College of Sciences
As a hyperactive, quickly bored child, I presented a sizable challenge to my teachers. Conventional teaching methods did not work with me, but if given a problem to solve, I spent many hours and tried many strategies in my attempts to figure it out. My reluctance to use conventional learning styles then became an ...
College of Education
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. - Henry Brooks Adams, AuthorHow many people can honestly say that their job positively affects hundreds, even thousands of children? I can. I am charged with preparing pre-service teachers to make a significant difference in the lives...
College of Arts and Sciences
Science is like a mystery novel; one looks for the solutions
to puzzles. I try to bring science alive to my classes, to show them that
science is always a work in progress and that it is exciting. I think it is
important to integrate my own research into the classroom, as research and
teaching are synergis...