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Snap Judgment #312: Teacher, Teacher

From: Snap Judgment
Series: Snap Judgment hosted by Glynn Washington - Specials
Length: 53:58

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We’ve all had a teacher we’ve loved, who changed our lives and believed in us. God bless ‘em. And we’ve all had teachers we can’t stand, that made us pretend to be sick in the morning so we didn’t have to go to school. Today, we’re bringing you stories from the classroom. That’s right! From the hallowed halls of learning where, while kids stuff each other in lockers and pass notes betweens desks, America’s heroes are trying to teach them something. Today on Snap Judgment, “Teacher, Teacher.” Read the full description.

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As a teacher, Glynn takes an unorthodox approach to discipline a little too far . . .

Producer: Renzo Gorrio and Mark Ristich


The Life of Brian
Not everyone’s born with a gift. But that’s where teachers step in. Poet and storyteller David Perez takes us into the classroom for a day in the life of Brian.  David Perez continues to teach and is the author of the poetry collection, “Love in a Time of Robot Apocalypse” available from Write Bloody Publishing. Find more at www.thedavidperez.com.

Producer: Jamie DeWolf and Renzo Gorrio


Are you smarter than a 5th grader?
Teacher Barbara Shipka encounters an unexpected challenge when she meets Ben because Ben isn’t just any old problem child.  Ben is a genius.

Producer: Julia DeWitt


Real School
A six year old girl is faced with a terrifying teacher and finds a secret weapon.  

Producer: Anna Sussman

Homeless Opera
Matt Peacock had two very different jobs--working as an opera critic and at the local homeless shelter. He never thought the two would ever have anything to do with one another, until a thoughtless quote in the newspaper changed everything.

Check out Streetwise Opera here, where you can check out past and upcoming performances and donate to their cause.

Producer: Stephanie Foo, Hannah Andrassy and Loftus Productions.


Father Dennis
Justin Sweeney’s mother was a gambler, and his childhood was difficult. When it became clear that he had to make it on his own, who would take care of him?

Thanks to Justin Sweeney for his story! Justin submitted his story on our website. Submit your own right here!

Producer: Stephanie Foo


Learning to read
When Joe Buford’s wife hands him a letter and asks him to read it, Joe confides in her one of his biggest secrets.

This story was produced by Story Corps.


Writing on the wall
A mother does everything it takes to help her child learn to read, but all she had to do was take her on the road.

Producer: Jamie DeWolf, Anna Sussman

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Potty Mouth
As a teacher, Glynn takes an unorthodox approach to discipline a little too far . . .

Producer: Renzo Gorrio and Mark Ristich


The Life of Brian
Not everyone’s born with a gift. But that’s where teachers step in. Poet and storyteller David Perez takes us into the classroom for a day in the life of Brian.  David Perez continues to teach and is the author of the poetry collection, “Love in a Time of Robot Apocalypse” available from Write Bloody Publishing. Find more at www.thedavidperez.com.

Producer: Jamie DeWolf and Renzo Gorrio


Are you smarter than a 5th grader?
Teacher Barbara Shipka encounters an unexpected challenge when she meets Ben because Ben isn’t just any old problem child.  Ben is a genius.

Producer: Julia DeWitt


Real School
A six year old girl is faced with a terrifying teacher and finds a secret weapon.  

Producer: Anna Sussman

Homeless Opera
Matt Peacock had two very different jobs--working as an opera critic and at the local homeless shelter. He never thought the two would ever have anything to do with one another, until a thoughtless quote in the newspaper changed everything.

Check out Streetwise Opera here, where you can check out past and upcoming performances and donate to their cause.

Producer: Stephanie Foo, Hannah Andrassy and Loftus Productions.


Father Dennis
Justin Sweeney’s mother was a gambler, and his childhood was difficult. When it became clear that he had to make it on his own, who would take care of him?

Thanks to Justin Sweeney for his story! Justin submitted his story on our website. Submit your own right here!

Producer: Stephanie Foo


Learning to read
When Joe Buford’s wife hands him a letter and asks him to read it, Joe confides in her one of his biggest secrets.

This story was produced by Story Corps.


Writing on the wall
A mother does everything it takes to help her child learn to read, but all she had to do was take her on the road.

Producer: Jamie DeWolf, Anna Sussman

Timing and Cues

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Incue: (5 sec music) From beautiful downtown California...
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