Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. James Bruce
I am a husband, father of a fantastic three year old daughter, and a musical scientist.
My passion is to create a better world by educating the public about both the science and nature of sound.
My wife and I cooperate in working with PreK students in early childhood development.
I was an instructional assistant with PVSD for 7 years as a specialist in education, specifically working one on with children on the spectrum.
Additionally, I was a Behaviorist working in home with families receiving ABA services for two years.
Recently I completed my Master's in Education, with an emphasis on the behaviors of success in both life and education.
I have one year of experience in observed, active learning teaching of 186 students the Next Generation Science Standards arcoss three grade levels and three disciplines.
This past year I was fortunate to pursue my dream of teaching music, fundamentally as science, via an elective in middle school while supporting K-5 music elementaryily.
ALL WORK IS POSTED IN CLASSROOM. STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO COMPLETE WORK WEEKLY AND ADVISORY STUDENTS FAMILIES ARE EXPECTED TO CHECK IN WEEKLY AS WELL.
CHAVEZ CAMPUS IS OPEN EVERY REGUALAR WEEK ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS FROM 12-3 TO PICKUP UP SUPPORTIVE MATERIAL RESOURCES.
AGAIN, ALL FAMILES ARE EXPECTED TO ATLEAST MAINATIN WEEKLY, 2-WAY COMMUNICATION WITH EACH STUDENTS ADVISORY TEACHER IN MIDDLE SCHOOL.
SEE CALENDAR WEEKLY FOR THAT WEEK'S STANDARDS BASED LESSONS AND STUDENT EXPECTATIONS.
EACH WEEK I WILL HAVE OFFICE HOURS FROM 10-12, M-F. I WILL RESPOND TO EMAILS AND CLASSROOMS POSTS AS SOON AS I SEE THEM AND NOT LESS THAN WITHIN 24 HOURS. EVERY FRIDAY FOR THE SEVEN WEEKS AFTER THE SPRING BREAK, I WILL HOST A 15 MIN ZOOM SESSION FOR ADVISORY AT 10AM, MFUND3PR AT 10:30, MFUND7TH AT 11AM AND APPR7/8 AT 11:30.