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Decraene_mechelleMechelle DeCraene, a special education and gifted teacher at Buchanan Middle School in Tampa, has been in D.C. the past few days getting feted as one of 15 educators from across the country honored for their innovative use of technology in the classroom. She received one of the Cable's Leaders in Learning Awards for her Very Special Techies program, which encourages media literacy for her at-risk students, and also for her class blog, which serves as an online peer support group for the class.

To read more about DeCraene, click here. For more information on the program, click here.

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:18am]


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