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Podcast: Kelly Harper Atlanta, GA, for Teachers in America
Meet Kelly Harper, a third-grade teacher at Mary Bethune Elementary in Atlanta, Georgia. After winning the 2019 District of Columbia Teacher of the Year Award and being named one of four finalists for the 2019 National Teacher of the Year, Kelly moved to Atlanta, where she employs social-emotional learning to work toward dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
July 28, 2020
Podcast: Sarah Lerner in Parkland, Florida, for Teachers in America
Meet Sarah Lerner, an advisor for the award-winning yearbook Aerie and an English and journalism teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Sarah is passionate about mental health and advocating for gun reform and oversaw the publication of the student written anthology Parkland Speaks.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
June 23, 2020
Podcast: Teaching Through Historic Moments on Teachers in America
Meet Bianca Cole, a middle school special education and language arts teacher from Washington. From the effects of COVID-19 on Seattle to the Black Lives Matter protests that have taken place across America, 2020 has already presented Bianca with ample teaching moments outside of her classroom.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
June 16, 2020
Podcast: Homeschooling During COVID-19 on Teachers in America
Meet Debra Liese, who met with Noelle to discuss Homeschooling during COVID-19. Like many parents, Debra has been working remotely full-time while helping to teach her children whose public schools have been shuttered during the COVID-19 crisis.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
May 26, 2020
Podcast: Chris Dier in Chalmette, Louisiana, for Teachers in America
Meet Chris Dier, a teacher of World History and AP Human Geography at Chalmette High School in St. Bernard’s Parish, Louisiana, who is the 2020 Louisiana Teacher of the Year. Chris’s focus is to provide an equitable and multicultural education for all.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
April 30, 2020
Meet Noelle Morris: Host of Teachers in America Podcast
Get to know veteran educator, the original READ 180 teacher, and host of our HMH Learning Moments: Teachers in America podcast: Noelle Morris.
Onalee Smith
Shaped Editor
Noelle Morris
Director of Content and Programming, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
March 11, 2020
Podcast: Debra in Salisbury, Maryland, for Teachers in America
Meet Ms. Debra Reynolds, a world history teacher at Wicomico Middle School. She talks about building relationships with her students from day one, and how she finds time for her hobbies (like skydiving and antiquing)!
Onalee Smith
Shaped Editor
March 10, 2020
Learning Moments: Teachers in America Podcast Season 2
New episodes for 2020! Hosted by Noelle Morris; a podcast for teachers, celebrating teachers. Hear firsthand from the K-12 teachers who are shaping young lives around the country every day.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
Onalee Smith
Shaped Editor
January 21, 2020
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