I have taught in high poverty public schools, private schools and most recently in gifted programs. I believe in student-centered learning. Students are the inspiration and often designers of their own learning. My curriculum supports students being empowered to think and question.
Does the fact that my students enter my room sometimes an hour before school and often won't leave at the end of the day because they love hanging out, count?! More traditionally...Member Pi Lambda Theta (Education honor society) and Bowen Educational Research Scholar
PhD in Education
Curriculum developer, educator, education policy researcher, author, advocate for social justice, PhD, and of course, ultra marathon runner. Find teaching ideas, free stuff, and more on the blog: http://www.educationwithdocrunning.com/
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