Sweating the Small Stuff: The Life of a Blue Chip Teacher

Intrepid College Prep

5th grade science teacher and science department chair, Evan Curran, recently reviewed the book, Coach Wooden’s Greatest Secret┬áby Pat Williams, for tnscore.org.

“When Mia Howard, the Principal and founder of Intrepid College Prep, dropped off a book for all the new teachers to read before school started, I naturally expected it to be about the fundamentals of teaching. Therefore, when I looked down at the book The Power of a Lot of Little Things Done Well and saw legendary basketball coach John Wooden’s face staring back at me, I was more than a little confused. What in the world did basketball have to do with teaching? As I have discovered this summer through Teach for America’s summer Institute, far more than I thought.”

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