By Teachers, For Teachers
Donald E. Gavit MS/HS
Who was your favorite teacher? Why?
Mr. Pikul. He moved me from the back of the classroom to the front in a room full of jocks and geeks (and only 2 girls) and I fell in love with science.
What are three things every teacher should own?
1.) A laptop
2.) A neoprene water bottle
3.) A pair of flip flops
If you could have any person (living, dead or fictional) as a principal, who would it be?
Neil Degrasse Tyson
What profession other than your own would you most like to attempt?
I use to be a safety engineer. I want to be a novelist.
Describe your all-time favorite lesson/unit activity.
Edible DNA made with twizzlers, colored marshmallows and toothpicks. How long can YOU make a strand?
What is the greatest misconception about teachers?
That we're dull little creatures with no lives that can't dance or sing.
What stereotype about teachers is true?
SOME of us are dull little creatures with no lives.
How did you know you wanted to be a teacher?
I found myself teaching kids about science all the time.
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