Hello, my name is James "David" Parnell. I am 32 years old and I am attempting to get my BA, then Masters in Pre K- 6th Education. I am currently working within a school system as a TA. I have been married to my wife Jessica for 13 years and we have two sons, Drew is 12 and Ethan is 8. I am a die hard New England Patriots fan, play softball, and work with our church youth group. My Educational philosophy is really very simple, treat the child as you would want your child to be treated. Children need and deserve the same respect that adults do. Children will never reach their full potentials if never given the chance. I hope to learn some new and fun things in this class that I will one day be able to share with my own students.