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How I Teach

How I Teach

How do teachers captivate their students? Here, in a feature we call How I Teach, we ask great educators how they approach their jobs.

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This Indianapolis counselor shows students how to tame stress and mediate conflicts

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For many of her students, this year is their first school experience

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This Newark high school counselor was discouraged from applying to college. She’s determined to help her students ‘achieve their dreams’

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Meet Autumn Rivera, Colorado’s teacher of the year

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After early hardships, this Chicago PE teacher relishes being a role model

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He taught Lil Buck. Now this Memphis educator has a new role.

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‘They are my celebrities:’ How this Denver theater teacher sees his students

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For this West Philadelphia teacher, racial justice is at the core of her work

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Indianapolis principal shifts school mindset ‘from punitive to positive’

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This Illinois teacher welcomes back her kindergarten students — this time, as second graders

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Empathy and equity are key to Michigan Teacher of the Year’s success

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This NYC counselor is helping students work through COVID-era trauma 

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This Denver teacher used to lecture students about using ‘Spanglish’ in the classroom. Now, she embraces it.

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At this East Harlem high school, advisory class is focused on student mental health

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This Detroit teacher’s classroom might be the hottest music studio in the city

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Giving teachers space to ‘relax and breathe’ lets them show up for their students, this IPS Principal of the Year says

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