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Teaching experience and philosophy

Teaching experience and philosophy

I believe that students learn best by doing. To that end, I provide a variety of hands-on, practical experiences in the classroom. These range from writing album reviews, or resumes and cover letters for famous composers, to bringing in my bass, turntables, or other instruments into the lesson. Encouraging students to explore requires a safe learning environment, which I work hard to cultivate.

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COURSES I'VE TAUGHT

Learn about classes that I've developed and taught at the University of Washington and Texas Tech University.

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uwt profile about my rap class

Read a profile of my rap class that appeared on the University of Washington Tacoma's website.

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teaching philosophy

Read my teaching philosophy in full.