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Teaching through Theater: Letting Literature Come to Life


Ingrid Rachal is a 8th grade English Language Arts teacher at Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary Charter School and a 2018 New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Award Winner. The first day I taught, it was as if a light switch had… Read More