"Among the educational issues that fifth-grade teacher Julie Martin addresses at Seedling Mile Elementary School in Grand Island are curriculum integration, portfolio assessment and conflict management. By building her curriculum around several key themes that integrate all subject areas, Mrs. Martin fosters collaborative learning among her students and helps them make connections with the real world. Her portfolio assessments help students, parents and teachers better understand each child's unique learning process. Mrs. Martin initiated a student-directed conflict management program at a previous school that
1982 Doane College, B.A.