Joshua Carroll’s classroom approach to STEM instruction has paid off, earning him the coveted Maryland Teacher of the Year award.
Carroll, a teacher in Anne Arundel County for the last 18 years, was presented with the honor on Friday at a gala. State officials recognized him for his project-based approach to teaching science, tech, engineering and math at South River High School in Edgewater.
“Joshua’s ability to recognize the contributions students make to their schools and communities builds positive morale school-wide,” said State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon, according to a release. “Through encouraging involvement in the community, his students gain experience outside of the classroom, creating real-word understanding and establishing key skills.”
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