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Class Act Video Reports

Teacher lifts voices and spirits of teen chorus

2:21 PM, Mar 10, 2014

In a James Lindsey class at Griffin High School, you simply want to sit and listen to the beautiful sounds of the teen chorus.

Choir teacher lifts teens through song

11:10 PM, Mar 3, 2014

It's one class you just want to sit-in and enjoy all day. The melodic magical music comes from some Griffin High School teens.

Teachers create hunt for treasure game

11:55 AM, Feb 24, 2014

Two Holy Innocents' teachers have combined pop culture with classroom learning to create a fun "treasure hunt" lesson.

Teacher reaches special needs students

7:53 AM, Feb 3, 2014

Jill Buchanan expertly guides her students' learning and celebrates them as individuals.

Media Center team helps teens move to the next academic level

11:42 AM, Jan 21, 2014

This trio of educators is dedicated to helping students understand material they may have a tough time grasping in the classroom.

Teacher helps students become creative thinkers

1:30 PM, Dec 16, 2013

Amanda Quay teaches at Hickory Hills Elementary School, an arts academy in Marietta.

Teacher relates to teens on their level

10:23 AM, Dec 9, 2013

Atlanta teacher Tara Johnson has a way of relating to her middle school students that helps them perform better academically.

Teacher is a 'King' of Connie's Court

12:22 PM, Dec 5, 2013

One physical education teacher is so great, she even caught the attention of an Atlanta Braves legend.

Teacher who struggled to learn now helps kids like her

11:58 AM, Nov 18, 2013

One special teacher helped Gina when she was struggling in school. Gina is now a teacher and is determined to help children the way she was helped.

PE teacher breaks world records to help keep kids active

12:11 PM, Nov 11, 2013

A DeKalb County health and physical education teacher is not only helping to fight Georgia's high childhood obesity rate, he's devoted his life to raising money for the equipment keep kids active.

Teacher uses student-centered Design Thinking approach

7:20 PM, Nov 5, 2013

Mary Cantwell believes teachers should get out of the way and allow kids to look at problems and determine solutions without boundaries.

Coach gives special needs students the chance to be part of team

3:52 PM, Oct 14, 2013

At Paulding County High School, Scott Hamilton is quietly helping his school become more caring and compassionate.

Teacher's humor inspires kids to excel in school

1:36 PM, Oct 9, 2013

If you spend time in Bill McAuliffe's class at Gwinnett School of Math, Science and Technology (GSMST), it doesn't take long until you're smiling and laughing, but it's not because the subject matter is silly.

Teacher coaches students in life skills

10:33 AM, Oct 8, 2013

Kelly Wren is the reason teens take tough courses like Advanced Placement History and I.B Psychology at South Forsyth High School.

Teacher uses the Minecraft game as a teaching tool

2:15 PM, Oct 7, 2013

Students in Mitch Brotherton's math literacy classes play the game Minecraft and they're learning from it.

Man thinks his teacher sister is a Class Act

10:44 AM, Sep 23, 2013

Amy Allman "has a true passion that comes from her heart to help our youth and give them an education," according to her adoring brother Joseph.

Teacher challenges student to become nerds

12:39 PM, Sep 10, 2013

 It's true the chemical reactions in George Dietz' classes at Woodward Academy deal with what he's teaching.  But, the true chemistry is between Dietz and his students.