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Twin Falls Teacher Receives Award For Technology Innovation

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By Paul Johnson

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Jenni Jacobson, a Teacher at Harrison Elementary in Twin Falls was recently awarded $3500 from the CenturyLink Foundation’s teachers and technology grant program. Throughout the state, 15 teachers received some money. In this case, the Twin Falls teacher will use it to purchase iPads and accessories as well as recording microphones, to help kindergarten students learn to identify the alphabet, speak the sounds of the alphabet and recognize sight words. The grant program is administered by the Idaho Department of Education. The program awards teachers who have innovatively implemented technology in their classroom to increase student achievement.


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