Jenny M. Martin

Learn for Life. Teach.

Jenny M. Martin - Learn for Life. Teach.


I am an Assistant Professor of Education at Bridgewater College. I teach Foundations of American Education and Psychology for Educational Development. As a former high school English and photojournalism teacher, I find joy in co-directing the Shenandoah Valley Writing Academy at Bridgewater College. SVWA@BC serves teachers who want to hone their writing skills and learn to teach writing more effectively to students.

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I consider the greatest success in teaching to be when students experience success.  I believe that choice and purpose engages students by making them stakeholders in their education. I also think that a teacher who is an active learner, and who is attentive to students is paramount for the learners to reach their full potential.   I read when my students read; I write when my students write; I share when I expect them to share.