Lincoln Middle,

an IB World School

Zach Berger

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About Me
Biographical Sketch: 

I'm just a dork who loves music, basketball and teaching!

Educational Background: 

High School: Canon City High School

Undergrad: Colorado State University

Masters: University of Colorado

Why I enjoy teaching: 

In a word, kids. I feel super lucky to be put in a position where my job is to have a positive impact on young people.  Everything I do in my classroom stems from an overarching goal of both loving and supporting kids, as well as challenging them.  I honestly don't think I could do anything else but teach!

Favorite Books: 

"When the Game was Ours" by Jackie MacMullan

"Swann in Love" by Marcel Proust

Interest & Hobbies: 

Basketball, Playing Music (namely guitar), Badminton, Soccer, Hiking, Gaming (yes I am a nerd!), Reading

What I like most about my school: 

Lincoln is a family.  I'm continually inspired and impressed by how both the staff and students have such a strong sense of community and cooperation.  For the first day I walked into Lincoln as a substitute teacher three years ago, I felt immediately like I had found a home.  I can't express how lucky I feel like I am to have found this school!

Favorite Quote: 

"The universe is shaped exactly like the Earth; if you go straight long enough you'll end up where you were.".

My Classroom
Courses Taught: 

8th Grade English

8th Grade Gifted and Talented English

About My Classroom: 

My classroom is a high energy learning environment, where all voices are heard, all students feel safe, and all brains are engaged!