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Having Fun Along the Way

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Photos: Willis ISD - Army veteran Ross Gragert takes an innovative approach to lesson delivery at Willis High School. “My purpose is to help students with their goal of graduating on time and to have a little fun along the way,” said Gragert. While innovation is not new to Gragert’s classroom, a recent project was just what was needed to garner and keep students’ attention. (Read entire story).

 

 

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Having Fun Along the Way
September 20, 2018

 

 

Army veteran Ross Gragert takes an innovative approach to lesson delivery at Willis High School. “My purpose is to help students with their goal of graduating on time and to have a little fun along the way,” said Gragert. While innovation is not new to Gragert’s classroom, a recent project was just what was needed to garner and keep students’ attention.

 

 

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Lifelong Learners
September 6, 2018

 

As a forensics and biomedical sciences CTE teacher, Luna exposes her students to techniques used in real world law enforcement and crime investigations.

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Catching Up After the Storm
August 30, 2018

After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, the first day of the 2017-2018 school year for Aransas Pass ISD was seven weeks later than originally scheduled. This delay created a major challenge for teachers. “Are we going to be able to achieve everything we need to for this school year?” asked kindergarten teacher Naomi Nobbie.

 Read story at Catching Up After the Storm

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Flying Lessons

 August 16, 2018

The Katherine Ann Porter School summer program attracts students with a wide variety of programs that support academic and career readiness. “It is always busy and fun at the Katherine Anne Porter School and over 20 percent of the students enrolled will expand their career readiness,” said KAPS teacher Peggy Wilfong.

 Read the story on Wimberley ISD flying drones

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Printing for Positive Purposes
 
August 2, 2018

 As part of the challenge of inspiring students to think creatively, Hooks High School ACE Coordinator Carrie Moro teaches her students to use a 3D printer to benefit their community. “My goal is to help students explore more of the designing aspects of 3D printing and how to creatively use the outcome,” said Moro.

  Read the Hooks ISD Printing for Positive Purposes story

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July 19, 2018

In the northwestern corner of Bee County, at the intersection of FM 673 and FM 798, you will pass through the rural town of Pawnee. With a population of 350 residents, Pawnee ISD is the central location for everything – school, community and family activities.

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