Gregory Jones

Gregory Jones is a writer, marketer, and communications professional who lives in Western Massachusetts. With a background in literature (PhD, English) and political grassroots, he believes strongly in the power of storytelling and the importance of using it thoughtfully.

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Facing History and Finding Destiny in the South Bronx

Posted by Gregory Jones on February 8, 2019

 

New York State's Teacher of the Year, high school history teacher Alhassan Susso, wants us to let go: “If we hold on to our history, we do it at the expense of our destiny.”

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Topics: Social and Emotional Learning, Teaching

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