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My Teacher: Using Stories to Connect

Student Patrick and teacher William stand in a biology class.
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Patrick Dayton and his biology teacher William Richards at Chapel Hill High School.

WUNC's My Teacher Series is exploring student-teacher relationships across North Carolina and trying to find out what it takes to make a connect in the classroom.

Today we meet Chapel Hill High School sophomore Patrick Dayton and his biology teacher William Richards. Patrick took Mr. Richards class his first year. It was an experience that helped him adjust to life in high school. Mr. Richards taught Patrick a lot of biology and some important life lessons too. 

Are you a high school student in North Carolina? Are you interested in interviewing one of your teachers? Click here to submit your idea.

The My Teacher Series is produced  by Will McInerney and made possible in part by a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. 

Will McInerney is an award-winning spoken word poet, storyteller, educator, and journalist specializing in the intersection of conflict resolution and creative expression. Will hosts and produces Stories with a Heartbeat, a new podcast that explores the complexity of the human condition in conflict through poetry, stories, and conversation. In addition, Will helps with education reporting and produces the My Teacher Project.
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