Students: Top teacher knows how to reach students with special needs

04/30/2009 | Greenwich Time (Conn.)

Special educator Tony Mullen, who this week was named the 2009 National Teacher of the Year, uses humor and storytelling to engage his students with emotional and behavioral disabilities, his students say. "He teaches like it's a movie, where you don't totally get [the plot] and he lets it build up. Then he'll say something at the end, and it'll all make sense," says Christian Blanche, 18.

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