Position: U.S. History Teacher
School: Amanda Elzy High School
School District: Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District
City, State: Greenwood, MS
Music that Describes Robert
Robert Moore was nominated by his family member, Lula Moore.
"I chose Robert Andre Moore, 38 years old, as a LifeChanger because during his eight years of teaching, he has demonstrated his ability to make an essential, positive difference in the lives of his students and their parents," said Lula. "He adds to the development of a positive school atmosphere. He is recognized as a professional leader with a record of excellent performance within his school and district. Robert admonishes to creating and maintaining a nurturing environment and adheres to high moral and ethical standards."
Mr. Moore teaches history to eleventh grade students at Amanda Elzy High School, where he shows passion, not only for the art and skill of teaching, but for his students. His personal saying is, "I do not teach because it is a job, I teach because it is a calling." He makes it a priority to get to know his students and figure out the best way to teach them to ensure they succeed.
Mr. Moore utilizes differentiated instruction and individualized instruction where needed, as well as technology and incentives. He makes history come alive! After introducing a lesson and engaging the students, he monitors and assists his students as they engage in class activities, both group and individual. He never sits during class time, and he is always focused on the needs of his students. Mr. Moore goes to his students' homes when they are absent from class/school. He develops a strong bond with their parents, who are regularly amazed by his commitment to their children.
Mr. Moore is not only committed to his students in his classroom - he monitors students as they change classes, eat in the cafeteria, and get on the buses. He attends all school activities where students are participating, both locally and out of town. Mr. Moore promotes a positive, safe school atmosphere throughout the entire campus. He utilizes his own money to provide materials and supplies needed for his students, and he asks for nothing in return. He holds to high morals and ethical standards, which he conveys to his students, colleagues, administrators, school staff and community. His co-workers and administrators speak very highly about him regarding his work ethics, working with others, and commitment to his students.
His leadership and performance on a professional level has been recognized by his school and district. During the 2017-2018 School Year, Mr. Moore was chosen as "Teacher of the Year" for his school. He was chosen as "Star Teacher" by the "Star Student" at his school and district during the 2018-2019 School Year. Also, he was recognized by his school and district for his students' State History Test Results, with 90% of students passing. His students have recognized him with an honor program and plaque to show their love and appreciation for a teacher, whom they say is, "Real and Truly Cares For All Students".
"In conclusion, Mr. Robert Andre Moore is one of the 10 percent out of 100 percent of teachers, who has and continues to make a positive, beneficial difference in the lives of students, parents and teachers, contributes to the development of a positive school atmosphere, and is recognized for leadership, high moral standards, and a record of excellent performance at the professional level," said Lula. "These are a few reasons why Mr. Moore was my choice to recognize as a LifeChanger."