Mrs. Ann Wentworth

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Mrs. Ann Wentworth

 

Brief Bio:  I was raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan and am a Midwestern girl at heart.  I attended Indiana University for my undergraduate degree and Azusa Pacific University for my Master's in Education and my teaching credential. After 30 years in California, via Ohio and Texas, my husband and I are finally settling in Arizona where I teach Math at Ironwood Ridge High. 

For 2020-2021 school year I am teaching Algebra 1 and Algebra 2. 

Contact Information:  awentworth@amphi.com. 

school phone #: (520) 407-4159   or on Google Classroom or Zoom as applicable 

Core Educational Beliefs:      Student well-being is my primary concern, even over curriculum.  The social and emotional welfare of students is at my core, and I care deeply about helping each student grow in confidence, maturity, and perseverence so they can each become the best human being possible.  Each student has a different motivation, learning style, and reason for putting their best, or not-so-best, foot forward and that is what I believe is the most vital aspect of success.  Getting to know my students is the best part of my job and being a part of their growth, education, and future is what motivates me to be the best teacher I can be.  

Education: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN - Bachelor of Science in Finance/Accounting.   

Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA - Teaching Credential and Master's in Education 

Prior Experience:  This is my 3rd year teaching in Arizona and at IRHS - I've taught Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry in my time here. 5 years teaching Math from Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Geometry, to Algebra 2 at Classical Academy High School in Escondido, CA. 20 years tutoring students in middle school and high school. 25 years preparing taxes, doing small business consulting, and accounting