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Andrew Cambron is an educator and media creator living in Batesville, IN. Currently he teaches German at Batesville High School and coordinates the school GAPP exchange program with Karl Maybach Gymnasium in Friedrichshafen, Germany.

In his early career, Andrew worked in the film industry in Los Angeles, California cutting his teeth at several large advertising production companies. During his time he worked on a wide array of media including commercials, short films, music videos, and reality television.

Lured by the opportunity to live with family in Germany, he relocated to Munich, where he enrolled in an intensive Sprachschule and learned German while freelancing in corporate video editing.

Upon returning to the United States, he was given the serendipitous opportunity to teach German at his hometown High School. Since returning he has established the first inter-school exchange program at the school, as well as founding the BHS AV Club for young filmmakers to develop and screen their own films in the community.

Andrew is the Southeastern Indiana Regional Representative of the AATG, and was invited to represent the AATG in the seminar Österreich – ein Land mit vielen Gesichter” in Austria 2018. In 2019, he was named as Indiana’s Rising Star German Teacher of the Year.

Currently Andrew is pursuing his Masters in Education from Indiana University, while also enrolling in the first Creative Commons Certificate course for educators. His driving passions in education are developing open educational resources to improve access to cost-free teaching materials, while improving educational outcomes for all students.

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According to research, homework does not increase academic performance; in fact, it may worsen it. Homework instills a bad attitude toward school and education in pupils, making them dread coming to class.
https://medium.datadriveninvestor.com/who-invented-homework-3a74047033

the network admins of my life have always made me acambron, ajcambro, acambro... but a first... cambrona. Spanish speakers, feel free to chuckle.

For college students, print exposure (reading for pleasure) defeats all rivals, including high school grades, in predicting wide range of knowledge of variety of subjects. Stanovich,K. & Cunningham,A.1993. Where does knowledge come from? Journal of Educational Psych 85,2:211-229.

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