Tagged: teacher feature


From MCPS alumni to teachers

By Lucie Peyrebrune | Feb. 3, 2020, 9:27 p.m. | In Features »

An inside look at how MCPS has changed over the past couple of decades


Photo: Davina Ramos

By Elaine Cheng | Oct. 2, 2018, 8:46 a.m. | In Media »

"As a bilingual and bicultural teen, there were times that I felt that I didn’t fit in. It was as if I had one foot in each country."


After 19 years, Leigh Tinsley returns to Blair

By Emmy Song | Sept. 27, 2018, 6:27 p.m. | In Teacher Feature »

"When you teach writing, you get to see kids grow and come into their own voices, and there's something really validating about that. They are going to fight for what they believe in and I love giving them the tools to be able to do that in the world."


Davina Ramos arrives at Blair, the intersection of cultural crossroads

By Emmy Song | Sept. 27, 2018, 6:11 p.m. | In Teacher Feature »

"As a bilingual and bicultural teen, there were times that I felt that I didn’t fit in. It was as if I had one foot in each country."


A day in the life of Blair's principal

By Neva Taylor Charles Lott | Oct. 19, 2016, 1:17 p.m. | In Features »

Ms. Renay Johnson is the principal of Blair, but her daily activities are something of a mystery for Blair's Blazers. What really goes into a day in the life of Blair's principal?


Mr. Allen: no jokes (VIDEO)

By Jack Estrin | April 15, 2013, 12:52 p.m. | In Features »

"Stevie killed the teacher, Stevie killed the teacher!" And so goes one of math teacher Ty Allen's most legendary stories. But don't let his colorful personality and humorous anecdotes give you the wrong impression about his classroom: his class is no joke. Allen has found the perfect combination of fun, entertainment, discipline and math and combined it into one unique teaching style.


Allen, Tyrone

By Jack Estrin | April 13, 2013, 6:23 a.m. | In Teacher Feature »

Allen's teaching style is self-described as three things: structured, no-nonsense and organized, and these qualities are apparent. He controls his class, and will not put up with anything but civility. His style ensures complete focus from the students, whether he's lecturing or performing one of his classic solo music acts.


Goldberg, David

By Allison Daitch | Dec. 9, 2011, 2:21 p.m. | In Teacher Feature »

A teacher who used to be a DJ? Who loves punk music? Who wants school to start later? This doesn't seem feasible, until you meet Mr. Goldberg.


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