“A teacher affects an eternity; He can never tell where his influence stops.” A remarkable math teacher from Georgia, Tammy Waddell, took Henry Adams’ well-known saying to a new height. Tammy was able to continue touching the lives of her students, even after her untimely death. Awarded as the County Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year, Tammy
Whenever we receive a compliment from someone, it’s only natural that most of us would feel good and be uplifted — but this was not what happened when the 29-year old teacher Leigha Bishop admired the hairstyle of one of her students named August. August Burroughs is just one of the Pre-K students Miss Bishop
Mr. Edwin Sorto, one of the teachers at KIPP DC Promise Academy in Washington D.C., is not your ordinary teacher. Mr. Sorto is teaching different subjects to kindergarteners at the school, and has found a fun way for his students to learn. Aside from being a skilled educator, Mr. Sorto is also an excellent salsa dancer
Doctors, scientists, engineers, and other admirable professionals – no matter how far they’ve come, no matter how successful they are – once upon a time, they have been taught by teachers for at least once in their life. One of the most noble professions is teaching. Teachers instill knowledge, mold skill, and, well, create professionals.
Shanthi Viswanathan, algebra II teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, FL That’s her! Yes, the hero-teacher who had the presence of mind to barricade her students inside a classroom and wouldn’t let anyone inside until she knows all of them are safe. When the gunman — who killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman High