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Letter: School cuts again?

...causing education to fail? How about we take a look at the bigger picture and find the money necessary to have a better teacher-to-student ratio. We should bring in more funding to our state, stop the Big Oil giveaway and accept federal...
Ketchikan man making replica sail for museum ship

...bend his ear and say, 'How'd you do that?' They would tell me because I was a kid - they didn't care. I had good teachers who taught me the old ways. ... They told me all the basic stuff, and I just built on that.""The old ways...
A new world of education

...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...
Husband and wife named Alaska State Writer Laureate and Individual Artist for 2015

...Woodward praised Soos' skills as a mentor as well as a writer."Frank is not only one of the best writers, but is the best teacher and mentor of writers I have ever known," Woodword wrote in the release. "He is the most dedicated nurturer of students...
Show will highlight the best of Alaska arts to pay for it and then succeed greatly. Matz's award illustrates the significant ways in which the best teachers affect the world positively.Arts Organization Award recipient Sitka Fine Arts Camp has been encouraging young Alaskans...
Alumnae clash as Falcons down Illineks 55-29

...m. Monday in further CCC action."I think we run some similar stuff," Rhea said. "I thought she was such a good teacher of the fundamentals, so I have tried to carry that over and teach these guys the basics and hopefully that has been...
Superintendent hopefuls talk tactics

...always have an affinity for students who feel like they just can't do it," he said. "I feel like I am a pretty good teacher of those students because i was where they are."Angela LundaNow the superintendent of Hoonah City Schools, Lunda...
Empire Editorial: Challenges await new superintendent

...having worked the previous year with no contract at all. The district needs someone who can ensure Juneau retains its best teachers while not breaking the piggybank in the process. Despite the Base Student Allocation increase approved by the Legislature...
Costa Rica coach learned from Dutch master

...When I didn't have class, I went to see the club practice. I saw many things and learned a lot."Michels was a good teacher - a few years later he would lead the Netherlands to its one and only international title, the 1988 European Championship...
Juneau-Douglas soccer boys to honor seniors

...from these kids, but few have impacted him as an educator the way Steven has and Lehnhart stated he is certainly a better teacher because of Mell. "Yes he's smart, but I've been fortunate to teach a lot of smart kids," Lehnhart said...


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