I have been a high school science teacher for 12 years specializing in general, Earth, and space science, and in test preparation for the New York State Regent's exam. I love what I do; however, I would like more opportunity to help students on a one-on-one basis. Every child needs a secure, caring, and stimulating atmosphere in which to grow and mature emotionally, intellectually, and socially. My role as an educator is to help students meet their fullest potential by providing an environmen... [more]
While I am not an algebra teacher, I use algebra in my Earth Science classes practically every day. Much of what we do involves the use of mathematical modeling to explain natural phenomena.
I am currently a NYS certified Earth Science teacher for 7th through 12th grade. I have 12 years of experience helping students prepare for culminating exams in high school. A large portion of my curriculum involves the use of models to help explain natural phenomenon. These models are created with the extensive use of mathematics.
My background is in Wildlife Ecology, however, I really enjoy the physical sciences much more. I am NYS certified in 7th through 12th grade Earth Science.
I took the ASVAB in 1995, scored exceptionally well, and then spent 3 years on active duty in the army before going to graduate school to become a teacher. The test involves a variety of subjects that you must be proficient in to be successful.
I have been a NYS Certified Earth Science teacher for 12 years. Part of my curriculum is helping students prepare for both the written and the performance portion of the Regent's exam. I am particularly proud of moments when I help students who have a high level of test anxiety learn various relaxation techniques. These techniques have been proven to help students become more successful.
I am a 7th through 12th grade certified NYS Earth Science teacher. I have a Master's degree in Education from the State University of New York, College at Oswego. I have been teaching Regents Earth Science at the high school level for 12 years. I have also been teaching an Honors level Earth Science course for the last 7 years.
I use all Microsoft products in my classroom. In all my classes, we used Publisher to make flyers, brochures, and tri-folds to create projects. For example, students create a tri-fold brochure of the three different rock types which I use during my open house meetings with parents.