S01 Episode 7 Part 1: Shanna Peeples: 2015 National Teacher of the Year, Doctoral Candidate at Harvard, and Author

S01 Episode 7 Part 1: Shanna Peeples: 2015 National Teacher of the Year, Doctoral Candidate at Harvard, and Author

Our guest for our 2 part mini series of episode 7 is Shanna Peeples.

Shanna the 2015 National Teacher of the Year and is a former Secondary English teacher, department chair, and instructional coach at Amarillo ISD in Amarillo, Texas.  Currently she is a doctoral candidate for Education Leadership at Harvard!

She is the co-author of The Best Lesson Series: Literature: 15 Master Teachers Share What Works.

Coming in January of 2018, she will be publishing her first book: Think Like Socrates: Inviting Curiosity and Critical Thinking Into The Classroom.

“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us” – Aristotle

In this episode we discuss:

  • Her journey into education
  • Why she became a teacher
  • Why it is important to connect on a personal level with your students
  • What is was like to teach English to ESL students – challenges and how she over came them!

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