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LEGOs for Literacy

March 31, 2014

Debbie Dawes, of Potlatch Elementary, is taking an innovative approach to teaching Language Arts to her students. She was determined to find an effective, out of the box solution to inspire her students. With the help of a $750 Teacher Grant from the Idaho CapEd Foundation, she will be able to implement her “LEGOs for Literacy” project.

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Novels for Critical Thinking

March 31, 2014

Fourth grade students at Burton Elementary in Rexburg will soon be reading full length, in depth novels. This is with the help of teacher Heidi Jo West and a $750.00 Teacher Grant from the Idaho CapEd Foundation. Heidi Jo will purchase class sets of three different novels. They have been chosen specifically because their higher level content will help students master language arts, in accordance to the new Common Core State Standards.

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