Teacher of the Week: Alecia Knaub
When Alecia Knaub was in the fourth grade, she wasn't good at math, but her teacher changed everything. She's now teaching 10th grade English at Roxboro Community School.
WILL BE TESTED IN GROUPS OF SIX. A POSITIVE RESULT WILL REQUIRE ANOTHER TEST LATER IN THE WEEK. >>> BRIAN SHRADER HAS MORE ON OUR TEACHER OF THE WEEK. >> Reporter: WHEN ALICIA WAS IN THE FOURTH GRADE, SHE WASN'T VERY GOOD AT MATH, BUT HER TEACHER CHANGED EVERYTHING. >> WHEN I FINALLY HAD HER, SHE REALLY OPENED THE DOOR FOR ME AND SHOWED ME THAT IT COULD BE DONE. >> Reporter: AND SHE'S NOW TEACHING TENTH GRADE ENGLISH, AND SAYS THE CHALLENGE OF TEACHING VIRTUALLY DURING THE PANDEMIC HELPED MAKE HER A BETTER EDUCATOR. SHE'S USING THOSE SKILLS TO GET HER STUDENTS ON THE SAME PAGE THIS YEAR. >> I HIT THAT REALLY HEAVILY TO BE SURE THEY HAVE THAT FOUNDATION TO BE SUCCESSFUL AS WE STARTED INTO THE ACTUAL GRADE LEVEL STUFF THIS YEAR. >> Reporter: AND SHE'S GLAD THAT EVERYONE IS BACK IN THE CLASSROOM. >> SEEING THE STUDENTS LIGHT UP WHEN THEY COME INTO THE CLASSROOM IS REALLY THE MOST REWARDING ASPECT OF IT.