I am a former science teacher with a masters in education. I have taught middle school sciences and high school biology, and I have tutored high school and college biology related subjects. I enjoy teaching AP Biology, and am here to make learning more enjoyable.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Bachelors, Biology, General
Graduate Degree: University of Southern California - Masters, High School Teaching
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What is your teaching philosophy?
Enabling learners to discover science through guidance.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Get to know them: how do they learn and what their goal for a tutoring session will be. Tell them my philosophy.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Setting up questions that allow discovery with guidance.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
Have many short-term goals and mini-quizzes that remind them that they are on pace for a bigger success.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
Try to explain it another way.