TeachersCount and Tonic present a new series of educator interviews, and we’re coming out swinging with a teacher who’d like nothing more than to kill the dreaded book report.
Esther Wojcicki is the kind of teacher that helps her students to think in an analytical, critical and ultimately journalistic fashion. In her classroom, style and content play second fiddle to evaluating information in a truly discursive manner — an invaluable method in any walk of life, not just writing. She currently teaches journalism and advises the school newspaper, The Campanile, at Palo Alto High School in California.
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