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14 Brilliantly Creative Ways Teachers Have Taught Students In School

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you to the teachers who inspire us to think outside of the box. If you’re a teacher and part of an educational or professional organization, you could save money with GEICO. Click here to see if you qualify for discounts.

Recently, we asked the BuzzFeed Community and educators for examples of creative lessons they've experienced or taught in the classroom.

With Teacher Appreciation Week coming up, it's a great opportunity to celebrate the amazing teachers in our lives. Thank you for educating the leaders of tomorrow with creative lesson plans inside the classroom and out!

1. This teacher who cooks up exciting escape rooms for his students.

2. A teacher who taught us that writing cursive can be messy (but rewarding)!

3. This teacher who made fractions fun!

4. This teacher who showcases how the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell in a sweet way!

5. This teacher who walked the walk and danced the dance.

6. This teacher with the amazing idea of "learning, but make it fashion!"

7. This teacher who showcases how podcasts are excellent tools for learning!

8. A teacher who was definitely NOT a stick in the mud!

9. A teacher who let their students have their cake and eat it too.

10. This teacher who makes math trendy!

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Mrs. Rory Yakubov (ITeachAlgebra) is a math teacher who breaks down algebra and geometry concepts in fun, short TikTok videos. She'll teach you about parabola shapes, polynomials, linear equations, and more utilizing all the hip trends on TikTok.

Check out her Teachers Pay Teachers page to see all the amazing classroom resources she offers, including fun variations of a tumbling blocks game utilizing math!

11. A teacher who was always ready to spill the tea.

12. This teacher who shared the importance of "who, what, when, where, why, and how" with a podcast project.

13. This teacher who was a fraction above the rest!

14. This teacher who showed all sides of a "government party."

Note: Submissions have been edited for length, grammar, and/or clarity.

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