St. Louis, Mo (KPLR) - Teachers have many roles as coach, tutor, adviser, guide, mentor, expert, friend and partner to their students and families. We all have teachers who have made a lasting impact in our lives. And, KPLR 11 honored a local teacher today with our Tools for Teachers program presented by Weber Chevrolet (www.weberchevrolet.com).
We received a heartfelt nomination from a parent nominating Mrs. Christa Luu from St. Theodore Catholic School.
Mrs. Luu is not only an amazing teacher, but she is also a mother of 4. As a parent, I love hearing the stories from my children not only enjoying their time at school with her, but also being excited about what they learn from her. She is enthusiastic about promoting reading to the kids, which my daughter is constantly doing. But, her specialties are Math and Science. She does science experiments with the kids, and she loves teaching Math to the 4th and 5th grade students. I am so impressed with the growth my 10 year-old has had in the subject. Mrs. Luu has also brought the JA Biztown program to our school which allows the 5th graders to experience life in the grown-up world for a day. The kids love it! Teachers like her, promoting a positive experience while making education fun, make monumental impacts not only on their current education, but will carry on with them for life.
And today, Mrs. Christa Luu was our Tools for Teachers recipient of $500.00 from our sponsor, Weber Chevrolet that she can use in her classroom and 2 tickets to the St. Louis Science Center for students in his class.
Nominations are being accepted for our next Tools for Teachers recipient: