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first_img “Mrs. Catrett brought 17 students, several teachers and support staff. Dr. Mark Head, from special education office, also participated,” Greve said. “The students were interested in everything we had planned for them. They churned butter, ‘toted’ water and ate cornpones cooked on a woodstove. They were a most appreciative group.“They were very insightful. They surprised me at how quickly they answered the questions we posed to them and how witty they were. They really seemed to understand the big picture.”Greve said the visit by the special needs students was a learning experience for her and the museum staff as well.“This visit from students with different disabilities was a litmus test on how we rank as far as sensibility,” Greve said. “It gave us an opportunity to reinvent our hands-on programs for children with learning or physical disabilities. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson “It got us working on curricula much broader in approach and a new set of programs that will be stepping stones for future special needs tours, including tours for those who are audio or visually impaired.”Greve said the visit also served as a catalyst to develop curricula for home school programs that include especially unique students.“The special education staff at Pike County High School is made up of angels who have hearts of gold,” Greve said.“That was evident in their relationships with their students. Special education teachers are special because they go, perhaps, a little farther and their hearts seem a tiny bit bigger.” Latest Stories Print Article Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Sponsored Content Kari Barley, Pioneer Museum of Alabama assistant director, demonstrated the use of the hand dipper to students from Regina Catrett’s class at Pike County High School. The students participated in a free hands-on history program that was won by Catrett in a give-away at the “Welcome Back Scholars” reception hosted by the museum for all Pike County educators at the beginning of the school year. (Submitted Photo)Teacher’s prize proves ‘win-win’ for museumThe old adage, “What goes around comes around,” proved to be true when Regina Catrett’s special needs students at Pike County High School visited the Pioneer Museum of Alabama on Friday.Catrett was the winner in the museum’s “Welcome Back Scholars” giveaway at the beginning of the school year. This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… You Might Like Photo Feature: Construction zone A worker works on the street at the intersection of South Brundidge and Center Streets in Troy, Ala., Tuesday, March… read more Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “The museum hosted a reception for all educators in Pike County as a way of thanking them for all they do for the children and for the community,” said Rachael Greve, museum director.“The names of all those who registered were entered in a drawing and the winner received a free hands-on history visit to the Pioneer Museum of Alabama and lunch on the grounds for his or her class.”Catrett was the winner and chose spring as the time to bring her students to the museum. Hands-on history Skip Published 11:00 pm Wednesday, March 28, 2012 By Secrets Revealed Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthMost 10 Rarest Skins for FortniteTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen By Jaine Treadwelllast_img

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