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7. James Ford 2014 North Carolina Teacher of the Year


NC TOY JamesFord

 

James Ford is a North Carolina history teacher.  James has also been named as the Charlottean of the Year, going up against world famous ballerina Patricia McBride, and a prosecutor who successfully put away a former Charlotte mayor.

 

Show Notes

 

CHARLOTTE MAGAZINE: 2014 Charlottean of the Year: James Ford

 

WEBSITE: JAMES E. FORD

 

TWITTER: James E. Ford

 

Email: James E. Ford

 

Internet Resource Website:  Center for Teaching Quality

 

Recommended Book:   EdJourney by Grant Lichtman

Educational Quote:  “The function of Education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.  Intelligence plus character-  is the goal of true education.”  Martin Luther King

 

WEBSITE: Public School Forum of North Carolina

 

Final Period Before the Final Bell:

 

Morning Person or Night Owl:

• Night Owl

 

Mac or PC:

• PC

 

Favorite Childhood Book:

•  Oh, The Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss

 

First Paying Job:

• Arts in the Park Program

 

Last Music Download or song playing in your car: 

• Comet, This is Your World

 

What would you do during an unexpected snow day? 

• Watch historical documentaries

 

Next Item on Bucket List:

• PhD in Urban Education