Meet Telannia Norfar @thnorfar – Math Teacher/Department Chair

What’s your first and last name?

  • Telannia Norfar

What do you teach / what is your ‘title’ at school?

  • Math Teacher/Department Chair

How are you involved in education?

  • I teach Algebra II and AP Calculus at Northwest Classen High School in Oklahoma City Public Schools. I am President of Oklahoma Council of Teachers of Mathematics and a National Board Certified Teacher. I help teachers understand project based learning as a national faculty member of PBLWorks.

What does your ideal school or classroom look like?

  • Students co-manage and create the structures, environment and learning goals. The classroom is humming with students regulating their learning with the guidance of teachers.

If you were to lead a session at Edcamp, what would it be about?

  • How to be an Anti-racist?; Ways we can better involve and inform the community about our schools; student centered learning methods

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