A learner of life and passionate individual who is building a platform to help people see value in themselves through coaching, teaching and speaking. I earned my education from Alabama State University (ASU) and the University of Indianapolis (U of I). At ASU, I studied mathematics and at the U of I, I studied as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow, earning a Master of Arts in Teaching.
I taught high school mathematics (Geometry and Advanced Algebra) for 4 years and 8th grade math for one year. Furthermore, I have tutored for three years and taught virtually for a year, where I earned Teacher Of The Year for an online school.
I enjoy distant running, positive psychology, learning about personal finances, internet entrepreneurship and dancing. Today, I enjoy living a life build around and by my passions.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Alabama State University - Bachelors, Mathematics
Graduate Degree: University of Indianapolis - Masters, Teaching
distance running, marathons, financial literacy, debt elimination, writing an e-book
Q & A
What is your teaching philosophy?
My teaching philosophy: I love to assist students to connect the logic and skill-set needed and produced from learning mathematics to their personal lives.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
In a first session, I will get to know students. I will ask students their likes and dislikes with school, math, and outside of school.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Encourage, teach and support the idea of practice, practice, and more practice.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
I am a positive psychology guru. I always focus on the positive abilities and skills that a student may have to help increase confidence and motivation.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
I search for methods and resources to assist the students. I may look up other methods teachers are using to teach the concept and ask colleagues for support.