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I am a creative and humorous teacher, with a degree in elementary education, who designs shop, science, gardening and history curricula that uses multi-sensory activities to teach preschoolers through 9 th graders. With all ages, I believe that using hands-on activities, fascinating artifacts, and my life experiences will stir interest in the topic, facilitate inquiry-based learning, and build respect for the use of oral history, literature, and the arts in acquiring knowledge. Over the past 28 years, I have enjoyed planning and teaching either alone or with other educators in either Quaker elementary schools (since 1992), or Smithsonian Associates' summer camps (since 1999).

Al Gaspar
Al Gaspar
shop and science support teacher
BA Eastern College
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