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LFO High School Jazz Ensemble performs at Golden Apple Banquet

The Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe High School Jazz Ensemble performs "All She Does is Magic" at the 2012 Golden Apple Awards Banquet.
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Golden Apple Award Teacher of the Year

WDEF News 12 recognizes the 2012 Golden Apple Award Winners.
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Ken Buchanan Teaches Life Lessons Through Sports & His Example

You might say he's a life coach. Ken Buchanan started teaching at Ooltewah High School over two-decades ago. But the lessons he focuses on remain relevant today.
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Suzanne Robertson Helps Student Develop a Love of Reading

Children often lose interest in books when they're forced to read about subjects they have little interest in. But Boynton Elementary school teacher Suzanne Robertson is creating a new generation of bookworm, by letting her students read whatever they want.
Shannon Carter Brings the Real World Into Her Classroom
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Shannon Carter Brings the Real World Into Her Classroom

Shannon Carter comes up with some of her best ideas late at night. The Stone Creek Elementary school teacher puts her students in learning clubs and challenges those groups to learn life lessons not found in textbooks.
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Stephanie Davis’ Class Learning Through Fun, While Striving to be Perfectly Purple

Stephanie Davis finds teaching moments in everything, even mundane activities. When students walk to their seats, they move to syllables. The Calhoun Elementary first grade teacher commands her classroom.
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Michael Sheets Found a Love for Teaching While Parenting

If Michael Sheets had never become a dad, he might not be teaching today at Snow Hill Elementary. This father of two found a love for teaching only a few years ago. His style leads to learning, sometime without students knowing it.
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Debbie Kuttig Puts Her Students In the Story

Students say Debbie Kuttig gets their creative minds moving. She challenges students to learn new words through fill-in-the-blank sentences, and helps them insert themselves in the stories they read about.
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Christa Penson Makes Skits Out of Math & Science Lessons

When Christa Penson was 9, she taught her 4 year old brother to read. That started her down a path of helping other students, as she worked her way through school. Now, she's the head of her own classroom at North Whitfield Middle School.
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Joel Brown Lets Students Decide How They Want To Learn

He considers himself part teacher, part parent, part mentor and part social worker. But Joel Brown doesn't mind. He got into teaching to do something that matters.