This podcast features an interview with Francis Pina, a Boston native and math teacher at Charlestown High school. He shares his experiences in the Boston Public Schools (BPS) and his journey to become a teacher. He discusses how he implements a creative, engaging, and student-centered math curriculum for a diverse student population. He also looks at the differences between his experiences teaching in a small charter school versus BPS and how to spread best practices throughout the education system. He explores his ideas more in this Huffington Post article.
Mr. Pina is also a member of the Better Math Teaching Network, a community of teachers, researchers and community leaders who collaborate to analyze current research and share ideas to transform math instruction in high school and promote a more student-centered curriculum. He is also a Teach Plus Policy Fellow for the 2017 – 2018 school year.
Source Organization: Better Learning Podcast