STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE
Phone: (510) 577-9100
Started at O'Dowd:
BA in Music from the Berklee College of Music
Maine and Ohio
Why I Teach:
Ignorance, willful or otherwise, doesn't make sense to me. I'm making my own personal effort to curb that state of mind.
Most powerful teaching technique:
The use of logic and reason.
Why are the subjects you teach important?:
Mathematics is a fundamental language spoken on every continent. To be literate in this language is essential to many career paths and real-life situations.
"They know enough who know how to learn." - Henry Adams
Trees can't move and don't have brains, yet they figured out they needed to make energy from the sun. We have over 7 billion brains and yet we haven't realized the need for solar power... weird...
Recommended visual media:
Jim Gaffigan: Beyond the Pale
The Count of Monte Cristo, unabridged, Dumas The Road, Cormac Mccarthy
Hobbies or outside interests:
Playing/teaching music, golf, traveling