CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 24, 1999 |
When she returned last month from a three-week stint in Japan with the Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program, Laura Thompson knew she'd have to find creative ways to share what she learned with her class of seventh-graders. "You have a brief window of opportunity to get their attention, and you have to make it good," said Thompson, 33, a world history teacher at Las Flores Middle School in south Orange County. Candy, she thought. And she was right.