National Geographic : 1996 Dec
Thank hevinz fur inglish teechurs lik theez beer woes. Otherwise we could he a nation divided by For their innovative ways of teaching respect a C0111111011 language. fOr one of our lllost IuipoI-tint conlill0n bonds, These educators have pioneered methods of State Farm has presented each Of these Inventive teaching that are not Only relevant, involving, and educators with our Good Neighbor Award, fun, they teach students to respect the importance and made $7,000 donations to the educational and power Of English. institution of their choice. Writing and researching a detailed county history, creating and marketing a fine alts calendar, OOh and pioduciang their on morning newscast are just NEIGH}3OR some of the ways these teachers have taught their AWARD T.v1r h:vRM iN 1 vN('I. .L 1u vNI1 students to appreciate the English language. II~nlr Otti ICI- ~ u un, tlm, Uluti. lit Ip:/ivr I'llni.,imi j. s'Y' 1 R:fi 11 " " " : i 1 Back row: Pamela Schmidt, Shreveport, Louisiana; Penny Fer'tf'SOn, Maryville, Tennessee; Linda Fisk, West Palm Beach, Florida. Middle row: Judy Behelaar, San Francisco, California; Thomas Parton, Bronx, New York; Barbara Garrison, San Diego, California. Front row: Maureen White, Haverhill, Massachusetts. Absent: Hood Frazier, Charlottesville, Virginia. The Good Neighbor Award was developed in cooper Lion with the National Council of Teachers of English.