Julia Sharkey, Hanne Sharkey, and John Sharkey

Recorded May 19, 2020 Archived May 18, 2020 01:59:05
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Sisters Julia Sharkey (28) and Hanne Sharkey (31) interview their father, John "Mick" Sharkey (63), about his thirty years as a teacher, and share what they have learned from him as teachers themselves.

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JMS talks about how he decided to become a teacher.
JS and HS talks about being a student in JMS's classroom.
JMS talks about the importance of teaching his students to think independently.
JS remembers how she adjusted her teaching style when she first started teaching.
JS shares how she has learned non-judgement from JMS and how she applies that to her teaching.
JMS discusses his students who are graduating this year, and his upcoming retirement.
JMS, JS, and HS all share "embarrassing" moments from teaching.
JMS explores some of his fears about retirement, and also what he is looking forward to once he retires.


  • Julia Sharkey (b. 1992)
  • Hanne Sharkey (b. 1989)
  • John Sharkey (b. 1956)

Recording Location

Virtual Recording