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Kelly Bow Case Study In Psychology

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Kelly Bow is a math teacher in Gooding, Idaho. Kelly completed graduate work in psychology also (K. Bow, personal communication, February 14, 2016). Her focus over the years has been on helping students who struggle in math. She concentrates on overcoming these struggles by applying her understanding of how the brain processes concepts. This method has resulted in students who have traditionally scored low in math becoming straight ‘A’ math students. Many have gone on to get full ride college scholarships, and get jobs in math intensive fields. Kelly has a Facebook account where she often posts stories about the power of the human brain. She also posts stories of the successes of her students (K. Bow, personal communication, February 14, 2016). These stories have gained the attention of her friends, and have were seen by friends of friends. Kelly's social network resulted in contact by the Director of a school in another state that asked her to come interview for a job (which she got). Kelly speaks of the power of social networking, and the unexpected reach that her story had through social media. Gibson, Hardy, and Buckley (2014)…show more content…
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