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Garrett Clothier

Texas Christian University

Level: Student Teacher

Certification Area:  4-8 Mathematics


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Being a teacher is more than guiding students through the content that you teach. It is about inspiring them to go beyond what they think their abilities are. Mistakes are an important part of the learning process and students need to be able to see their mistakes, correct them, and justify the correction to truly understand. Students will only stay as positive and engaged as the teacher in the classroom. -- Garrett Clothier

Garrett is an outstanding student, a leader among his peers and carries within him a strong passion for teaching. He is compassionate and caring, humorous and good-humored, respectful and respected, and most importantly dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children. His good rapport with students is evident yet his relationships with his students always remain professional. -- University Supervisor

He incorporates available resources to engage and enhance student learning. Mr. Clothier has developed a positive respectful rapport with each class. His classroom management is well defined and students know his expectations. -- Cooperating Teacher