Cedar Falls teacher takes home final ‘Tools for Schools’ award this year

The money will be used toward buying material to create math games for the second graders. Michael plans on buying dice, decks of cards and dominoes.

Tools for Schools: November Winner

One teacher wins $1,000 for the third Cedar Valley Tools for Schools award this school year. Brett Willams is a social studies and mathematics teacher at Pete Junior High in Cedar Falls.

Tools for Schools: September Winner

One teacher wins $1,000 for the first Cedar Valley Tools for Schools award this school year. Lori Engel is an English teacher at Pete Junior High in Cedar Falls. Because of students’ difficulties sitting still while they’re learning, Engel uses rocking chairs in her classroom. However, she only has two right now, and they are in popular demand.

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