My approach is friendly and personalized, building on student's existing skills and knowledge base to increase their confidence in their own abilities. I encourage students to practice problem solving and to be "hands-on" with the material as much as possible. I utilize direct instruction in small chunks, only as necessary in between practicing the material.
I am a professional classroom teacher with 7 years experience teaching math and physics to 8th-12th graders, from conceptual physics through AP Physics C Mechanics and E&M. have a Masters in Education, and a BA in Physics and Astronomy. My AP students have consistently earned average scores on the AP exam above a 4.
Cancelation policy: Full refund given if students cancel or reschedule more than 24 hours ahead of time. Cancelation less than 24 hours ahead of time is subject to a fee up to the entire cost of the lesson, at my discretion.
Over 7 years of experience teaching high school and middle school physics at two different schools, including one of the top 5 schools in the nation. Expert in planning and delivering engaging lessons across all levels of the physics curriculum.
Teacher: Bentley Upper School, Lafayette CA
AP Physics C Mechanics
Wrote and delivered all lessons, assessments, practice exercises, and lab assignments. Communicated with students and parents to set and meet realistic goals for students. Created and graded AP Practice assignments to prepare students for AP exams.
Teacher: BASIS Tucson North Charter School, Tucson AZ
August 2011-May 2015
AP Physics C
AP Physics 1
AP Physics 2
AP Physics B
8th Grade Conceptual Physics
Middle School Science Bowl Coach
Astronomy Club Advisor/Founder
Student Teacher: Teach Arizona Program, Tucson AZ
August 2010 – May 2011
Research Specialist: Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ
August 2009 – May 2010
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ May 2011
Degree: Masters in Education
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT May 2009
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Astronomy with High Honors
Honors Thesis: Baby Giants: Finding Intermediate Mass Black Holes in the Local Universe
Awards: Franklin Bowers Littell Prize for excellence in advanced courses in astronomy
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