Mr. Frank Rodgers


Mr. Frank Rodgers John R. Hummel Elementary
Las Vegas, Nevada

Teaching Motto: "Always be a little kinder than necessary." - James M. Barrie

Who was your favorite teacher? Why?

Miss Angelis, 2nd grade. She was so pretty! My 1st crush! She took our class to the Metropolitan Opera in NYC. I sat next to Miss Angelis. How appropriate that her name was "Angel"is.

What are three things every teacher should own?

1.) A gym membership

2.) A sense of humor

3.) Lots of patience

If you could have any person (living, dead or fictional) as a principal, who would it be?

Nelson Mandela or Martin Luther King Jr.

What profession other than your own would you most like to attempt?

Medical profession.

Describe your all-time favorite lesson/unit activity

I think I love putting on little plays with my kids. It opens them up and at the same time....they have FUN!

What is the greatest misconception about teachers?

They are overpaid.

What stereotype about teachers is true?

We will eat anything you put in the teacher's lounge!

How did you know you wanted to be a teacher?

When I decided to become a teacher I knew I wanted to teach kids with special needs. I always felt left out and scared in my elementary school classes when I was a kid. I wanted to make sure that at least the kids I taught felt safe and loved. I wanted them to know that someone really cared about them.

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