I have a degree in math and have dedicated the last 15 years of my career to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education. I have been a teacher at a middle school and a university.
I am well-versed instructional technique techniques, designed to improve comprehension, confidence and retention. I have provided quality instruction to over a thousand students and have brought STEM enrichment to thousand more over the course of my career.
I look forward to hearing from your and assisting you in achieving your STEM goals!
I have dedicated my life and my career to encouraging students to explore and engage in STEM. I have a deep passion for these subjects and I enjoy sharing my excitement and my knowledge with the students I teach. Throughout my career I have been given the opportunity to work at some wonderful establishments supporting the growth of students in STEM: Auburn University College of Science and Mathematics K-12 Outreach, University of Alabama in Huntsville Math Department, and as a contractor supporting the STEM department of a federal agency.
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She was easy to correspond with. We event over the elemental concepts of Differential Equations. Also gave me material to work on.
Lara has brought my grandson up to date on 6 weeks of class in just 2 weeks. Very good tutoring techniques.
Lara is punctual, patient, creative, and determined. Our son is encouraged because he feels like he is finally grasping the logic behind the math, instead of just memorizing how to do a particular type of problem. Wow. That is exciting. I am looking forward to the next math test.
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Tutoring/Teaching Experience
----2 years tutoring at the Staton Center for Learning Enrichment
----2+ years teaching and tutoring at the University of Alabama in Huntsville
----lectured MA004 (Basic Algebra)
----lectured MA 112 (Precalculus with Algebra)
----led recitation sessions for MA 113 (Precalculus with Trigonometry)
----tutored classes up through MA 244 (Linear Algebra).
----3+ years providing private tutoring through various avenues
----Taught robotics, engineering, and STEM problem-based learning classes at Opelika Middle School
STEM Enrichment Experience
----4 years designing and delivering STEM activities for a federal agency
----15+ years supporting k-12 STEM competitions such as Science Olympiad and BEST Robotics
---- 7+ years supporting k-12 STEM enrichment at Auburn University College of Science and Mathematics
Education
Bachelors in Mathematics with classes in education
Graduate coursework in Mathematics
Online courses in instructional design
My father is a math professor and he really ingnited my passion for mathematics and teaching at a young age. I have made a career out of this passion and I love sharing my enthusiasm with students.
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