Aaron Axelson

Name: Aaron Axelson

Grade and Subject:  11th Grade English

Location: Community Health Academy of the Heights- New York City, New York 

Learn more about Aaron

What inspired you to teach?

Prior to teaching, I was a reporter for a local newspaper on Long Island. My favorite articles always came from covering the awesome things students and teachers were doing in the school districts. Eventually, I felt the need to join in myself and help educate our future!

Describe a favorite teaching memory

Each year, my favorite moment comes during graduation, seeing my students walk across the stage for their diploma. It's not always an easy path, but seeing the end result makes it all worth it.

Something I can’t live without is…..

Seamless - it's a lifesaver on those days I stay late at the school.

When I'm not teaching I am …...

I love to take my dog, Dolly, to the park, so I try to do that on any nice day after work. She gets out all of her puppy energy and I get to say hi to some of her adorable friends.

Resources Created

1. "Persuading others about drone privacy" Letter writing 

2. "How do you feel about ethics?" Four corner debate

3. "Cooperative learning about drones" Jigsaw




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