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Abbie McKeel, fourth-grade teacher at Greenfield School, is featured in this week’s Why I Teach.
Total years teaching: 15 years
First teaching position: Carver Elementary, in Wendell
Colleges attended: Meredith College
Favorite book: “Thank You, Mr. Falker” by Patricia Polacco (or any book by Polacco)
Other interesting facts: I absolutely love Disney and love relating Disney World or Disney movies to anything I teach!
Why I teach: I teach because every day is new and exciting. It is definitely not a monotonous career. Each day my students are learning something new. While I’m teaching them, they also teach me. The students’ inventiveness and creativeness never cease to amaze me!