Newsletter << All NewslettersJan 08, 2016
Time-Saving Tips for Teachers
When I became a teacher, I didn't really know why. But when I got older, I thought, when I die, I want 10,000 people to show up at my funeral and say, "That man changed my life." — Ricardo Larios (OR '15)
Happy 2016! This week the Milken Educator Awards team was back on the road, with exciting stops in the Pacific Northwest. Keep reading for details and follow along in our photo galleries and videos.
Ricardo Larios (OR '15), who teaches social studies at Salem's Waldo Middle School, is the first in his family to go to college and dedicates his career to helping students from similar backgrounds envision their futures. "Setbacks are set-ups for greatness," he tells his students.
SEE: Ricardo's photo gallery
WATCH: Ricardo's notification video
Ryan Lafferty (WA '15) is so popular at Bellevue's International School that half of the school's students take AP Physics just so they can have Lafferty as a teacher. He also serves as a National Honor Society advisor, participates in the school's middle and high school science clubs, and travels with students to the state science bowl.
SEE: Ryan's photo gallery
WATCH: Ryan's notification video
Every teacher needs more hours in the day, right? We crowdsourced advice from other teachers on efficient ways to grade papers, check assignments, get students on task and more. Will these tips work for you? Click here to read the tips.
Erika Penzer Kerekes
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In this newsletter: Ryan Lafferty (WA '15), Ricardo Larios (OR '15)
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