...I never was satisfied and went through with a "magnifying lens" material covering both curricula, attaining rare familiarity in breadth of truly extracurricular mathematical knowledge. This B in trig I made up for with A's in Calculus I and II, which use it in more complex ways than before. The... (read more)
...I often would...
• Signal the start of a lesson with an aural cue, such as an egg timer, a cowbell or a horn.
(You can use subsequent cues to show much time remains in a lesson.)
• List the activities of the lesson on the board.
• In opening the lesson, I would tell the students what they’re goi... (read more)
...My high school/ university years were in Ireland. I have a 4 year engineering degree (BE) from University College Dublin. To gain admittance to UCD essentially required taking all AP (honors) courses in high school (Marist Brothers College), including: English/ literature, Mathematics (full cou... (read more)
8 Subjects: includingGeometry,Writing,SAT Reading,Elementary Math
...The satisfaction I got out of teaching was beyond my greatest expectations! There is nothing like seeing "the lightbulb go on" when explaining a difficult concept for a student. I love to see the satisfaction of a student grasping something that had been previously out of reach for that student. (read more)