Andy Marton – Math

September 15, 2017 | Teacher Tuesday

Why did you decide to teach Math? Simply put, I love math. And I want to share that with my students. I also have a history degree, so I’m flexible, but I’m thrilled to be teaching math. How would you summarize your teaching philosophy? My teaching is centered on helping students learn to think deeply and explore, rather than memorize formulas. I want to give them the tools they need, and encourage them as they find creative solutions to the problems I assign them. You are new to the teaching profession. Why did you become a teacher? I’m passionate about


Iolanda Volpe – World Languages

September 9, 2017 | Teacher Tuesday, Uncategorized

Climbing Machu Picchu with Global Student Leadership Summit. 2017 What is your favorite part of your job? Getting to know students as individuals and watching them grow as learners! Other aspects of teaching that I find very rewarding include visiting classrooms and witnessing the interactions between my colleagues and their students as they learn about modern and ancient cultures and communicate using the target language. In addition, hearing students greet me in Spanish throughout the building or in Concord center is always a great reminder of why I love what I do.  I feel very fortunate to work with CCHS


Tracie Dunn, Rivers & Revolution

September 4, 2017 | Teacher Tuesday

  What is your favorite part of your job? Relationships! My favorite part of teaching is connecting with students through art and creative hands-on making and learning. Everyday I laugh and hear laughter, and sometimes there are tears. I value education that encourages the whole person to show-up for the experience of learning. Relationships built in the classroom affirm that learning can be joyful and powerful when it is a shared and communal endeavor. How would you summarize your teaching philosophy? My instructional practices teaching art aim to encourage positive interpersonal experiences and substantial learning opportunities through the process of


Joe Bodenrader, Social Studies

August 27, 2017 | Teacher Tuesday, Uncategorized

What is your favorite part of your job? The students! I know that sounds cliche, but the students at CC are fantastic. They come to class ready to learn, they ask great questions, they share their ideas in class discussions, etc. This makes my job a lot easier, and a lot of fun. Students at CC are also extremely appreciative of their teachers. I never remember saying “thank you” to my high school teachers as I left their classrooms, but being on the other side, it sure is nice. Having great conversations about Psychology all morning and afternoon with such