Jennifer Forshey

Jennifer Forshey entered the teaching profession after nearly a decade of government service in Washington, D.C., where she worked for the White House's Office of Management and Budget as a Policy Analyst and Special Assistant to the Director. She currently teaches social studies at Rocky River High School and is a member of the Facing History Leadership Academy.

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Seeing Today’s World Through the Lens of Reconstruction

Posted by Jennifer Forshey on June 27, 2016

As a teacher, I talk to my students about expectations a lot. My expectations for them and their expectations for themselves. I tell them it is my professional responsibility and mission to raise their expectations. I want them to think deeper and more creatively. I want them to understand and not memorize. I want them to realize the human impact of history and their role in our collective tomorrow.

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Topics: Reconstruction, Universe of Obligation

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