Teaching Philosophy

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Teaching Statement (short version)

Teaching Statement (long version)

Community in the classroom matters:

  • Knowing everyone’s name
  • Facilitating communication between diverse students
  • Facilitating exchange of knowledge between students, not just faculty and students
  • Safe to ask questions

Predictability in the classroom matters:

  • Guided notes provided in advance
  • Advance notice on assignments and due dates
  • Practice tests

Creativity in the classroom matters:

  • Pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey in Statistics
  • Paper airplanes in Trigonometry
  • Lifting weights in College Algebra
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