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Q&A with Jamey Collins, math teacher

Jamey Collins is a geometry teacher.
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Jamey Collins is a geometry teacher.

Question: What subject do you teach?

Answer: “Geometry”

Q: Were you a good math student in high school?

A: “I was a good geometry student and Algebra 1 student.”

Q: What was your favorite math class to take in high school?

A: “Geometry, I do better with pictures and shapes. I always tell my students if you can picture it in your mind draw it out.”

Q: How long have you worked at West Creek?

A: “I have been at West Creek for six years total and have been teaching math for two years.”

Q: Where did you go to college?

A: “University of Phoenix and Western Governors University”

Q: Why did you decide to become a math teacher?

A: “Math just comes easy to me.”

Q: Why should students care about geometry?

A: “Geometry is one of the biggest helps in the real world. If you are cooking, constructing, or decorating, all those things can involve something that is learned in geometry. It will help them one day and when it does that will be like ‘Oh, that makes so much more sense.'”

Q: Who has influenced you the most as a math teacher?

A: “Peggy Ligo because she has been teaching for way longer than I have.”

Q: What is your favorite part of teaching math? 

A: “All the different equations and solving problems.”

Q: How do you motivate your students when they struggle?

A: “I give them real-life scenarios. and they can relate it back to math.” 

Q: What is your favorite theorem in math and why?

A: “My favorite is the Pythagorean Theorem because it can be applied to anything in geometry.”

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