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Utah Valley Everyday Heroes: Grandma Blocker and Grandma Lawlor

October 3, 2015

utah1Two grandmas at Scera Park Elementary in Orem are literacy heroes to the many kids and teachers there. are literacy heroes to the many kids and teachers there.

Barbara Lawlor and Verna Blocker are regulars in the halls of the school. Throughout the mornings of every school day, they work individually with struggling kindergarteners, first-graders and second-graders, helping those little minds learn to read better.

At desks set up throughout the corridors, the two Grandmas, as they’re known, focus on students who are behind in their grade level, listening to the children recognize sight words and sound out new ones.

Read more at http://www.heraldextra.com/news/community/utah-valley-everyday-heroes-grandma-blocker-and-grandma-lawlor/article_8f619d58-b87e-5469-9ab7-8c1400c046bc.html

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