Modesto Bee - At left, Julien Elementary School kindergartner Sierra Yandell, second-grader Paige
Rowan and first-grader Loren Edh sit with teacher Earlene Lindblom during social
sharing time. At far left, first-grader Evan Strode sits with teacher Dave Judish
during guided reading time. The pod setting benefits teachers, too, allowing them to support each other.