Ms. Luann Smith

Teacher SpotlightChurchland High School
Portsmouth, V

Teaching Motto: To teach the whole student - mind, body and spirit.

Who was your favorite teacher? Why?

Mr. Anslinger because he brought English to life and used theater to help us learn to appreciate the classics.

What are three things every teacher should own?

1.) A sense of humor

2.) A loving heart

3.) A desire to never to stop learning

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

John F. Kennedy

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

There is no other profession!

Describe your all-time favorite lesson/unit activity.

Having the class incorporate as a travel company and then letting them work out how to develop a travel plan and multi-media travelogue for a group of students.

What is the greatest misconception about teachers?

That the reason we teach is June, July and August.

What stereotype about teachers is true?

That we are leaders.

How did you know you wanted to be a teacher?

When I walked into my cooperative classroom for student teaching, I knew I would never do anything else.

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