Posts Tagged ‘Perspective: Educator’

Carrie of Albany, CA on Education

Carrie of Albany, CA writes: I have taught students with learning disabilities for over fifteen years, in both public and private schools, as well as after school each day. I work with those most significantly affected by their disabilities: kids who need one-on-one support to succeed. I love my work, and get a ton of…

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Sheila of Orinda, CA on Health Care

Sheila of Orinda, CA writes: Four years ago, I moved back into to my father’s house because he desperately needed help with my mother who had dementia. I need to work at a job where I could quit when my help became essential. Even though I have a MA and years of experience teaching, I couldn’t…

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Meet Sherri of Boulder City, NV by Johonna Veloso

Johonna Veloso writes: Sherri is a retired teacher. She taught English as a second language at all levels – elementary to college. She is dealing with alot of medical issues that restrict her physically, but she still wants to help! Sherri became politically active just recently. She said all this activity is not really like…

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Matt of New york, NY on Climate Change

Matt of New york, NY writes: As a lifelong New Yorker, I’ve seen my city go through many evolutions and many changes. New York City is not the same city I grew up in during the 1970s, 80s or 90s. In many ways, the nature of the city is change; changing people, changing landscapes, changing…

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Tom of Silver Spring, MD on Climate Change

Tom of Silver Spring, MD writes: I am a native of Pennsylvania but have lived in Maryland for the last 3.5 years while I complete my doctorate (history).  My research and teaching interests are rooted in the nineteenth century, namely slavery and abolition and the rise of the fossil fuel energy industry.  I live in…

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