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Teachers' Stories

Making Sense of it All

Posted on March 2, 2016 at 6:15 AM


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My name is Tahani Hashem, a Palestinian Australian, who was born and raised in Kuwait. After working in three schools, teaching Middle School Mathematics, I moved to BBS and have been teaching Math to Elementary students for 17 years. This is my first year as an Instructional Coach, and while it is a relatively new position, my years as a teacher have taug...

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An Accidental Profession

Posted on March 2, 2016 at 6:05 AM


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My name is Mona Sukkar. I was born and raised in Kuwait. Teaching definitely wasn't one of my dreams in high school despite being fortunate enough to be taught by spectacular, amazing and unique teachers throughout the three school stages I had been through. Journalism was my ultimate dream, especially as, at that time, I was writing stories and poems and partic...

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Finding Truth in Your Story

Posted on March 2, 2016 at 1:05 AM


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My name is Aaron Shelby and I was born and raised in Kansas City, MO. I earned my BA from the University of Texas-Austin and MAT from Tufts University. I taught for a number of years in Boston and NYC public schools at the high school level before moving to Kuwait to teach and serve as an Instructional Coach at BBS. The coaching position allows m...

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