Were there some classes you avoided taking in high school? For some students it may be math or chemistry class, but we found a Pender County teacher who has a knack for making difficult subjects understandable for his students.
Riley Higgins enjoys talking with her fourth-grade students about the books they read.
In some schools, disciplinary problems can inhibit learning, but in this week's Teacher of the Week, WWAY's Jeff Rivenbark visited a Brunswick County School where there's a strong emphasis on 'character building' and little room for disruptive behavior.
Christopher Walker has only been in the classroom for a short time as a teacher but he's making quite an impact on his students.
Anna Griffith says learning music is a gift in many ways and she's thrilled to be a teacher at Myrtle Grove Middle School. She is also thrilled to be the WWAY Michael and Son Teacher of the Week.
Ellen Davis says her students touch her life in a way she could never have imagined and are a huge part of her heart.
Lauren Flanagan loves being a Pre-Kindergarten teacher at Mary Washington Howe Pre-K in Wilmington. She loves it so much she wonders how others "sit at a desk all day!"
Pamela Long says she feels blessed to be a teacher of sixth graders at Leland Middle School. "I love them so much," she says, "and they're just incredible little people."
Sara Hribar makes a point of letting her students know they are important and loved in her classroom. Her attitude is what helps her kids thrive at Belville Elementary School.