...I have been told, "You’re the math teacher. You must be so amazing at math!"
The truth is, I struggled with math as a student and therefore, I understand the difficulties students face when learning mathematical concepts. My lessons scaffold to support students, but also challenge them. (read more)
...Each time I ask a question of one of my students that prompts that student to see a text in a whole new light, or to reach a new conclusion about the author’s intent, or to posit a theory on why a particular wording was chosen, or even to understand and be able to articulate why he or she absolut... (read more)
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I have long been passionate and enthusiastic about teaching math & chemistry. 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. (read more)
I have extensive experience working with and mentoring some of our top science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students. For over 14 years, I have been teaching general education chemistry for non-science majors, organic chemistry for pre-health professions students, and technical ... (read more)
...My approach is normally to engage students in more accessible examples of simpler models in Introductory Physics. The more popular AP subject examination attempts a broad rather than deep assessment of a student's command of the techniques of investigation of physical phenomena, and I prefer to ... (read more)