, 2nd grade classrooms: I am so sorry to hear of your experience with these misbehaving kids. I would assume that by this time in the school year, the teacher would have complete control of discipline. Kids running around not on task is simply unacceptable. Yelling at kids should...

Teaching Advice: Elementary writing across the curriculum, secondary school curriculum, iastate edu
secondary school curriculum, iastate edu, college level education: Hi Dena, Thank you for your query. Please find below a list of resources that you may find helpful. I found it a bit challenging to find a single source that addresses both supporting theory and summary of writing forms and activities. I have noted a number...

Teaching Advice: Enabling adaptive P.E. student to participate in mainstream classroom, physical education classroom, physical education activities
physical education classroom, physical education activities, general physical education: Thanks Nolan. There are literally hundreds of activity modifications that you can use to enable such a student to participate in physical education activities. To develop the modifications one would have to look at the physical activities you do and tailor...

Teaching Advice: English Grammar, grammar questions, sentence fragment
grammar questions, sentence fragment, friend mitch: Hi, Thank you for asking. I love grammar questions! Me, just after going for a swim. is incorrect in any case, as it is a sentence fragment. It could read, correctly: This is I, just after going for a swim. My brother s friend Mitch and me, standing...

Teaching Advice: Exciting learning environment, point bonus, consistent themes
point bonus, consistent themes, new novel: How lucky they are to have a teacher who is excited! Some ideas: Photocopy the cover but take off the writing (you can scan it first if easier or just copy it, black it out and copy again). Give it to the students in groups and ask them to predict the...

Teaching Advice: early childhood careers, parents as teachers, teachers program
parents as teachers, teachers program, smart idea: I do not know about the Parents as Teachers Program or the Child Life Program. I would suggest that she contact them to see what their requirements are and begin taking classes that they offer or suggest. Additionally, most states have reasonable requirements...

Teaching Advice: emergency classroom management, home evaluations, student conferences
home evaluations, student conferences, ring leaders: This is a tough one in that you are right.......classroom management starts the very first day and procedures and routines must start there. I would suggest that you begin calling in parents as helpers and begin disciplining those students who are the...

Teaching Advice: encouraging students, math placement test, pizza party
math placement test, pizza party, mastery level: Hi Jocelyn, Great question with no easy answer. I might first ask what you meant by take responsibility for their own learning? -as it means different things to different people. Perhaps you can get back to me on that. Overall, I feel students must...

Teaching Advice: english grammar, computer science graduate, english grammar
computer science graduate, english grammar, marjorie: Dear MArjorie, I really do not know nor believe that 2 weeks is long enaugh period for improving English! I would suggest you to work on it on regular basis by enrollment to some course and being very regular student! Also you can find on Internet sites...

Teaching Advice: What to expect, psychological characteristics, academic work
psychological characteristics, academic work, field experience: Dear Colin I am sorry for the delay in answering you. I was having some problems with my internet. Rather than try to give you a lesson here and because there is so much to know about what to expect from 11-12yr olds, I will direct you to a couple of sites...

Teaching Advice: Family Structures, phrase structures, interaction patterns
phrase structures, interaction patterns, family structures: Dear Carla Thank you for your question. However I am afraid I do not know what you mean by the phrase structures and interaction patterns in relation to child development. If you care to explain what you mean by that I may be able to help. Good luck Dr.Marilyn...

Teaching Advice: Forms of punishment., school detention, remediation
school detention, remediation, thankyou: Hi Steve, Glad I was able to be of some help. I think you were right on the money based on the situation as you presented it. You may want to include that in your consequences; if you are unable to contact the student s parents via phone at the time of...

Teaching Advice: Controlling the class, 8 years
Teaching Advice: Controlling the class, 8 years

Teaching Advice: English Grammar, subject complement, linking verb
Teaching Advice: English Grammar, subject complement, linking verb

Teaching Advice: Forms of punishment., program software
Teaching Advice: Forms of punishment., program software

Teaching Advice: i feel dumb plz help, atlas 4, vocabulary words
Teaching Advice: i feel dumb plz help, atlas 4, vocabulary words, english tv

Teaching Advice: first day of student teaching, international teaching, personal communication
Teaching Advice: first day of student teaching, international teaching, personal communication, sts

Teaching Advice: Being a good substitute teacher., class period, lesson plan
Teaching Advice: Being a good substitute teacher., class period, lesson plan, subs

Teaching Advice: IEP goals, writing a paragraph, student goals
Teaching Advice: IEP goals, writing a paragraph, student goals, simplest form

Teaching Advice: leaving teaching, rewarding careers, conservation authority
Teaching Advice: leaving teaching, rewarding careers, conservation authority, environmental resources

Teaching Advice: speech, good luck, heather
Teaching Advice: speech, good luck, heather

Teaching Advice: student council speech, speeches
Teaching Advice: student council speech, speeches

Teaching Advice: Teaching as a quasi-profession, proper spelling, medicine law
Teaching Advice: Teaching as a quasi-profession, proper spelling, medicine law, degree master

Teaching Advice: i feel dumb plz help, vocabulary builders, embarressing
vocabulary builders, embarressing, using the word: Hi, I am going to guess you are not going to like this answer, but artificial vocabulary builders are not terribly helpful in the long term. The best way to learn more vocabulary is to read a lot with a dictionary nearby. Get a hard back college level dictionary....

Teaching Advice: first day of student teaching, school dress code, mentor teacher
school dress code, mentor teacher, readiness strategy: Welcome to the teachign profession! Some things you might want to check on before you start: 1. Contact your mentor teacher - make an appointment to come in and introduce. I have all of my student teachers do this. 2. Find out from your mentor teacher...

Teaching Advice: first day of teaching, formal and informal assessments, first day of kindergarten
formal and informal assessments, first day of kindergarten, readiness levels: Congratulations on your assignment! I would suggest that your biggest focus should be on rules adn procedures. The more time you spend on these two items upfront the less time you have to deal with them in the future. You ll probably want to model proper...

Teaching Advice: furthering my education, hometown elementary school, academic camps
hometown elementary school, academic camps, elementary ed: Dear Joe, In general it s in your best interest at this point to devote your energy to college courses so that your grades are very good. On school breaks though you might look into volunteering or making arrangements to observe classes at your hometown...

Teaching Advice: G.E.D, junior colleges in arizona, adult education classes
junior colleges in arizona, adult education classes, local school district: I would suggest that you contact your local community college and see what resources they have......our Junior Colleges in Arizona all have programs for folks who want to get their GED and then go to college. You also might also contact your local school...

Teaching Advice: Gaining Cert to Teach, alternative teacher certification, bs business
alternative teacher certification, bs business, alternative certification: Hi! I am afraid that there is not an easy answer to this one. In general, teachers are liscensed to teach by states (well, except national certification, which is a whole different ball game). Some states have alternative certification programs (I know Arkansas...

Teaching Advice: Government question, franklin roosevelt, 22nd amendment
franklin roosevelt, 22nd amendment, ancient rome: Dear John, This is thought provoking I discovered after a little research. Apparently term limits were discussed as for back as in Cicero s time in Ancient Rome and Aristotle s time in Ancient Greece! Both argued that to have no term limits opened the door...

Teaching Advice: Grammar, grammar questions, latin influence
grammar questions, latin influence, germanic language: It is If I were to go... and If I were you... It is called the subjunctive mood, and applies to wishes as well (I wish I were thin). It is a hold-over from our Germanic language past reinforced by Latin influence. I love grammar questions! Thanks....

Teaching Advice: a good rewards program for 6th graders, random act of kindness, marble jar
random act of kindness, marble jar, positive reinforcement: I used to use a 2-marble jar system with my 6th graders. One jar for them, one jar for me. Each time I had to wait for them to be quiet or to give repeated directions, I d take marbles from their jar and put them into mine. Every time they sat down quickly,...

Teaching Advice: Being a good substitute teacher., volunteer helper, rainy day activities
volunteer helper, rainy day activities, discipline plan: Interestingly enough, since I retired I have been enjoying subbing. Here is how I handle it........... Find the lesson plan and review it, ask for a student volunteer helper who will show you where things are. Write the structure of the day (if it is...

Teaching Advice: group study, dinsa, group study
dinsa, group study, robb: Dear Dinsa Thank you for your question. I do believe studying in groups can be fruitful if used properly. Having someone else s good attention to listen to you think aloud or to check to see if you have learned something helps your learning. Also sharing...

Teaching Advice: Help with homeschooling, saxon math, math programs
saxon math, math programs, abc 123: Hi Christy, That is a great question and relative to your success at homeschooling. In a nutshell, yes! Today s research shows that interactive learning prompts quicker retention while achieving higher levels of complex learning. There are a great many...

Teaching Advice: Help I do not know what to do., homeschooling parents, homeschooling group
homeschooling parents, homeschooling group, behavior difficulties: Dear Tiffanie Thanks for your question. But I must say right off that this is not something I can easily answer briefly. This is a complex issue with many factors to be considered. Also I cannot diagnose or identify the difficulties with a child with only...

Teaching Advice: Help for a New English Teacher, xalapa veracruz mexico, dear sir or madam
xalapa veracruz mexico, dear sir or madam, english language skills: Hi again Kevin, Here s another website that might help: http://www.rong-chang.com/ Hi Kevin, Good luck with your new position! Congratulations. What age are the children you ll be teaching? I would suggest starting with phonetic sounds -...

Teaching Advice: Help for a New English Teacher, xalapa veracruz mexico, dear sir or madam
xalapa veracruz mexico, dear sir or madam, english language skills: Hi Kevin, I admire your energy and enthusiasm. A couple of things: 1. There is an excellent set of teacher chatboards located at http://teachers.net/mentors/ 2. My choice for a math curriculum would be Math-U-See. If you search the web you ll...

Teaching Advice: Hi Chuck,Do you have a..., classroom management plan, cookbook approach
classroom management plan, cookbook approach, remediation efforts: Hi Christy, That s an interesting question for an interview - usually they ask about more qualififed issues such as teaching philosophy, rules and discipline. I m in agreement with you that so much of your classroom management plan is contingent upon the...

Teaching Advice: High school research, literature selections, encyclopedia project
literature selections, encyclopedia project, skilled students: Hi Benjamin, I like to use the I Search format (see http://www.literacymatters.org/content/isearch/intro.htm)for beginning research. With this format, students focus on the act of research rather than producing a research paper. They have to ask a question,...

Teaching Advice: Homeschool resources, novel study guides, latin vocabulary
novel study guides, latin vocabulary, bernie dodge: Michelle, One great site is SCORE which can be found at http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/cy68.html This site has novel study guides with many online activities. A good collection of links can be found at About.com at http://home.about.com/education/index.htm?PM=59_0204_T...

Teaching Advice: Homeschooling with ACE, graduation requirements, ged test
graduation requirements, ged test, clarisworks: For grades, I have had some friends who used something called gradekeeper, which I believe was a web based program. There are also software programs which you can buy, or try using a simple spreadsheet if you know how to set those up. I used a spreadsheet...

Teaching Advice: How can I help?, stepson, stepmom
stepson, stepmom, margie: Dear Margie thanks for your question. And special appreciation to you for caring so much about your stepson. It is hard for me to say exactly what his learning problem is from this information. But my thoughts are two fold. If as you say he has experienced...

Teaching Advice: high school students and principal, school atmosphere, high school students
school atmosphere, high school students, verbal abuse: I am sorry to have taken so long to reply. So much in a school atmosphere does depend on the leadership. If principals are known to be strong, no-nonsense leaders, a threat of calling in a principal carries a lot of weight. As to why the principal...

Teaching Advice: historical art, maryann kohl, visual learner
maryann kohl, visual learner, early settlers: Hi, Lori. What a great idea! But no, I don t know of any artistic projects that teach about US History. There would be crafts of course...making candles, designing a flag, designing a postage stamp, weaving...but I m at a loss to help you on this one....

Teaching Advice: home schooling 13 yo kid, kid age, exact area
kid age, exact area, school kid: Thanks for writing Usman, I hope I can help you. What does he love to do? You ll have the best luck teaching him in an area that he loves. For example, I have used baseball to teach many students math before. It s a lot more fun to calculate averages when...

Teaching Advice: homeschool P.E. for Elementary kids who hated gym, brick and mortar, obstacle courses
brick and mortar, obstacle courses, obstacle course: Hello, I am sorry that your children in their phtsical education classes. For most children physical education gives them the best opportunity to explore themselves and to socialize with others. It teaches them about their abilities and how to appreciate...

Teaching Advice: IEP goals, grams and kilograms, instructional objective
grams and kilograms, instructional objective, math classroom: Goal - Student will use organizational structures to analyze and describe patterns and relationships. Objective - Student will describe the relationship between two sets of rlated data such as ordered pairs in a table. Goal - Student will recognize the...

Teaching Advice: Integrating Interdisciplinary concepts in Phys Ed curriculum, physical education curriculum, interdisciplinary concepts
physical education curriculum, interdisciplinary concepts, ed curriculum: Hello, The first thing to do is to check with the classroom teachers to see what they are teaching in their rooms so you can support their teaching whenever possible. A few ideas: Math- When playing games that require giving numbers to students...

Teaching Advice: Internet Research/MS office, pula croatia, adriatic coast
pula croatia, adriatic coast, research ms: HI! You can simplify search results by typing more key words with operators AND, NOT and OR as well as by puting phrases in , example: Ben Hur will return much less results than simply Ben Hur. Please read the instructions of advanced searching for Google...

Teaching Advice: Interview, academic test scores, multiple intelligences
academic test scores, multiple intelligences, cooperative learning: The competition is fierce and the questions are usually very challenging. Our district interviews in teams........one candidate may have 6 people asking them questions. Be sure that you base all answers are your knowledge and experience...........not answering...

Teaching Advice: Interviewing Special Education Teachers, special education teacher, ld students
special education teacher, ld students, positive reinforcement: Hi Karen, First, let me tell you how pleased I am to see you involved in the interview process - I wish more schools would involve parents and the community in hiring practices. If I were the parent of a child with exceptional needs I would ensure the...

Teaching Advice: improving handwriting, old english lettering, town relatives
old english lettering, town relatives, pen cil: Dear Kanchan, I love calligraphy and would incorporate Ornamental Penmanship, Italics, and Old English lettering in my penmanship lessons. Most of my students were interested in learning this handwriting and used it to create posters and displays. Because...

Teaching Advice: inventors, living history museum, pictures of brooms
living history museum, pictures of brooms, pioneer history: Dear Nancy, I am not an expert on brooms but can help you find some sites that will give you answers. I went to my web serfing page and then to www.Google.com. In the search bar I wrote broom history and was given many hits. I went to the first 2 on...

Teaching Advice: Job, library aides, associate degree in business
library aides, associate degree in business, salary benefits: This would be a good beginning if you are interested in getting into the field of education. Usually Library Aides need to be highly organized in that they usually do alot of data entry, catalogueing, checking out books and filing. You will also likely have...

Teaching Advice: Learning Problems, adult concepts, homeschooling parent
adult concepts, homeschooling parent, learning disability: Dear Michelle Thank you for your question. I am not sure I get from your question what your frustration is about. It sounds to me like you have a daughter with a high level of functioning,as you have recognized, who needs to be challenged and provided with...

Teaching Advice: leaving teaching, learning the ropes, lifetime career
learning the ropes, lifetime career, staff developer: Tony, It is not uncommon to have the Seven Year Itch and you should not feel uneasy or inadequate because you are not doing what you used to do which was/is over and above . That in no way means that you are burned out. Here is my take. Many beginning...

Teaching Advice: lesson plans and classrrom management, lesson plan formats, mentor teacher
lesson plan formats, mentor teacher, studying in england: Hi Matt, Wow, nothing like trial by fire! Have you been assigned a mentor teacher at the school? If so, you want to take advantage of his/her expertise and resources. When you state you have 4 class - is that four subjects or just 4 classes? Start...

Teaching Advice: lesson plans, lesson planning, active learning
lesson planning, active learning, prerogative: Dear Maxine, I suspect that if you were to ask 10 teachers your questions, you d get 10 different answers! But here are mine: I think before planning a lesson, it s necessary to know the state and district standards as they relate to the grade level...

Teaching Advice: on line teaching degree, brick and mortar, branch campuses
brick and mortar, branch campuses, health occupations: Gustavo, I have known people who have had good luck with University of Phoenix. However, even though it is accredited, it is a for-profit organization, and you do have to remember that. In Chicagoland, you should be able to find a branch of Webster University....

Teaching Advice: on line teaching degree, health occupations, public servant
health occupations, public servant, university of phoenix: Gustavo.........GOOD FOR YOU choosing to follow your dream at this point. I live in Phoenix, Arizona and only know about opportunities here. Most of our Community Colleges and Universities have on-line classes. One that I know of that caters to adults who...

Teaching Advice: literature, upper level students, reading nonfiction
upper level students, reading nonfiction, great gatsby: This is a question that might take some real thought to answer! Let me pop off a top of the head thing for the moment and maybe get back to you if I find some better ideas swimming around. I recently had my upper level students choose a nonfiction book...

Teaching Advice: Management Concepts, business development group, group centre
business development group, group centre, usborne book: Hi Jose, Sorry for the delay in responding; my computer has been in the shop until this morning. Unfortunately I am not aware of an Usborne book that meets the requirements you mentioned, and I m also not aware of any other book that would help. ...

Teaching Advice: Math Games, math games for kids, decimals to fractions
math games for kids, decimals to fractions, figuring out percentages: Jim, I am sorry, but Math is not one of my strengths.............but I just did an internet search and there were 66,000 websites with math games. Many of them are free and printable. I did a simple search Math Games for Kids .......I am sure that you...

Teaching Advice: Math Unit, text book publishers, google search
text book publishers, google search, area and perimeter: Hi Angela, I m afraid I don t know of specific resources in this area. However, my husband teaches grade four and suggests that you do a Google search for resources using the key words you outlined in your question. He has found innumerable worksheets and...

Teaching Advice: Middle School student attitude, student attitude, seat work
student attitude, seat work, science subject: Stanley, Thanks for the note. This is a great question and one that I hope is discussed in teacher prep programs. My philosophy has always been that my number one priority is to teach students. If they liked me that s great - but if I had to choose between...

Teaching Advice: Motivating Young Child to Learn to Read and Write, cd roms, educational cd
cd roms, educational cd, reading material: Dear Lesley Thank you for your question. First I want to encourage not to be over-anxious about the situation. Your grand son is still quite young and it is not unusual for children, especially boys, at this age to prefer to be doing anything more active...

Teaching Advice: Music, curriculum requirements, school population
curriculum requirements, school population, rotation basis: I don t believe that this devalues music education at all in that a small percentage of kids are involved as compared to an entire school population ie: 100 out of 750 kids. Of course, if parents want their children involved in school sponsored activities,...

Teaching Advice: math, digit factors, cell b1
digit factors, cell b1, milic: Dear Joanne, I don t know what age are your students. I teach Computer Science in High school (age 15 - 19), Croatia. I would make the list of numbers from 1 to 100 (for example). In the column A you can write 1 and two, select both numbers and with handle...

Teaching Advice: meaning of "passionate", detective novels, medical detective
detective novels, medical detective, reading novels: Hi Srini, According to Dictionary.com (which is a pretty good site, by the way) pas·sion·ate is an adjective meaning: 1 Capable of, having, or dominated by powerful emotions: a family of passionate personalities. 2 Wrathful by temperament; choleric. 3...

Teaching Advice: memorization, 10th grade english, life skill
10th grade english, life skill, memorization: Memorization is still an important skill that all students must have in that it is a life skill. The only pedagogy I have heard of relating to this is not against memorization but against meaningless material. How can one learn anything if it is not stored...

Teaching Advice: motivating eighth graders, eighth grade math, token economy
eighth grade math, token economy, college math: Hi Jill, I m so glad that you wrote. I too, teach an an inner city school (middle school) and I can really identify with your challenges. Additionally, I too, went from teaching at the university level to the public schools (there are many of us). Your...

Teaching Advice: Name Change, grade special education, rhea
grade special education, rhea, wedding cake: I am sure your kids know you are getting married and are excited. I would do a fun countdown starting in March to the day and have the kids start practising your new name. You can even do a fun rhyme to help them remember it if it is difficult. Of course,...

Teaching Advice: I Need Help With A Student, verbal cues, discipline problem
verbal cues, discipline problem, quiz questions: Hopefully, Courtney understands that she is going to fail your class if she continues to behave in this manner. Because I do not know the grade level or subject you teach, I am unable to give specific stategies. I do not believe in changing what happens...

Teaching Advice: need advice on which level to teach, post baccalaureate programs, elementary ed
post baccalaureate programs, elementary ed, teaching profession: Dear Wayne Thanks for your question. The answer to this may depend on where you are located. Different educational districts may have different hiring policies and different needs. You will need to check the education department where you want to teach and...

Teaching Advice: need to do something but don't know what, cup soccer tournament, world cup soccer
cup soccer tournament, world cup soccer, motivation tools: Hello, One way to motivate your group is to give them an identity. Have them pick a name for their group and then have them create a group song, slogan and or banner specific to their group. With one group I had we started every day to the song ...

Teaching Advice: I need a list books, journals,videoes,..., american publishing company, child care administration
american publishing company, child care administration, early childhood education: Hi Mary Jo, It s hard to give a specific answer without knowing more about how you want to use your resource list. Are you a child care centre? A school? If you are working with children, I can give you two online catalogues that will provide you with excellent...

Teaching Advice: non participation in phys ed, physical education curriculum, phys ed
physical education curriculum, phys ed, pe teacher: Dear Stephanie. What are the reasons students are not participating in physical education? Illness? Lack of Interest? Not required by the school for graduation? Are they not participating for the entire year or only for certain activities? What activities...

Teaching Advice: Organization, secondary education statistics, writing a persuasive essay
secondary education statistics, writing a persuasive essay, google search: Ross, I have a couple of articles from a magazine for teachers regarding the use of laptops in schools: http://www.techlearning.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=49901145 http://www.techlearning.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=22101400 I have read...

Teaching Advice: P.E. activities for young children, parachute activities, pe central
parachute activities, pe central, gary franklin: Hello, For the younger students it is very important to build class cohesiveness through copperative non-threatening activities. One of the best is the use of a parachute in which all of the children need to work together to make the activity sucessful....

Teaching Advice: Parents involvement at school, parental involvement in schools, parent advisory committee
parental involvement in schools, parent advisory committee, school atmosphere: Dear Christina Thank you for your question. I am very sorry for the delay in replying. The week has been very busy for me. Parental involvement in schools is a topic of much debate and research. There are no easy answers to this question. A lot depends...

Teaching Advice: PDA software, spreadsheet software, zire71
spreadsheet software, zire71, gradebook: Hi, I ve never used a PDA for a gradebook myself. It always struck me as a bit too small. I prefer looking at a computer screen for that. However, you might want to look at www.palmgear.com and search for software called Teachers P.E.T. It seems to have...

Teaching Advice: Philosophy of teaching?, philosophy of teaching, mindy
philosophy of teaching, mindy, encouragement: Hi Ali, Your question is a very broad one! I think if I were to come up with a succinct answer, it would be that all good teaching is geared to the interests and abilities of the learner. If a child is learning to read, then the teacher needs to provide...

Teaching Advice: Prep. Time, prep period, passing time
prep period, passing time, s union: This often depends on negotiations by the teacher s union. I have never heard of a school calling a prep period and a passing period the same. Most schools have eliminated passing periods because kids waste time getting from class to class but I have never...

Teaching Advice: Principal employment, miss hawaii, math and science
miss hawaii, math and science, proper knowledge: The Principal s job varies from grade level to grade level. In elementary, they often have no Assistant Principals so they end up having to provide all of the supervision of after school and evening activities on top of all of the evaluation of staff and...

Teaching Advice: parent problems, accountability standards, curriculum objectives
accountability standards, curriculum objectives, state curriculum: I would make an appointment with the parent to 1) review the district and state curriculum objectives for that grade level 2)review the testing standards for that grade level and then 3) review textbook and reference materials which have been adopted by the...

Teaching Advice: parent teacher communication, parent teacher communication, montgomery county pennsylvania
parent teacher communication, montgomery county pennsylvania, robin farr: Hi Robin ok, here is my perspective both as a parent and an educational consultant to educators and others. When I meet with teachers I focus on the relationship the teacher has with the student rather than on the marks that the child got on a test. Part...

Teaching Advice: parent teacher communication, parent teacher communication, adversarial relationship
parent teacher communication, adversarial relationship, mom and dad: This is too bad but does happen.......you will find difficult to deal with parents throughout your career. I would continue doing what you are doing and talk to them directly (in a non threatening way) and ask them for specific feedback about what they are...

Teaching Advice: parent teacher communication, parent teacher communication, parent teacher conference
parent teacher communication, parent teacher conference, montgomery county pennsylvania: Robin.........this is an often published topic and you can find hundreds of articles on it. One of the many organizations which have excellent material is National PTA as well as most major magazines and newspapers which focus on this topic in their back...

Teaching Advice: Could you please answer a few of my questions? (academic honesty), field trip permission slip, field trip permission
field trip permission slip, field trip permission, academic honesty: I have not dealt with this issue often because most teachers observe cheating and as a result, take care of the problem within their own classrooms. I think that most kids cheat because they do not trust their own ability to complete the task successfully....

Teaching Advice: Could you please show me how..., baseball season, baseball team
baseball season, baseball team, five games: Dear Jude, Add the games won and the games lost for the total number of games. 105 + 85 = 190 games played. 105 out of 190 were won. (105/190) 85 out of 190 were lost. (85/190) Divide 85 by 190 which is .447 (45%), the percentage of games lost....

Teaching Advice: political excursion, anticipatory set, protocal
anticipatory set, protocal, great trip: I would simply ask the students what they know about Parliament (prior knowledge).......lead a discussion and then ask them what they want to know about it (anticipatory set)..........have them each come up with at least one or two things they want to learn...

Teaching Advice: problem students, 7th grade science, problem students
7th grade science, problem students, school suspension: Amanda, My best advise is to welcome them to your classroom, keep doing what you have found successful and do not be intimidated by their reputation . Kids are different in different settings and with different teachers. Remember that kids usually rise...

Teaching Advice: prospective teacher, fortune 500 companies, wage reductions
fortune 500 companies, wage reductions, budget issues: Hi Callie, Wow, what a dilemma - I can emphathize with you. After 20 years in the business world I changed careers to teaching for similar reasons. My salary went from 120K to 31K. If I had to do it over again I d do it in a minute - only I would go straight...

Teaching Advice: psychology in secondary ed, robert slavin, fiction novels
robert slavin, fiction novels, educational psychology: Dear Claire thanks for your question. I m sorry you had such an unproductive time in your course. There are many general texts on educational psychology that are helpful. They all mostly cover the same topics I am not sure I can recommend one specific...

Teaching Advice: QUESTION FIVE, teacher job, teaching job
teacher job, teaching job, late august: 1) He determined how he would be paid when he signed his contract......month to month or to extend through the summer. He can call Human Resources or Payroll to check what he chose if he can t remember. 2) Unemployment would not apply in this case because...

Teaching Advice: Re: Christian School Prac., grad dip ed, schools in nsw
grad dip ed, schools in nsw, religious context: It is natural to be a little worried or anxious in such a new venture...just do you best and ask for help from your supervisors at the school as to what curricula you should teach. Establish a good rapport with the students on the first day and then remain...

Teaching Advice: Religious Comments in Science Class, belief in god, religion class
belief in god, religion class, elementary science: I understand your diliemma.....as a Christian, I have faced this many times. I believe that when children ask questions, we should answer them without creating confusion or controversy. I openly talk about my belief in God but always emphasize that there...

Teaching Advice: Religious Comments in Science Class, grade science students, big bang theory
grade science students, big bang theory, 5th grade science: Hi Melissa, Thanks for the question. I get similar questions from 5th grade science students. I would recommend that first, check with your principal and get some guidance on how she wants you to address this issue. In some areas this is very touch and...

Teaching Advice: Research Help, alice, research format
alice, research format: The best research guide I know of is called Big 6, but it is involved. The easiest one to teach is called FlipIt, by Alice Yucht. Her website is http://www.aliceinfo.org/ and it has extensive information about what FlipIt is, and how to implement it in the...

Teaching Advice: Roles of teacher, parent, and child, mentor teachers, career pursuit
mentor teachers, career pursuit, roles of teachers: Carla............ I apologize for the delay........I have been away on vacation and the notice to suspend questions with All Experts did not go through. After 35 years in the educational field, here are my beliefs....... A parent is the primary...

Teaching Advice: Running Activities, jogging course, guinea pig
jogging course, guinea pig, gary franklin: Courtney, One game that young children enjoy is called Guinea Pig Use 4 cones, one at each corner to form a large rectangular space. Divide children into 2 teams. Place teams diagonally across from each other, on opposite sides of rectangle....

Teaching Advice: research projects, english as a foreign language, language literature
english as a foreign language, language literature, research projects: Hi George, I am not exactly sure what you are asking here. Could you give me some more information? Do you teach English as a foreign language? Literature? What age levels? What kinds of computers and software do you have? Get back with me and I ll try to...

Teaching Advice: the right method, best of luck, extra time
best of luck, extra time, encouragement: Anwar, I am not sure what you mean by thinking is limited . I can only assume that this person has some kind of cognitive handicap or delay. Be sure that you give him extra time in explaining the subject matter as well as what you are asking him to....

Teaching Advice: rules about length of quotes in papers, college composition, present music
college composition, present music, rule of thumb: Hi, I don t have any hard and fast rules. I have used a rule of thumb of about 10% of total material may be quoted. With music or video clips, I would say not more than 10% of the time alloted without a specific reason, always making sure that nothing violated...

Teaching Advice: Salary, salary structures, salary schedule
salary structures, salary schedule, dear jesse: Dear Jesse, My entire career was spent in one school district so my knowledge of salaries from district to district is very limited. I can tell you that in NY state each school district sets its own salary schedule when it negotiates with the teachers association....

Teaching Advice: School Pressure, google search, research topic
google search, research topic, google: Dear Aiko Thank you for your question. However, this is not one question but a series of questions, and is not the kind of service provided by this site. This seems more like a research topic that requires one to search the literature and write a review....

Teaching Advice: Scripting? Pros and Cons, program efficacy, saxonpublishers
program efficacy, saxonpublishers, saxon math: Hi Christina, This is a highly controversial topic among teachers. There are primarily two facets to the the issue: 1. Instructional program efficacy 2. Teacher gratification You did not state which program(s) your school was considering but I will...

Teaching Advice: Shift from French to English, english as a second language, frensh
english as a second language, frensh, ms laura: In my experience, young children pick up language easily, especially in an immersion situation. The younger girl will likely pick up the new language faster than the older one. But I think both of them will be fine in a month or two. Some ways to ease...

Teaching Advice: Social Studies, 5th grade social studies, classmates
5th grade social studies, classmates, exciting activities: Dear Karen, Without knowing what the curriculum and standards are for your state s 5th grade social studies I can t be too specific, but there are an unlimited number of truly exciting activities to make social studies come alive for your students. Role...

Teaching Advice: Special Education Student and dealing with Principal, life skills teacher, education student
life skills teacher, education student, violent behavior: I would suggest that you call a staffing team meeting right away and ask the Principal to attend. If the child will not get off the bus and cooperate with you and not be a threat to himself or others, you have to go to plan B. Obviously the parents must...

Teaching Advice: Special Education, special education teacher, inclusion of special education students
special education teacher, inclusion of special education students, types of disabilities: What types of disabilities have your students had? In What type of setting did you teach? I teach in a resource setting. My students are LD, ED, ADHD and ADD. Which teacher certification do you hold? How long have you taught exceptional children? Special...

Teaching Advice: Student Motivation, middle school kids, graphic organizers
middle school kids, graphic organizers, resource classroom: Thanks for asking such a good question. I teach LD and ADHD middle school kids in a resource classroom. All of my students have a very limited attention span. Here are some things that work well for me: 1. I do 10 minutes of direct teach, 5 minutes of guided...

Teaching Advice: Studying to become a teacher, guidance counselor, educational certification
guidance counselor, educational certification, education universities: Darren......... You can obtain the information you need from your state s educational certification department(I am assuming that you are in the U.S.A.) You will need at least a 4 year degree (some states require a Masters)in a subject matter of your choice...

Teaching Advice: Studying to become a teacher, poverty areas, continuous need
poverty areas, continuous need, america club: Dear Tieisha........ In my 36 years of being in education, I have never heard anyone say they are in it for the money :-). Teachers are some of the lowest paid professionals when you look at their preparation, hours, continuous need for further training...

Teaching Advice: Substitute teaching, classroom management issues, time joan
classroom management issues, time joan, dear joan: Dear Joan, I was never a substitute teacher but certainly worked with and observed lots of them. I thought that subbing seemed more difficult than my full time teaching job in terms of classroom management issues. As the full time teacher I was able to...

Teaching Advice: Summer School Help, teaching summer school, silent reading
teaching summer school, silent reading, seminar style: First off, what subject are you teaching? I don t know of any sites that are specifically targeted to summer school classes. Summer school is hard, as I m sure you know, because the class is so long. I recently helped an English teacher schedule her class...

Teaching Advice: Summer School, district curriculum, rap stars
district curriculum, rap stars, teaching summer school: Asking them what they want to learn about is o.k. but I doubt that they will want to learn what they need to learn. If I asked my kids that question, they would want to work on the internet and research celebrities and rap stars. I would first evaluate...

Teaching Advice: back to school, introductory classes, lack of education
introductory classes, lack of education, community colleges: Most community colleges accept a GED as entry level....you may have to take a test to determine your proficency levels in order to avoid introductory classes in English and Math, but you may qualify for 101 classes. I think it would be great if you could...

Teaching Advice: special education accomodations, mainstream classroom, ed child
mainstream classroom, ed child, exceptional child: Hi Maxine, These are two very important questions. As there are numerous potential accomodations or modifications that can potentially be implemented it would be a great deal of help if you might be ale to provide the types of accomadations that you are...

Teaching Advice: speech, student council member, project share
student council member, project share, open communication: Sorry, it would not be appropriate for me to write a speech for you in that I do not know anything about who you are, where you live and go to school or why you want to help your student body. Here is an outline so YOU can write a good speech: ...

Teaching Advice: Getting started in Educational Psychology, kindergarten age children, theories of child development
kindergarten age children, theories of child development, introduction to special education: Dear Simon Thank you for your question. Forgive the delay in responding; life has been quite hectic these days. There is so much information available on development and teaching of children that I can see how overwhelming it can be. If you are looking...

Teaching Advice: stress, fear anxiety, school stress
fear anxiety, school stress, dinsa: Dear Dinsa Thank you for your question. I will try my best to answer briefly, since this topic involves so many issues that it is hard to summarize the thoughts. Students dealing with school stress? One way is to have a support system,i.e. others who...

Teaching Advice: student attitudes, aptitude tests, student attitudes
aptitude tests, student attitudes, open dialogue: Dear MGray Thank you for your question. The answer depends on the purpose of your research and the conditions under which it is being conducted. Is this a formal research project or is this simply a teacher wanting to have information about his/her class...

Teaching Advice: student council speech, third grade, vote for me speech
third grade, vote for me speech, authenticity: I have no idea where you would find a sample speech. Surely there is a reason why he/she has been selected to speak and surely that person (who selected him/her to speak) can help in determining a topic (unless it is a vote for me speech that is extremely...

Teaching Advice: student performing poorly in class, adolescent children, adult teacher
adolescent children, adult teacher, poor achievement: Dear Maxine, Hello again! There are a couple pieces of information that would help with this situation. I think that the age of the child would be important. I also think it s important to be able to anticipate the reaction the student might have to a discussion...

Teaching Advice: student stealing, specific learning disabilities, painful feelings
specific learning disabilities, painful feelings, painful emotions: Dear Linda Thank you for your question. Please forgive me if I do not answer right away. I forgot to put myself on leave as I am away travelling for a while. If you can wait till I get back next wednesday, 20th I will be happy to offer some thoughts on your...

Teaching Advice: no subject, text books, 10 years
text books, 10 years, pleasure: It is never to late to learn...............believe it or not, I never liked to read until after I graduated from college.........prior to that I read only for information or to achieve objectives for classes and course work.........that sounds just like you...............

Teaching Advice: TEACHER CERTIFICATION, florida department of education, elementary school teacher
florida department of education, elementary school teacher, state of florida department of education: I am sorry, but I do not know anything about University training in India. You can easily find out what is needed for certification in Florida, USA by contacting the State of Florida Department of Education. Their website has all of the information you requested...

Teaching Advice: Can I Teach, us foreign service, definite option
us foreign service, definite option, guest lecturer: Hi Fred, It sounds like you ve lived an exciting life thus far. I hope you find teaching just as rewarding and exciting. Some thoughts: Teaching in College: Generally, you ll need a Ph.D to teach at the University level (4 year schools). There are...

Teaching Advice: Teaching, classroom management techniques, remediation strategies
classroom management techniques, remediation strategies, behaivor: Hi Tony, Well, to tell you the truth, sometimes I thought the plumber s job was looking pretty good :) That being said, we probably would go with a 5th option - address the problem(s). There are a number of ways to address the behaivor of the two...

Teaching Advice: Teaching in the US, dip ed, ed program
dip ed, ed program, accredited university: I do not know what the specific requirements are for Georgia, but I assume that they are similar to other states.......at least a B.A. degree (in US is takes 4 years, not 3). Any further education as well as experience should be helpful. In order to determine...

Teaching Advice: Teaching as a quasi-profession, accountability requirements, criteria for a profession
accountability requirements, criteria for a profession, professional standards: Teaching is definately a profession in that teachers are highly educated, must continue their education through out their career and must meet RIGOUROUS professional standards and on going evaluation. They have a great deal of responsibility with many legal...

Teaching Advice: Teaching in the U.S.A, competency tests, curriculum plan
competency tests, curriculum plan, counseling office: This is a wonderful goal for a young woman of your age. If you attend a four year University and receive at least a BA degree with an minor in Education, you should be o.k. Once you get to the USA you will probably have to take a few additional courses in...

Teaching Advice: Teaching In USA, degree in early childhood, teacher aides
degree in early childhood, teacher aides, aa degree: Most states require a 4 year degree in order to teach but there are many positions as teacher aides for individuals who have an AA degree. Once you have decided where you plan to live, you should inquire of the specific school districts in that area in order...

Teaching Advice: Teaching, penny whistle, disruptive child
penny whistle, disruptive child, elementary school teacher: Dear Ashley, The topic you want informaation about is known as classroom management and it s impressive that, even without classroom experience, you recognize this as a vital area of teaching! So after I give you some tips, please search the web for...

Teaching Advice: Terms???, college dean, human resourses
college dean, human resourses, time periods: I do not know about contracts in California in that I do not live there nor have I worked there.........I would suggest that you call the district of the administrator you are concerned about and ask them directly. The Director of Human Resourses should be...

Teaching Advice: Tests, multiple choice questions, google search
multiple choice questions, google search, 20questions: Hi Ed, Thanks for writing. Actually, developing test questions is a field unto itself. Here are a couple of web sites that will get you started: http://www.oir.uiuc.edu/dme/Exams/ITQ.html http://bemyers.ifas.ufl.edu/Papers/Developing%20Test%20Questions.doc...

Teaching Advice: Tips on Assessment, qualitative assessments, patrica
qualitative assessments, patrica, qualitative methods: Quantifying assessments simply give you consistent measures over time...........many of these are teacher made, although good texts usually include them. Examples are weekly quizzes, essays, drill and practice etc...........the advantage is for the student...

Teaching Advice: Tutoring, daniel wendler, professional tutor
daniel wendler, professional tutor, intrinsic motivation: Hey Daniel, It sounds like you re right on tract with your tutoring. I like your idea of asking him why he made the mistake, then showing/telling him how to do it right and giving him another similar question. The issue of motivation is a good one. There...

Teaching Advice: Tutoring, good friend, tutors
good friend, tutors, best wishes: Individuals without a degree usually get $10-$15 an hour where as individuals with a degree get $25 or more an hour. This also depends on the subject matter, the grade level and your community. If you have alot of tutors, you have to be competitive but if...

Teaching Advice: Tutoring, daniel wendler, professional tutor
daniel wendler, professional tutor, guidance counselor: Dear Dan, This boy has clever parents! I agree that a middle school boy is more likely to take extra instruction from a high school (boy) student and I hope you ll stick with this. Here are a few suggestions: 1. Ask your HS math teacher or guidance...

Teaching Advice: t.v. and school, sciencefair project, definitive conclusion
sciencefair project, definitive conclusion, iusb: Hi Jessy Thank you for your question. I cannot give you a simple answer to whether t.v. affects how young people do in school because I do not think that there is a simple way to prove this. There are many factors to take into account and I do not believe...

Teaching Advice: How to teach a particular English Grammar subject, english grammar subject, active and passive voice
english grammar subject, active and passive voice, van goor: Hi Sonali, Here are some suggestions and sources for addtional info: Active Voice A feature of sentences in which the subject performs the action of the verb and the direct object is the goal or the recipient: The mechanic fixed the car. Passive...

Teaching Advice: teacher in the family, pens pencils, bath soaks
pens pencils, bath soaks, stressful job: I would suggest that you go to a teaching supply store (listed in phone directory). If there is not one close by, an office supply store like Staples or Office Max....either you could buy things like sticky notes, pens, pencils, notecards, markers, etc. ...

Teaching Advice: teacher generated lesson plans, curriculum teams, affective education
curriculum teams, affective education, education curriculum: That is an excellent question. Note: I am not a legal authority and my advise should not be seen as a legal opinion. I believe tha it really depends on how hypervigilant your district is/was. Some districts have curriculum teams sign agreements that...

Teaching Advice: teacher training, peace corps volunteer, new computer lab
peace corps volunteer, new computer lab, csta: Dear Audrey Try these links http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/cs/2030/index.html http://csta.acm.org/Curriculum/sub/ACMK12CSModel.html http://esu8.esu8.k12.ne.us/~esu8web/curriculum/science.html http://www.ict.org/apcs.html I would like to be informed...

Teaching Advice: teacher, good work ethic, characteristics of a good teacher
good work ethic, characteristics of a good teacher, good communicator: The characteristics of a good teacher is one who is well prepared, genuinely cares for their students and seeks to meet the individual needs of his/her students. He/She also is a good communicator, well organized, open-minded and is a good team player in...

Teaching Advice: teachers, usa teachers, math science
usa teachers, math science, problems at school: Dear Gosia, In the elementary schools (Kindergarten though 4th, or 5th, or 6th grades depending on the school district s organization) one teacher generally stays with the same class of children for the entire day. That teacher is responsible for teaching...

Teaching Advice: teaching/answer, open heart surgery, art educator
open heart surgery, art educator, art base: Please forgive me for not answering your question properly... I just picked my husband up from ICU/Open Heart Surgery. My plate is FULL. I suggest you talk to a counselor in admissions at any college you choose that has art education. Someone can help you....

Teaching Advice: teaching credentials, dear angie, grade school teacher
dear angie, grade school teacher, cbest test: Dear Angie, Go to any accredited school of education. The very most important part of your college experience is that you excell in your effort to be the very best teacher possible. Do extra; read extra; volunteer extra. Demonstrate your burning desire...

Teaching Advice: teaching jobs, barazza, teachforamerica
barazza, teachforamerica, italian for foreigners: Roberta, If I understand you question correctly, you are looking to teach in the USA? The first place to look for information is probably www.teachforamerica.org. Their purpose is to recruit teachers for high-needs schools here. I will tell you before...

Teaching Advice: teaching method, ms ireland, lack of motivation
ms ireland, lack of motivation, learning disability: Sarah, this depends on the grade level of the child.....if this is an elementary student, you should look at this differently, depending on the lesson you just taught. You may want to check only for structure one time, next time for spelling, next time for...

Teaching Advice: teaching strategies, teaching strategies, mindy
teaching strategies, mindy, likelihood: Hello, I m not sure how you d define way out but I would try new and different ideas only a) once I was sure I had a strong sense of my own teaching style b) once I was sure my curriculum was strong and covered the basics first and c) if I thought...

Teaching Advice: teaching tools, writting skills, grammar concepts
writting skills, grammar concepts, grammer: The only thing I really know to help them with grammar and writing is to read and write. By writing a lot, and doing multiple drafts of their writing, they will learn to use language better. Research shows that direct practice of isolated grammar concepts...

Teaching Advice: teaching, ada law, teaching history
ada law, teaching history, history politics: Hi Christine Thank you for your question. However I am not sure what you are asking. What do I think about what? Please clarify what exactly is the question you want help with. If you need some specific information then you need to provide more details about...

Teaching Advice: The use of "a" and "an", paul brians, rule of thumb
paul brians, rule of thumb, odd question: Hi Gary, For the short answer: According to Paul Brians at Washington State, An historic is technically incorrect, but gaining favor. (http://www.wsu.edu:8000/~brians/errors/anhistoric.html) This writer (http://www.theslot.com/a-an.html) traces some...

Teaching Advice: Vygotsky and ZPD, recursive loop, issues students
recursive loop, issues students, ncrel: Erik, I need a little more information so I can help you. All of these things are theory and theorist specific. So, of course, this is not the way I learned it. Please fill in some of the information you do know for me. Who is the theorist? What did your...

Teaching Advice: vocabulary&writing, childrens dictionary, word a day
childrens dictionary, word a day, index card: I would suggest that you find books that are of interest to him/her and then rather than telling you what was read, ask for a written report about what happened in each chapter. Also encourage letter writing to friends and relatives. In terms of vocabulary,...

Teaching Advice: I want to find some teachers who are willing to teach English in China, native speaker teachers, missionary work
native speaker teachers, missionary work, language school: Dear Young, I am sorry that this reply has been delayed. There have been some technical difficulties and my computer would not take me to the site so your question could be answered. Today it worked! I would suggest that you contact some college placement...

Teaching Advice: put off, lack of concentration, dinsa
lack of concentration, dinsa, intelligent girl: Dear Dinsa Thank you for your question. This is similiar to the issue of lack of concentration. A procrastination pattern develops when we are reacting to an unresolved issue or feelings that we are trying to ignore or get away from. It would help to have...

A Team: Miranda Rights, timberland chukka boots, timberland roll top boots
A Team: Miranda Rights, timberland chukka boots, timberland roll top boots, boots timberland

A Team: Miranda Rights, national constitution center, miranda rights
national constitution center, miranda rights, best bet: Dear Molly, I know that Mr. T was arrested more than once on the show. I believe the episode that you are looking for is episode 13 of season 3. I know he is arrested in this one I just don t remember whether he gets read all of his right or not. Also you...

Team Building: Team building in new role, intermediate supervisors, new journey
intermediate supervisors, new journey, applicable principles: Hi Jeff. Ironically, I just published a management book geared for novice to intermediate supervisors/managers. I wrote it as a novel so it would be fun and easy to read. It is called Ask Dr. Mac and you can preview parts of it by going to my website at...

Team Building: Team Building, delegation tips, motivating factors
delegation tips, motivating factors, autocrat: Rajat, You ask a common question: motivation means to spring from within, meaning that your focus should be on creating the environment, atmosphere and culture that allows motivation to come forth. Yes, you can motivate your people, also with the tips...

Team Building: Team Handling, motivating factors, autocrat
motivating factors, autocrat, tht: Rajat, I wrote you a long answer some time ago, but never got the thank you screen and so it was lost. Give me a few days and I ll get you a complete answer. You ll also find resources to assist you at www.thepepcoach.com or www.breedingtrust.com...

Team Building: Creating a New Job, masters degree in counseling, shoe string budget
masters degree in counseling, shoe string budget, counseling psychology: James, Thanks for your question. It s apparent that you have lots to offer business owners and managers. If I were you, I d build an internet presence to start with -- for guidance there, go to www.firststepinternetmarketing.com/breeding and speak with...

Team Building: Effective Team Builing, effective team building, motivation motivation
effective team building, motivation motivation, delegation tips: Hussain, Team building is an outcome of many things -- it s not something you do or perform, per se, but an outcome that you seek. Let s start with their motivation: motivation means to spring from within, meaning that your focus should be on creating...

Team Building: team building, new team, team leadership
new team, team leadership: Kaniyoor, My suggestion would be to take the team off-site for a half-day teambuilding where you pose the exact same questions that you posted (above) to the team for discussion. By involving them in the discussion, your are demonstrating effective team...

Team Building: team effort, networking institute, networking course
networking institute, networking course, professional development courses: Have the exact same discussion you just had with me. In other words, pull everyone together and talk about your vision and your goals. Then pull out the current figures. Talk about those with the group. Then ask the group the brainstorm with you how you can...

Team Building: teaming, Team assistant, helping others
Team assistant, helping others: Hello Adaeze. First, identify worthy goals as a team assistant. Your supervisor can help you formulate these. This will help keep you focused on goals that will probably be a little different from goals you ve had in the past. Second, realize that you...

Team Building: Finding Team Member, high point nc, commercial furniture
high point nc, commercial furniture, start up business: Joe, I d try to find someone who would do it contract (vs full-time) who is local to you, maybe someone currently in job transition. There s a lot of job websites out there, and they re relatively inexpensive. What part of the country are you? I m near...

Team Building: history of team, word team, self directed work teams
word team, self directed work teams, corning glass: Dougal, Let me try to help you - this is tough, though. I not only have no idea when team started being used in business, I couldn t recommend where to do that type of research. My personal opinion is that was in the 20th century (is that a large enough...

Team Building: team members, answer team, way of the world
answer team, way of the world, unfairness: Anna, Why should teams be judged as a whole? Because that s the way of the world -- it s not an individual effort that counts as much as a team effort. Are you experiencing a sense of unfairness somehow about your performance? Another answer: TEAM stands...

Tech & Internet Stocks: AGERE SYSTEMS, long term investment, agere systems
long term investment, agere systems, beauchamp: I believe that I always recommend that people own over ten positions. I would not recommend anyone ever own just one stock. I have some concerns on this one stock and their communications. I am not sure, but you might call up and ask them to send you the financials....

Tech & Internet Stocks: AOL-Time Warner, Disney, or neither?, aol time warner, st paul minnesota
aol time warner, st paul minnesota, disney fan: Hi Bradford, It s nice to know that you think I rule. But I really think you should let my two little girls in on the secret as they have this strange idea that they are the ones who rule. I m not trying to be funny, but if you need money to go to school...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Apple Computer Income, computer income, weird question
computer income, weird question, apple computer: Hi Derek, Most annual reports only have the the past 3 years of financial history. Some have 5, and a few have 10. Nobody has more than 10! For that history you need to contact the company or look at historical reports. I suggest calling aapl. You could...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Apple, investor package, stock position
investor package, stock position, iphone: I never invest in stocks this way. I like to look over all the reports and gather those from the company direct. You should order the entire investor package and read everything about the company. Also, I never recommend buy one stock position, and only recommend...

Tech & Internet Stocks: ARIBA Stock, goodwill amortization, dominant market position
goodwill amortization, dominant market position, operating cash flow: Hello John, You might have misdirected your question. I am Murray Cass not Mr. Dahran -- nothing wrong with a second opinion. 1. Ariba is a fine company. They are leaders in b2b but unfortunately now techs and esp. b2b are not market favourites as...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Bargains, investment success, o neil
investment success, o neil, infospace: Sue I d be more than glad to help you. I d be interested to know why your interested in InfoSpace. But I will give you a hint. I usually try not to buy stocks under $15.00, just for the simple reason that a stock is cheap for a reason. Before we look...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Buying tech stock, section dr, kind assistance
section dr, kind assistance, limited funds: Roberta, I would not ever recommend a singular stock of any sector to a person. I believe that people should have at least 10 different stocks to start to spread the risk. You might want to look over the free website of http://wfnn.info and see the mutual...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Cash on hand with Company?, short term investments, cash equivalents
short term investments, cash equivalents, current liabilities: Hi Bill, If the company is just going public then the prospectus will tell you the cash on hand. Otherwise you should have a look at the latest quarterly reports. Look on the balance sheet and cash is in the current assets section. When I consider cash...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Channels, free internet site, peter andersen
free internet site, peter andersen, answar: Sorry, Peter, but after over 30 years in the stock market and teaching MBA and PhD classes, I do not believe in trading in stocks. Buying low and selling high is the only way to make money. You might want to check out our site of http://wfnn.info since it...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Cisco Systems, west tasman drive, cisco systems inc
west tasman drive, cisco systems inc, investor relations department: Melissa - looks like someone has already done a case study on Cisco. You can find it here: http://www.ite.poly.edu/htmls/Cisco_case_3.html Here a few other links that may provide bits and pieces of information: http://www.insidebiz.com/hamptonroads/law/law032700.htm...

Tech & Internet Stocks: CMGI, modus media international, investor communications
modus media international, investor communications, bubble burst: I ordered all the financials from the company today. Even though we cover 2000 public companies, this one has not been done. I would suggest that you go to their site and order all the financial information in hard copy. We have found this to be an excellent...

Tech & Internet Stocks: CNXT, alternative investments, database business
alternative investments, database business, strong company: Hi Maria, Sorry for the delay, but I forgot to register my vacation stop and when I returned I had trouble accessing your question on the AllExpert site. I have not been following cnxt in detail but I took a quick look at them. Here are my comments....

Tech & Internet Stocks: Cyber-Care, electronic housecall system, federal securities laws
electronic housecall system, federal securities laws, class action lawsuits: Hi! Thanks for writing; I ll see if I can shed some light on your question about Cyber Care. I have not looked at the stock before - but I can see your concern for sure! I did some research on the company and came across a 10-qsb form filed with the...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Data Return, some heavy hitters, microsoft level
some heavy hitters, microsoft level, explosive sales: Hello James, I d never heard of drtn until your question. I took a quick look at them and it sounds like they compete with gorillas like Exodus (exds) -- also a heavily indebted company. Webhosting requires a fair bit of capital investment so debt is...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Deutsche Telekom, hope you have a happy new year, investment rules
hope you have a happy new year, investment rules, investment success: Chris- Thanks for writing - I think we have all bought a time or two on someones recommendations. And we all learn, if not the first time - but later down the road. Let me see if I can shed some light on the DT situation at hand. I will go ahead and...

Tech & Internet Stocks: dividend history of Carpenter Steel, carpenter steel, carpenter tech
carpenter steel, carpenter tech, dividend history: I found only a company by the same name in India. I have no information on this company. I suggest that you go to the company by phone or email. I was not able to locate even this information for you. It must be under another name or acquired by someone, since...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Earthlink, viable business model, capital expenditures
viable business model, capital expenditures, dclk: Hello Mr. Sweatman, I don t invest in ISPs so I have only passing familiarity with elnk. I took a quick look at the financials and they are mixed at best. The company doesn t make any profit and it s not clear when they will. They have ongoing negative...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Ebay stocks, stock dividends, stock dividend
stock dividends, stock dividend, cash dividends: Hi Jay, When you buy stock you can get dividends or not get dividends. It all depends on what you are buying. Preferred stocks produce dividends. They are only available for certain companies. Common stocks sometimes produce dividends but often do...

Tech & Internet Stocks: EMachines, minority shareholder, investing in mutual funds
minority shareholder, investing in mutual funds, s broker: Hi Margie, I don t have a copy of the note you were sent so I am just guessing here. I also have not been following Emachines, but it sounds to me that you are a minority shareholder and you are being forced out. This can happen when a large majority...

Tech & Internet Stocks: dividend history of Carpenter Steel, fortune 500 company, carpenter steel
Tech & Internet Stocks: dividend history of Carpenter Steel, fortune 500 company, carpenter steel, carpenter technology

Tech & Internet Stocks: Penny stocks, penny stocks, time investor
Tech & Internet Stocks: Penny stocks, penny stocks, time investor, minimal risk

Tech & Internet Stocks: Where to find list of shareholders, list of shareholders, bondholders
list of shareholders, bondholders, vega: Law requires companies to disclose the 5%+ shareholders. You can get them on any big website like yahoo finance. You might be able to get a list of registered shareholders from the company s IR dept. They have one, but it is only for registered shareholders...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Google's IPO, google ipo, asap thanks
google ipo, asap thanks, supergreens: Rob, Sorry I don t know when the google ipo is slated for. I don t follow ipos. In general they are terrible times to invest. You will be getting it when the excitement is at its peak. If you must own google I suggest you buy a little asap and then wait...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Hi there. Where do you see..., beauchamp, dr joseph
beauchamp, dr joseph, ebay: Justin, I have not lost my mind. I never look at any stock short term. Long term is a 5 year horizon. As far as these two companies, they are far above what I would pay for these. If the stocks are too high to buy, then sell and sell at any price, tomorrow....

Tech & Internet Stocks: History of Technology, first electronic spreadsheet, 256k ram
first electronic spreadsheet, 256k ram, burroughs sperry: Hi Meghann, Listen Meghann my kids are really upset with me as I refuse to do exactly what they ask so I really need to be somebody s personal hero. I hope I don t blow this chance. 1981 was not that long ago you know (boy, do I sound old!). I was a...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Should i hold????, texas intruments, rhat
texas intruments, rhat, beauchamp: You might sell both. Take the tax loss. Then roll into a large mutual fund. We have a few recommended mutual fund on our free site of http://wfnn.info and this is my recommendation. I believe individual stocks and investment to take at least 10 different stocks...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Internet Stocks (The Hawkeye Newspaper), newtown nighthawks, internet stocks
newtown nighthawks, internet stocks, rapid decline: Hi Matthew, thanks for writing. I am sure you will get a good variety of answers from whoever you ask…but here is my take on the whole situation. Good Luck In School, Jason What is the possible cause or causes of the recent rapid decline of Internet...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Investments, execution problems, arm intel
execution problems, arm intel, ok shape: Hello Jim, Of the companies you mention INTC and AOL are the only ones I follow. I d say both are solid long-term investments. AOL is probably the riskier of the two with their impending Time merger. But given their dominance I wouldn t call it very...

Tech & Internet Stocks: internet stocks, nails in the coffin, michael dell
nails in the coffin, michael dell, cashflow problems: Hello Jade, These are not companies I follow closely so I can t offer a great deal of insight. I just looked at their financials and I really don t think you have to look much beyond that to understand that these businesses have very clouded futures. ...

Tech & Internet Stocks: How to know if a stock is a winner?, ballard power, bollinger bands
ballard power, bollinger bands, bldp: Hi Scott - I looked at BLDP and at first glance I really liked it - I had never followed this stock before, and they seem to be growing a little bit. The thing that concerns me a little is they have been really getting down graded a lot lately - - - although,...

Tech & Internet Stocks: knowledge of stock rise, price decline, stock rise
price decline, stock rise, insider trading: Hi Bill, As you know there are rules about trading on material inside information. You don t have to be an insider to be prosecuted. I m not an expert on insider trading legislation and you really don t want to risk doing anything without expert advice....

Tech & Internet Stocks: Locating Companies, hydrogen fuel cells, making hydrogen fuel
hydrogen fuel cells, making hydrogen fuel, fuel cell technologies: Kenneth- If you looking for Fuel Cell technologies, try this page out - seems to list most of the big companies. http://directory.google.com/Top/Science/Technology/Energy/Hy drogen/Fuel_Cell/ **Note the above link will prob wrap to two lines, make...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Looking to Invest into Tech Stocks., salomon brothers capital, blackrock global resources
salomon brothers capital, blackrock global resources, meridian value: I never ever recommend anyone trying any stocks. Only if they can afford 10 stocks, and over 100 round lot shares; then I might recommend investing. I am very clear on this. I do not recommend this investment strategy to you. I however recommend you check...

Tech & Internet Stocks: locate lost stock purchases, contacting aol, financial money
contacting aol, financial money, stock purchases: If these were bought, then the stocks were purchased through a broker dealer. You might find this out by contacting AOL. With a broker dealer indetified, then you will be able to pull the rest of the records from the broker dealer. The more difficult way...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Microsoft, market dominance, decent value
market dominance, decent value, hitting bottom: Hi Tom, MSFT is a solid company to have in your portfolio. With XBox, Win XP, and longer term it s .Net initiative there is lots of potential. There s also Office 2001; Office on Mac; SQL server is doing well; the Pocket PC; and hopefully an upcoming...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Microsoft, pound gorilla, microsoft stock
pound gorilla, microsoft stock, strong company: Hi Shirley - you ve come to the right place, I d be more than glad to help you. I assume you mean by former value - maybe back in January of 2000 when it was trading around 120 a share? I know how you feel - 43 a share is a far cry of 120. I believe (personally)...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Why did the market like MSFT's earnings report yesterday?, quarterly profits, investment perspective
quarterly profits, investment perspective, earnings report: Hello BC, Yes net income was down and revenue was up. There are lots and lots of investment books out there. Some are good and many are quite bad. A good company from an investment perspective is one that has consistent increase in quarterly profits....

Tech & Internet Stocks: The market & my portfolio, fed rate cuts, target prices
fed rate cuts, target prices, price targets: Hello Karen, Tech sentiment has been extremely sour for about 10 months now. What will it take to turn it around? Well I think it is turning. We have many reasonable valuations. We re getting critical Fed rate cuts. And business for many techs is still...

Tech & Internet Stocks: mp3.com, ceo michael robertson, small potatoes
ceo michael robertson, small potatoes, enthusiam: Hi David, I don t follow mppp but I did a little research. In August 2001, Vivendi bought mppp for $350 million. The stock had dropped from over a $100 to around $5 where the deal was closed. I have no idea what Robertson did with his shares. He...

Tech & Internet Stocks: msft, employee stock option, equity investments
employee stock option, equity investments, rate estimate: Hello Marshall, Actually I do own some msft and yes I will hold on. I think it is trading at a pretty reasonable level when you consider that its p/e is about equal to its long-term growth rate estimate and that it has one of the strongest balance sheets...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Nasdac Sock, capital infusion, exodus communications
capital infusion, exodus communications, web hosting company: Hi Eric, EXDS is the largest web hosting company. It also offers various outsourcing services It was run by Ellen Hancock (former Apple CTO) until her recent resignation. EXDS has several very expensive data centres all over the world. It had to incur...

Tech & Internet Stocks: The Nasdaq, target prices, pe ratios
target prices, pe ratios, favorite stocks: Hey Karen. Yes - I am sure you have definately not seen a good time in the markets yet. Keyword being yet. In my opinion - I think it will take a while yet (6 mos about) to turn this market around. We are still going to feel the effects of negative earnings...

Tech & Internet Stocks: online trading stocks, online trading stocks, stocks market
online trading stocks, stocks market, worldwide markets: I do not believe that you should trade the market. Buying on fundamentals and holding long term is the best. You might look over the free site of http://wfnn.info since this site has over 50 worldwide markets. It is a good site to start research towards strong...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Penny stocks, penny stock investing, stocks trading
penny stock investing, stocks trading, penny stocks: Hi John, That someone is not giving you very good advice. How much you invest has little to do with the price of the stock you are buying. If you have $1000 to invest you can buy 1 share of a stock selling at $1000 or 100,000 shares of a stock selling...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Please explain MSFT's 4/23 earnings report., wall street estimates, high dividend
wall street estimates, high dividend, shareholder wealth: Dividends from a stock show distributions in profit. Without holding in the profits to boost shareholder wealth, shares normally drift lower or flatten out. Long term research shows when dividends start to flow, stock prices mature into patterns that show...

Tech & Internet Stocks: price of stock, irs levies, cisco shares
irs levies, cisco shares, judy kennedy: Without some dates on the buying, this is going to be tough. You could find this cost is you had the dates. If you had the dates, you could go to the public library and look up the price on the day of purchase. The broker should have this in archives, and...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Sandisk (SNDK), flash memory business, flash memory technology
flash memory business, flash memory technology, memory companies: Hello Jane, I have been follow both sdnk and emc for about a year. They are both solid companies. EMC is the leader in storage systems. SNDK is a leader in flash memory technology. So they don t really compete. You re right financially sndk is in...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Stay in or get out?, exodus communications, core holdings
exodus communications, core holdings, time barry: Hi Barry, Why don t you give me a call some night when you can t get sleep. I ll probably be up too. Your situation is not unique. Feel better? Didn t think so. It has been a crazy year. We had a fabulous run-up and now a terrifying sell-off. I own...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Stockmarket Game, dollar stocks, stockmarket game
dollar stocks, stockmarket game, search panel: I would suggest a free site. You can become an email member for free also. All the buy and sell recommendations go out of this site. There is a mutual fund section of recommendations to the left side. The site s name is http://wfnn.info and I recommend this...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Stocks, acquisition target, dominant market share
acquisition target, dominant market share, profitable method: Hi Paul, If you ever get around to understanding the market don t forget to let the rest of us know your findings. :-) The market is a funny place -- even for veterans of many decades. Don t expect it to obey the laws of reason and fair play. The stocks...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Stocks, Microsoft, investor packages, risky sector
investor packages, risky sector, shareholder meetings: Joshua, Recommending stocks is a very risky business. I think it would be better if you learned how to identify your own investments. You must learn more than just what to buy. What do you do then? Let s say I recommend you buy something and you buy it....

Tech & Internet Stocks: Stocks, long term investment, earnings season
long term investment, earnings season, mrvc: Hi Wajid, When I buy a stock the first two things I try to get out of my head are my purchase price and the 52-week high. Both of these numbers are historical and of little interest to me. I try to focus on what is happening to the company. Is it getting...

Tech & Internet Stocks: search, warren buffett portfolio, robert hagstrom
warren buffett portfolio, robert hagstrom, investor package: Hello Juan, Conventional wisdom says that you should not be focused in just one sector. You should diversify throughout business sectors, geographies, etc. I don t buy it. Geography is really a non-issue with all the global companies. This is esp. true...

Tech & Internet Stocks: sell or buy, investor package, economic slowdown
investor package, economic slowdown, gross margins: Hello Richard, I would have answered earlier but first I wanted to read the phone.com investor package that has been sitting on my desk for a couple of weeks. I m really not familiar with phone.com but here s a summary of my recent research: They...

Tech & Internet Stocks: stock prices, robert hager, reverse stock split
robert hager, reverse stock split, penny stocks: Hi Robert, Each stock exchange has its own listing requirements. The larger exchanges force companies to have their stock prices trading over $1. If they fall below the companies must do a reverse stock split or be delisted. The NYSE and Nasdaq are like...

Tech & Internet Stocks: stock, new economy companies, trading commissions
new economy companies, trading commissions, mail phone: Hello Nina, Well in several ways. The internet has been popularly used for only about 6 years -- and it is just in its early stages. I will interpret your question narrowly and only deal with its effects on the stock market and not the economy as a whole....

Tech & Internet Stocks: stocks, government savings bonds, warren buffett
government savings bonds, warren buffett, costomer: I would recommend that you take the time to do some research. This is free and available at the local library. You should read through the Valueline and the Morningstar books. The result will probably be that you choose a mutual fund and invest small amounts...

Tech & Internet Stocks: stocks, equal weight, overweight
equal weight, overweight, stocks: Analysts have various ratings scales. Equal weight means market weight. In other words they expect the stock to move more or less with the market, neither better not worse. I would not put too much weight on what analysts say if I were you. Murra...

Tech & Internet Stocks: TECH STOCKS, exxon mobil corp, honeywell international inc
exxon mobil corp, honeywell international inc, procter gamble co: Bell-weather stocks are usually the Dow and here is the information on them. Charles Dow first introduced the 12-stock industrial average in 1896. Today, the DJIA consists of 30 blue-chip U.S. stocks. Each one serves as a bellweather for a particular...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Tech Stocks, net margins, supply chain management
net margins, supply chain management, gross margins: Hello Scott, You picked two of the older and established big techs that have been re-valued downwards due to the prevailing opinion that the PC industry is maturing. That may be the case although I think the commentators tend to make to much out of the...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Tech Stocks, horizon hope, networking stocks
horizon hope, networking stocks, networking sector: Hello Ruby, My crystal ball is in the shop (because I threw it out the window last year) but I ll give it my best shot. My guess is that the good techs will recover somewhat this year. So the Nasdaq composite should do ok but the Nasdaq-100 should do...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Tech Stocks, dominant market position, free cashflow
dominant market position, free cashflow, precarious financial condition: Hello Robert, I don t know the details about furniture.com and pets.com but many of the dot-com failures were quite predictable in that they were cash-burners with limited resources. They had nothing unique to offer and were really just in business for...

Tech & Internet Stocks: techs&telecom, charlie munger, economy stocks
charlie munger, economy stocks, gloom and doom: Hello John, Don t get too down on yourself; most tech investors have not had a great year. But the game is not over. Good techs have a bright future. Business is great and prices are reasonable for many of them. There are slumps here and there (like...

Tech & Internet Stocks: Web sites, silicon investor, e mail services
silicon investor, e mail services, top web sites: Hi Kevan, Rather than visit sites I tend to subscribe to e-mails. Some e-mail services offer commentary and stock picks while others offer links to a variety of columns and websites. I also find that there is a lot of good streaming media available (esp....

Tech & Internet Stocks: weighted percentage, public libraries, company stock
public libraries, company stock, dr joseph: There are 30 companies, and they each have a factor or multiplier number. Each day the price per company stock is multiplied by each number for each company. Then, the companies price times the factor are added. This is how we get the average weighted number...

Tech & Internet Stocks: winners and losers in AOL stocks, ted leonsis, investor relations department
ted leonsis, investor relations department, winners and losers: You could find these tranactions on 13G filings, and it is all disclosed. The reason they did not go to jail is that they did disclose everything. Until this country stops allowing repurchase or treasury stock, the problems will continue. The stock fell apart...

Tech & Internet Stocks: XO Communications and Global Crossing, xo communications, brokerage house
xo communications, brokerage house, bond holders: Hi Gayle, At this point you just wait and see. I think XO is totally history but Global Crossing might still have a chance. I wouldn t bet on it though as they were terribly inbebted and all those bond holders have prior rights to the common shareholders...

Tech & Internet Stocks: ~, electronic trades, stock futures
electronic trades, stock futures, fundamental basis: I recommend no day trading. I never have recommended this form. I think you should completely forget this concept, no matter what amounts you are thinking. There is no research to prove this to work, and there never will be. Buy on fundamental basis and...

Tech & Internet Stocks: ?????????, ralph acampora, mr greenspan
ralph acampora, mr greenspan, negative sentiment: Hello Susan, It has been a terrible market and at this point it doesn t look as though it s going to get better soon (which means nothing as the market-moving news is usually the news you don t expect). DCLK and RWNK are continuing to take it along with...

Teddy Bear Collecting: What Bears to Collect, teddy bear times, infinite sums
teddy bear times, infinite sums, white labels: Hi there Tracy :O) the ones you like is the thing to say, try collecting some of the Boyds (Bartons Creek) or Russ Ltd Editions they are very sort after at times, or try finding a reasonable artist who could make the kind of bears you like. It is all...

Teddy Bear Collecting: What Bears to Collect, teddy bear shop, russ bears
Teddy Bear Collecting: What Bears to Collect, teddy bear shop, russ bears, edition mohair

Teddy Bear Collecting: Knickerbocker Bears, 1960's, knickerbocker toy company, knickerbocker bears
knickerbocker toy company, knickerbocker bears, older bears: Hi there I would say definately that the bear is well worth keeping Knickerbocker bears are very collectable. The Knickerbocker Toy Company was founded around 1850 in Albany, New York and started out manufacturing educational toys, like alphabet blocks....

Teddy Bear Collecting: my old bear, teddy bear club, teddy bear times
teddy bear club, teddy bear times, teddy bear club international: Hi Cathy The best person#s to speek to are Jo Greno from the Teddy Bear Times at Ashdown, or the editor of Teddy Bear Club international. http://www.teddybeartimes.com/index.asp http://www.planet-teddybear.com/ There are two fabulous ladies who...

Teddy Bear Collecting: Most Popular toy of all time?, space hopper, hula hoop
space hopper, hula hoop, action man: Well thats a hard one, indeed barbie is the most popular doll but the bear is far older and I would think that all in all the bear would come out tops in the best seller ever, the bear has never been out of circulation, as for barbie well along came sindy...

Teddy Bear Collecting: Teddy Bear books, teddy bear books, teddy bear club
teddy bear books, teddy bear club, teddy bear times: Hi Debra Well you have me there :O) I have not to date found a book explaining the difference between these bears, but they all have a very distinct look, I am sure there are vast differences between them. To me I must say that some of the bears are...

Teddy Bear Collecting: Teddy Bear Collecting, teddy bear artists, teddy bear collection
teddy bear artists, teddy bear collection, steiff bears: Hi Kitty I could recommend a lot of books and there are hundreds and it also depends on the style of bear you like, you may like the commercial Russ, Gund or Steiff bears, or traditional artist bears ohhh there are so many differences and far to difficult...

Teddy Bear Collecting: Teddy Bear ID, teddy bear times, partridge green
teddy bear times, partridge green, bear id: Hi there What a lovely treasure to find, well going on what you said it sounds like a chiltern teddy, but it is very difficult without pictures to tell you. Chilterns had a bell in the ear mostly, and Merrythought had bells inside their Cheeky bears,...

Teen Dating Issues: 1 month anniversry gift??, psychology area, personal gifts
psychology area, personal gifts, realtionship: The downside with personal gifts is some people think they are cheap. In the psychology world, price is not important. Making it personal is. This is also why I tell people make a card for someone instead of buying one. Thanks for the feedback. I always...

Teen Dating Issues: 1 Year Anniversary, paper anniversary, explanation sheet
paper anniversary, explanation sheet, foot massage: Etienne, Meaningful gifts don t necessarily mean expensive gifts. Have you ever made her a mix CD of songs that are special to you two, or songs that simply make you think of her? You could do that and then go the extra mile by typing (or writing) up...

Teen Dating Issues: 1 year..., first date, bf
first date, bf, heart: There really isnt such thing as a bad present. You could go the same places as you did on your first date?? That sounds cheesy, but I think you would both like it. Just make it from the heart. You know what he likes and what you as a couple enjoy to do...

Teen Dating Issues: 1 year and now in long distance relationship, long distance relationship, photo booth
long distance relationship, photo booth, couple weeks: Well since you dont have a job why dont you go to a photo booth and take some pictures for him and send them to him im sure it wil make him smile and it doesnt cost a lot maybe get him a stuffed animal so when he gets it it will ave your pics on it and maybe...

Teen Dating Issues: 1 year..., writing poems, followup question
writing poems, followup question, games books: Hello Allie. Well, congratulations for your almost 1-Year Dating! ^_^ I hope things stay good for you both. Hmmm, I wouldn t necessarily call this a Teen Dating Issue , but more of a What Gift To Get Him/Her , if you would like to check that area...

Teen Dating Issues: 13 & 17, alexandra, eva
alexandra, eva, parents: Eva- Dating a 17 year old guy is definitly not a good thing. He s almost an adult, and you re still a girl. I don t think your parents would approve at all, and although he s not rushing you now, he may dump you when you deny him stuff in the future. You...

Teen Dating Issues: 14 years old, dear bill, love poetry
dear bill, love poetry, comfort zone: Dear Bill, I think to start things off you should begin by becoming her friend. Try talking to her about things you have in common, offer to help her in a subject you re good at but she isn t etc. Once you begin talking to her some then you can invite her...

Teen Dating Issues: i am 15 and i am dating a 20 year old, statutory rape laws, having sex
statutory rape laws, having sex, maturity: Hi Tamara, my first suggestion is to stop dating him. I know you like him, but if your mom is against this, then eventually there is going to be problems. I m not sure what state your in, but here in California the Statutory rape laws have nothing to do...

Teen Dating Issues: 15 year old lost in an 18 year old's eyes, whitman college, hell rock
whitman college, hell rock, attractive rock: 2 years and change is not that much of an age difference and trust me if the sparks there it won t matter. I say get to know her. Don t just ask her out, but be her friend first. No real relationship can last with out and underlying friendship anyway. just...

Teen Dating Issues: I am 16 and I have a 18 year..., current boyfriend, old boyfriend
current boyfriend, old boyfriend, 7 months: Ashley- First off, if your current boyfriend doesn t treat you well, I don t care how nice he is sometimes , get rid of him. Next, I can t tell you if he likes you because I m not around you often enough to see you two together. Plus, if he came...

Teen Dating Issues: I am 16 and I have a 18 year..., i don t care, old boyfriend
i don t care, old boyfriend, 7 months: Ashley- I don t care how nice he can be! If your boyfriend treats you badly, do not continue to be with him! Be careful with the guy that likes you. If he really does, and he comes over your house, something more than likely will happen. Just be...

Teen Dating Issues: I am 16, he is 20, my father is unreasonably overprotective, long distance relationship, current boyfriend
long distance relationship, current boyfriend, pregnate: Hey Regina, I m sorry that you re going through this frustrating situation right now. You re right: the age difference is a problem because you re still a minor, and with that being the case, you may have to employ the old kill em with kindness strategy...

Teen Dating Issues: 16 no boyfriend, relative term, indifference
relative term, indifference, sophomore: No, of course not. And you won t be alone forever. I know plenty of girls who are in high school and never had a boyfriend, most of them by choice and most of the rest by just indifference. Normal is such a relative term. Because it may appear...

Teen Dating Issues: 16 year old single black guy..., white girls, black girls
white girls, black girls, guy friend: Hey there, Well okay, you can basically find girls anywhere, but to find girls that are interested in the same things as you, go to places you would normally go to do your things. You just gotta wait for the right girl to pop in the door, start joining clubs...

Teen Dating Issues: Could a 18 love a 14, changing my name, safety area
changing my name, safety area, religon: It may be illegal for you to be in a relationship with a 14 year old. Sorry, Dan P.S. How did you meet him? If this is an online relationship this could be a serious issue. I ve seen predator cases. Be careful as I don t recommend online relationships....

Teen Dating Issues: 1st real date, secret admirer, drama school
secret admirer, drama school, ends justify the means: Thanks :) I m glad I was able to help you, hopefully I ll help you this time too!! First off, I WOULDN T send her flowers on Valentines Day. She may think it s a little creepy to be getting flowers from someone that she s barely talked to. And it being...

Teen Dating Issues: 2 of my friends like the same guy!, friend jacob, messy situation
friend jacob, messy situation, guy friend: You shouldn t interfere with this dating issue. He is going to have to learn the hard way. As for Angelea s ex and the rumors all you can do is go around saying it s not and confront him about it. But once again that he between Angelea and Jacob why get involved....

Teen Dating Issues: 2 girls, no chance, shanell, friend level
shanell, friend level, 2 girls: Mark, About Shanell, she is moving and like you said there is not much that you can do about that. It would be silly to get in a relationship with her since she is moving away. Regarding Tracy, she obviously still likes her ex. There is not anything...

Teen Dating Issues: 2 guys, simple answer, fair share
simple answer, fair share, freshmen: If you don t like him then you shouldn t be dating him. You should show the guy enough respect to let him know that. Just sit him down and let him know that things just aren t working for you. It ll be rough, but it has to be done. As for the age thing,...

Teen Dating Issues: 2 Jealous Girls, jealous girls, guy friends
jealous girls, guy friends, e mail: you really cant say. all you have to go on is his word. im not saying that hes lying to you or cheating on you. he could be the greatest guy in the world. i dont know him. you could try asking one of his guy friends or something. or just tell him how you cant...

Teen Dating Issues: 2 jealous girls, jealous girls, e mail
jealous girls, e mail, negativity: Aly, Believe it or not, this kind of stuff happens all the time. My advice is that you talk to your boyfriend about this and tell him that you want to be able to trust him, but if he violates your trust then things between you and him will have to end....

Teen Dating Issues: 2 of us kinda cheated so should we still be together?, club abyss, weird questions
club abyss, weird questions, friends with benefits: you both screwed up and cheated on each other. sometimes people cant get over that and move on. i dont know if you or your bf are those kind of people. i think you should give him one more chance but really thats up to you. dont let your friends tell you what...

Teen Dating Issues: my 2 problems, gf, spending time
gf, spending time, afternoons: hi bryce, i think that you need to take a break and just be with your girlfriend for a little bit. it s possible that she feels like she comes in 2nd because your friends need you and because of that, she s spending time with her ex. try to see it from...

Teen Dating Issues: 2 problems, girls on dates, good buddies
girls on dates, good buddies, college freshman: Matt - You need to talk to your friend Royce about this because what he s doing isn t fair. He s intentionally snapping up girls that you like so you don t have a chance with them at all. This is a problem with him, not with the girls. Explain to him...

Teen Dating Issues: my 2 year relationship, 10th grade, better person
10th grade, better person, last monday: Hi Carrie, First thing, take a deep breath. I knew a couple in high school who had the identical situation that you are in; however, they had been dating before 8th grade. Now, 5 years later they are married and have a daughter. They broke up in 10th grade...

Teen Dating Issues: 2 years... now nothing,,,, every1, soulmates
every1, soulmates, morales: Danny - Any breakup is hard, especially when you ve been together for so long. You just need to not dwell on it. Hang out with your friends so they ll take your mind off of it and you can relax and be happy and laugh. Who ended the relationship? Ashle...

Teen Dating Issues: 6 month anniversary present, ring idea, anniversary present
ring idea, anniversary present, promise ring: Hi Garrett..well on my boyfriend and I s 6 month anniversary, he let me go promise ring shopping with him and pick out a ring that I liked and bought it for me. Just like you and your girlfriend, we are moving fast as well. If you don t like the promise ring...

Teen Dating Issues: ASAP Please, Date or Not?, tomarrow, caitlin
tomarrow, caitlin, old guy: Hello Bon! It is great you two are willing to hang out! I am unsure if she is serious or just feels bad about blowing off your friend. I would say it depends on what you two are doing. If you are planning on taking her out to dinner, I wouldn t bring him along!...

Teen Dating Issues: Asking her out, seeking new friends, shy guy
seeking new friends, shy guy, bus schedules: It must be tough going to a school with all guys, especially like you said, being new. When you are new or even seeking new friends, you sometimes meet them in places that aren t convenient. So this girl lives an hour away. Do you each have a way of traveling?...

Teen Dating Issues: Asking her out, airplane ride, cuz ive
airplane ride, cuz ive, crap load: Hey Bon.. I m sorry to hear about this situation you re in, but you wanna know something that may count as a suprise? I m almost having this exact-same problem, except this girl I m referring to, IS my girlfriend and we live 7 hours-apart.. I met her...

Teen Dating Issues: Asking someone out, boyfriend and girlfriend, attractive members
boyfriend and girlfriend, attractive members, loving relationships: Yes, as a matter of fact, the book I m writing has a section on asking a boy out. After all, it is a modern world. I am cutting and pasting the section here, so if it reads like a book, that s because it is. Good luck!! The best way to know if a guy...

Teen Dating Issues: Asking her out, e mail address, fake e mail
e mail address, fake e mail, good luck: can you find a moment to maybe ask her for her im or phone number? at least that way you can talk to her when no one else is around. try for the phone if you can. talking that way would be much better then imi would say just go for it! what have you got to...

Teen Dating Issues: Asking her out., e mail address, fake e mail
e mail address, fake e mail, private time: Hi Andrew, With your situation, I d say talk to her as much as you can in class. From what you told me, she sounds like she likes you and does flirt with you so that s a good sign for you. If it s hard to talk to her in private, I suggest talking to her...

Teen Dating Issues: Asking if she feels a connection, uncomfortable position, mutual friends
uncomfortable position, mutual friends, girl friend: Hey Jon- Well I would say your sorry for if you did put her in an uncomfortable position. But also talk to her about what her feelings are towards you and if what her friend said is true. But I wouldn t ask her if you could kiss her just yet wait and see...

Teen Dating Issues: Asking a girl out, couple weeks, bf
couple weeks, bf, lunch: hard to say. she could either be wanting to just be friends or is unsure and wants to take it really slow and be friends first. i think its ok to ask her out again and see what happens. just dont get your expectations up either. just keep it in your mind that...

Teen Dating Issues: Awkward Situation, spur of the moment, awkward situation
spur of the moment, awkward situation, no doubt: Hi Adriana I don t think you have anything to worry about. It seems to me that you re with a great guy that loves you and would not force you to do anything you re not comfortable doing. When he said that he wanted to make love to you it sounds like he...

Teen Dating Issues: age = just a number?, age gap, age is just a number
age gap, age is just a number, current boyfriend: Hi Amanda, Age is just a number, but I think that a 12 year age gap is way too much and you are only 16. It is illegal for anyone over 18 to have relations with a minor (anyone under 18). I suggest that you do everything to stop talking to this man because...

Teen Dating Issues: should i ask her, moon wi, wase
moon wi, wase, groop: Hey John- Well I would just talk to her and let her know how you feel towards her and then take it from there whether you ask her out or whatever. That way you will know whether or not she feels the same back or not. So just try that first then just take...

Teen Dating Issues: how do i ask him out???, fun light, guy friend
fun light, guy friend, hardest thing: hey beth, the trick is to keep it casual so that he won t feel pressured. how about, the next time you guys are talking about movies you could say something like: yeah i heard that movie was good. we should catch that together sometime. make him feel comfortable...

Teen Dating Issues: how do i ask her out again?, wrong idea, muck
wrong idea, muck, just friends: Hi Ed, Well if I were you, I d make plans to hang out on a weekend or something and tell her exactly what you told me. If you be honest with her and say I really liked you before when I asked you out and I screwed that up but I really like you now more than...

Teen Dating Issues: asking a girl to the middle school dance, middle school dance, admirer
middle school dance, admirer, cousins: sorry for not answering earlier! Well you guys are friends so it should be easier , just tell her a) i have always liked you and please go to the dance with me , we;ll have fun OR b) do not say you like her and just say that you want her to go to the dance...

Teen Dating Issues: My Boyfriend and my best friend, jealous girlfriend, savannah
jealous girlfriend, savannah, best friends: Hey Katie- Well if you really like him and everything is going pretty good right now then I don t see why he would go back to her. But I would just talk to him about it and see where he stands in the relationship. Also just let him know how you feel for...

Teen Dating Issues: Boyfriend and Mom, having a good time, fun and games
having a good time, fun and games, bf: hi melissa, i think that your mom may be a little scared about how serious things have gotten with your boyfriend. sometimes parents just freak out because they re worried that something might happen to you. the thing about sleeping on the same bed? she could...

Teen Dating Issues: Boys, 14 year old boys, offensive text
14 year old boys, offensive text, new years party: Hey Lisa- Well I would talk to him and see how you really feels about you. Also just let him know how you feel about him when you two are talking about all of this. Then if he still says he only likes you as just a friend well just continue being his friend....

Teen Dating Issues: Boys, and my feelings, 14 year old boys, offensive text
14 year old boys, offensive text, new years party: How old is this boy? If he is your age and drinking and leading girls on and dating for shallow reasons, he can t be all that. Actually, at any age, it s not what most people would call stellar behavior. This is the problem: You are at an age when everything...

Teen Dating Issues: Break Up, pain pills, hell of a time
pain pills, hell of a time, first love: Nicole - The easiest way to get over someone is to cut yourself off from them. Stop talking to him, don t see him...surround yourself with girls who you can forget about him with and just hang out and be girlie with. In time you ll get over him. Ashle...

Teen Dating Issues: Breakup, new year eve, special friend
new year eve, special friend, thanks a bunch: hi clay, i think you re a great guy and that this girl knows just how important you are to her. she might be a little bit scared that if your relationship goes any further and things don t work out she could lose more than just a boyfriend - she d lose a...

Teen Dating Issues: i like my best friend, eachother, becca
eachother, becca, whole life: Hi Becca..well you can t get upset at your boyfriend for breaking up with you because you should have been honest with him instead of dating your best friend behind his back. As for your best friend, if he says he doesn t have those kind of feelings right...

Teen Dating Issues: Does my best guy friend like me?, guy friend, salvation army
guy friend, salvation army, great friends: Hahha. you re too funny! And I would suggest giving him one of those giant cards you can find at a card store...Go over the top to show him how much you care and put some of those cookies together and tie them with red and pink ribbon. I think that would be...

Teen Dating Issues: boy problems, low self esteem, tiny step
low self esteem, tiny step, cute guys: First, you have to get some help for your low self-esteem. PLEASE talk to your mom or dad. If you have good health insurance, there s a good chance you can talk to a counselor or therapist to learn to become victorious over that part of yourself. Otherwise,...

Teen Dating Issues: My boyfriend is 18, going to jail, brother and sister
going to jail, brother and sister, please answer: Well, I say if you both are willing to give it a shot, then you should. But I am warning you, it is tough when you see everyone around you with their boyfriend and you can t see yours everyday. You both have to learn to trust each other or it will never work....

Teen Dating Issues: My boyfriend, going through puberty, teenage guy
going through puberty, teenage guy, sex on the brain: Kaite - I m going to assume you re in high school and if that s the case then here s my advice. You re young and you re going to think you re in love about a thousand times before you actually experience it for the first time and every time you dump your...

Teen Dating Issues: boyfriend in a dentention center., wasting my time, boyfriends
wasting my time, boyfriends, francesca: Dear Francesca, I m sorry about your boyfriend, but I think that if you really like him and he really likes you your not wasting my time. I know a telephone/letter relationship is hard, but its not my place to tell you wether or not its worth it. I think...

Teen Dating Issues: boyfriend in a dentention center., boyfriends, francesca
boyfriends, francesca, anxiety: Hi Francesca..I m sorry to hear about your situation..what you have to do is find out if he really cares about you. If he truly does, he will change his ways and be there for you when you need him. If you have any doubt at all that he won t be there for you,...

Teen Dating Issues: boyfriend woes, worse case scenario, sweet talk
worse case scenario, sweet talk, mid day: Technology is NOT the friend of romance. There is no way to detect his feelings through a text message. If all is well when you are together, then likely all is well - period. I can think of several reasons he isn t returning your texts: he s busy, his...

Teen Dating Issues: boyfriend woes, texting, goodnight
texting, goodnight, 4 months: You are smart Erin because this is exactly what you should do. It seems as though this guy has got used to the attention and he either likes it or he is getting a bit bored after this time. I will not tell you that there is another girl , it is too early to...

Teen Dating Issues: boys, possiblity, 5 months
possiblity, 5 months, savannah: Hey saoirse- Well what I think is, is that he s probably confused himself as well with all of this. I mean you two breaking up and him possibly having feelings for you again. So I would just ask him flat out what his feelings are towards you then take...

Teen Dating Issues: boys, 14 year old boys, offensive text
14 year old boys, offensive text, bitchy girl: Hi Lisa, It sucks for that guy that he got sucked into a relationship with a bitchy girl. Those girls will never be happy if they act the way they do. First off, just ignore those texts because you are right, she is intimidated by you and threatened. Secondly,...

Teen Dating Issues: CALL OR NOT?, 5 months, weren
5 months, weren, phone number: HI Anastasiya..I don t know how bad your breakup was, but if you think deep down that you should forgive and forget, then call him and let him know your sorry, you just needed more time because it was a little sudden hearing from him again. But if you think...

Teen Dating Issues: Cold and bitter, homecoming dance, happy couple
homecoming dance, happy couple, outcast: Hi Kris I m sorry to hear about your current situation. It might just be the matter of genes etc as they usually give people a slightly different feelings and emotions at the stage that you re on. As for this girl; I think you ll have to try and get over...

Teen Dating Issues: Communication, eye contact, nervousness
eye contact, nervousness, first date: hey robin, it s easy to talk to someone you like when you re not face to face because there s less pressure. but you need to step up from that if you want your crush to go anywhere. start by making eye contact instead of avoiding her gaze altogether. and...

Teen Dating Issues: Communication, conversation starter, first date
conversation starter, first date: Well Robin since you are the guy , it will be your role to try and put her at ease. Just try to become more friends with her first and spend time alone with her in a place where you can talk , but also have something else to watch and comment on. This is a...

Teen Dating Issues: Confusing relationship between myself and a guy., social networking sites, confusing relationship
social networking sites, confusing relationship, first move: Hi Katie, Basically, all you can really do is talk to him more. If you both talk about school already, find some other subjects to talk about. Sports, home life, music, movies etc. Anything like that is fine. Also, don t be afraid to ask him if he has weekend...

Teen Dating Issues: Confusion, united states airforce, emotional feelings
united states airforce, emotional feelings, bad memories: Hi James..first off I have to let you know that if this girl has a wall built up from past experiences, it will be difficult for her to express any type of emotional feelings with you for a while. Unfortunately, you have to suffer because of how other people...

Teen Dating Issues: Is He Too Controlling?, eachother, 7 months
eachother, 7 months, vodka: Hey Sarah- Well right now what s best for you two is just to be apart. I mean you can still talk to him and everything but with what he s done well I don t think he s in any state to be in a relationship. I have a friend who did the same thing and everything...

Teen Dating Issues: CRUSH, guy friend, pals
guy friend, pals, gf: Hi Maggy It does sound liked he likes you but if he likes another girl now; I think you should move on. But don t worry; I can guarantee that one day you will meet a guy that really likes you and he won t do anything to hurt you. Good luck. Love; Stell...

Teen Dating Issues: A Crush, cool guy, good advice
cool guy, good advice, spending time: hey clint, in a situation like this, the best thing (i think) you can do is let her see you for the cool guy you are. let her see you in your own environment and in your element so she ll notice things about you and hopefully get to like what she sees. to...

Teen Dating Issues: should we call it quits?, burnout, twelve years
burnout, twelve years, last time: My question is this: Why did you have sex with him if the spark was fading before then? Did you hope it would re-ignite your romance? Sadly, this is fairly common. Often young people have sex only to discover it was pretty anti-climactic, and it drives...

Teen Dating Issues: What are the chances of us being a real couple again?, real jerk, bad mood
real jerk, bad mood, baby girl: Christina, This is a very difficult situation for me to imagine, so I ll try my best giving it from the perspective of me being your boyfriend. I think first and foremost this guy is scared of owning up to the responsibility of having a child and being...

Teen Dating Issues: does my close friend like me, problum, close friends
problum, close friends, rory: the fact that she liked you at one time says a lot. i dont think its wrong to let her know you like her and was wondering if she wanted to go out with you sometime. besides just asking her out right i dont know of any other way of knowing for sure. give that...

Teen Dating Issues: confused, physical attraction, emotional connection
physical attraction, emotional connection, allison: hey allison, i think that you need to put a little less pressure on yourself about these guys in your life. it shouldn t be this hard to like someone - that s something that simply happens when the time is right you know? and that can pertain to physical...

Teen Dating Issues: confused, elbow, tho
elbow, tho, girlfriend: You are right , he should. However, you suspect he has another girl with him. There is your answer. He is just playing around and he might have broke up with you because he likes someone else. People say all kinds of things , but we believe them only if they...

Teen Dating Issues: crush, buddys, apparantly
buddys, apparantly, first move: Hey maggy, i think that this boy may have been interested in the beginning but he wasn t too serious about it. i m sorry if that sounds bad but sometimes guys are like that. if he had a crush on you before he might still like you now but he could still like...

Teen Dating Issues: my crush, great personality, sonia
great personality, sonia, 17 years: hey sonia, i think it s great that you re confident enough to be around a guy who knows how you feel about him. that says a lot about you, way to go! about your situation... well, it s a tough call cause he already knows you like him yet he hasn t made...

Teen Dating Issues: crush, sweet guy, month and a half
sweet guy, month and a half, nephews: hehe yes being 19 IS hard! Well if you do not want to tell him then you will have to try and get it out of him. Try spending more time with him alone , so basically you can flirt and everything , but if you do not tell him straight out that you like him ,...

Teen Dating Issues: crush, sweet guy, month and a half
sweet guy, month and a half, nephews: Hello Cassie, I don t think you should give up on this guy just yet! Obviously, your somewhat overprotective (though well-meaning, I m sure) nephew is the real roadblock here. Ideally, you d like to have a situation where you could date this guy without...

Teen Dating Issues: crush, nephews, sweet guy
nephews, sweet guy, month and a half: Hey Cassie, Well, in order to find out if this guy does like you, you have to tell your nephews not to interfere with you because if they keep telling him not to try to get with you, then he won t. So you have to tell them to not say anything to him or else...

Teen Dating Issues: crush, nephews, sweet guy
nephews, sweet guy, month and a half: Start by talking to your nephews. Let them know you have a crush on this guy. He s their friend, and you are kind of getting into their territory. While they aren t dating the guy, you dating him could change the dynamics of their friendship, so it would...

Teen Dating Issues: curious, curious question, those girls
curious question, those girls, basketball player: Hey- Well I would probably just start a conversation with him and then just ask him what his feelings are for you. Then if he seems to get embarrassed about it then let him know how you feel for him whether you have feelings for him or just like him as...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating, long distance relationship, good relationship
long distance relationship, good relationship, phone conversation: Hi John..well I d say you can try to send her cute little surprise letters when she least expects it. Find out her address and have things sent to her or mail her letters. I m sure she d love to read those or send pictures of each other via internet or mail...

Teen Dating Issues: Dating novice? More like dating toddler, romance problems, smoking marijuana
romance problems, smoking marijuana, nerdy kid: First off, I should be very clear, I m not a Doctor. I m not even a therapist. I m an expert on dating and relationships, but I hold no degrees or certifications in that area. Secondly, congratulations on the weight loss. That s very exciting, especially...

Teen Dating Issues: Daughters boyfriend, dear linda, man cause
dear linda, man cause, new girls: Dear Linda, I understand why you would feel this way about your daughter dating a man ( cause that s what a 20yr old is) older than herself. I don t know your daughter but I think the best thing you could do is just sit with her and have a one on one talk,...

Teen Dating Issues: dating a friend, gutsy girl, first move
gutsy girl, first move, good friends: hey david, i might not be able to elaborate on all of your questions but i ll do my best: 1.) i think the best way to ask a friend out is to do it naturally. remember, she s your friend so ask her the way you know she d want to be asked. if the two of you...

Teen Dating Issues: dating a friend, good friends, dignity
good friends, dignity, aim: May advice is to be brave!!! What ve you got a to lose? A little dignity loss never killed anyone! Text her or aim her and ask her if she fancies doing something, just the two of you, and if you still feel unsure about the situation, then ask her when you...

Teen Dating Issues: dating stuff, one of those guys, stable firm
one of those guys, stable firm, insecurities: Yes. It is normal. That dreamy feeling is a type of euphoria, a rush of emotion so powerful that you feel almost high. At the same time, it could also be a warning. I m just trying to be as honest as I can. If you feel like this is a dream, might...

Teen Dating Issues: I don't want this to die..., conscious person, oone
conscious person, oone, male friends: Hi Shane, Well, I suggest you tell her one more time how you feel and I mean tell her everything. Tell her how she makes you feel when you see her / talk to her, how you are afraid to lose her, how much you care for her etc. If you truly open up to this girl...

Teen Dating Issues: I Just dont know what to do, ur friends, love games
ur friends, love games, good looking man: You know Matt, ur friends do have a point. You do, in a sense, need to grow a pair . I mean, come on man. You re 6 3 . Women LOVE tall men. But women also love men with confidence. So stand tall and believe in yourself. Believe that you re a good-looking...

Teen Dating Issues: I dont know what to do now., control freaks, smart person
control freaks, smart person, sad thing: Hi David, Well first off, I give you and her alot of credit with everything you guys dealt with. She s just going through a very rough time right now obviously and honestly, if she thinks she is going to find another guy soon, she s going to have another...

Teen Dating Issues: dont know what to do :(, bad feelings, wallet
bad feelings, wallet, allison: hey ally, i think you can tell what his true meaning is behind his words by looking at the context of your conversation. if you guys were really goofing around and he says stuff like that than maybe it was a joke. but if the conversation was a little bit...

Teen Dating Issues: i dont know what to do :/, bad feelings, inexperience
bad feelings, inexperience, turnoff: Give him time. His answer about him liking himself is a big turnoff, but that could have just been nerves or inexperience. Either way, he s right. He needs time and independence to allow him to get past the relationship he just ended. Be his friend and...

Teen Dating Issues: i dont know what to do :/, bad feelings, wallet
bad feelings, wallet, allison: Hi Allison, Well, if this guy and his ex just broke up and there were no bad feelings, I think he still has feelings deep down but is trying to move on for now. I don t think he s strong or stable enough yet for another girlfriend so I d stay friends with...

Teen Dating Issues: i dont know what to do :/, bad feelings, staying friends
bad feelings, staying friends, true feelings: Well I am sorry to say that it does not sound so good to me! There are two things here : he either likes you but is not ready for another relationship now OR he is on rebound and playing around. I do not know why I think the second option is true , but in...

Teen Dating Issues: i dont really know to be honest...., long distance relationships, long distance relationship
long distance relationships, long distance relationship, depression medicine: Try writing a Perpetual letter. It s a lot better than the cell phone, especially since you don t have one. You write her a letter on one full sheet of paper. Use the front only. Cut out little pictures or letters from magazines and put them inside the...

Teen Dating Issues: my dream girl is slipping away, dream girl, hallway
dream girl, hallway: Hi Darryl, Unfortunately, now you re realizing that you took her for granted when you had her and now that she s gone, you want her more than ever. I suggest to pull her aside one day and tell her exactly what you are feeling. Be honest and very open with...

Teen Dating Issues: Ex Girlfriend, days before christmas, real reason
days before christmas, real reason, savannah: Hey Alex- Well I would just talk this over with her and see what she says about it. I mean there has to be a reason for someone to just up and break up with someone. They can t just not know why and everything. I could understand if she was really confused...

Teen Dating Issues: My ex, awkward silence, onei
awkward silence, onei, mental breakdown: Julia, even though you may not feel like you did the right thing, you did do the right thing for yourself. If he is going to act and feel awkward around you, then there is no potential for any kind of relationship at all. He is the one that has to overcome...

Teen Dating Issues: my ex boyfriend, indipendant, lvoe
indipendant, lvoe, friends with benefits: Kiki - I say let this one go. He s not a very good dude to keep blowing you off like that and you re still young so you re going to fall in love another hundred times before it s for real (although I know this feels real, later on you ll look back on it...

Teen Dating Issues: First heartbreak., homecoming dance, real feelings
homecoming dance, real feelings, new girlfriend: hey carly, i m so sorry honey that you re hurting. we ve all had a first heartbreak so i know exactly how you feel. i think that you re stronger than you let yourself believe. the fact that you re asking for help and some support right tells me that. i...

Teen Dating Issues: fainting.......HELP!!!!!!!, nautilus park, first kiss
nautilus park, first kiss, stomachs: Sara, I know making out and all of that stuff is really fun to do, especially when you re just starting to do it, but remember that you re just starting to enter your teen years. I didn t have a serious gf until I was 17. Now that doesn t mean I hadn t...

Teen Dating Issues: fainting.........HELP!!!!!!!!!, nautilus park, first kiss
nautilus park, first kiss, stomachs: Hello Sara, In my opinion, I think you should try dating him. While it s true that some people who were former friends find it difficult to become friends again after they date and break up, MANY other people do it quite easily; it just depends on the kind...

Teen Dating Issues: first time, slow breaths, sex the first time
slow breaths, sex the first time, time question: All I can say is just take slow breaths and don t focus on that particular moment. Don t put pressure on yourselves and just go slow the first couple of times..no matter what, sex the first time is going to be somewhat uncomfortable so you just have to make...

Teen Dating Issues: first time, emotional connection, safe sex
emotional connection, safe sex, intercourse: HI Matt, Well, I think it s really nice that both of you are more concerned with making sure each other feels relaxed and comfortable. I think that shows your both mature enough for sex, considering sex is really not about the physical but it should be...

Teen Dating Issues: a friend, bf, priorities
bf, priorities, courage: Ok James I will tell you the truth here , I disagree with your friends. NO, do not tell her you love her because it will do you no good. Right now , she has a bf and this guy has every right as much as you do to be with her. Plus, she obviously wants to be...

Teen Dating Issues: does he see more than a friend, umpalumpa, song on the radio
umpalumpa, song on the radio, guy friend: Hi Heather..well to me, it sounds like your guy friend is really interested in you if he is picking on you and teasing you, that s usually the first sign of a guy flirting and really liking you. If he said I love you back and is chasing you around and wrestling...

Teen Dating Issues: friend of mine, second try, best man
second try, best man, girlfriend: Hi Sheldon, I don t know how long it s been since you and your girlfriend broke up, but if it s been a month or more, just tell her how you feel and be honest. That is always the best way to go. Get her alone and tell her I still have more feelings for you...

Teen Dating Issues: friend crush problem, guy friends, first move
guy friends, first move, sixth grade: Hi Brittany..I don t see why you shouldn t go for it..go ahead and ask him out..you only live once and if you really like him you should ask..Start by offering to hang out on weekends or call / text if you have phones. Basically, just talk and flirt more....

Teen Dating Issues: friends with benefits, friends with benefits, relationship work
friends with benefits, relationship work, first kiss: No No No. I believe that he may like you, but trust me, if he liked you as much as he claims, he would learn how to make a relationship work. He just doesn t want to have to worry about having a constant girlfriend..he wants to be single and have his fun....

Teen Dating Issues: friends boyfriend, weird energy, friend melissa
weird energy, friend melissa, bad friend: Allison - If you go after your friend s ex, I can guarantee you she will never talk to you again....at least not for a while. Friends don t date friends ex bf s. My advice is to remove yourself from any situation in which you d be close to him to avoid...

Teen Dating Issues: fucked over., boyfriend and girlfriend, goodbye kiss
boyfriend and girlfriend, goodbye kiss, personal things: Dear Joel, My advice to you is to wise up to her behavior, this girl sounds like she was just using you till she found someone better, considering she left you basically without a trace, or a reason. But since that s only my opinion what I would suggest...

Teen Dating Issues: fucked over., boyfriend and girlfriend, goodbye kiss
boyfriend and girlfriend, goodbye kiss, personal things: Hi Joel..wow that s really shady of that girl to do that to you! That s horrible and I can tell you that the same thing happened to me. First off, she obviously is ignoring you because she either is talking to another guy and won t be the bigger person and...

Teen Dating Issues: Girl, true feelings, thanks for your time
true feelings, thanks for your time, truth: Hi Mike, I know how you feel, but what you have to do is tell her. You don t want to go around moping and feeling sorry for yourself so the best thing you can do is tell her exactly how you re feeling about her. Tell her your true feelings and see what she...

Teen Dating Issues: Girl Problem, girl problem, territorial issues
girl problem, territorial issues, school year: Is she behaving any differently with you than with a friend? Playful is friendly, but I sense some territorial issues with the sister thing, and that s more romantic than playful. She seems to like you, but she has that whole boyfriend thing that prevents...

Teen Dating Issues: Girl Problems, girl problems, facebook
girl problems, facebook, french class: Hi David, Well, if she s shy as well, it s most likely that she won t make a move first...so you have to work up your courage and talk to her. If she s glancing at you and somewhat talking, so far it sounds like she s interested so you have to be the one...

Teen Dating Issues: Girlfriend and breaks!, hi chris, despair
hi chris, despair, girlfriend: Hi Chris..my boyfriend and I have gone through several breaks and I was the one always calling them. Truthfully, I called the breaks when I was debating between my boyfriend and another guy or if I was feeling suffocated by my boyfriend. I don t know your...

Teen Dating Issues: Girlfriend testing me??, young girl, whore
young girl, whore, girlfriend: Hi Bradley, Wow, I can honestly say I ve never heard of a story like that. I don t know why your girlfriend would put you through those kinds of tests but I know I never did that with my boyfriend and I m 18. I know in the beginning of my relationship,...

Teen Dating Issues: Guy like., smile alot, guy likes a girl
smile alot, guy likes a girl, boyfriend and girlfriend: Hi Erika..Usually, when a guy likes a girl he makes an effort to stop and talk with her, opens up to her and talks, and acts flirty around her. If you want to ask him out, stop him one day and ask him if he has any weekend plans and if he doesn t say, for...

Teen Dating Issues: geting my x back, girlfriend, girls
girlfriend, girls, ya: Hi Brandon, If you told your girlfriend that the rumors aren t true and you ve proved it to her, then unfortunately all you can do is wait for her to realize that it s all a lie. Just keep telling her that other girls are trying to break you up and you would...

Teen Dating Issues: gettin back together, joe boys, talk to girls
joe boys, talk to girls, cute girl: Joe, Boys are girls alike don t usually know what they want when they re in their pre-teen years. I know that probably isn t what you want to hear, but it s the truth. When I was your age, I didn t have a clue about what I wanted in life, let alone what...

Teen Dating Issues: gf problem..., redflag, cheatin
redflag, cheatin, little respect: Okay..well still she sounds pretty set on going back to her ex. You have to stand up for yourself, though. Do you have to wait until she gets onto myspace to talk? How about call or text her or something? I m just letting you know that if she told you she...

Teen Dating Issues: I like this girl...., feelings and things, cigerettes
feelings and things, cigerettes, local park: It sounds like she has a lot of baggage. One of the problems about getting into a new relationship with baggage is that it rarely gets better. It just seems to multiply - that is if it is based on a previous relationship. You can t really heal from one...

Teen Dating Issues: The one girl, secret admirer, beautiful rose
secret admirer, beautiful rose, perfect time: She sounds like a very friendly girl, and I believe you when you say you are in love. The best way to know is to be direct. Ask her. It might be nice to attach your question to a beautiful rose or a box of Valentines candy, or simply steal a moment away...

Teen Dating Issues: same girl... how to get over her, back of my heart, analagy
back of my heart, analagy, voice recordings: Hi, Justin I think I remember your posts. Talking it through to help handle those feelings can be done with many different people. When no one has anyone to go to I recommend a psychologist or an advance type of case a psychologist, however, in your case...

Teen Dating Issues: my girl firend cheated. i need help!!!, proud person, betrayl
proud person, betrayl, cant belive: Hey Casey- Well I would just take it day by day. Try to do things that will keep you busy so your not thinking about her and what she had did so fourth. Just whatever it takes to do so I would do it. It s going to take some time to get over all of this...

Teen Dating Issues: my girl friends dad, friends dad, friend in trouble
friends dad, friend in trouble, girl friends: Hi Corey Some parents find it hard to approve their child s relationships as they are not used to this. Her dad is probably just worried for her too much. Unfortunately; you can t do anything to make him approve you as he makes up his own decisions. Just...

Teen Dating Issues: This girl i really rediculously like, 10th grade, best friend
10th grade, best friend, girls: hey parker, i think the best thing you can do is just be honest with her. sit down and tell her exactly how you feel and what you re willing to do to be with her. but keep your head on straight with this, okay? no matter what you tell Katie and what your...

Teen Dating Issues: To get the girl i want, savannah, hurry
savannah, hurry, girls: Hey Clint- Well just be yourself. Don t change the way you are around the girls just be yourself. Soon enough you will have someone liking you for who you are. Also don t be in sure a hurry to find someone. I hope this helps. If you need anything else...

Teen Dating Issues: my girlfriend isnt putting in enough effort, nahh, sexual encounters
nahh, sexual encounters, orgasm: You know what, you will feel bad deep inside thinking that it is your fault but I m telling you right now, even as a stranger looking in, that you are wrong. You shouldn t feel bad and this girl has you so brainwashed to make you feel bad and to carry to her...

Teen Dating Issues: a guy, bff, stella
bff, stella, good luck: Hi Lindsay I think you should ask him out. It really seems like he likes you so why not try going out? You need to be aware that in case your relationship doesn t work out; your friendship might be destroyed. Good luck. I wish you all the best. Love; Stell...

Teen Dating Issues: another guy issue :/, weird energy, friend melissa
weird energy, friend melissa, 2nd thoughts: hey allison, what i always do is psyche myself up to see the guy i like as just any other guy friend. i mean, when we like a guy we get all nervous and anxious and can t help but feel affected right? but if it s just a regular guy who we re pals we won t...

Teen Dating Issues: The guy that I like is not speaking to me., mixed signals, affections
mixed signals, affections, sms: hey lizi, i m sorry that you re feeling this way. trust me, all girls feel this way about a guy at least once while they re growing up. i think that this guy might not be really clear about what he wants. i don t want to be mean but maybe he wasn t sincere...

Teen Dating Issues: Hang out....or date? ASAP please!, tomarrow, stella
tomarrow, stella, asap: Hi Bon It s possible that this girl likes you and she might be just as nervous as you are. If she s nervous; she probably asked you to come with your friend to make herself feel a bit more confident. It s up to you to decide if you should bring your friend...

Teen Dating Issues: HEllpp:(, psychology area, friends with benefits
psychology area, friends with benefits, wasting my time: It sounds like he wants to control you. You have a right to have other friends and you have a right to be free. Why do you want to be controlled? My advice based on the above is question your relationship. Please ask in our psychology area and please ask...

Teen Dating Issues: Heartache...Confusion..., worst heartache, horrible problem
worst heartache, horrible problem, self satisfaction: This is a very tough question. This boy must have two angels, because you sacrificed the opportunity to be with him out of love and friendship, whereas most would have seized opportunity our of selfishness or self-satisfaction. Coping will not be easy....

Teen Dating Issues: Help Like a Guy, funny conversation starters, mckillop
funny conversation starters, mckillop, note to self: Hi Sara I m glad to hear that he likes you too as it makes the matter easier to handle. Your proposition of asking him to lunch is really good. I think you should go for it. There are many conversation starters; some as simple as hey; what s up? . Asking...

Teen Dating Issues: Help Like A Guy, funny conversation starters, girls smile
funny conversation starters, girls smile, hobbies and interests: Hi Sara...well if you think he s interested in you, then he would have no problem going out to lunch with you if you ask him the way you d like. I think it s a good way to ask him. When talking to him, talk about school, hobbies and interests, weekend plans,...

Teen Dating Issues: Help Please, leaky pipes, creap
leaky pipes, creap, peace in the world: My boyfriend refers to it as the plumber with the leaky pipes. Even HE sometimes needs a plumber, but when they are your pipes, you may not be the best person to evaluate the problem. This is the most common question, so you are not alone. As a guy, you...

Teen Dating Issues: Help me please, boyfriends mom, hes
boyfriends mom, hes, good luck: Dear Sam, I remember I was in a situation like this a year ago myself. I think the best and most rational thing for you to do is have a talk with your mother, sit her down just you and her and talk about why she suddenly doesn t like your boyfriend. Tell...

Teen Dating Issues: help!, own pace, virginity
own pace, virginity, hes: Well Kate , a few things to be explained here. First of all he could be a virgin and be lying because no guy will say that he is one. Also, even if he is not, why does this even bother you? Girls are different than guys and every person goes at their own pace....

Teen Dating Issues: help, virginity, stella
virginity, stella, cuz: Hi Tiara I do not answer questions on myspace; sorry. As for your question; if he says he loves you and you love him and believe; what s the problem? He won t get locked up but if your parents decide to press charges against him he might have to stay away...

Teen Dating Issues: help!, physical relationship, bestfriends
physical relationship, bestfriends, bad situation: Andrew - This is a bad situation you ve gotten yourself into. You re allowing her to cheat on her boyfriend with you. She either needs to end her current relationship or end this tryst. You really don t want to be involved in something like this and chances...

Teen Dating Issues: help girl, brown hazel eyes, girl at school
brown hazel eyes, girl at school, group assignment: You wanted a long, detailed response, so here it is. First, you need to learn the art of conversation. You are right. The last test is a boring subject. She s a girl. She LOVES being the center of attention. Pay attention and learn as much as you can...

Teen Dating Issues: help girl, brown hazel eyes, girl at school
brown hazel eyes, girl at school, group assignment: ask her about her family, what movies she likes, what kinda food she likes, her favorite or least favorite whatever. ask her questions about herself to get to know her better. dont worry about what others think. if you both like each other then go out....

Teen Dating Issues: help guy, boyfriend and girlfriend, basketball game
boyfriend and girlfriend, basketball game, guy friend: hey erika, the truth is, every both is different and there s no perfect way or formula to get a guy to like you. it all depends on who he is as a person and who you are. but i ve always found that the best way to get to know a guy is to become his friend...

Teen Dating Issues: help with guy, boyfriend and girlfriend, smart girl
boyfriend and girlfriend, smart girl, wise guys: Wow, you are a smart girl. How do I know this? You are the first person who has ever sent me a question about a crush who knew becoming b/f and g/f too early wasn t wise. Guys, unlike girls, usually say what they mean. They are straightforward creatures....

Teen Dating Issues: help please, bad idea, bf
bad idea, bf, sophomore: Hi Paul, As for stealing Kim away from her boyfriend, bad idea. It will only create more drama for you and possibly get you in a lot of trouble so I don t suggest you try that. What I do think you should try is talking to her more like you are. So far you...

Teen Dating Issues: help please, sophomore, myspace
sophomore, myspace, real world: Hi. Each person is different, but in my life I ve not seen many people who chat on myspace and get to know/like eachother well enough to know how they d be in the real world. So, my advice is: If you know the boyfriend and are on good terms with him,...

Teen Dating Issues: help please, physical relationship, bestfriends
physical relationship, bestfriends, wasting my time: Hey Andrew- Well I would talk to her about all of this and let her know how you feel. But also ask her if she wants to stay with her boyfriend. If she does then I wouldn t push her. Also what you two have going on has to stop. But if she s thinking that...

Teen Dating Issues: helpp, physical relationship, bestfriends
physical relationship, bestfriends, wasting my time: So Andrew let me get this straight , you are sleeping with a girl who is not your girlfriend and she also has a boyfriend? I do not know what is wrong with that girl , but I am telling you , once you start dating her , she will go off and sleep with another...

Teen Dating Issues: im so confussed, long distance relationship, boy friend
long distance relationship, boy friend, strange reason: Hi Tina, Well, if you feel you re having trouble trusting your boyfriend now, and he s becoming different and moodier, then I think your relationship is in trouble. I think he may feel suffocated if he s starting to lie to you and not talking to you as much....

Teen Dating Issues: issues.., first girlfriend, friend henry
first girlfriend, friend henry, happy things: Hi Kevin..well it sounds like this girl is pretty indecisive of what she wants. If she keeps going back and forth between you and Henry, then she isn t worth your time. You want a girl that is 100% with you and no competitions. You need to find that special...

Teen Dating Issues: Jealousy, flirting with guys, different story
flirting with guys, different story, one girl: Hi Johnny, I am just like your girlfriend..I can tell you that she sees her flirting as harmless but I know for you, you think it s a different story and that she s trying to meet someone else and it s totally fine to get upset..you think she s trying to...

Teen Dating Issues: kissed someone with a boyfriend, makingout, lucky cause
makingout, lucky cause, firend: The rule : stay away from girls which have bfs. Would you like it if another guy did the same thing to you? Also, I personally have a feeling that this girl is playing. She just knows that you have a crush on her and is simply playing around because : a) her...

Teen Dating Issues: Love.., nervousness, butterflies
nervousness, butterflies, definition of love: Hi Danielle..I have a very simple definition of love..If I feel a strange nervousness like butterflies in my stomach when I see a guy, if I feel I can open up to him and not feel stupid, and if I can t stop smiling and laughing and feeling great and happy...

Teen Dating Issues: Love........, mail box, lovee
mail box, lovee, back in my life: Hi Shehzad, Well, from what it sounds like to me, this girl wants to take it very slow. If I were you, I would slow down with her. It seems as if she feels rushed with you and she s just not ready for that yet. It s still going to take her time to forget...

Teen Dating Issues: Love, peroid, girl 16
peroid, girl 16, callum: Hi Callum, So far, you are doing everything right. If she hasn t had a boyfriend yet, I think she s just nervous about being committed to someone and possibly afraid of how things might go. All you can really do for now is tell her how much you care for her...

Teen Dating Issues: Love, peroid, girl 16
peroid, girl 16, first move: Hi. Basically I think you need to give her some space. This is for two reasons: 1. She needs time to decide. If you keep pressuring her, then she’ll end up either agreeing and possibly regretting it, or she’ll end up saying no just to get you off her...

Teen Dating Issues: legal or not?..., there some sort, state of texas
there some sort, state of texas, savannah: Hey Jullian- Well right now it s illegal. But its only illegal if you two were like actually sleeping together. So if you two aren t really don t much but going out on dates and everything then you should be fine. But its not legal until you are 18. Right...

Teen Dating Issues: long distance relationship, long distance relationship, relationship experts
long distance relationship, relationship experts, relationship work: Hello, David I don t recommend a 15 year old to be dating for the psychological problems that can come at hand. 16 is usually better. Yes, any relationship at any age can have psychological problems that follow, yet I noticed 15 and below have higher problems...

Teen Dating Issues: so lost, time rite, truble
time rite, truble, iono: hey tina, losing someone you love is terrible and i think that you re right about him taking it really hard. don t take it personally because grief makes people do things they don t realize they re doing. just be patient and let him know you re there but...

Teen Dating Issues: love, quality family time, thinking about sex
quality family time, thinking about sex, relation ship: When you think of a real relationship, you are thinking about being half of a team of two people. Those two people share everything including goals, work, pain, happiness, responsibility, and much, much more. As long as you are NOT thinking about sex, there...

Teen Dating Issues: what is love, butterflies, stomach
butterflies, stomach, love: I consider this love: When you see the person you love , you get very nervous and feel your stomach churning like there s butterflies. When you are around them, you laugh and smile all the time and want to be near them more and talk more. You can confide...

Teen Dating Issues: loving and ex, ton of bricks, rash
ton of bricks, rash, girlfriends: Hey- Well before anything happens I would talk to Mike about your feelings about him and see if he truly feels the same way you do him. Also when you do ask him and when he answers you watch him. Usually when someone is lying to you they can t look you...

Teen Dating Issues: My_Ex!, 9 months, possibilites
9 months, possibilites, guts: hey rosa, if i were in your shoes i would definitely wait for him to prove himself before i made a move. think of it this way, if he can talk behind your back he should have the guts to try to win you back (if he wants to get back together i mean). he did...

Teen Dating Issues: i miss her a lot, long distance relationship, long distance relationships
long distance relationship, long distance relationships, step dad: hey jon, as someone in a long distance relationship myself, i understand how you feel. it is hard to be away from someone you love but if you really love that person then the distance is something you ll learn to cope with. just always be honest with your...

Teen Dating Issues: NEED HELP, friend ashley, guy friends
friend ashley, guy friends, ex boyfriends: Myloe - It d be pretty crappy to date your best friend s ex...regardless of whether you liked him before they started dating or not. The general rule is that you don t date your best friend s ex-boyfriends so for a while I d stay away unless you want your...

Teen Dating Issues: I NEED TO KNOW IF MY BESTFRIEND LIKES ME, honest person, bestfriend
honest person, bestfriend, wierd: i think the only way to know for sure if she likes you is to ask her. i wouldnt tell her how much you like her but maybe just say something like im thinking i might be getting some feelings for you . see how she reacts. if she pulls back and says i just like...

Teen Dating Issues: Need Help, still friends, 14 year olds
still friends, 14 year olds, ex boyfriends: Hi Dylan, I can certainly understand how your feeling, especially given your age. Most 14 year olds, whether girl or guy should be a virgin. Unfortunately in some cases, people can and do start way earlier than they should have and for various reasons....

Teen Dating Issues: Need help with GF parents..., bruce ross, wis
bruce ross, wis, 17 years: Bruce, her parents probably do not hate you. YOU were not the one who broke their family s rules. You dated their daughter (who broke the rules). They may not trust you, but this is no reflection on you. They are simply confused. Parents want to believe...

Teen Dating Issues: i need some advice!, boyfriend robert, current boyfriend
boyfriend robert, current boyfriend, marrige: hey mandy, Like you, i m also a Christian so I can understand how you feel and your perspectives on sex. you need to forgive yourself for what happened and pray for strength to move on from this. what happened before is in the past now but that doesn t mean...

Teen Dating Issues: I need help, hormonal fluctuations, highs and lows
hormonal fluctuations, highs and lows, mood swings: How old are you? How old is your girlfriend? Girls have hormonal fluctuations (highs and lows) that they aren t even aware of, and that could account for her moodiness. Seriously, she probably has no idea why they are happening and even that she is expressing...

Teen Dating Issues: i need your help, first kiss, good luck
first kiss, good luck, girlfriend: hey iain, if you really like this girl than you need to be patient. girls don t like to rush things and we want certain things (like a first kiss) to be something special and worth remembering. i m sure it s not because she doesn t want to kiss you - if...

Teen Dating Issues: need your help, creap, dimitri
creap, dimitri, relationships: Hey there Dimitri..I m glad to help a fellow expert..well girls love a flirty guy who is outgoing. Even if you just stop to say hey there how are you doing? , they will take notice and stop to say hi. Start a simple conversation and ask what her weekend plans...

Teen Dating Issues: in need of some help, two young lovers, problems at school
two young lovers, problems at school, educations: It sounds like you have an imbalance in your young relationship. As young people, you should still have strong loyalties to your educations, your families, and your friends. When two young lovers are always together, as you say, their identity becomes not...

Teen Dating Issues: i need help with a girl i like, text message, myspace
text message, myspace, lydia: Hi Cameron I m sorry to hear that your relationships didn t work out in the past. Maybe the reason why is because you and your friends are not perfect for each other? Relationships between friends don t usually work out well.. Think about it and decide what...

Teen Dating Issues: i am in need of some help please, problems at school, brownie points
problems at school, brownie points, 10 months: hi dj, i think it s great that you want your gf s parents to accept you and your relationship with her. you could try speaking to her parents and explaining the situation if they re that kind of people. you could also try to prove yourself through actions...

Teen Dating Issues: i need u're help rly rly soon plz, mounths, relation ship
mounths, relation ship, studyin: I know it sounds kind of impersonal, but consider using a timer. Limit yourself to 10 minutes (or whatever works for you), then make an excuse to go. Say you have to go study or something. Yes, it sometimes helps if tell him you love him less often. It...

Teen Dating Issues: Older Men, great relationship, going to prison
great relationship, going to prison, 7 months: Hi Breanna Dating someone who s that much older might be great however most parents do not accept those sort of relationships especially in your situation; when he was engaged to your cousin. Think it through and decide what you want to do about it. You never...

Teen Dating Issues: OMG! lol, shy guy, didi
shy guy, didi, stumps: Hi Taylor, Well, that s really strange that she will go out with you and act like a bitch and not kiss you..I m just worried she may not really like you enough to make a move with you and she s leading you on to believe she likes you. It s absolutely normal...

Teen Dating Issues: Online Woes, axe murderer, internet stalker
axe murderer, internet stalker, risk taker: You are smart. You answered your own question several times within the question itself. You can t love someone with whom you can t share personal space. Cyberspace is NOT personal. You can enjoy his personality, his humor, his ability to communicate....

Teen Dating Issues: Please ... He's my friend, best frends, friend carla
best frends, friend carla, her name is carla: Haha Rachel, all your stories make me laugh! They are so cute, actually! But anyways, I m sorry to say that I don t have any screennames whatsoever but I do have myspace and my link is www.myspace.com/larissa_lynn if you have one so feel free to add me there....

Teen Dating Issues: Prom Date Problem, local community college, older guys
local community college, older guys, shyness: Hi Alana, My best friend had the same problem her senior year for a prom date. She said how can I get a date when I m way too shy and I said you have to start talking to guys and being flirty while putting yourself out there to be noticed or else you ll...

Teen Dating Issues: Prom Date Problem, local community college, older guys
local community college, older guys, cute guy: You do sound like you have a unique situation. Let s address the shyness, first. Shyness is a trap. It keeps people from doing what they are inspired to do by telling them they will embarrass themselves or fail. No one can make you less shy - except you....

Teen Dating Issues: Prom Date Problem, local community college, lacking confidence
local community college, lacking confidence, cool guys: Hi Alana! You are not the only one in the world , I get many problems of that kind. It seems to me that you are lacking confidence and please try to fix that! You need to get over the shyness and try to be outgoing and you do this by a) working on yourself...

Teen Dating Issues: Prom Date Problem, local community college, t rush
local community college, t rush, older guys: Hello, A lot of people do not date at your age. In fact in my religion they say you should not date at your age. You shouldn t rush into dating because of others. Everyone should enter when the time is right and allowed. You are annoyed because of the...

Teen Dating Issues: Prom Date Problem, local community college, older guys
local community college, older guys, 17 years: hey alana, you re right when you say that it s okay not to date in high school. some people just never experience that part because they have other things going on in their lives and that s okay. that being said, you re still a teenager and i understand that...

Teen Dating Issues: Prom question... a little early tho, romantic idea, finding a date
romantic idea, finding a date, proper etiquette: Let s talk about pre-prom etiquette first. Girls have fantasies about their proms, just like they do their weddings. It s romantic, perfect, beautiful, dreamy. Do you really think a girl wants to go with a guy as just friends? Some don t have the choice....

Teen Dating Issues: please help!, christmas day, partier
christmas day, partier, well thanks: Hi David! Well I cannot tell if her dad is protecting her or if he is just being rude! You like this girl and you are protective of her. I do not understand WHY she told him, so I would advise you to go and try to find that out from her. If her mom knows and...

Teen Dating Issues: please help, boyfriends, savannah
boyfriends, savannah, sophomore: Hey Paul- Well I hate to break it to you but you can t steal a girl who you like and possibly want her to like you. I mean it could go all wrong. She could end up finding out what you did just to get her. But also I want to throw out there that she may...

Teen Dating Issues: please help me i rearly need some help, 14 year old girls, changing room
14 year old girls, changing room, possiblity: Hey Jay- Well there is a possiblity that she might just have something for you and is only saying she doesn t like you ect because she doesn t want to hurt the friendship you two have. But just be yourself around her and everything. Talk to her about...

Teen Dating Issues: I have a problem of fancying another guy, stage in life, cuddling
stage in life, cuddling, holding hands: Hi Sabrina I d say it s normal for you to stop loving Paul as I think you sort of rushed things and got engaged too early. You re only 18; and marrying someone at this age is most likely to be a mistake as you can t control your emotions at this stage in...

Teen Dating Issues: questions to ask, questions to ask a girl, questions to ask a girl on the phone
questions to ask a girl, questions to ask a girl on the phone, girl on the phone: Dear Lucas, If you feel comfortable about how your conversations are going, for the past amount of time that you ve been talking to this girl, then you don t need to worry about being bored or where your conversations are going, try asking her out :D . ...

Teen Dating Issues: Really Mixed Up!, grudge, sincerity
grudge, sincerity, genius: hey phil, i m no genius but i think the best thing you can do right now is prove your sincerity to the girl you really like. you ll have to prove that you re not a player or someone who uses girls. be her friend and try to get her to be comfortable again...

Teen Dating Issues: Relationship - EX, being friends, btu
being friends, btu, slag: Wow! You make me feel like crying reading your letter, and I don t even know you. I certainly do have advice for you. You may not like it, but more than anything, I want you to like YOU again. I m not sure what a slag is, nor do I know what it means...

Teen Dating Issues: Reply to Reply .....kinda, mayb, stumps
mayb, stumps, little bit: Ohh I see now, I m sorry about that. Well Taylor, it sounds to me that you really like this girl and you re afraid to make a move and possibly embarass yourself. When guys tense up with a girl or get afraid to make a move, that usually means they like her....

Teen Dating Issues: I really dont know., best friends, girlfriend
best friends, girlfriend, good luck: hey alex, yes this is normal, and you know why? it s cause you re young and in the middle of growing up. you re not expected to know what you want all the time. that said, being in a relationship is a huge responsibility. it s not fair to both you and your...

Teen Dating Issues: i really like this girl but i dont know if she likes me!, personality traits, eye contact
personality traits, eye contact, stares: I m not sure I understand your story about her friend putting her hand on the guy. If it s important, you can try to explain it again. First, you need to boost your own self-value. You mention out of my league, not sure, and and that you are shy....

Teen Dating Issues: i really need u're help soon, mounths, relation ship
mounths, relation ship, studyin: hey sarah, i know what you re going through because i m in a long distance relationship as well. the only thing you can do is be completely honest with your bf (and with yourself) but remind yourself that things will change because you re in different places....

Teen Dating Issues: How to regain my ex boyfriend's trust?, frustrations, last chance
frustrations, last chance, avail: Hi Ingrid..well first off, I m sorry to hear about your breakup..it s never easy letting someone you love go. Unfortunately for you, you and I are alike. We both have stress and frustrations we take out on innocent people we don t mean to take it out on and...

Teen Dating Issues: relationship..what should i do?, half term, taking your time
half term, taking your time, good friend: Hi Aly, I don t know why this guy would change on you so quickly but maybe he got scared of the thought that you guys were getting so close and maybe he is afraid to commit to anyone..? That s my guess. If I were you, (if you have an opportunity) pull him...

Teen Dating Issues: relationship related issues, new girlfriend, happy holidays
new girlfriend, happy holidays, false hope: HI Jennifer, I m sorry your going through such a tough time. We have all been there one time or another in our life. It s one of the worst things in life to deal with when you still love someone and they want to terminate the relationship. I do have to...

Teen Dating Issues: relationships, affection, savannah
affection, savannah, girlfriend: Hey Jonny- Well just let her know how you feel about all of this and how you feel about her. Then just flat out ask her how she feels for you ect then just take it from there. If she still doesn t seem to understand then just tell her how you feel as if...

Teen Dating Issues: Sara Likes A Guy, funny conversation starters, mckillop
funny conversation starters, mckillop, note to self: Dear Sara, All boys are different so I d say the only way to tell if he likes you is to ask him. As for how to go about it, if you don t want to wait for him, you should ask him out on a date in whichever way you feel comfortable doing. I say yes to how...

Teen Dating Issues: Sara Likes A Guy, funny conversation starters, mckillop
funny conversation starters, mckillop, note to self: Hey Sara! First of all try not to over-analyze the situation. The guy likes you as you say so there is no need to be so worried. Do not plan anything and just let things go naturally. If you have answers prepared to every single thing , you might be faced...

Teen Dating Issues: Sara Likes A Guy At School, funny conversation starters, conversation starter
funny conversation starters, conversation starter, mckillop: hey sara, i think you re on the right track with this guy. the best thing you can do right now is just focus on being his friend. think of it this way, if you didn t have a crush on this guy, you wouldn t think twice about asking him to lunch, right? so when...

Teen Dating Issues: Sara Likes a Guy, funny conversation starters, straightforward answer
funny conversation starters, straightforward answer, mckillop: Your question made me smile. You sound like you already know the answer, but you need someone to give you a little nudge. How do you tell if he likes you? That s probably the hardest part. If you REALLY want a straightforward answer, say, I like you,...