STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE

Dominic Henri

Job Title:

Math Teacher

Department:

Mathematics

Email:

Phone: (510) 577-9100

ext. 

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Started at O'Dowd:

2011

Degrees: 

BA in Music from the Berklee College of Music

Originally from:

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.

Favorite quotes:

"They know enough who know how to learn." - Henry Adams

Favorite trivia:

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

Recommended reads:

The Count of Monte Cristo, unabridged, Dumas The Road, Cormac Mccarthy

Hobbies or outside interests:

Playing/teaching music, golf, traveling