Scholastic’s Instructor magazine recently featured Memphis teacher Melissa Collins. Melissa was one of nine finalists for the 2013-14 Tennessee Teacher of the Year, and was named the Grand Division winner for West Tennessee. You might also recognize Melissa from a video message she filmed for Tennessee teachers earlier this fall.
In the article, Melissa talks about why she believes a focus on science is critical in elementary school and what she she believes is her most effective method of instruction.
Read more about Melissa’s second-grade classroom here.