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    Power teacher brings talent, enthusiasm to Dr. Rodriguez

    Scanning back and forth across a Dr. Rodriguez Elementary classroom filled with fifth grade students, all sitting attentively in grouped tables, Sandra Caglia rhythmically taught a lesson about the solar system. The second year teacher, who came to Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District through Teach for America, uses a technique that involves gestures and performance to engage students, known as power teaching, Caglia said.

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  • Norlene Chamberlain Receives Outstanding School Counselor Award

    Norlene Chamberlain Receives Outstanding School Counselor Award

    Norlene Chamberlain, counselor at Dr. Rodriguez Elementary, was awarded Outstanding School Counselor from the Rio Grande Valley Counseling Association. She was presented with the award at the 18th Annual Counselor's Institute. The RGVCA thanked her for her “tireless dedication to the counseling profession”.

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  • Second year teacher thrives at Dr. Rodriguez Elementary

    Second year teacher thrives at Dr. Rodriguez Elementary

    Growing up in Connecticut and attending college in Washington D.C., the Rio Grande Valley was a distant land for Emma LePore, a fourth grade bilingual teacher at Dr. Rodriguez Elementary. But now LePore, a second year teacher who came to Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District through Teach for America, has become all to familiar with life in deep South Texas, she said.

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  • Good Techniques on How to Film

    Good Techniques on How to Film

    Students in the ACE program at Dr. Rodriguez give helpful pointers on how to film the right and wrong way.

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  • Michelle Ayala Takes Teaching in the Classroom A Step Forward

    Michelle Ayala Takes Teaching in the Classroom A Step Forward

    Kindergarten teacher, Michelle Ayala talks about how Facebook and Youtube have allowed her to find new and efficient ways of connecting and teaching her students.

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