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Mr. Mogg

Mr. Mogg, 6th grade Social Studies Teacher KIPP GCP

It’s hard to talk about myself without mentioning those who have inspired  challenged, and taught me along the way. I wouldn’t be who I am today without those who have influenced me.

I am originally from a small town located in the utmost northern end of California.  I went to college at Humboldt State University (Famous for its inspiration to Stephen Hillenbug, the cartoonist of Sponge Bob Square Pants). My professors at Humboldt inspired me to work hard and engage my educational experience. There is a special place in my heart for those great educators who make history come alive.

Strength Finder

» Input – I have a craving to know more. I like to collect and archive all kinds of information.

» Learner- I have a great desire to learn and want to continuously improve. In particular, the process of learning, rather than the outcome, excites me.

» Responsibility I take psychological ownership of what I say I will do. I am committed to stable values such as honesty and loyalty.

» Intellection- I am characterized by my intellectual activity. I am introspective and appreciate intellectual discussions.

» Connectedness- I have faith in the links between all things. I believe there are few coincidences and that almost every event has a reason.


» B.A. History [Humboldt State Univ.]


» Photography

» Reading

» Running

» Studying

 Books: Favorites from the last year or so…

» The Divine Conspiracy- Dallas Willard

» Hot Flat and Crowded- Thomas Friedman

» Generous Orthodoxy- Brian McLaren

» Velvet Elvis- Rob Bell

» Simply Christian- N.T. Wright

» The Challenge of Jesus- N.T. Wright

» Paul: In Fresh Perspective- N.T. Wright

» Letters From a Skeptic- Greg Boyd

» Surprised by Hope- N.T. Wright

» Red Letter Christians- Tony Campollo

» Good News and Good Works- Ron Sider

» How Not to Speak of God- Peter Rollins

» The Priestly Kingdom: Social Ethics as Gospel- John Howard Yoder

» Reading the Bible again for the First Time- Marcus Borg

Currently on the shelf

Integral Spirituality Ken Wilber


  1. Brittany Green says:

    Which one of your hobbies do you enjoy the most

    • Sha'Kiyah Nicole Rooks says:

      *makes connection*

    • Mr. Mogg says:

      Hmmm. That is a tough one Ms. Green. On any given day, I like to go for a run. However, somedays- when I am in the mood for shooting photos, I can’t stop thinking about it, so it becomes my favorite.

      A long answer to a simple question: it depends on the day you ask me. Today, my favorite hobby is reading!
      What is your favorite hobby?

  2. Emmy ruth says:

    wow so what is your ranking on the hobbies 1 being least favorite and 4 being most favorite ?

  3. Vondra Patrick says:

    what book do you enjoy the most

  4. Shaving Cream (Drew Kinnin) says:

    Dear Editor,
    I believe the North will win the war. I think this because they have several advantages. The North has a bigger population. The North also has more white men.

  5. Tyree Steele says:

    I want to do my homework

  6. Mackenzie Moody says:

    Hey mr.mogg what is your favorite movie?

  7. Greg says:

    Hi.Mr.mogg do you prefer football or basketball?? 🙂

  8. Hannah Bouchard says:

    Hi Mr Mogg, I LOVE HISTORY.


    Hi Mr.Mogg, I am confused about the group C project.I have been looking for one for three days know. I am really getting agrivated.I do not know what website will do me good.But also how do you get your beard like that? 🙂

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