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Teacher's Name: Christopher Leonard Pennington
Subject Area (If Applicable): Life Skills
School Name: Thomas Alva Edison High School
School City: Minneapolis
School State: MN
Christopher Pennington is a Learning Disabilities teacher and teaches Employment and Independent Living at Edison High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He provides hands-on learning experiences for his students to prepare them for the real world, whether that means learning job skills or practical life skills. His program is currently focused on offering classes in cooking and nutrition, bike mechanics, woodshop and greenhouse gardening. He has integrated business, marketing, and design principles into his lessons, challenging students beyond their regimented classes. Most importantly, his lessons get students involved in their community so that they contribute to society in valuable ways.
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