Ellen DeGeneres surprised 2nd grade school teacher Michael Bonner on Thursday’s episode. The South Greenville Elementary teacher attracted the attention of many viewers when a video of his teaching method to his students went viral.
The talk show host was inspired by the affect Bonner has on his students at South Greenville Elementary, where a majority of children have difficult home lives and many are homeless. According to the show, when Ellen heard about how Mr. Bonner’s unique, rap-filled teaching methods encourage students to go above and beyond, she couldn’t wait to meet him — and give his school a spectacular surprise! See what happens here:
We are so proud of Mr. Bonner for giving our children hope and understanding through teaching. If you would like to donate to a fantastic cause, visit Help South Greenville Elemetary GoFundMe page created by Ellen.