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On the Podcast: Reflecting on Diversity in High School and in College with Heinemann Fellow Julie Kwon Jee

JulieJee_and_StudentsToday on the podcast we’re handing things over to Heinemann Fellow Julie Kwon Jee. Julie is in the final year of her fellowship, and currently teaches high school literature, writing composition, and AP English literature in LaGrangeville, New York. She is dedicated to creating safe classroom environments where students flourish and become lifelong readers and writers.

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In today’s episode, Julie is joined by some of her former students who have since entered college. They reflect on how diversity showed up during their time in high school, and contrast that with their experiences in college.

A full transcript will be available soon!

Special thanks to Gerry Sheedy of Arlington High school for his assistance in the production of this episode. 

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juliekwonjeeJulie Kwon Jee is a National Board Certified Teacher dedicated to creating safe classroom environments where students flourish and become lifelong readers and writers. She currently teaches literature, writing composition, and AP English Literature at Arlington High School in LaGrangeville, NY. Julie serves on several teams and committees in her school district, is a founding organizer at EdCamp Hudson Valley, and is a member of the Hudson Valley Writing Project (part of the National Writing Project). Julie is a pioneer in integrating technology and digital tools into literacy learning, and in 2013 was nominated as one of 40 top innovators in education by the Center for Digital Education. Through her robust range of work, Julie seeks to lead by empowering others and bringing equity into the classroom.

Follow Julie on Twitter @mrsjjee 

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Topics: Heinemann Fellows, Podcast, College, Diverse Books, Heinemann Podcast, High School, Identity, Julie Kwon Jee

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