Faculty Advisor

Goulet, John A.

Abstract

This paper talks about my time as an aspiring teacher at Doherty Memorial High School in Worcester, Massachusetts. I, myself, have always wanted to be a math teacher since childhood, and have learned under countless fantastic teachers. In high school, I was a teacher’s assistant in a Geometry class, in addition to helping my other classmates in other math courses with homework. When I heard about the Teaching Program at WPI, where I could actually teach in front of the classroom for the first time, I latched on and planned my schedule to get all of my requirements done. As the time for me to step in charge approached, I thought, “This should be easy, right? Even if Worcester Public Schools has more inner-city students…” The rest of this paper shows how it went.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

March 2014

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Mathematical Sciences

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