N.C. teachers' summer jobs add to classroom skills

07/6/2012 | Star-News (Wilmington, N.C.)

Two North Carolina middle-school teachers have summer jobs even their students might envy. Sixth-grade science teacher Dave Glenn is working as a park ranger through the National Park Service's Teacher to Ranger to Teacher program. Besides teaching visitors about Moores Creek Revolutionary War battlefield, Glenn is creating a field-trip guide for teachers and students to use when they visit the park. Meanwhile, social studies teacher Jason Hatfield is acting on the TV series "Homeland," a job he says helps him in the classroom as well. "You can bring different voices and different mannerisms to a lesson. Otherwise, geography and stuff like that, it's like, 'Who cares?'"

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