teaching

University-Level Teaching

utkElementary Mathematics Methods Courses (Undergraduate- & Graduate-Level)
  • MEDU 530: Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School (PK-3), 2017-present 
  • ELED 422: Elementary and Middle School Teaching Methods I (Mathematics), 2018-present
COURSE WEBSITES
MSU-Wordmark-Green-120-pxlsSecondary Mathematics Methods Courses (Undergraduate- and Graduate-Level)
  • TE 407: Teaching Subject Matter to Diverse Learners for Secondary Mathematics, Fall 2012, 2014, 2015
  • TE 408: Crafting Teaching Practice for Secondary Mathematics, Spring 2013, 2015, 2016
  • TE 860: Practice and Inquiry in Mathematics Education & TE 825: Diverse Learners and Learning Subject MatterSummer 2013

Professional Development

Designed and facilitated professional for:
  • K-8th grade urban school teachers focused on algebraic reasoning, discourse, community and cultural resources, systems of privilege and oppression, & action research (2016-2017)
  • Woodrow Wilson teaching fellows (secondary mathematics teachers in urban schools in Michigan) focused on mathematical modeling & teaching mathematics for social justice (2016)
  • K-6th grade Farmington Hills Public School teachers focused on small group mathematics work & number talks (2015)
  • 6-12th grade Grand Blanc Public School mathematics teachers focused on talk moves and questioning strategies (2014)
  • Teaching assistants of undergraduate mathematics courses at Michigan State University focused on student-centered instruction & talk moves and questioning strategies (2013-2014)

PK-12 Teaching

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Upper School Mathematics Teacher  at International School of Boston, Cambridge, MA (2011)

Taught one class each of 9th grade Algebra, 10th grade Algebra 2, 11th & 12th grade International Baccalaureate (IB) Calculus and SAT Prep Math

Mathematics and Reading Instructor & Area Development Manager  at Kumon North downloadAmerica, Burlington & Wakefield, MA (2006-2011)

Managed corporate-owned supplemental education center offering mathematics, pre-school level through Calculus, and reading, pre-reading through critique and analysis.

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Junior High School English Teacher for Japanese Exchange and Teaching Programme, Isehara, Japan (2004-2006)

Designed original English lesson plans and team-taught with Japanese teachers to deliver lessons to 7th, 8th and 9th graders at four junior high schools.

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Mathematics Teacher at Howard School of Academics and Technology, Chattanooga, TN (2003-2004)

Taught Basic Mathematics and Pre-Algebra to the school’s first inclusion classes of approximately 60-70% special needs students