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  • The Magical, Wonderful, Totally Exhausting 'Class Book'

    The Magical, Wonderful, Totally Exhausting 'Class Book'
    I love photography and have a gorgeous camera.  One year, when my oldest son was finishing 1st grade, I think, I made a photo book as an "end of the year gift" for his teacher.  It came out great.  Everyone loved it...parents ended-up ordering soft-cover copies for themselves, as a way to remember their child's school year, through pictures of field trips, classroom events and student portraits.  So, guess what?  I put one together the next year...for both boys' classes, since my little guy had also entered the elementary school by then.  Next year...again...and, now, it's sort of expected.
  • CT Teacher Doubles as Children's Book Author

    CT Teacher Doubles as Children's Book Author
    Her students made her dreams of becoming an author come true! Sheila Murphy Adams is a 5th grade teacher at Pawcatuck Middle School.  "I have always loved to write," she says "when I became a teacher, I used a lot of my rhyming skills to teach...

    La Grange Head Start program finally ready to begin academic year

    La Grange Head Start program finally ready to begin academic year
    Three months after Labor Day, La Grange Area Head Start is expected to finally open its doors for the 2014-15 academic year. The federally funded early-childhood education program usually begins in September but months of negotiations between school...

    Parents raise concerns over report cards

    After new report cards were sent home with elementary students last week, some parents raised concerns about the new language identifying students’ achievement levels as “thorough” and “adequate” at best. The new report...

    Parents, give Common Core math a chance

    The library at one Seminole County elementary school filled up on a recent evening with parents who came to learn why their kids' math homework looks so different from what they remember. You know those crazy Common Core problems making the rounds on...