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Most Recent Educator of the Year Articles

Here are the most recent educator of the year articles:

Suiyen Smith: Drama • Global Leadership Academy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
She’s not the typical teacher. She combines all her knowledge and years of experience in a wonderfully exciting and entertaining way. Her never-ending insight – and outfits that her students adore – make her special. I... (more »)
Mark Kohnhorst: Swim Coach • Lake Country... This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Since age eight, when I began swimming, I have had the dream of winning a scholarship for the sport. Thanks to one man – my club swimming coach, Mark Kohnhorst – my dream has come true. If you watch my club during practice,... (more »)
Morning Care and Ms. Pinghera
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Every school has one.  You know, that one teacher that has a big hand in the formation of the person you grow up to become.  Teachers definitely had a huge hand in my upbringing because my parents are workaholics, so up until this... (more »)
A Hero In Disguise
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Imagine this: A seventh grader who has been to jail twice already and grew up in a drug infested house with a bunch of felons. As it turns out he is pretty intelligent, but never had the chance to display this intelligence to anyone. If you... (more »)
My Insane Teacher This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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She's a lunatic. Or at least she's close to being one. But it's that fine balance between crazy and insane she teeters on that makes her so different from all other teachers. "Don't you dare commit one of these seven deadly seven sins or else I... (more »)
Nadia Mobley: English • Newark Charter School This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Educator of the year – why don’t they just call it “Mrs. Mobley Recognition Prize”? Energetic, active, jovial, and hilarious, Mrs. Mobley is the best teacher I’ve ever had. I was blessed to have her for English in... (more »)
Steve Urban: Math • Arrowhead Union High School This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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To me, math is like the sound of a funeral march. This year, however, my perception of math changed. Senior year I had the unfortunate task of retaking Advanced Algebra. I anticipated it being as dreadful as the previous year, but as soon... (more »)
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Paul Anderson: History • Mundelein High School This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I never thought that my World Studies class could change my world. New school, new town, new state, same old fears. Being a freshman is hard, but a freshman in a unfamiliar place – that I was completely unprepared for. Yet at the end of... (more »)
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little did i know that my school life was about to change. standing in the hallway, thinking who is this crazy looking blonde woman that my teacher was introducing me to. Mrs maynard, i stood there thinking to myself “i don't know about this... (more »)
Jamie Harper for Educator of the Year
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Jamie Harper for Educator of the Year.   The best teacher deserving educator of the year award would go to Jamie Harper, but before I continue to explain to you on why he deserves this title, let me tell you a little bit about him... (more »)
Teacher of the Day - Everyday
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I go to a great school, and I love all my teachers for all different reasons. But I do have to admire my math teacher, Leslie Lehnertz. I for one do not like math, and I think that opinion is shared by many of my classmates. But Leslie has... (more »)
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Coach Jones is a young man whose mind is strong. He is a club football coach in Panama City, Florida. He coaches a team with a low budget and about 10 players who actually show up. This team was called the Springfield Panthers. And we were just... (more »)
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Educator Of The Year Ever since I was little I had a learning disability. I remember waking up Monday thru  Friday and thinking to myself “Pleaseee let this day go by fast!!” I always struggled in school and I hated myself for it but... (more »)
Educator of the Year
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It was the second day of senior year and I was really excited. I mean I had a smile that was so big that anyone who walked past me would know that I was a nice person. I was walking down the hall and decided to visit each of my classes just to... (more »)
Mrs. Fanning; FZWMS Band Director This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Mrs. Fanning always puts a smile on our faces, no matter what.    As one of the Band directors of Fort Zumwalt West Middle School, she teaches over 90 eighth graders in one class, which I have the privilege of being in. She makes learning... (more »)
And The Award for Best Teacher Goes To.....
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Whenever I have been in class, a lot of times, it sounds like the adults from the Charlie Brown specials: wa wa wa, wa wa wa, wawawa. It's boring, it's not fun, and it's definitely making the information look good enough to go... (more »)
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