"Michelle's specialty is taking students who are normally underrepresented in science -- minorities, women, students with disabilities, even students who say equations and formulas are just not their thing -- and helping them discover the scientist within.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Obama Honors Teacher
President Barack Obama honored the teacher of the year yesterday at the White House. Michelle Shearer, who teaches advanced placement chemistry in Maryland got into teaching by volunteering with deaf children. Shearer offered the first AP chemistry course ever at the Maryland School for the Deaf. The President said: