Name: Scott DeWitt
Years in education: 10.5 years
Subject/Grade assignment this school year: Pre-Algebra & Algebra I. Grades are 9th & 10th primarily.
What was your favorite subject in school? Math
What is your favorite weekend activity? Getting a long run in and Grilling out with family/friends.
What is your favorite book? The Count of Monte Cristo
What are you most looking forward to in your curriculum this month? For Pre-Algebra: An introduction to Geometry. For Algebra I: Using an online graphing calculator to help students graph quadratic equations.
What are your students learning this week? For Pre-Algebra: Students are learning some basics of Geometry. For Algebra I: Students are learning to factor/solve polynomials.
What is your greatest motivator as a teacher? My greatest motivator is to show students that they have the potential to accel in math.