new teacher series

Education
1:00 am
Fri June 6, 2014

MPS Teacher Reflects on First Year: “It’s a Great Job, but it’s Brutal”

Dan Graves in his second grade classroom at Fratney at the end of the school year.
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

With the end of the school year approaching, Dan Graves is close to completing his first year as a Milwaukee Public Schools teacher.

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Education
10:26 am
Mon March 3, 2014

New MPS Teacher Getting into the “Rhythm” of Teaching Second Grade

Dan Graves blends English and Spanish in his second grade classroom
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

With the MPS school year about two-thirds over, we’re checking in again with new La Escuela Fratney teacher Dan Graves.

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Education
1:00 am
Thu November 7, 2013

New MPS Teacher Finds Pleasures, Pressures in First Months

Daniel Timothy Graves describes a classroom assignment to his second graders
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

MPS has hundreds of new teachers this year, because so many veterans retired in spring.

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Education
1:00 am
Tue September 3, 2013

A Year in MPS, through the Eyes of a New Teacher

Daniel Timothy Graves is a new teacher at Fratney, a school in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood
Credit Ann-Elise Henzl

Classes start Tuesday for most Milwaukee Public Schools and hundreds of new teachers. We'll follow a newcomer, starting with his preparations.

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