How one teacher is exciting students about calculus

04/13/2011 | Edutopia.org

A San Diego teacher has turned Advanced Placement calculus into the most popular course at his school through a combination of dedication and engaging teaching methods. Jonathan Winn, who recently was named his district's High School Teacher of the Year, said he nearly ended his teaching career after only two years but was inspired to stay by a fellow educator who believed all students could succeed in math. Winn now teaches AP calculus in the school's theater to accommodate a class of 100 students.

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