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Armed with a digital camera, Dr. Noll and his I Special Education students venture into their community two or three times each week taking pictures of everyday destinations like the bank, store, or post office. When they return to the classroom, they download these images into their computers. Students learn best in real-world settings. By "Digitizing the Community," they are able to bring the community back to the classroom where they can integrate their experiences and images into current classwork. Positive . experiences gained from Dr. Noll's curriculum provide a much-needed boost Sto students' self-esteem while greatly expanding their life options. For his innovative approach to improving his students' image of the world-and themselves-State Farm is proud to present Dr. Steven Noll . . with our Good Neighbor Award and Sto donate $5,000 to the Sidney Lanier School in Gainesville, Florida. Thanks to Dr. Noll, his students now have a clearer picture of just how much they can achieve. " . .YGood .... Neighbor .. ..~ Award STATEFARM INSURANCE COMPANIES Home Offices: Bloomington, Illinois www.statefarm.com The GoodNeighborAwardwasdevelopedin cooperationwith TheCouncilforExceptionalChildren.