I've taught in the Peace Corps for 4+ years (St. Vincent, West Indies & Fiji, South Pacific), as well as several years here in NJ; this included General/Basic Math through and including Algebra & Geometry. In addition to my B.S. in Math, I have a B.A. in Political Science and hold a Permanent Secondary (H.S.) Teaching Certificate in Mathematics.
Instead of rehashing the same "methods" you were taught, I try to find new and intuitive ways to explore problems, ideas and relationships ... lead...
I've taught in the Peace Corps for 4+ years (St. Vincent, West Indies & Fiji, South Pacific), as well as several years here in NJ; this included General/Basic Math through and including Algebra & Geometry. In addition to my B.S. in Math, I have a B.A. in Political Science and hold a Permanent Secondary (H.S.) Teaching Certificate in Mathematics.
Instead of rehashing the same "methods" you were taught, I try to find new and intuitive ways to explore problems, ideas and relationships ... leading to HOW to think about solving the problem at hand.
Thank You for your consideration, Patrick N.