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Emily Lee & Nanor Balabanian


Nanor Balabanian is a 9th grade World Studies teacher in Redwood City, California.

Emily Lee is a 9th grade English teacher in Redwood City, California.

Both Nanor and Emily are Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellows.


  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Honoring Our Families' Immigrant Narratives

    Two teachers' research and ELA unit explored students' own family immigrant stories while creating a storytelling experience as a vehicle for empathy, community, and great writing.

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