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Detroit math teacher’s bedtime stories soothe students during the school shutdown | Chalkbeat

Detroit math teacher’s bedtime stories soothe students during the school shutdown | Chalkbeat

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Every night, Voncile Campbell transforms into a new fantasy character. A little boy hunting for treasure with pirates. An owl playing with a fox. A teddy bear king who can’t fall asleep. 

Campbell is a math teacher at Bow Elementary-Middle School in Detroit, and since the school shut down she’s created a new role for herself as a bedtime storyteller.

By posting videos on the school’s Facebook page at 8 p.m. nightly, she’s staying connected to her students and letting them know they’re still with her in spirit during the closure. 

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By Eleanore Catolico, Chalkbeat
Featured Image, Photo courtesy of Voncile Campbell
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