...Then to watch them succeed in their classes and even help their peers who are struggling beside them. I believe that a broad and deep education allows doors to open for students and such an education comes not from repetition nor from dependency on a teacher, but by truly understanding the mater... (read more)
...Another student I tutored one day looked at me in bewilderment and said,"You're fun."
For both of these students, we could have fun because teaching for me is not transactional but transformational. When students learn, it's not because I simply convey information to students to absorb as spong... (read more)
...When I teach, I explain concepts simply and clearly, and in different ways if necessary. I provide as many examples and real-world applications as possible. I also find that reviewing past homework assignments and tests is very beneficial. (read more)
...I have had nothing (i.e., no money) twice in my life. I understand the difficulties of finding one's way within our current collective circumstance. However, I also know how to build marketable skills which allow one to become independent and successful. (read more)
I graduated with a PhD in Chemistry. And I am a mother of two. Based on my experience in chemistry career, and teaching college students, I always feel that mathematics skills are very important. (read more)