Holmes Junior High teacher takes home ‘Tools for Schools’ award

Teacher Bridget Adam is using the $500 grant to buy Android tablets to assist her students in the classroom. The class will be working on creating and programming apps and

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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