Physics, AP Physics B, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, Conceptual Physics, Physical Science, and Earth Science. High school instructor 1986-2021.
Variety. Primarily laboratory activities, demonstrations, classroom discussions. Also reading, writing, and problem-solving. Videos with question sets are one component of a varied curriculum.
Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching - American Association of Physics Teachers Fellow - American Association of Physics Teachers Distinguished Service Citation - Northern California and Nevada American Association of Physics Teachers Distinguished Service Citation - San Juan Unified School District Award for Professional Excellence - San Juan Unified School District Citation for Outstanding Service - Rio Americano High School Most Valuable Teacher Award - Rio Americano High School Award for Outstanding Service
University of Michigan: BS.Ed (Physics/Mathematics) - National University: MS.IL (with honors)
Author of lab manuals for Conceptual Physics, Conceptual Physical Science, and Conceptual Integrated Science. Appointed by California's State Board of Education to serve on the California Department of Education's Assessment Review Panel. Served on the CDE's Golden State Exam Development Committee and the American Association of Physics Teachers' Examination Editorial Board. ("Show me your test and I'll know what you value.") Advanced amateur nature/wildlife/travel photographer.
English Language Arts, Specialty, Math, Calculus, Science, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment, Physics, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, U.S. History, Health, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, History, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Geography, Anthropology, Psychology, General Science, Physical Science, Meteorology, Engineering, Phonics, Social Emotional Learning