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...excavation of the buried city of Troy millennia later by archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann. (I told you Mrs. Dykes was a good teacher!)We studied Greek architecture: the Parthenon, the Pantheon, the Acropolis. I earned extra points by drawing the...

...As much as Graham talks up Minecraft as a great tool in the classroom, she pointed out "that Minecraft without a good teacher is a nice game, but has very little educational value. It takes a teacher to guide the students to learn deeply...
Reeling it in: Plenty to enjoy in Alaska-grown film

...of the gate so strong, it's almost a certainty that Carpenter and crew will try this again, and experience is the best teacher. "Moose: The Movie" is very funny, and beautiful to look at, if somewhat overstuffed. It's a B-Movie from...
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Students experience jobs up close

Experience was the best teacher for many Kenai Central High School students this week.On Wednesday, more than 100 juniors from KCHS were sent out to the workforce...
Nikiski staff critical of Clarion article

...reality as it could be. There are hundreds of parents who will tell you that Nikiski Middle High School has some of the best teachers in the state. This is something that reasonable people know and we are grateful to the parents, students, and community...
Cal Thomas: Gov. Mike Pence: National government is not the nation

...we have 105,000 kids who are in underperforming or failing schools." He wants to fix traditional schools, pay good teachers more, giving bonuses to the best, and expand vocational education to every high school in the state. "We have the...
Senate panel considers dual track tenure system

...Alaska, while allowing for urban districts to weed out marginal teachers who have built up seniority in favor of better teachers who haven't been on the job as long."Too often when the budget gets tight, it is first in and first out for...
Pioneer Potluck: About Dad, the farmer

...would play good music as I tried to keep up on the piano. He very patiently taught me to play along with him. He was a good teacher. He played for square dances with my piano teacher Kathryn Sutherland, in the Sutherland barn. Those dances did not...
School board: Holt, Yerly run for District 7 seat

...instruction into their curriculum three years ago as part of the 2012-2017 Kenai Peninsula School District Strategic Plan. Good teachers incorporate differentiation with their students, Holt said. River City Academy is a performance-based school that...
Thompson touts balanced, fiscally conservative position

...district's focus should be on hiring and paying for better teachers, which ultimately benefits the community as a whole. "If you had good teachers in a garage, the students would do well," Thompson...


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