Summer Witness teacher devoted to her campers

Joyce Carter believes that two simple activities with tremendous educational value aren’t being used enough in grammar school classrooms.

First, after having her first graders read a story on their own, Carter asks them to draw a picture about what they have just read.

But the kicker is what happens next: Carter invites each child to the front of the classroom to share a few words about how the story related to his or her life.

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