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Great Teacher: Mr. Larson

I grew up in a very small town -- population 1100 – and benefitted in every way from the experience.  I learned to read when I was four years old, thanks to a friend who was older and liked to “play school” at least once a day.  My first job was working in the small public library, re-shelving books once a week as the librarian’s helper once I started primary school.  I enjoyed school through those years, but it was in high school that I studied with the most influential teacher I ever had, Mr. Larson.


Traits That Define a Great Teacher

Most of us can remember our favorite teachers. They stand out in our memories because they created meaningful learning experiences and didn’t give up on us when we struggled to master a skill or concept. 


Outstanding Teacher Kolby Campbell

Kolby Campbell is currently the Theatre Director at the Creekview High School


What Makes a Great Teacher?

What Makes a Great Teacher?

Contributed by Laura Trujillo-Jenks, Ph.D.

A great teacher doesn’t know he/she is a great teacher. He/she seeks to perform his/her teaching duties well and with persistent excellence, and focuses on ensuring that the learning environment is welcoming, nurturing, and safe for productive learning to take place. Each great teacher also understands good teaching, meaning that he...


Outstanding Teacher Catherine Soto

Catherine Soto is 4th grade Bilingual Teacher at Rucker Elementary School in Prosper, Texas.