The first grade students truly shined in their work with their storyteller last week, writes Akela Silkman, teacher in the Haines School District. Silkman continues, “Brett Dillingham’s methodical teaching strategies and contagious enthusiasm instilled a deep understanding of effective storytelling skills as well as a foundation in sequencing and story structure.” …Dillingham’s methodical teaching strategies
Angoon, Alaska, is a small village of about 450 mostly Tlingit Indians on Admiralty Island, Alaska. The island is unique: it has more brown bears per square mile than any place on earth and its physical connection to the mainland is via a ferry that runs twice a week. It’s Internet connection, however, runs 24/7.