The Q+A- two students, two teachers, each month. This month we sat down with History teacher Ms. Guth
Common misconception about me:
That I’m short.
Movie you’ve seen most:
One thing I can’t live without:
A subscription to The Economist.
What you wanted to be at age 10:
An Apollo astronaut or a nurse.
Student pet peeve:
“Does spelling count?” (If I say yes, will it help the student to spell the word?)
Organizing items into aesthetically-pleasing piles.
Favorite thing about being a teacher:
Same answer as “hobby.”
Favorite class you’ve taught at Milken:
AP US History.
Funniest English word:
Most purchased item in Student Store:
I only have made two purchases, and no trend emerged.
Favorite Milken Trend:
Drought-resistant landscaping on the top floor.
Where do you sit at lunch:
At the tables near the Social Studies Office, besieged by bees.
What historical figure do you identify most with:
Queen Elizabeth I.
Most visited website:
Your favorite type of weather:
San Francisco Bay Area.
If you had to leave America, where would you go:
Favorite cancelled-too-soon TV show:
Funniest teaching moment:
When Ben Zimmermann jumped out of a cabinet twenty minutes into class when I was substituting for Mr. Bloom in AP Psychology, although it didn’t seem that funny at the time.