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Most Recent Educator of the Year Articles

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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 »)
Educator of the year This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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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
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 »)
Educator of the year
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It was the first day of junior year and I was not looking forward to English classes. But everything changed when I walked into Mrs. Munkwitz’s room fourth hour. It was the happy-go-lucky vibe she gave off. It made me look at every teacher in... (more »)
More Than a Teacher
During one of my dance classes in the summer of 2013, I noticed an unfamiliar short woman in the room. I wondered who she was and why she was helping one of my dance teachers run class. My dance teacher introduced us to a new instructor at the... (more »)
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A Tribute
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The educator of the year may go to one teacher in particular. It may go to an English teacher who made you fall in love with writing. It may be awarded to a math teacher who helped you get over your hatred of the subject. It could be any... (more »)
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