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  • New member – Courtney Madora

    Posted by Courtney Madora on November 18, 2019 at 8:12 am

    Courtney Madora from Saint Augustine Florida here! I am a middle school math teacher, currently teaching Standard 7th grade and Algebra. 

    My dad always told me I would make a great teacher, but I did the opposite of everything he said I should! After a couple of years in sales, I decided to go back to school to get my teaching certificate (after my dad stopped telling me I should be a teacher). I have been teaching since 2006, minus a couple of years when I had my kiddos.

    I joined the academy after listening to every podcast during my daily runs/driving to school. I have loved teaching since day one, but I have also discovered a passion for sharing what I am learning. The podcast truly changed me as a teacher and I am so grateful for “stumbling” upon it this summer! 

    Jon replied 3 years, 4 months ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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  • Jon

    November 20, 2019 at 6:28 pm

    Welcome to the community Courtney! 

    Thanks for sharing your story! Wow, you must have done a lot of running to listen to every podcast episode!! 

    What’s on your mind right now about math education?