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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...

    Connecticut's Students Learning English Perform Poorly Compared To Nation

    When Brian Gonzalez, an eighth-grader at Windham Middle School, arrived last year from Puerto Rico, he knew very little English. He was pulled out of the classroom for one period a day, he says, to work with a teacher who helped him learn English and...

    UC's enrollment guarantee gives students an education to fall back on

    UC's enrollment guarantee gives students an education to fall back on
    Aimee Ruiz was panicked. The four UC campuses she applied to had rejected her. Two private colleges had accepted her but not offered enough financial aid. She considered taking a year off school to work and save money. Then UC Merced emailed to see if...

    Hidden Oaks teacher gets Governor's Shine Award

    Hidden Oaks teacher gets Governor's Shine Award
    Hidden Oaks Elementary School science teacher Alicia Foy, 55, a 14-year veteran of the School District of Palm Beach County, recently earned the Governor's Shine Award from Gov. Rick Scott and was recognized in Tallahassee along with nine other STEM...