Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (Physics)
University of Washington (Master's)
I am an experienced math and science instructor with over 10 years of teaching and tutoring experience. Between 2010 and 2014, I worked as a teacher at the Yellow Wood Academy, a private high school that offers students a specialized one-on-one classroom environment. At YWA, I taught all high school science classes (including AP, Computer Programming, and Environmental Science) and all levels of high school math. In addition to my teaching and tutoring duties, I designed individualized lesson plans, curricula, homework assignments, and tests. In my spare time, I also enjoy running, trivia competitions, and word games.
I am currently pursuing a Masters degree in Physics at the University of Washington where I use advanced mathematics on a daily basis. I have taught or tutored every middle school and high school math course up to and including Statistics and AP Calculus. I am naturally gifted at mathematics, having scored a perfect 800 on the Math section of the SAT and the GRE, but I believe in the power of directed study to improve grades and test scores quickly. It is my goal to prove that mathematics can function not only as a useful tool but also as a fascinating and worthwhile pursuit in itself.
At my former employer, I taught and tutored every science course offered including (but not limited to) AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Physics, Environmental Science, and Computer Programming. I am possessed of a limitless desire to understand how the universe works and believe that science offers an unsurpassed set of tools for approaching nearly any problem. Having worked in the laboratory, I am familiar with how science works "in the wild", and I hope to pass on to my students not only the fundamentals of scientific problem solving but also appreciation for the scientific process and ways of thinking.
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