Outside the Box

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I came across this Vimeo video on Good Finder and was inspired by it because my math experience was completely the opposite in school.  Math was not fun or exciting as a youngster.  In fact, I struggled throughout my entire schooling (elementary, junior high, high school and college).  Not because I wasn’t interested, didn’t study, or seek help from teachers and tutors.  In retrospect, I believe it was the old-school, stale teaching style.

What this video demonstrates is that you can teach a cerebral subject like multiplication and division in a way that’s engaging, interactive, fun, and motivational.

Mr. Joe Semsar (and other teachers like you), thank you for thinking outside of the box!

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Watch Joe Semsar (1:38) of Lanier Charter Elementary School, Baton Rouge, LA win the 2011 Teacher of The Year – Advance Baton Rouge Charter Schools

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