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Jack Teaches the Speech Therapists
Jack and his Class
Jack and his Class
Jack Teaches the Speech Therapists

Hi, my name is Jack. I am 13 years old. Recently, I taught a class at Columbia University’s Teachers College. I really liked being the teacher. This was a class of people learning to be speech therapists. I know a lot of speech therapy. I have gone to speech therapy for 13 years. I have three speech therapists. It was my turn to teach them. I did a PowerPoint presentation and answered questions. It was fun.

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Susanna Peyton, United States, MA
9/18/2013 8:01:25 AM
Operation House Call of The Arc of Massachusetts (see programs at: teaches doctors about intellectual and developmental disabilities using families as educators and hosts. The Operation House Call class uses Co-teachers, to do the kind of work Jack did. It is a rare learning experience for health care students, and they are extremely enthusiastic. Fantastic work Jack!!! You taught many things in your work.

luisa ospina, United States, NY
4/3/2013 7:04:29 PM
We have so much to learn from you guys!!! Congratulations for you brave soul.

Ntim Clement, Ghana,
4/3/2013 12:32:03 PM
Teachers of special needs children in Ghana count ourselves very fortunate to have learnt and benefitted from your expertise. Jack, congratulations and keep up with the good work you are doing in especially developing countries such as Ghana. We are proud of you Jack. God bless you.

Karen Nisenson, United States, CT
3/28/2013 5:57:49 PM
Congratulations Jack! How fortunate these students were to learn from you. Hope you go forward and teach more future therapists!

Elanna Seid, United States, NJ
3/28/2013 4:09:43 PM
Great job, Jack!

Angela Gong, China,
3/28/2013 12:36:24 PM
Keep up the awesome job! I am inspired from the other side of the world! Come be a teacher here!

Christine Mullaney, United States, NJ
3/27/2013 11:27:27 AM
Very inspiring, Jack! I hope more speech therapists continue to learn from you.

Lindsay Milgram, United States, NY
3/27/2013 9:10:44 AM
Thanks for your amazing work Jack! What an inspiration to others!

d getter , United Kingdom,
3/26/2013 7:38:48 PM
Super cool Jack! Keep up the great work!

Rebecca Steinhilber, United States, NY
3/26/2013 10:24:09 AM
Jack has my vote!!!

Jackie Rubinstein, United States, NY
3/25/2013 10:23:50 PM
Jack - As a speech therapist, we all hope our students will achieve half of what you have. You are a role model for all of my kids and an inspiration to us all. Keep up the great work, you will continue to accomplish amazing things!

Janine Martire , United States, NY
3/25/2013 9:12:54 PM
Jack- thank you for coming to talk to our class! You are a great and inspiring teacher and you really know your stuff. Thanks for sharing with us.

Lindsey Piscitell, United States, NY
3/25/2013 3:08:12 PM
Go Jack! You're unstoppable.

Mary Kennedy, United States, CT
3/25/2013 2:14:36 PM
Way to go Jack!

Dick Crowley, United States, AZ
3/25/2013 11:35:28 AM
Great job Jack!

susan schuller, United States, CT
3/25/2013 9:24:37 AM
What an awesome teacher! Absolutely an expert in the field!

A. Quaintance, United States, CT
3/25/2013 8:35:54 AM
Hooray for you, Jack! I can't imagine a better teacher for all of those speach therapists.

Ryan Beres, United States, NY
3/24/2013 6:29:26 PM
Great job Jack. Keep it up!

Liz Crowley, United States, NJ
3/24/2013 4:20:02 PM
Great job Jack, the therapists are lucky to have met you.

Cagla K., United States, NY
3/23/2013 11:55:18 PM
I love the article. Good job!

Natalie Motamedi-Rad, United States, NY
3/23/2013 10:28:07 PM
Thank you for coming to teach our class for a day. We all learned so much from your presentation. You are truly an inspiration!

Blair Markowitz, United States, NY
3/23/2013 1:01:38 PM
It was a privilege to learn from Jack during our class. Jack, you definitely inspired everyone in our class. Continue to share your knowledge always!

Paula Miranda, United States, OR
3/23/2013 11:24:13 AM
Way to go, Jack!!!

Jillian, United States, NC
3/23/2013 10:49:44 AM
Jack, your courage is an inspiration! I am sure your therapists learn just as much from you as you do from them, considering how much I learned from you in the short time you spent with our class!! Thank you for giving us a new perspective!

Amy Erickson, United States, CO
3/23/2013 9:58:45 AM
This is amazing work Jack! You are really educating the world!!

Jasvinder Arora, United States, NJ
3/23/2013 9:56:37 AM
Jack, I hope to meet you one day, may be, when you host your own program on TV or sign your new book. wishing you love, success & happiness in life XXX :)

Katie Mosher, United States, NY
3/23/2013 8:49:27 AM
I am honored that I got to be in Jack's class this semester. Thanks for coming to TC and sharing your story, you are an amazing teacher!

Jessica Baquero, United States, NY
3/23/2013 12:58:32 AM
Great work Jack!!

Holly Pralgever, United States, NJ
3/22/2013 11:35:03 PM
It sounds as though this was a special opportunity for Jack as well as the TC students in his class. What a great story!

George Crowley, United States, NJ
3/22/2013 11:24:27 PM
good work

Carol Marsh, United States, NY
3/22/2013 11:06:13 PM
Jack, I think you are so cool! At age 13 I could never have spoken to a class of adults, or even getting up in front of my own class. It takes a lot of courage to do what you did! Congratulations!

3/22/2013 10:17:40 PM
Hello Jack! I'm a bilingual speech-language pathologist in North Carolina. I hope someday to meet you and have you speak to the SLPs down here.

Christin Chambers, United States, NY
3/22/2013 6:47:10 PM
Thank you for your story, Jack. You are a wonderful teacher and we are lucky to have you.

Nicole Klein, United States, NY
3/22/2013 6:00:30 PM
It was so great to be a student in Jack's class! I am very happy that I had the opportunity to meet him and learn so much.

Jenyffer ruiz, United States, NY
3/22/2013 5:48:55 PM
I am a speech therapist. I loved the story. Hope one day I can meet you.

joan sheppard, United States, NY
3/22/2013 4:22:07 PM
keep up the good work, Jack. i have found that the more you practice teaching the better teacher you become. Teaching at Teachers College is such a good start!

Erica O'Connor, United States, NY
3/22/2013 2:23:04 PM
Well done Jack!

Melissa , Canada,
3/22/2013 2:17:08 PM
Incredible article! Very inspirational

Ouja Denn, United States, NY
3/22/2013 2:03:20 PM
A lovely story, wish I was there to hear it. Hope to get a chance to hear and learn from you next year when I'm back in New York!

Michelle, United States, NY
3/22/2013 1:35:25 PM
This was so exciting to hear. Congrats! Continue being so inspiring, Jack.

Belinda Bukari, Ghana,
3/22/2013 1:25:12 PM
Hi Jack, It wonderful for you to teach a class at age 13. Glad you know what you are about and we look forward for many people like your kind. I am for you!

M, United States, NY
3/22/2013 12:36:23 PM
Jack is a wonderful teacher and an inspiration :)

Jenna Schaeffer, United States, NY
3/22/2013 12:33:06 PM
Jack is a great teacher and an inspiring speaker. I will always remember Jack and the class he taught me at Teachers College. Thank you Jack for sharing your story.

Bracha Rubin, United States, NY
3/22/2013 12:06:32 PM
You gave a great presentation, Jack! Thank you for coming to our class.

Dani Stevens, United States, NY
3/22/2013 12:01:54 PM
We loved hearing your story, Jack! Keep up the good work!

Lauren Alpert, United States, NY
3/22/2013 11:52:12 AM
Thank you for your presentation, Jack! We loved getting to know you and hearing your story!

Kyla Chapman, United States, NY
3/22/2013 11:28:06 AM
Thanks so much for coming to teach us, Jack! It was really nice meeting you!

Catherine Crowley, United States, NY
3/22/2013 11:08:46 AM
When Jack and Cathleen speak in the Language Disorders in Children class, it is the BEST class of the semester!! Jack is a great speaker and incredible in the Q and A part!!

Jeanette Druks, United States, CT
3/22/2013 6:41:59 AM
I have a very special place in my heart for Jack P. He's going to go places, that young man is! To watch him mature and grow is such a pleasure. Mrs. Druks

Amy Kreutzer, United States, CT
3/21/2013 8:45:17 PM
Jack you are amazing!! You never give up!! Keep up the great work at school! We are so proud of you!! You are truly an inspiration to all. Mrs. Kreutzer

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