Physics, AP Physics B, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, Conceptual Physics, Physical Science, and Earth Science. High school instructor since 1986.
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. Author of question sets for Paul Hewitt's "Conceptual Physics Alive!" video lecture series.
English Language Arts, Specialty, Math, Calculus, Science, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Physics, Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Physical Education, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Foreign Languages, Geology, History, Physics, Anthropology, Psychology, General Science, Physical Science, Meteorology, Engineering, Phonics