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Louis Kaskowitz

Math Teacher

Louis (Mr. K) has been a math educator for over 20 years at various schools in the Bay Area, Portland, OR, and Ann Arbor, MI. Before teaching at Yavneh he supervised the math tutoring center for the Math Performance Success Program at De Anza College. Louis earned a Bachelors in Math from Humboldt State University and a Masters in Math from Portland State University.

Louis is a parent to a current Yavneh student and two Yavneh graduates. His hobbies include cooking, hiking, and bicycling.

Palo Alto, CA

Alma Mater:
Humboldt State
Portland State

BA in Math
MA in Math

What’s your most epic travel experience?

Top of your bucket list?
Cruise to Antarctica

Favorite quote:
“If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.” – John von Neumann

Favorite book(s):
“Fermat’s Enigma” by Simon Singh

Your most epic teaching moment:
Taking the 5th and 6th graders on BART to the California Academy of Sciences to see Claude, the albino alligator.

Why you love teaching at Yavneh:
The kids!!!

Highlight of the week:
Kabbalat Shabbat

Favorite subject to teach:

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