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Daniel McNeme, Teacher

Hi, I’m Daniel McNeme, and I’m a Language Arts teacher at CPS. In our Language Arts department we often assign our students “25 Word Biographies” as a way to introduce themselves and practice editing. As an example of just one type of assignment I might assign a class, and as an introduction, I’ve written my own “25 Word Biography.” Here it is:


This is my first year teaching Language Arts. When not teaching, I can be found wandering forests, hiding with a good book, or riding bikes.