Elementary School

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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Teacher Of The Year: 4th Grade Teacher From Seattle

A Seattle elementary school teacher who begins his day playing the guitar and singing with his students was named Monday as the Washington state teacher of the year for 2015

CBS Seattle–09/23/2014

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Study Says Home-Packed Lunches Less Nutritious Than School-Made Meals

A new study finds that what parents pack from home is often much worse than what’s offered at school.

09/03/2014

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Boy Raises Money For Playground Equipment For Special Needs Children

The t-shirt designed by the student will raise funds for specialized playground equipment

CBS Seattle–05/27/2014

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Teacher Had Children ‘Pay To Potty’

The “pay to potty” policy required students to spend their fake classroom cash for bathroom breaks

CBS Seattle–05/20/2014

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Spokane Mother of 3 Helps Crack Stolen Laptops Case

Most of the 58 laptop computers stolen from an elementary school in the Spokane, Wash., suburb of Mead have been recovered, thanks to a deputy’s sleuthing and the mother of three young boys.

10/10/2013

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

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