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Campbell Elementary School

Math, Computers and G&T
 
 
 

 

My name is Mr. Fitzgibbon, but you may know me better as Mr. Thanksgiving, which is what many of the students call me!

Funny names aside, I teach Computer Science and UL Math to fourth grade students. I will also be teaching Gifted & Talented this year, to third and fourth grade students.


So...what is my definition of success for myself and my students? Well I like Emerson's short poem below, and it seems, to me, to describe the life of a good teacher.


Success
by
Ralph Waldo Emerson
 
To laugh often and much;
To win the respect of intelligent people
And the affection of children;
To earn the appreciation of honest critics
And endure the betrayal of false friends;
To appreciate beauty;
To find the best in others;
To leave the world a bit better, whether by
A healthy child, a garden patch or
A redeemed social condition;
To know even one life has breathed easier
Because you have lived;
This is to have succeeded.
 
 
 
If you have any questions please feel free to call or email me, and I will do my best to get back to you as quickly as possible.
 
Math Tree