Trevor Barton received his BA in English at UNC Chapel Hill and his MAT at Converse College. He teaches at an inner-city elementary school in Greenville, S.C.

Articles by Trevor

Each Student Has a Story to Tell

Many students come to school with stories already attached to them. This teacher prefers to hear students’ own stories about themselves.

Fourth graders and the 14th Amendment

Reading the U.S. Constitution prompts students to consider equality issues in their own lives.

Helping Students Build a World Without Hate

An Anti-Defamation League video inspires this teacher to help his students imagine—and build—a world in which everyone thrives.

Become an “Ecolutionary”

Inspired by a TED Talk, a teacher mobilizes his entire school community to plant an urban garden.

Reflections of a ‘Teacher of the Year’

The greatest achievement for this Teacher of the Year is the daily practice of empathy.
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