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      Empowering Future Scientists: Daniel Thompson Named eSchool News Hero Educator Awards Finalist

      Posted by Boxlight on Wed, Nov 15, 2023


      In a celebration of dedication and innovation in the field of education, we are thrilled to share the incredible news that Ron Clark Academy (Atlanta, GA) science teacher, Daniel Thompson, has been named a finalist for the prestigious eSchool News Hero Educator Awards. 

      The eSchool News K-12 Hero Awards serve as a beacon of recognition, spotlighting the exceptional efforts of educators spanning various K-12 departments, from IT and curriculum to instruction and administration. Amid this diverse pool of talent, Daniel Thompson's recognition stands out as a testament to his unwavering commitment to the students at Ron Clark Academy. 

      What makes Daniel Thompson's journey particularly inspiring is his tireless pursuit of innovative teaching methods and his embrace of cutting-edge educational technology, including the Labdisc All-in-One Science Lab. As an educator, he doesn't simply disseminate information; he cultivates a genuine passion for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) among his students. 

      Daniel's approach is hands-on, immersive, and mirrors the real-world experiences of scientists and researchers. He engages his students in a way that empowers them to envision a future where they too can become scientists. This isn't just education; it's a journey of self-discovery, where students are encouraged to explore their potential and understand the world around them in a scientific light. 

      “I am incredibly grateful and honored to be nominated,” Daniel commented. “I am sure many teachers out there are more deserving however I am greatly appreciative to be nominated for this award.” 

       To read about Daniel’s work with students at Ron Clark Academy, click here: Ron Clark Academy 

      As we celebrate Daniel's recognition as a finalist for the eSchool News Hero Educator Awards, we also celebrate the impact he has had on the lives of countless students. He has not only inspired them to embrace the wonders of STEM but has instilled in them the belief that they too can be scientists and innovators. We look forward to his continued journey of inspiring and empowering the scientists of tomorrow. 


      For the complete list of Finalists, click here: Hero Awards Finalists 

      Topics: awards, Labdisc, STEM education, Success Story


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