7 Generations Radio: John and Jennifer Glymph–Jefferson County Teachers–5/7/2016

Host:  Joe Gray

Guests:  John and Jennifer Glymph, Teachers at Washington High School in Charles Town, WV.  John teaches History and Contemporary Studies.  Jennifer teaches English, Art and Special Ed and was recently voted Teacher of the Year.

Discussion:  John and Jennifer discuss what it is to be a high school teacher in today’s environment.  They discuss their degree of freedom in selecting classroom material and in conducting discussions.  They talk about the their approach to teaching a diverse population of students some of whom have special needs.  They address the drug epidemic and the role of schools in educating teens about it.  They also address budgetary issues facing WV schools.

This show was broadcast on WSHC Shepherdstown, from the campus of Shepherd University on May 7, 2016.

The views expressed herein are those of the host and guests and do not necessarily represent the views of Shepherd University or the radio station.

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