'It's A Job I Love': Teacher Uses Inspiration From Daughter To Help Students LearnThis week we head to Eagan to surprise an Excellent Educator. Mrs. Carolyn Schindler teaches kindergarten at Woodland Elementary School in Eagan.
2 Teachers At Minnehaha Academy Challenge Students With ‘Innovative Lab’It is Wednesday when WCCO This Morning surprises an Excellent Educator. This week with not one, but two teachers who are being recognized for their contributions in the classroom.
Shakopee Speech Pathologist Helps Young Students Sound Out SuccessWhether her students are having trouble pronouncing their "r"s or making "th" sounds, Rebecca Fobes helps them sound it out until they get it right.
Iraq War Veteran Helps Roseville 7th Graders Make Sense Of HistoryJeffrey Bibeau teaches seventh grade social studies at Roseville Area Middle School. Along with teaching duties, he has also juggled active duty in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army.
For Nearly 30 Years, Mary Virgin Has Inspired Love For Reading In 3rd-GradersMary Virgin teaches at Cottage Grove Elementary. She takes her students on adventures by instilling in them a love of reading books. It's what makes her an Excellent Educator.
Excellent Educator: Emily Firkus Of Minnehaha AcademyEmily Firkus is a middle school science teacher a Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis who combines hands-on learning with real-world problem solving.
Excellent Educator: Mike Shepperd Of Como Park ElementaryThis week WCCO This Morning heads to Como Park Elementary in St. Paul to surprise an Excellent Educator.
Burnsville Alternative H.S. Teacher Helps Students Get Credits Needed To GraduateWCCO This Morning visited Burnsville to surprise a teacher that is helping students get the credits they need to graduate high school.
Third-Grade Teacher Wows Parents With Make-Believe TacticsKelli Soupir impressed a parent so much in her first year of teaching, they nominated her for Excellent Educator.
St. Paul Teacher Says He Learns From His Young Students"I have a child who knows about super heroes, and they teach me about super heroes. I have a child that knows about dinosaurs, and they teach me about dinosaurs, so I get to learn from a child every day."
Oak View 2nd Graders Nominate Teacher For Excellent EducatorThe second graders at Oak View Elementary in Maple Grove love Mrs. Julie Stobbs so much, they wrote a letter about her behind her back.
Excellent Educator: Chris Myers At McGuire Middle SchoolChris Myers is a Social Studies teacher at McGuire Middle School. He gives his heart to his students every day and even his Christmas presents! His generosity and passion is what makes him an Excellent Educator.
Andover Kindergarten Teacher Helps Kids Have Fun While LearningThis week, WCCO This Morning heads into the classroom of Joel Sakry at Andover Elementary school. His main mission is for his kindergartners to have fun while learning.
Lake Elmo Elementary Teacher Uses Yoga To Calm StudentsWe know first graders can have a lot of energy. However, in Mrs. Annelise Aaro’s class at Lake Elmo Elementary, they are focused and calm. How she uses her love of yoga to benefit students is what makes Mrs. Aaro an Excellent Educator.
Excellent Educator: Chandell Knox At Harvest Network Of SchoolsA wrestling coach in the Twin Cities is leading by example for her students on and off the mat.