I entered the Auto Shop class knowing nothing about cars, and though I have an increased general awareness, I'm not sure I know too much more about cars (though I can change oil and rotate tires!) Mr. Newcomb is so knowledgeable and cares deeply about his students, I just found that his reliance on the online CDX program to be detrimental to my learning--the videos are much less engaging than a teacher lecture or demonstration and don't connect of the car components together
I had him his second or third year of teaching back in 1975. I never forgot what he taught me. What an amazing teacher!