This Philadelphia teacher helps visually impaired students ‘jump into their greatness’

Two things Sharita Jerkins learned from teaching students with visual impairments are the importance of being more descriptive while teaching and verbalizing every detail of her lessons. Jerkins, who teaches grades 4-8 at the Overbrook Educational Center, said people often underestimate her students and their ability to excel in a mainstream environment. “My past and […]

Angels: A Love Letter

By Kim Russell

She was a Happy One.
A gift from God with a smile that could light up a room.