Students in Caitlyn Diaz' class get excited talking about the books they read.
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.
One Brunswick County art teacher draws upon her experience working at the 'happiest place on earth' to inspire kids in her classroom.
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!"