Steven Baugh, Ed.D.
HONORED ALUMNI LECTURER
talents for the
education of youth are
the gift of God; and
that he on whom they
whenever a way is
opened for the use of
them, is as strongly
called as if he heard a
voice from heaven.
-Benjamin Franklin 1750/1965
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3x + 9
1 ax2 + bx - c
WHAT DO PROFESSIONAL
HAVE TO DO WITH
FACTORING A TRINOMIAL?
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1) Enculturating the
Participation in a Social and Political Democracy
“ The American schooling system is necessary
to ensure an educated citizenry. ”
What is the meaning of democracy?
What does it mean to live in a democracy?
What do private and public interests
have to do with this?
What is the responsibility of the
schools in preparing the young to
live and work in a democracy?
Why is this important?
“I’m not just a teacher at
Boones Mill: I’m also a parent.
It is very reassuring to know
that if my children experience
difficulty, it won’t fall to a
single teacher to solve the
problem. At Boones Mill an
entire team of adults will rally
around any child who needs
extra support to be successful.”
Lisa Doss, Third Grade Teacher, Boones
Mill Elementary School (DuFour, et al,
“I am a teacher! What I do and say
are being absorbed by young
minds who will echo these images
across the ages. My lessons will
be immortal, affecting people yet
unborn, people I will never see or
know. Only a teacher? Thank God
I have a calling to the greatest
profession of all! I must be
vigilant every day lest I lose one
fragile opportunity to improve