February 19, 2024

Elementary MAT Alum Is TikTok Star Teacher Tom @birdoftheweek

Tom Myers ’13 teaches third and fourth graders at Skyline Elementary and, thanks to his popular TikTok channel Teacher Tom @birdoftheweek, inspires young ornithologists across the globe.

Elementary alum Tom Myers @birdoftheweek Elementary alum Tom Myers @birdoftheweek
Credit: Tom Myers
In the article posted by Pamplin Media Group, Tom Meyers, Elementary MAT ’13, shares that he has always had a love of the outdoors and began birdwatching as a hobby seven years ago.

He creates the popular @birdoftheweek videos every Sunday to share with his class on Monday morning, noting that the most popular videos tend to feature common birds that elementary students are familiar with. Myers’ channel currently has 235K followers and his videos can receive millions of views.

Myers has been creating his “Bird of the Week” videos for over three years and tends to post birds who frequent Oregon, Washington and California.

Read the full story about Myers, and check out his videos at Teacher Tom, @birdoftheweek!