Warren Bowe Interview

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Arne Duncan, an American education administrator once said, “When I ask teachers why they teach, they almost always say that it is because they want to make a difference in the lives of children.” This statement hold true for countless teachers across the nation, and Mr. Warren Bowe is no exception. The moment the assignment was in my hands I began brainstorming possible candidates for the interview. Although I was disappointed I could not interview my former A.P. English teacher Mrs. Bowe, I was just as delighted to interview her husband, Mr. Bowe, whom taught English at Chippewa Falls Senior High School as well. After numerous e-mails to each other, Mr. Bowe and I decided to schedule the interview in his classroom for Friday, October 9th. Analogous with the majority of those that enter the teaching profession, Mr. Bowe’s desire to better the lives of students began with a fundamental inspiration: his teachers. Teachers are, in one word, influential. A great teacher inspires their students to love learning. Mr. Bowe always felt fortunate to have great English teachers whom could promote the evolution of his intuitive love for English. These teachers were able to teach the subject in a way that was both interesting and …show more content…

Mr. Bowe developed a fondness for reading at a young age and felt it important to encourage such an appreciation in his students. By having his students read novels that explored diversified views of the world he believed that he was encouraging a love for reading while also encouraging open minds. One novel in particular, As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner, presents students with a challenge to think critically while broadening their understanding of the world as a whole. This opportunity to see his students grow is why this is his favorite novel to

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