I have 12 years of teaching math experience in the public school system. I have taught 6th grade, 7th grade, algebra, geometry, Integrated Math I, Integrated Math I support and AP Calculus BC. I have had 100% pass rates in my AP classes thus far!
I am a UCLA graduate with a Masters in Education and a Bachelors in Pure Mathematics.
I am a strong believer in helping students understand the mathematics versus memorizing procedures.
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
Whenever a student struggles, I use questioning techniques to find the source of the struggle first. I then build up the skills and understanding from that point.
I am a strong believer of understanding the concept versus procedural understanding. I really make sure my students understand the why of the mathematics through questioning.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have 9 years of public school experience teaching mathematics. I have taught full year long classes of 6th grade math, 7th grade math, algebra, geometry Integrated Math I, AP Calculus BC.
For the past two years, my AP class has had 100% pass rates.