Meet the Florida Teacher Inspiring Her Students to Aim High

Rhonda Ripperger, a STEM teacher at South Lake Elementary School in Titusville, FL, gets kids excited for learning by teaching them about space.

In this clip from Good Morning America, South Lake Elementary teacher Rhonda Ripperger explains how the SmartLab helps to make science fun for students. Being just 18 miles from the Kennedy Space Center, the students have a keen interest in outer space, and many of the activities they engage in at the SmartLab relate to space exploration or study. Watch the live interview with GMA and everyone’s reaction to a welcome surprise.