Name: Dr. James Turner
Grade / Subject: 7-12/ All Subjects
Hours for help: 8:00 AM to 10:00PM
Welcome to my website: I hope your day is filled with Peace and Learning
Educational Background: B.A. Fine Arts : Westmont College
Masters in Education and Educational Administration : Chapman College
Juris Doctor : Santa Barbara College of Law
Additional Training: SPARKS, Brain Based Learning, Kagan Cooperative Learning, One Minute Manager, Time to Teach, Eric Jensen's Different Brains Different Learners, Accelerated Learning.
Additional Education: Marine Biology, Ornithology, Equine Training (horse whispeer), Botany (specializing in epiphitic and lithophitic Orchids), Living Art Projects.
Sports Interests: Horse riding and training, Judo, Kung Fu, Tai Chi
Teaching Philosophy: Teachers only present information to the student, the student is the one who does the true teaching.
Current Grades Taught: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Non-acadmeic Experience: Facilities Design and Management, Construction Accounting and Management, Sheet Metal Mechanic, Machinist,Anodizer, Sales Person, Stock Person. U.S. Army Officer Airborne and Recon Training.
Historical Heros: Thomas Merton, the Early Desert Fathers, Ronald Reagan, Jesus of Nazareth, Saul of Tarsus
Favorite Sayings: What is the sound of one hand clapping, You get from students what you expect from students, One step starts the way of a thousand mile journey, When you think you know all there is to know you will know all you will ever learn.
The web page below is some videos of the exciting things you can find in the mountains behind the town of Mariposa California.
The link below leads you to a lot of interesting information that parents will find useful. It is linked from the Mt. Everest Academy in San Diego California.
Cattleya Orchids in the Mist
Oncidium Orchids on display
LUSD has established a uniform complaint procedure (1312.3) for all relevant programs per 5 CCR § 4622 et seq . The district has a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of gender per Education Amendments of 1972, Title IX: Nondiscrimination.