Her upbeat energy keeps these first graders engaged. During lessons, she cleverly coerces the class into concepts that are above their grade level.
She does it all, from teaching 4th grade, to leading the robotics club, and even running the school's daily TV Newscast.
Hands on learning is something 4th grade teacher Matt Lewis has focused in on through his years in the classroom. He believes students learn better when actually doing it themselves.
This amazing teacher really puts herself into her students' shoes. Her classes are energetic and she makes sure to meet all her students' needs.
Along with teaching history, he was the school's head football coach for 27 years.
Music teacher Michele Metzger has been teaching most of her high school band students for 13 of her 20 years at Nicollet Public Schools.
Tonight's Golden Apple award winner has us going to Truman, Minnesota. This kindergarten teacher has been laying the educational foundation for children at Truman Schools for the last 21 years.
Martha Witte is in only her second year teaching at St. Clair Elementary, but she says the relationships she's already made makes it feel like it's been home for years.
Michael Kutch is the church's and school's music director, art, choir, and music teacher, and even helps with technology.
Brad Lawson is known for more than just being a teacher and coach, he is a role model for many of his students.
At St. Peter Lutheran School you'll find a teacher who's love for her students goes far beyond scholastics.
A first-grade teacher in Sleepy Eye has dedicated decades to make learning fun and active.
The recipient of this week's Golden Apple award has a song in her heart and she loves to share that gift of music with all for her students.