National Geographic : 1994 Sep
* VIV *OVi wOD'3 SIN3LLS d3H O1 To help them appreciate geography, Barbara McLean's kinder arte n through fifth grade students participate in a unique program called "Traveling Pals." It involves research, the students' own travel experiences, and some interesting traveling companions. Whether they're going on a day trip or a weeklong vacation, the students get to sign out one of six different stuffed animals. They keep a record of their trip, take photographs with their "Pals' send postcards, and collect artifacts along the way. The pictures and mementos are displayed on a school bulletin board where everyone can share the students' adventures. For her creative approach to teach ing geography, State Farm is proud to present Barbara McLean, Library/Media Specialist, with the Good Neighbor Award and donate $5,000 to Joshua Eaton Elementary School II GOOD l% NEIGHBOR INSRANC A ARD STATE FARMINSURANCECOMPANIES HomeOffices:Bloomington,Illinois The Good Neighbor Award was developed in cooperation with the National Council for Geographic Education.