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21. National Teacher of the Year Shanna Peeples

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What would prompt a newspaper reporter to enter the teaching profession?  Shanna Peeples is not only a Texas Teacher of the Year, but also the 2015 National Teacher of the Year.

 

Join Anthony Arno as he talks with Shanna Peeples about how one of her teachers comforted her when she moved midyear as a 7th grader, her role in assisting one of her students from Vietnam gain entry into Harvard, keeping her selection as National Teacher of the Year a secret for 6 weeks prior to the Whitehouse announcement, her walk with President Obama through the streets of DC, and stories from her travels of 300,000 air miles as National Teacher of the Year.

 
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Website: Shanna Peeples

 

Twitter: Shanna Peeples

 

CBS This Morning Interview

 

Student Testimonial Kayla Storrs

 

Whitehouse Ceremony Video

 

Walk to Coffee Shop with President Obama

 

NPR Featuring Shanna Peeples

 

Internet Resources: Twitter

 

Recommended Book: Never Work Harder Than Your Students by Robyn Jackson

 

Quote: “What we have loved, others will love, and we will teach them how.”  William Wordsworth

 

 

 

Final Period Before the Final Bell:

 

Morning Person or Night Owl

• Morning

 

Mac or PC

• Mac

 

Favorite Childhood Book

• The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

 

First Paying Job

• Short Order Cook at Bowling Alley

 

Favorite TV Show

• The Walking Dead

 

Last Music Download or song playing in your car

• Relaxation Type Music

 

One Famous Person That You Would Invite for Dinner

• John Dewey

 

What would you do during an unexpected snow day?

• Read, Read, Read

 

Next Item on Bucket List

•  Europe

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