About Ms. Canton...
Position: Environmental Science Teacher
Room: Lab 5
Welcome to Casteel High School! I have been teaching middle school and high school science since 2010, and I absolutely love getting to share my passion for science with the next generation of innovators! I am proud to be part of the awesome Casteel community, and I look forward to having a fantastic year with all of you.
My Education and Professional Background
My Educational Philosophy
My Educational Philosophy can be summarized through the words of many great thinkers: • “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” –Benjamin Franklin • “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” –Albert Einstein • “The art of teaching [science] is the art of assisting discovery.” –Mark Van Doren • “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” –Carl W. Buehner • “Good schools, like good societies and good families, celebrate and cherish diversity.” –Deborah Meier • The Four C’s of 21st Century Education are Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, and Creativity. • “Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.” –John Dana • “Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.” –Scott Hayden
The Choice is Yours! Why Choose Casteel High?
Casteel High School is a supportive, student-centered learning community where diversity is embraced, wisdom is cultivated, and dreams are realized.