Towering over students at six feet seven inches tall, chemistry teacher Dennis Hummer could be intimidating as he questions students’ theories in his deep voice. But parent Jane Metcalf said the Cottonwood High educator is “a remarkable teacher who is one of all the students’ favorites.”
High school students preparing for the Advanced Placement exams spend most of April and May anxiously reviewing test materials and hoping their hard work earns them the college credit that comes with a passing score.
May’s Teacher Appreciation Week offers parents and students an opportunity to celebrate the hard-working teachers in their students’ lives, but Butler Middle School Principal Paula Logan knows that great teachers work all year long to create a positive learning environment.
For Marianne Bates, running the Library Media Center at Albion Middle School is a dream come true.
Despite ever-growing class sizes, funding shortages and just sheer exhaustion, teachers in Granite School District continue to work their hardest in supporting their students.
Every year a strange virus contaminates high-schools across the nation.
Imagine creating a new business idea-brainstorming an original concept, developing a business plan and presenting the business plan to a panel of successful venture capitalists. Now imagine doing so in less than three hours.
Is it possible for parents, teacher, and government officials to all work together to improve education? CEA President Jen Buttars believes it’s possible.
On March 2, teachers at Oakwood Elementary School celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday by participating in “Read Across America Day,” a nationwide reading celebration organized by the National Education Association.
Imagine working with 120 teenagers to build a fairy-tale kingdom from scratch. Together, you create a light and sound system, build a castle, and somehow teach each participant to sing and dance on cue.