Columbia,SC (WLTX)-- Ben White is a 5th grade teacher at Bookman Road Elementary School and for the last 3 years he's been making an incredible difference in his student's lives.
Columbia, SC (WLTX)--Simple directions from a seasoned teacher equal success in Mrs. Patrice Anderson's 4th grade class at North Springs Elementary School in Richland School District 2.
One of the best lessons one can learn in life is to appreciate what you have, when you have it; to be thankful. That's exactly what a first grade class at Hyatt Park Elementary is learning this Thanksgiving week.
Columbia, SC (WLTX)-- There are raised hands and eager faces in Rebecca Bonig's 4th grade class at Bridge Creek Elementary School; each one thrilled about lessons in social studies.
From photosynthesis to frog dissecting, Karen McCartha's 7th grade science class at Dutch Fork Middle school gets it all.
Ms. Jennifer Wright's kindergarten class at Camden Elementary School of the Creative Arts is a place where students learn and have fun all at the same time.
There's a room at Arden Elementary School, that doesn't look like your typical classroom. There are no blackboards, smart boards, rulers or calculators. However, the lessons learned in Ms. Dale McLendon's guidance office are ones that her students with never forget.
Bright, colorful and happy are all words than a Midlands' teacher uses to describe art to her student's. However, her personality and influence in the classroom are just as vibrant as the art itself.
Elgin, SC (WLTX) - When you look around Mr. Rashad Adam's 5th grade classroom at Bookman Road Elementary, you can tell the attitude is still a bit boys verses girls. The gender line is clearly drawn, boys are on one side of the room and all the girls are on the other. However, when it comes to who is leading the class gender doesn't matter at all.
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - News19's Lauren Talarico was invited to Hand Middle School to present a student with a "very special award"; however, that was just a cover up for the real reason she was there.
Cayce, SC (WLTX) - One Midlands classroom boasts outstanding test scores, an above average ratio of advanced placement students and only one gender - boys. Leading the charge at Claude A. Taylor Elementary is one man, Mr. Floyd Dinkins.
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Anytime a professional has 43 years of experience in their career, there is no doubt they have picked up some tricks of the trade along the way. However, there's one teacher in the Midlands who says her most valuable tool has been with her since day one.