In 2019, Memphis teacher David Jamison went viral for his personalized greetings he gave each of his 75 students every day, with an elaborate set of unique moves.
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Jamison, who said the greetings made each student feel special and got them excited to learn, has resumed the ritual now that school has opened again following a shutdown due to the pandemic.
Jamison gives each student a customized greeting, with everyone wearing a mask. And while there’s no touching, Jamison, who had COVID-19 last year, says he can still make a connection with his students. He also said recovering from the virus made him more focused on doing what he loves.