I'm a student in the Teacher Education program at Metropolitan State University of Denver. I'll be graduating in the Spring of 2016 with a B.S. in Environmental Science. I've spent over 200 hours in local classrooms helping teachers and students while I develop my own teaching skills. In that time I've found that my favorite moments are when I get to help students one-on-one, helping them understand the material and build skills.
My program has given me a strong background in math and the sciences, and I especially have enjoyed helping students grasp the concepts behind chemistry. I've found that the key in teaching chemistry, or any subject, is to find strong connections to things they already know. Whether that means relating it to their personal experiences or just finding the right metaphor, I'm all about bringing the material to a place where my clients can really get it.
When I'm not buried in academic work, I'm usually getting out to hike and bike in Colorado's unique wilderness, reading a good book, or gaming with friends.
Metropolitan State University - BS, Environmental Science