Scott Salk

1st/2nd Grade General Studies

Email: Scott Salk

I have been at Akiba-Schechter since:

2005

Education/degrees:

B.A. in Anthropology, Tulane University
Multiple-subject teaching credential, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
M.A. International Development Education, Stanford University;
Unfinished PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Chicago

I like to teach because:

There is no better feeling than engaging and opening young minds — and I am always learning, too!

My favorite part of teaching is:

Being in the company of kids — they are endlessly fascinating and fun to be around.

I became a teacher because:

It is continually challenging and interesting, in so many different ways.

I'm known by my students for:

Being funny.

When I'm not teaching, I

Hang out with my family, play tennis and guitar, travel, and create activities for my classrooms.