Missouri's 2015-16 Milken Educator is Deborah Siebern-DennisBode Middle School | St. Joseph, MO | Feb 11, 2016
Science teacher Deborah Siebern-Dennis and her students talk with visitors in the classroom after Siebern-Dennis's surprise Milken Educator Award notification. She uses the "5E" instructional model in her 7th- and 8th-grade classes: engage, explore, explain, elaborate and evaluate. Her students, who have been described as problem solvers, risk takers and lovers of science, have the highest benchmark scores in the district.
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