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I have Middle School, High School and Community College teaching experience in Honors Chemistry, Life Science, Biology, Physics and Physical Science. My teaching philosophy is simple, “Science if fun, Math is easy, and I can do this!” I enjoy student engagement, science literacy topics, related current events, critical thinking.
The Laboratory component of any Science Course needs a special touch. First of all, it must be safe, non toxic to the student or environment, inquiry-based, and practical. Virtual and ‘Dry Labs’ have logistical advantages; however, they do not replace “Wet Lab” or field work. My experience is diversified working with Gifted Students, Academic and Standard level with In-Class Support.
My Graduate Degrees include an Ed. S. and M. Ed from the University of Florida and a B.S. from Georgian Court College, Lakewood, NJ. Award: NSF National Recipient in Genetics at Princeton University under the Direction of Malcolm S. Steinberg, Ph. D. College of Biotechnology.
Teaching experience in Life Science, Principles of Biology, and Human Biology.
Knowledge of Cells and their Organelles, Plasma Membrane, Hypotonic vs Hypertonic Solutions, Cellular Respiration, Photosynthesis, Genetics, Biotechnology, Ecology and the Environment, Ecosystems and the Biosphere, Classification of Organisms, Bioethics' Human Body Systems- Integument, Bone, Muscle, Cardiovascular, Lymphatic, Digestive, Nervous, and Reproductive. Research in Genetics-(Princeton Univ- NSF National Recipient "Hemagglutination of Lectins on Erythrocytes". Lab experience with major topics listed above.
Experience in College Prep, Honors Level at the High School level and Intro to Chemistry on the College Level. Measurement, Conversion Factos, Significant Figures, Pure Substances and Mixtures, Nomenclature, Bonding, Molecular Geometry, Electron-Dot Diagrams, Temperature Conversions, States of Matter, Specific Heat, Heat of Fusion/Vaporization; Stoichiometry Calculations-Moles, Molar Mass, Gas Laws, Molar Volume, Molarity and Dilution; Reactions, Oxidation-Reduction, Galvanic Cell- Voltaic Cell, Oxidation Numbers, Acid-Base Reactions, Ka, Kb, Kc, Kw, LeChatelier's Principle, Radioactivity, Half-Lives, Organic Functional Groups, Biochemistry- Carbohydrates, Lipids, Fats, Proteins.
Experience Teaching Physical Science in 2 High Schools. Speed, Velocity, Acceleration, Displacment, Forces, Friction, Newtons Laws of Motion, Periodic Table, Forms of Energy, Potential vs Kinetic States of Energy, Circuits, Waves, Optics.
Very good tutor — Mary Beth is reliable and very pleasant. Most important, she is a good tutor who helped my daughter review for her final. I heartily recommend her. ...
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