60-Second Interview: Josh Gladstone, French & Legal Studies teacher
A few words or phrases that describe my approach to teaching/ working with teenagers:
Patient, hard-working, and encouragement
Describe a student who's done well at Marvelwood:
Asks questions when they don’t understand something, doesn’t cram the night before a test, participates in class, and does their homework
I know I'm reaching a student when:
I get eye contact from a student during class, they come up to me after class with questions, and they participate in class discussions
I am currently reading:
The Firm by John Grisham
This is what I would tell my first-year/ first-month-teaching self:
Be patient and don’t expect to get everything right on the first try.
What I like about teaching at Marvelwood:
People are patient and willing to help you when needed
The most memorable thing a student said:
U.S History with you is my favorite class.
When I'm not teaching, I like to:
Josh teaches French and an elective in legal studies. An avid saxophone player, he's a regular on the Music on the Mountain stage and has played in Marvelwood ensembles. Josh coaches tennis and works at a tennis camp in the summer months.