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By Shelly Conlon
Waco Tribune-Herald 

Central Texas educator uses Star Trek theme to teach science


WACO, Texas (AP) — From the communicator badge pinned on her shirt to the USS Enterprise lanyard around her neck and a classroom set up like a space shuttle, fifth-grade science teacher Teresa Kelm, or "Capt. Kelm" as she is known to her students, is using the final frontier to keep her Starfleet cadets engaged through exploratory learning.

The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that because of her unique teaching style, the Texas Medical Association recently named the Connally Elementary School teacher the overall winner of the 2017 Ernest and Sarah Butler Award for Excellence in Science Teachi...

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