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Melissa Porfirio, 2014 National Teacher of the Year finalist, is a 1st grade teacher in Springfield, VA. Take a look at the strategies she utilizes to teach the whole child.

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Meet the 2014 Teacher of the Year Finalists

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Tch Special Melissa Porfirio: Profile in Practice

2014 National Teacher Of The Year Finalist

Melissa Porfirio: Profile in Practice