PAYCE Stories

Reflections on my dream to become a teacher

October 12, 2018 Season 2 Episode 8
PAYCE Stories
Reflections on my dream to become a teacher
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PAYCE Stories
Reflections on my dream to become a teacher
Oct 12, 2018 Season 2 Episode 8
Palestinian American Youth Civic Engagement

Myqueal Lewis (Florida A&M U) presents this moving radio essay about his aspirations to become a teacher.  He thought of many pros and cons of pursuing this profession.  But recent gun violence has raised new questions.  This thought-provoking podcast combines personal reflection and interview with a high school gun control activist.  High schoolers are standing up to demand change to protect their lives.  Having adults who support young activists is a big motivator.  Myqueal concludes that a high school student he interviewed, Makaela, gives him an important perspective on activism. 

Show Notes

Myqueal Lewis (Florida A&M U) presents this moving radio essay about his aspirations to become a teacher.  He thought of many pros and cons of pursuing this profession.  But recent gun violence has raised new questions.  This thought-provoking podcast combines personal reflection and interview with a high school gun control activist.  High schoolers are standing up to demand change to protect their lives.  Having adults who support young activists is a big motivator.  Myqueal concludes that a high school student he interviewed, Makaela, gives him an important perspective on activism. 

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