Ida Freeman Feature Teacher

David Nichols, Fifth Grade Teacher

How long have you been teaching & where?David Nichols standing in hallway

  • This is my 31st year of teaching! I have taught 4 years in Kansas City, 3 years in Heavener, OK, & 24 years at Ida Freeman.

What is your favorite thing about teaching?

  • Developing relationships with kids and their families!

What is the funniest thing you have had to do while teaching?

  • I have had to wear a tutu.

What is the strangest thing you have had to do while teaching?

  • Lead a conga line of all my students around the room to reinforce graphing skills.

What is your goal for your students?

  • Help them develop the necessary skills so they can have MANY choices in life!