One Class at a Time: Farmington Elementary School
Two third grade teachers in Farmington are making sure their students get their jitters out. Our own Jessica Cook introduces us to our latest One Class at a Time grant winners who are all about flexible sitting. For many of us, there was one place to sit
Teacher in Normal wins big for focus on communication in a digital world
Teaching kids communication skills in our digital world is a tough task many teachers face. But it's a challenge our latest One Class at a Time $1,000 grant winner is tackling head on by adding enthusiasm and variety to her syllabus.
Student gives back to former teacher with classroom grant
Good books and an impactful teacher... that's the recipe for success for one local junior high student. Let us introduce you to Angi Shank and Becky Montgomery... a duo leaving lasting impressions on each other far beyond the classroom.
One Heart of Illinois teacher is making sure students "kiss their brains" everyday
Michelle Hudson is a first grade teacher at Harrison Community Learning Center. Her love of teaching and desire to help others inspired one of her colleagues to nominate her for the One Class at a Time grant.
One Class At a Time: East Peoria Community High School
Ms. Jo Moore from East Peoria Community High School wins a $1,000 One Class at a Time Grant from HOI News and CEFCU. She's a fashion teacher at the high school and will use the money to buy supplies for her class. Her students are currently re-designing old prom dresses to show off and let students borrow.
One Class At a Time: Normal West Community High School
Tony Berardi wins $1,000.00 from HOI News and CEFCU with our One Class At a Time grant. Mr. Berardi is the teacher advisor for the Freshman Mentorship Program. He plans to use this money to buy new games for the students to play when they're all together.