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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...

    ASK IRA: Better Heat roster: In 2010 before LeBron's arrival or now?

    ASK IRA: Better Heat roster: In 2010 before LeBron's arrival or now?
    --------------------   August 23, 2014 Q: Ira, in your opinion do you believe the Heat have a better roster now than they did when they were facing LeBron James and the Cavaliers before he joined Miami? -- Stefano. A: That's an intriguing...

    Sharpen the pencils: Tennessee revives cursive teaching

    NASHVILLE (Reuters) - Children in Tennessee will have to get used to holding a pencil again next year when new cursive handwriting standards go into effect in schools throughout the state. The trend around the United States is to emphasize keyboarding...

    Pennsylvania won't delay using student scores to evaluate teachers

    Pennsylvania won't delay using student scores to evaluate teachers
    Pennsylvania won't delay using student test scores to evaluate teachers, despite U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan's surprise announcement Thursday that states can do so. This fall, for the first time, teachers across the state are set to receive...