...I use research-based programs to help students with dyslexia improve their phonemic awareness, phonics, spelling, and decoding skills. I also work with students who have speech delays. Many of my speech-delayed students have a language disorder. (read more)
I am currently a Spanish/ELD(ESL) teacher in the Capistrano Unified School District. I earned a Master's Degree in Bilingual Education from Columbia University in New York and an undergraduate degree in Spanish from Boston College. I also studied at the Universidad Complutense in Madrid, Spain and worked and taught in Bolivia while serving in the Peace Corps. (read more)
I have been teaching for 18 years and 14 of those have been math. I have taught at the elementary level, middle school level (Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1) and high school level (Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, and Geometry).
I enjoy working with students and I really enjoy seeing a student grasp a concept that... (read more)
...I am experienced at preparing students for standardized tests such as the SAT (Math, Chemistry and Biology), AP (Chemistry and Biology), ACS Chemistry Olympiad and the MCAT. Many of my students earn scores of 5 on the AP Exam and/or 800 on the SAT Subject test. I have been recognized by MIT (4 times) for being the most influential high school teacher of one of their incoming freshman. (read more)
...I have since returned to pre-k and, in 2016, I obtained my Master's degree in Elementary education. I graduated with honors and was the 2016 Edwin Carr Fellow for the Department of Elementary and Bilingual Education, demonstrating my dedication to the field of education and my own academic excel... (read more)