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ARCHIVE | Month: April 2013

Combining Passions for Math and Teaching

David Platt

David Platt has loved mathematics for as long as he can remember, but he didn’t discover his love of teaching until his first experience as a student teacher. “My very first class was full of students who were eager to learn, and I was hooked after that,” says David. “My two greatest loves are solving […]

Being Successful: Why It Isn’t Easy

Text graphic which adds together Think + Idea + Try + Do + Do Again + and Again + Keep on Doing equals Success

We all have different roles besides being college students. Some of us are mothers, others are fathers, we are employees, as well as employers. We are all different in some ways, but we all have one thing in common: we want to be successful at Front Range Community College. Be Extraordinary, Rather than Ordinary The […]

To Sleep or Not to Sleep?

How can we get it all done? Where can we find time to work, spend time with family and friends, go to school and have fun? As we choose how to spend our 24 hours, some tough decisions have to be made. Often many other things take priority over our sleep and we do not […]

Learning about Human Rights from Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez

No one has taught me more about the struggle for human rights than Cesar Chavez. March 31 was Cesar Chavez Day in Colorado (and several other states). The great Mexican-American labor leader and human rights activist was not someone familiar to me while growing up on the East Coast, but soon after moving to Boulder […]

Who Needs a Library When You Have the Internet?

According to the internet, a writer named Andrew Brown said, “The Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete substitute for life.”  Of course, it’s difficult to find where that quote came from if you’re looking online; you’re just given the quote and that’s that. Even looking […]

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