Mr. Don Goble

Mr. Don GobleLadue Horton Watkins High School
Saint Louis, Missouri

Favorite Quote: “We are what we repeatedly do. Therefore, excellence is not an act. It is a habit.” — Aristotle

Who was your favorite teacher? Why?

Dr. Paul Gullifor at Bradley Univeristy. Dr. Gullifor was knowledge, patient, funny and passionate about teaching. I model much of my teaching methods after him.

What are three things every teacher should own?

1.) A MacBook

2.) A mobile device

3.) A sense of humor

If you could have any person (living, dead or fictional) as a principal, who would it be?

John F. Kennedy

What profession other than your own would you most like to attempt?

A professional baseball coach or announcer

Describe your all-time favorite lesson/unit activity

Introduction to final cut pro editing

What is the greatest misconception about teachers?

That teachers only work 9 months out of the year, 7 hours a day, 5 days a week.

What stereotype about teachers is true?

Change is hard for educators.

How did you know you wanted to be a teacher?

My favorite aspect of every job I have ever had was teaching and training. I had a poor high school experience and wanted to try and help today's students have a more enjoyable learning journey than mine.

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