Scott Swaaley on: Letting Your Passions Guide You
"The biggest piece of advice I can give you if you're trying to create your own program is to base it off your own personal experiences." - Scott Swaaley
Scott Swaaley

School: High Tech High

Type of School: Public - Charter

Location: San Diego, CA

Population: 5,000

Demographic: 62% minority students

% Free/reduced lunch program: 42%
Letting Your Passions Guide You
  1. Create a program that interests you.
  2. Give yourself permission to bring in your interests.
  3. Bring excitement into the classroom.
  4. Teach around authentic interests.