Aimee Scott is a third-grade teacher from Utah. She started her teaching career a year and a half ago, and in that short amount of time has gained a popular online presence with her student-centered videos. You may recognize Aimee from her viral TikTok video, “How I Teach Fairness to Elementary Schoolers Using Bandaids.” Her lessons have been featured on Upworthy, Fox News, and In the Know.
I have wanted to be a teacher for as long as I can remember! I’m the oldest of six children, so I had prime pupils (aka, little siblings that would do whatever I told them to do) to attend my “class” in our playroom. I still remember taking the time to decorate it so it looked just like my elementary classroom at school. I made a handwritten ABC banner, motivational posters, and created lessons using PowerPoint.
Little did that seven-year-old know, that one day she would have her own classroom, and the skills she was learning on PowerPoint would help her create an online Teachers Pay Teachers store that would double her teaching salary each month.
Teaching is a Work of Heart
I find so much joy in creating lessons that will engage my students. I want the memories they have in our third-grade classroom to last a lifetime. I know you do too and I’m sharing my secrets to help you get there. Pull up a seat and stay a while!