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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...

    Project-based program innovates at Springs' Parkside Elementary

     Project-based program innovates at Springs' Parkside Elementary
    Danielle Haweny, third grader at Parkside Elementary School in Coral Springs, knows more about insects than most children her age. Danielle and other students in Sheree Schulson's combined second- and third-grade class go much beyond the textbook in...

    Student artists get their 15 minutes of fame in Libertyville

    Walking into the David Adler Music and Arts Center, patrons will see a caricature of former President Abraham Lincoln that could have appeared in a newspaper of Lincoln's day. It was actually drawn by Copeland Manor School fifth-grader Grant Giardina....

    Art of instruction: New classroom tools help teachers improve

    SEATTLE After playing outside on a blustery December morning, the toddlers at Happy Tots Childcare in sourtheast suburban Renton plopped down for circle time. What had they noticed in the yard, their teacher, Benaz Amin, asked. "Wind?" she prompted....