>>>> Professional Highlights <<<<

  • I have IB DP experience in Math (HL and SL) and Computer Science (HL).
  • I have taught four years of AP Calculus and three years of Statistics. I have taught Computer Programming, Science, and Audio/Video Production, in addition to my 15 years of experience teaching math to students from grades 5 – 12.
  • I designed and implemented math curriculum for WASC accreditation at four schools.
  • I utilized Rubicon Atlas, Moodle, Blackboard, and Edline software to map curriculum and to link school-wide learning results with unit plans and online learning projects.
  • I served on a panel of writers and judges for the University of Cape Town’s Annual Mathematics Contest (attended by over 6000 students), and I coach math teams to success.
  • In 2008, my grades 5 through 8 ESL math students took the Stanford Achievement Test (SAT 10). All of them scored above grade level. A large percent of the students scored 5 grade levels above their respective grade level. Many were performing at post high school level. MAP results are showing similar trends.
  • I have coached math teams for international competitions, and my teams have achieved high honors in these competitions. One of my students placed first in the Canadian Math Olympiad.
  • In my spare time, I help build communities between schools (for example, A.P.I.S. and the local Korean Yum-Kwang High School, by offering extra math instruction in a highly visual, interactive, and ESL-considerate format). I have also trained foreign teachers how to offer math instruction (primarily precalculus) in English.
  • In 1998 I implemented an aviation geometry program as part of a larger aviation program funded under a one million-dollar grant from NASA to Wooddale High School.
  • I have two years of experience teaching Spanish.
  • I am an accomplished musician.

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