Teacher: Hands-on lessons help students remember

12/24/2008 | Daily Pilot (Costa Mesa, Calif.)

A California elementary teacher recently taught her students from inside the belly of a whale made of plastic sheeting as part of a hands-on activity that complemented classroom instruction and the use of media. "The science program here is very hands-on," Tricia Lamb said. "What we try to do is make sure that at least they'll remember that whale. Hopefully, from that, they'll remember the lesson too."

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