logo

Elementary School Teacher Became a Sensation after Printing Her Pupils' Art Works onto Her Dress

Comfort Omovre
Mar 28, 2019
04:51 P.M.

Teachers are one of the bedrocks of a functional society, and often do not get the recognition they deserve. A Texas teacher has broken through this to become an internet sensation.

Advertisement

When Rebecca Bonner bought a cream cotton dress from Amazon, for her elementary school class to paint on, she had no idea it would make her famous.

The art teacher at Mcauliffe Elementary School, Highland Village, Texas, after buying the dress left it for two weeks for her students to work their art magic, in preparation of their art show.

The students seeing a creative opportunity got to work, drawing things like sunflowers, watermelon fireworks, and paintbrush. There was no limit to their genius as they turned the skirt of the dress into a rainbow of shapes and patterns.

Advertisement

In an attempt to show off the dress, Bonner’s daughter, Charlece Lake, shared a picture of her mother wearing it on Twitter, writing that her mother is the “Cutest art teacher ever.”

The post went viral garnering over a hundred thousand likes and twelve thousand retweets. The 46-year-old also got commended for her initiative and inspiring teaching skills.

A comment on Twitter read :

Advertisement

“When will we pay teachers what they deserve? Love this”

Others described the art educator as “A national treasure,” “A teacher that changes a child’s life,” “Amazing,” and “Wonderful.”

Speaking on “Good Morning America,” the Texan explained that it was her way of getting about 580 children between the ages of three and eleven interested in art.

Advertisement

The happy teacher said she got the inspiration from a closed Facebook group of her peers and wants elementary art to get more attention. Bonner might be celebrating, but it is not every teacher that gets rewarded for their efforts.

Last year, Diane Tirado, lost her job at a high school in Port St. Lucie, Florida, for choosing not to encourage mediocrity among her students. The 52-year-old after working at the school for a few months discovered she was expected to award a 50% score to undeserving students.

Advertisement

The rule didn’t sit well with her, and she rebelled, leading to her termination. Before leaving the school, Tirado left a note on the board for her class, wishing them well and informing them she would not award marks for work not done.

The note went viral on Facebook, getting over 2,000 shares. Their stories may be different, but these two teachers did right by their students.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

'The Sopranos’ Actress Suzanne Shepherd Passes Away at 89 — She Was Suffering from a Chronic Disease

November 20, 2023

Husband Notices 'Odd Taste' in Drinks & Food His Wife Gives Him, Installs Surveillance Camera at Home

January 19, 2024

Frank Caprio Reveals He Has Cancer – He Spends Time with His Big Family & Wife of More than 5 Decades ‘As Much as Possible’

December 13, 2023

Brave Girl, 14, Saves Runaway School Bus Full of Kids from Colliding with Gas Station: ‘Everyone Was Freaking Out’

November 30, 2023

‘Wonder Woman’ Star Lynda Carter Shares Pain Following Husband’s Death – His Request Saved Their Marriage & Family

December 19, 2023

Every Day Little Boy Comes Home from School in Tears until His Father Shows up in His Classroom – Story of the Day

February 02, 2024

Teacher Asks Second-Graders to Color a Pic of a Hat, Later Surprises Them with Their Creation

January 29, 2024

'GMA' Anchor George Stephanopoulos' Daughter Wore Scoliosis Braces & Underwent Surgery – She Is Stunning at 21

January 29, 2024

Joy Behar Waited 29 Years to Marry Retired School Teacher 7 Years Younger than Her

November 06, 2023

6-Year-Old Schoolboy Is 1-Minute Late to School – Mom Accidentally Finds Out about His Harsh Punishment

October 31, 2023

Teacher Learns Her Ex's Daughter Is Forced to Do Homework on the Street Even in the Rain – Story of the Day

March 17, 2024

Son Deceives Mom about Taking Art Classes, but the Truth Leaves Her Stunned

February 19, 2024

Son Deceives Mom about Taking Art Classes, but the Truth Leaves Her Stunned

February 06, 2024

Happy Girl, 5, Starts Coming from School Distressed & Shaking – Mom Secretly Put Mini Recorder in Her Scrunchie

December 07, 2023