Dannette Jackson teaches fourth grade at Bechtel Elementary School on Okinawa. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education in 1990 from Our Lady of Holy Cross. In her classroom, Dannette creates a community of learners through writing workshop, math stations, cooperative groups, literature-based activities, science experiments and interactive discussions using Socratic questioning. She states, "I am preparing students today to perform jobs that have not as yet been created. They must have higher-level thinking skills to research, process, and manipulate a variety of resources in order to answer questions not yet formulated."

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