I work at a public charter school in the Bronx, New York City’s poorest borough. We teach pre-K through Fifth Grade, and my primary job is to train and support the teachers in kindergarten, first and second grades as they learn our school’s pedagogy.
It’s a terrific position to be in as I spend much of my day in classrooms, working together with the teachers and students. The kids who attend our school were randomly selected via a public lottery.
Yet, on state exams, they not only outperform the other schools in our neighborhood, but also the entire city and even the wealthy suburbs.Read more on themighty.com