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January Jefferson Journal Teacher Spotlight

Bryan Jones

Bryan Jones, Math Teacher, Livaudais Middle School

1. What is the best advice you’ve been given about teaching?

  • Proper preparation prevents poor performance, the 5 P's. 

2. If you could pass on any wisdom to your students, what would it be?

  • Always work hard, don't give up and success will come. 

3. What did your 15-year-old self think you would be doing as a career?

  • I thought I would be into sports, like playing football or basketball, because I was a pretty tall kid. 

4. What is the coolest place you’ve traveled to?

  • Jamaica! It was the coolest place because it was very laid back and the scenery was amazing. 

5. How do you stay organized?

  • I keep notes. I jot down different things that I see some students need to approve on.