...I am patient, relaxed and truly enjoy this work. In addition to my engineering degree, I also come from 2 previous generations of world class science/math academics from both sides of my family (My dad was a MIT professor).
Also having been a professional actor during this entire time, being a... (read more)
I am currently a Spanish/ELD(ESL) teacher in the Capistrano Unified School District. I earned a Master's Degree in Bilingual Education from Columbia University in New York and an undergraduate degree in Spanish from Boston College. I also studied at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain and worked and taught in Bolivia while serving in the Peace Corps. (read more)
...I've branched out with additional specialized subjects including, but not limited to Corporate Finance, Derivatives, Portfolio Management and Statistics. Some of these classes can be intimidating and confusing for students. My goal is to simplify the material, making it easier to understand and if necessary improve your math skills and business foundation. (read more)
...What I love to teach the most is providing life-long understanding of concepts (with fun facts on life applications) and not simply pure memorizations. I do emphasize the importance of building a strong basic foundation as it's vital for learning advanced topics. A main part of my teaching styl... (read more)
...Over the years I have learned that most people dislike chemistry because of a poor experience with a teacher who did not enjoy the subject either. I have also taught a pre-nursing-level organic chemistry lab multiple semesters at my university. Teaching a large group of students was a great exp... (read more)