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Those Kids Said WHAT?! Archives,Child,Education,Pre-Teen,Teen

Those Kids Said WHAT?! 28 Hilarious Real-Life Teacher Stories American educators sent in their funniest classroom stories by the thousands. Read the $1,000 prize winner and more of our favorites. BY READER’S DIGEST EDITORS “Funny Teacher Stories” by Reader’s Digest Editors, originally published in Reader’s Digest. Copyright © 2015 by Trusted Media Brands, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.   “True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.” A lot of teachers can relate to Kurt Vonnegut’s quote. From kindergarten 
to senior year, they’ve seen it all. So… Read More >>

2017 Teacher: Lisa Skovlund Articles,Education,Featured Articles,Real Black Hills Families

Lisa Skovlund Multi-Grade-Level Special Education at Sturgis Elementary “The first thing I love about my kids is the hugs. They’re excited to be there, and I’m excited to watch them learn. They come in as potential, and I watch that potential as it keeps increasing.”   This year, Lisa Skovlund did the impossible. Just two weeks into the school year, she was happily teaching her K–2 Special Ed students when another instructor suddenly left. The 3–5-grade class was teacherless. “I didn’t hesitate,” Lisa says. “I said, ‘I’ll do it!’ I didn’t want to leave those children in limbo.” She and… Read More >>

Meet These Amazing Educators Articles,Community,Education,Featured Articles

Black Hills Parent and Rapid Chevrolet Cadillac “give an apple” to seven teachers in the Black Hills for inspiring their students and going above and beyond in their classrooms. Every day, teachers in schools large and small wake up, go to work, and influence the lives of our children in tremendous ways. Their knowledge, patience, and caring are what often set the course of these student’s future careers and life paths. Here are seven amazing educators that go above and beyond to make an impact on countless numbers of lives – students, coworkers, and parents alike. Mrs. Roxi Withee Kindergarten… Read More >>

Roxi Withee Articles,Education,Featured Articles

Mrs. Roxi Withee Kindergarten at Zion Lutheran School, Rapid City   When you walk into Mrs. Withee’s classroom, her class of 18 students are eagerly waiting to start their day. From watching live eagle cams and building prisms and snowflakes to writing letters to their elderly friends from West Hills South – Roxi’s class is full of excitement. “Her students have fun while learning academic subjects,” explained Principal Ann Solinksy, “as well as learning social skills. She is truly a teacher who teaches the mind and the heart.” Beginning her teaching legacy in 1977, Roxi taught grades one through four… Read More >>