Out of the Mill Teaching

Out of the Mill.  This is how I view my life philosophy.  One that pursues freedom and fulfillment by going against the pattern of the world, recognizing that though it’s far easier to do what everyone else is doing, value is created by leaving one’s comfort zone and going against the tide.  It is how I view my teaching philosophy as well. Putting kids at the center and teachers on the outskirts, thus empowering students to see their own intrinsic value.  It is based on the understanding that if kids do not believe in themselves, there is little influence that we can have in their lives.  Through relationship building, creative thinking, and doggedly persistent efforts, as an Out of the Mill teacher I create a classroom environment in which kids can let down their guards and realize their true potential.

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Welcome to Out of the Mill!

Hello.  I am a middle school math teacher in Central Phoenix.  I have a wife and 2 little rascals (2 yrs old and almost a year old).  At first glance, I may seem to be a pretty run of the mill kind of guy with a pretty run of the mill kind of family.  Recently, though, my fam and I decided we were going to be anything but.  We decided that with the talents God has given us and with the passion for life that has been brewing within, we were going to break out of the mold, so to speak.  We decided that we would sacrifice an ordinary, go-with-the-flow style of living to break out of our comfort zone, to be light in the world, to show others that there is a better, more satisfying way.  Welcome to Out of the Mill!

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