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Scrambling Eggs with the Douglas County Teacher of the Year Mike Bedosky

At the beginning of the year I asked my students which teachers they would like to see come to our classroom and prepare a dish.  Coach Bedosky was mentioned first.   I was not surprised at all.   Mike Bedosky is a history teacher at Alexander High School.  He has his Master’s degree and is currently working on his doctorate hopefully to be finished in 2012.    When I questioned him about preparing a dish  for us he did not hesitate saying, “Sure I would love to!”     Mike is no stranger to my classroom.  He comes quite frequently at the invitation of my students.  They love him!  I encourage students to invite teachers to have breakfast, lunch, or whatever we are preparing at the time.  We treat our classroom as if it were a fancy restaurant.  With the preparation of the meal out-of-the-way carrying on table conversation with adults can sometimes be a little difficult for teens.     Coach Bedosky is the perfect role model for students.  When he is our guest he has the entire table at ease and engaging in conversation. I can tell that he is thrilled to be invited and truly enjoys this time with his students. And think about it, how many times does a student get to sit down and enjoy a meal with their favorite teacher?  And it is a perfect time for students to see teachers in a different light.    Even before Mike was chosen as Douglas County teacher of the year I knew that he was a great teacher.  He has the respect of the students as well as fellow teachers and his love for teaching shows even out of the classroom.  I am so  proud that he is an Alexander Cougar.  Congratulations Coach!  Now to the cooking-

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