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Teachers take part in summer institute
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JUDA - Three teachers from Juda School participated in Blackhawk Technology College's Summer Institute, held June 21 to 22. Ralph Johnson, Scott Anderson and Jackie Klar took part in the summer institute, which was a professional development activity that allowed educators to work on projects of their own choosing to develop career and technical education curriculum, preparing students to live and work in the 21st century.Johnson, an agriculture teacher, worked on aligning veterinary science and horticulture classes with Wisconsin State Science Standards, in hopes of getting approval for Science Equivalency credit for students that take these courses in the future.Anderson, a high school math and physics teacher, and Klar, a middle school math and science teachers, worked on a problem solving curriculum that would be implemented into the current math curriculum. It includes processes on how to solve open ended problems, and strategies; these skills will be used on problems also created at the Summer Institute for the 2011-2012 school year.