...In addition to being a swim coach, I have been the Head Swim Instructor for the Lake Forest II Sun & Sail Club Red Cross Swim Lessons program. This has given me experience teaching kids of abilities ranging from first learning how to swim to preparing to be a competitive swimmer. I also have ex... (read more)
...Right now my focus is ages 12-20. For the moment, I volunteer at daVinci Arts Middle School in the Library. (I love books). I also coordinate their chess team. Why aren't more girls playing chess???
I'm a bit of a geek girl. (read more)
...I have taught all levels of High School Mathematics, from Pre-Algebra all the way through AP Calculus BC and AP Statistics, as well as adjunct teaching at the Community College level. I work hard at making Math easier for students to understand, and realize that helping students make sense of th... (read more)
...I then traveled north to the University of Oregon to enter their Education Ph.D. program. True to form, I was fascinated by various forms of Assessment. As a part of my Doctoral Research and tutoring many students in the Eugene-Springfield area, I designed an Assessment Tool that measured various Reading Comprehension skills of my students. (read more)
...Regardless of the subject, I understand that my most important job is to have patience and understanding for a student's view of things. My college career, Master's thesis, and performance on the SAT and GRE all show my expertise, but even more importantly I am an empathetic and thoughtful teach... (read more)