A special education teacher's worldwide journey in the classroom | Teachers' Lounge Podcast
On a brand-new Teachers’ Lounge, Eugene Calingacion is a special education teacher at Jones-Farrar, an International Baccalaureate World Schoolin Freeport, Illinois!
We talked with Eugene about his journey from growing up in poverty in the Philippines, the dedication it took to get his degree, all the way to teaching special education in the United States. We get into what it means to teach at an International Baccalaureate World School, how his own childhood experiences and trauma help him advocate for his students now, and so much more.
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