Karen Albert of Robert L. McCaffrey Middle School in the Galt Joint Elementary School District is this weeks SEVA Teacher of the Week.
Mrs. Albert has helped students learn all things video production for ten of her 19 years in teaching. During these ten years Mrs. Albert has gotten to experience the magic of seeing students’ creativity shine. She challenges her students to try something new and helps them see that they are capable of things they might not have known were possible otherwise.
Mrs. Albert has found that her students often teach her just as much as she is teaching them. While she encourages her students to look to their peers for help before they come to her, she also isn’t afraid to ask for help from her students in front of the class. The sense of pride that comes from this collaboration is unmistakable. Mrs. Albert understands that the more responsibility she gives her students the more they develop skills that can be used beyond the four walls of the classroom. Mrs. Albert has been one of the biggest supporters of creating a group for our teachers. She is always looking to build a stronger network and has been instrumental in creating a community for media teachers.