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EAST CORINTH TEACHER IS REGIONAL WINNER IN TEACHER OF THE YEAR PROGRAM

 EAST CORINTH TEACHER IS REGIONAL WINNER
 IN TEACHER OF THE YEAR PROGRAM
 EAST CORINTH, Vt., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Sylvia Sweet, a fourth grade teacher at Waits River Valley School, is one of 16 regional winners in the nationwide "Teacher of the Year" competition sponsored by IBM and Technology & Learning Magazine.
 Sweet was selected as a regional winner from some 150 state semifinalists competing for the national honor. The Teacher of the Year will be chosen from the 16 regional winners and announced in the fall of 1992.
 As a regional winner, Sweet will receive an IBM Personal System/2 Model 25 computer, an IBM Proprinter, an assortment of IBM courseware, and will be profiled in Technology & Learning Magazine.
 Now in its fifth year, the IBM/Technology & Learning Magazine competition recognizes kindergarten through 12th grade teachers who use classroom technology to motivate children and revitalize the learning process.
 Sweet placed her students in the role of inventors, a task that necessitated research and the use of technology. Once the class chose their business based on a particular invention, they designed a survey on the computer and polled the school population; created advertising tools; engineered the product, keeping a list of materials in a database; recorded sales in another database; and created a book explaining their company.
 A panel made up of educators selected by Technology & Learning Magazine chose the winners from nominations received from school systems nationwide.
 Since the program was initiated in 1988, more than 200 teachers from across the country have been honored for their innovative teaching methods and for programs of curriculum enrichment.
 The national Teacher of the Year winner will receive for his or her school a network of computers, consisting of 20 IBM Personal System/2 Model 25 computers, an IBM PS/2 Model 80 file server, four IBM Proprinters and a library of IBM courseware.
 The competition is open to all teachers who utilize classroom technology, regardless of the type of systems or courseware used.
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 /CONTACT: Terry Jenkins of Britt Productions, 404-988-9957, for IBM/ CO: International Business Machines Corporation ST: Vermont IN: CPR SU:


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