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Calgary teacher gets national award for innovation in the classroom

Calgary teacher gets national award for innovation in the classroom
From Global News - November 14, 2017

Theres something special to celebrate at Calgarys St. Joseph School this weekan elementary teacher is getting a national award from the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.

Paula Huddy is travelling to Ottawa to be recognized as the 2017 winner of the societys Innovation in Geography Teaching award.

Im the only teacher in Canada getting this award this year, Huddy said. Its a huge honour.

Huddy was recognized for projects like a video she created two years ago with her Grade 2 class.

READ MORE: Calgary teacher gets top marks for work in the classroom

Set to the tune of the Vanilla Ice song, Ice Ice Baby, the students wrote Ice Bear Baby, focusing on how climate change is hurting polar bears in Canadas Arctic.

We chose Ice Ice Baby because we were talking about the ice, student Mathias Rankin said. How its melting.

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