Archive for the ‘Teacher Spotlight’ Category

Teacher Spotlight: Elizabeth Main

Thursday, March 13th, 2014
Meaningful experiences outside of the classroom are just as important for teachers as for the students they teach.  One opportunity for an outdoor experience came to Elizabeth Main, Florida elementary school teacher, in the form of a phosphate mine tour through Florida Ag in the Classroom. (more…)

Teacher Spotlight: Sue Meggers

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Teacher Spotlight: Tracy Mendoza

Thursday, September 19th, 2013
"When students see pictures of starving children in Africa, it never dawns on them to ask 'why?'" This is one reason Tracy Mendoza feels teaching soil science is so important.  As a Gifted Education teacher for grades 1 through 5 at Northlake Park Community School in Orlando, FL, Ms. Mendoza is passionate about teaching students to think globally. (more…)

Teacher Spotlight: Leslie Meredith

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
"Soil is a precious resource that I hope students learn to protect so future generations may also reap the benefits," said Leslie Meredith when asked why teaching soil science is important to her. (more…)