...I am familiar with the content and I have a large amount of resources. I am a certified math teacher with a master of education degree. I am currently teaching the course Algebra 2 and have taught it for several years. (read more)
...After graduating from college, I tried to use this technique to help students prepare for the ACT. I noticed that students tended to understand concepts better after it was reinforced with a few examples and practice problems. Having many professors in college who each had their own teaching style made me appreciate the differences in how each student learns. (read more)
...While many may find this murkiness uncomfortable, it's the perfect place for my particular skills: equal parts personality and intellect. Though it's a cliche, I really do make learning fun. Before entering the world of education, I worked in the film industry as a professional script reader, in high-tech as a sales writer, and in journalism at The Washington Post. (read more)
...In terms of my teaching experience, I have described the highlights below. A. I was the Math Department Chair and Algebra I Instructor at UIC College Prep (Chicago, IL) for 4 years.
*During this time, our students earned the highest ACT Math Score for a non-selective charter school in the Chic... (read more)
...I also am well versed in technology, such as calculators, desmos, geogebra, etc. I know of free apps students can download to use calculators, and believe in using technology and understanding concepts, rather than memorizing benign mathematical facts. I try my best to make the math engaging and relevant. (read more)