CAVA Teacher Uses Puppets to Engage Students Online

Originally aired on ABC Los Angeles – March 21, 2021

California Virtual Academies special education teacher Mechelle Gifford is using puppetry to engage her students with online learning.

Mechelle said that the puppets provide “a window into the worlds” of the students and provide a level of comfort in the classroom.

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