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"Getting Your Money's Worth" with Judith West

Jason Skeeter
 - Math Teacher, Williamsburg Collegiate Charter School
Jason Skeeter's fifth grade math students achieve. His expectations for his urban minority students is college. He's helping to close the achievement gap on that path. He starts his class promptly on the clock and cold canvases the room calling on students for participation. He's a drill sergeant in front of the class running his classroom by the standard of SLANT -- shorthand for SIT UP STRAIGHT, LISTEN, ASK AND ANSWER QUESTIONS. Nod for understanding and Track the speaker -- meaning follow with your eyes. This structured environment is the formula the Willismasburg Charter School believes in. Learn more about this successful teacher on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Education, Kids

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