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Sabres January Teacher of the Month

The Buffalo Sabres would like to recognize Dorie Rector of Elmcrest Elementary School as the January #HockeyScholar Teacher of the Month!

Learn a little about Dorie:

I. What grade/subject do you teach and how long have you been teaching? 5th grade Math and Science; I have been teaching for 17 years

II. How are you using Hockey Scholar in your classroom? I am using hockey scholar in my classroom as enrichment to our current math and science program during center activity time.

III. What was your students’ reaction to the course? Did they enjoy learning STEM with the Sabres? My students are very excited to be working with the Sabers organization. They are very excited to see how much math and science is incorporated into hockey. Even my students who have never skated love the ideas and graphics that help explain the problems.

IV. Who is your favorite Sabres player? Zach Bogosian (same hometown Massena) & Jack Eichel (My boys)

V. Who in your life inspired you to become a teacher? My 8th grade math teacher Carol Spandburgh

VI. What is your favorite hockey movie? Slap Shot (so innapropriate for a teacher but love the HUMOR)

VII. Would you be a defenseman, forward, or goalie? Forward