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'Cinderella' is pretty good; just too predictable

...they'll have worked their way around to "Oliver and Co." and "The Great Mouse Detective." As a retired kindergarten teacher, my mother is always up for a kid's movie, even when the grandchildren are miles away. I was just about to...
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KPC grads thank educators," Posey said. "But life happens." Posey said she is hoping to translate her education into a substitute kindergarten teacher right away. One course, she said, will stick with her for some time. "It was a love-hate class in linguistics...
Weird weather forces recess habits to change

...on the playground) loving it, but there are a lot of kids (that won't)."Kate Hamre, a Mountain View kindergarten teacher, said that outdoor recess is preferred to staying indoors and is beneficial. "It's just nice that they get...
Arts institute aims to activate brains

...opposite sides of the body - was critical."We're activating the brain," he explained.Carol Stanton, a kindergarten teacher from Tongass School of Arts and Sciences, said that she uses rhythms - and especially the more challenging crossing...
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Reading scores soar at Aurora Borealis

...teacher Julie Ball substantially modified an existing reading program that advances students' reading levels, kindergarten teacher Luke Oliver said. The program takes a phonics-based approach to teaching reading that begins the first week...
Pet projects

...out in their community, said Cindy Thomas, a kindergarten teacher at Mountain View."Kindergarteners are and realize they can make an impact."The kindergarten teachers' brainstormed ways their students could help...
School Briefs

...30 a.m. at Redoubt. This informal meeting will be an opportunity for the parents and students to meet our kindergarten teachers and principal. We hope you can join us. We want to make sure that your child's first year in school...
End of the year

...beach, kindergarteners sang songs about friends in front their families and received graduation certificates. Kindergarten teacher Robyn Zinszer said the end of the year can be difficult because the students and their parents or guardians became...
A captive audience

...of the school. As the students read in pairs, Lucy and Moon went from group to group listening to the kids. Kindergarten teacher April Kaufman said one of the goals with younger students is to develop a love for reading. Having a captive audience...
11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month in the year 2011 dedicated to Veterans

...just this last week I had a family member that died in Afghanistan," 5th grader CJ told the Dispatch in an interview, "My plan is to go into military service someday, actually that was what I told my kindergarten teacher," he said.


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