STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE
Sarah Firestone '13
Phone: (510) 577-9100 ext.
Started at O'Dowd:
B.A. Mathematics, UC Santa Cruz M.A. Teacher Education, UC Berkeley
Why I Teach:
I teach because I believe in education and the versatility afforded by investing time and effort into schooling.
Most powerful teaching technique:
Why are the subjects you teach important?:
I teach mathematics because math is a critical skill. Understanding our world using numbers allows one to critically analyze causal relationships and social issues (and others).
Recommended visual media:
Mathematical Mindsets, Jo Boaler Born a Crime, Trvor Noah The Undoing Project and The Big Short, Michael Lewis
Hobbies or outside interests:
Climbing and skiing