CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. — West Carroll Primary School hosted Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn for a visit, which they say was vital.
“She got a chance to see our other teachers down on the floor with our students, meeting them where they are. She got a chance to see our students engaging with one another,” West Carroll Special School District superintendent Dexter Williams said.
Schwinn toured classrooms in kindergarten, first and second grade. The teachers discussed their cross-curriculum, which focuses on reading.
“Reading with their science, reading with their history, even some of our math. We try to cross-curriculum with our reading,” West Carroll Primary School second grade teacher Misty Evans said.
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