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When the teacher becomes the student
Daphne Monroy, Middle school Chinese teacher

Middle School Chinese teacher Daphne Monroy has been engaging in professional development, practicing Chinese ink painting as a way to more fully teach the culture in her Chinese language classrooms. The School’s Summer Institute for the Growth of Haverford Teachers and Staff (SIGHTS) supports this professional development, which has a direct impact on Monroy's students through a fuller representation of the multi-faceted culture examined in her class. The late coordinator of the SIGHTS program, Becca Davis, expressed support for Monroy's professional development, saying, “I am impressed with your commitment to professional growth and look forward to hearing how this work informs you and perhaps all of us. Congratulations and hurrah for your love of learning. You inspire me.” Below, Monroy's reflects on lessons learned while creating the art shown above.

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On Reading: Lower School music teacher and choral director Val Case
Karen Suter, Middle School reading teacher

In this series, called On Reading, Middle School reading teacher Karen Suter interviews Haverford School community members on their reading habits and book recommendations. In this blog post, Val Case, Lower School music teacher and choral director, Fantastic Fords band director, and accompanist for concerts and productions, discusses her favorite books shared with her sons, Josh Case ’20 and current Haverford students Andrew and Christian, in Form V and Form I, respectively. She shares her favorite sources of book recommendations, ways of reading, and favorite gifts to give.

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H. Richard Winn Fords in Four
The Haverford School

In Fords in Four, we ask an alumnus four questions; he shares insights and stories. In this blog post, H. Richard Winn ’60 shares impactful moments from his Haverford days and from his ensuing career. Winn, The Haverford School Distinguished Alumnus in 2000, is editor-in-chief of Youmans and Winn Neurological Surgery, Adjunct Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience at Mount Sinai Medical School, Professor of Neurosurgery at University of Iowa, and as a Visiting Professor of Surgery at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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