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High School Teacher, Bronx, NY


I love the Love, Peace and Harmony song. Playing the song has made a difference in my workplace. Some of my co-workers have come into my classroom and said “it feels good here. It feels very homey.” 

My classroom has become “the place to be.” Teachers and staff stop by my room to get advice, tips, or just to hang out and get extra support. People think I “have it together” and always ask what I’m doing so they can do it in their classroom with their students. 

One of my students who has autism said she “feels comfortable” in my classroom. It made my day. My students don’t want to go home at the end of the day. 


 – Jahnesha Tinsley