Julie Nariman has been a passionate educator in the New York City Public School system since 2000, and is the founding principal of the High School of Language and Innovation, a Bronx high school for newcomer English Language Learners.


Mission and Values


Julie believes that students learn best when they’re given multiple opportunities to collaborate, express themselves, and work in teams, while also adhering to highly respectful norms and strong work ethic. Classrooms at the High School of Language and Innovation are setup for collaboration, and teachers keep their lessons succinct so that students have time to work independently and in small groups to problem-solve, write, and engage in discussions. The collaborative style of learning at High School of Language and Innovation has been recognized in Chalkbeat.

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