...I taught computer programming, a year each for Java and Python, from 2011-13, in the classroom at a private high school, Monterey Coast Preparatory, in Santa Cruz CA, and have an ongoing engagement as a tutor in Lua for the sons of a local family in town. I spent several years as a technical sup...
Santa Cruz, CAView Tutor
...I not only talk to the student (or their parents) about what obstacles they are facing, but I take the time to explore why this is causing a problem as it might not be so obvious. I get my students thinking about not only what they are doing but why they are doing it. The use of open-ended questions gets the student thinking about all of this.
Monterey, CAView Tutor
...To end the school year, I received a Friend of Education Award from my district and was nominated for teacher of the year in my building. In the fall I will be attending graduate school at Stanford University learning about the re-design of 21st century education and methods to coach teachers in...
Stanford, CAView Tutor
...This experience is in P&ID and PFD development, pipe design and pipe stress analysis. My Chemistry degree taught me many instrumental analysis techniques such as FTIR, UV-Vis, NMR, Mass Spectrometry, and several chromatography techniques. My undergraduate research involved synthesizing and characterizing polymers from renewable resources.
San Jose, CAView Tutor
...I also highly recommend Strunk and White's "The Elements of Style" (4th Edition) and a good writer's handbook. I use the "Random House Handbook" (6th Edition) by Frederick Crews. However, I often recommend Hacker's "A Writer's Reference" because it is slightly easier to use, and is often found in many college writing programs (and bookstores). Learning grammar is a three step process.
Milpitas, CAView Tutor