Cathy (mom) and Elizabeth (daughter) talking about the Covid 19 from 2 (educational) perspectives

I am a science teacher (56) in a middle school struggling to keep my students engaged. My daughter (17) is a high schooler with a very in-depth understanding of how this pandemic is affecting students. We talk about this subject...

Her legacy, last lesson & our final collaboration: Rachel reflects on her life as an educator

Rachel and Takeru are close friends, colleagues, and teach high school English class. When Rachel was diagnosed with her third bout of cancer, they sat down together to reflect on her journey as a teacher, from how she came into...

I Teach You and You Teach Me

In this interview, see how it is like to be a high school teacher, the struggles, the relationship you make, the experiences as a teacher. Ms. Graves tells a bit about her story of why she wanted to become a...

From Rags to Riches; from the poverty of a small mining town to the city-life of northern virginia.

The limitations of growing up in a coal mining town, going to college, and becoming a respected teacher in a newly developing Virginia school system.

Interviewing my mom

I interviewed my mom, Brandy Beckman, about her life and how she grew up. She talked about how so many things he a great impact on her life and who she is today. She is an amazing person and a...