In this Tch Talk Series “Sarah and Friends,” Tch Laureate Sarah Brown Wessling catches up with Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year Shawn Sheehan to hear his advice to his first-year teacher self.
Sarah Brown Wessling
Sarah Brown Wessling is a high school English teacher in Johnston, Iowa. She is the 2010 National Teacher of the Year and Laureate Emeritus for Teaching Channel. You can follow her work at sarahbrownwessling.com or connect with Sarah on Twitter: @SarahWessling.
Shawn Sheehan is the 2016 Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year and a special education math teacher at Norman High School in Norman, Oklahoma. Shawn hoped to join the Air Force like his father, but for medical reasons he had to choose another occupation — teaching. Connect with Shawn on Twitter: @SPSheehan.
Teaching Channel Resources:
- New Teacher Survival Guide Deep Dive
- Algebra Skills: Support at Every Step Video
- Encouraging Students to Persist Through Challenges Video