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Kudos to Captree Elementary School Issue Date: 04-01-2001

Cool Spots imageCongratulations to Captree Elementary School in West Islip, N.Y., www.4Kids.org's Cool School of the Month. John Simeone and Dianna Grancagnolo designed and maintain Captree's excellent Web site at www.captree.k12.ny.us. It features a look at all the classrooms as well as art and music in this K-5 school. You'll find an up-to-date photo album that serves as a journal for the school dating back to September when the doors first opened. The school's state-of-the-art library media center, a combination library and computer lab, allows students to read and do further research on the Internet. This is one cool school! Congratulations, Captree Elementary. Enjoy your 4Kids award pack.

Visit: www.captree.k12.ny.us
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Blast Off for Woodstock Elementary School Issue Date: 03-11-2001

Cool Spots imageCongratulations to Woodstock Elementary School, Woodstock, Ky., www.4Kids.org's Cool School of the Month. Join the Woodstock Wildcats at their virtual school at http://wes.pulaski.net. The site is maintained by 5th-grade teacher and technology coordinator, Mr. Joey Simmons. You'll find excellent class pages highlighting the work of these talented students. Also, the school's entire library collection is cataloged online. Woodstock features a Student Technology Leadership Program in which students can become certified to be peer technology tutors. Mr. Simmons says the students "really enjoy computers. They're wide-eyed with wonder at how much is available on the Internet." Congratulations, Woodstock Elementary. Enjoy your 4kids award pack.

Visit: http://wes.pulaski.net
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Take The Internet Challenge Issue Date: 01-14-2001

Cool Spots imageCongratulations to Geri Ruane, computer lab teacher at Durkee Elementary School in Houston, www.4Kids.org's Teacher of the Month. Ms. Ruane manages the school's computer lab and maintains the Durkee Elementary School Web site at http://es.houstonisd.org/DurkeeES. In addition, Ms. Ruane has created the Internet Challenge, an exciting way for students to learn on the Internet. The Houston Independent School District hosts the Internet Challenge archive at http://dept.houstonisd.org/techlessons/pages/ChallengArchive.htm. Each Internet Challenge is created for a specific grade level and varies in subject matter, such as sea turtles, money, the rain forest or the human body. You can also have a parent help you and try them from home. Congratulations, Ms. Ruane. Enjoy your 4Kids award pack. (The second site is no longer available.)

Visit: http://es.houstonisd.org/DurkeeES
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Middle School Technology At Its Best Issue Date: 01-07-2001

Cool Spots imageCongratulations to Harris Middle School in Shelbyville, Tenn., www.4Kids.org's Cool School of the Month. The school's vast Web site at www.bedfordk12tn.com/education/school/school.php?sectionid=9&linkid=nav-menu-container-4-915 is maintained by sixth-grade teachers Ms. Betsy Norris and Ms. Donna Brock. It supports the school's efforts to integrate technology into every subject matter. Check out the student-created projects, a collection of student Web pages. Or visit the multimedia projects for student-created Power Point presentations, part of an extensive year-long project. There's also a fabulous collection of teacher lesson plans. Congratulations, Harris Middle School. Enjoy your 4Kids award pack.

Visit: www.bedfordk12tn.com/education/school/school.php?sectionid=9&linkid=nav-menu-container-4-915
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Terrific Technology at Pebble Creek Issue Date: 12-10-2000

Cool Spots imageCongratulations to Donna Myrick, technology facilitator at Pebble Creek Elementary School, College Station, Texas, www.4Kids.org's Teacher of the Month. Ms. Myrick has been teaching at Pebble Creek since the school opened five years ago. She runs the computer labs and maintains Pebble Creek's Web site at http://mail.csisd.org/~pc. The Web site boasts teacher-created lesson plans, "WOW Web pages" created by students and much more. Pre-K to 4th-grade students learn keyboarding skills from Ms. Myrick and are exposed to HyperStudio and ClarisWorks slide shows. Of the students' enthusiasm, Ms. Myrick says, "It's unbelievable. We learn as much from the students as they do from us." Congratulations, Ms. Myrick. Enjoy your 4Kids award pack.

Visit: http://mail.csisd.org/~pc
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