CLASSROOM TEACHER: Math 7,8 , DesPlaines, Il, 4 years; Math 7, 8, Lorain, Ohio, 1 year; Math 9-12, St. Paul, MN 14 years; Math 9-12, Atlanta, GA, 8 years; Math Special Ed K-3, Roswell, GA, 3 years. CO-FOUNDER OF PORTER ACADEMY: for children with learning differences, taught math & phonics 1-5, Roswell, GA, 5 years. TUTOR at HUNTINGTON LEARNING CENTER: math, phonics, reading, specializing in dyslexia and developmental learning differences, 7 years. AUTHOR: textbook "Geometry in Modules, an Informal Approach," Addison-Wesley, 1975. Also wrote and edited chapters for NSF texbooks. Currently creating additional materials in math and reading for my learning-challenged students.
The discovery approach wherever possible, with appreciation, enthusiasm, and always humor.
MUSIC: twice gold medalist for piano, Music Education League, NY, age 8 and 13. HIGH SCHOOL: Honor Society, Valedictorian. POST GRADUATE: U. of Chicago Scholarship for preparation of math and science teachers; NSF Fellowship for math teachers-- MA in Mathematics; Woodrow Wilson Fellowship -- summer program for geometry teachers. TEACHING: Star Teacher 1985.
Freeport High School, NY, 1955 Valedictorian; Oberlin College, Ohio, 1959 BA in Physics; U. of Chicago, Ill, 1960, Teaching Certificate; Northwestern U., 1964, MA in Mathematics; Additional courses in math, computer, and education taken at GA Western, Emory, and GA Tech.
I have a daughter who still lives with me along with two of her friends, one of mine, 9 cats, 2 dogs, and 3 rats. It's a zoo here.