Farmington Public Schools teacher who taught remotely in a tuxedo gets vaccinated

Teachers have had the tough task of engaging students either in-person or over a screen throughout the COVID pandemic.

OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Teachers have had the tough task of engaging students either in-person or over a screen throughout the COVID pandemic.

One of those teachers was a math teacher, who wore a tuxedo and treated remote learning like a formal affair. He works to capture the attention of his students any way he can.

Steve Koponen is a teacher with Farmington Public Schools. Despite the challenges of COVID he has managed to make his most memorable year teaching even more memorably by his style of teaching.

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About the Author:

Paula Tutman is an Emmy award-winning journalist who came to Local 4 in 1992. She's a Peace Corps alum who spent her early childhood living in Sierra Leone, West Africa and Tanzania and East Africa.