Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Biology Teaching Track
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Biology, grades6-12
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Fifth year or post-baccalaureate Noyce scholar
Name of Noyce institution:
University of La Verne
Current academic or teaching status:
Single Subject Credential Student
School and school district:
I tutored junior high school students in science, math and history. Also in my junior year of college, I tutored students in math and science.
Why do you want to teach:
I want to share my love of science with students and show them that science is not scary, it is actually fun. Also I want to show them that learning can take place outside of a classroom as well.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
A memorable teaching experience was when I went to El Monte High school to do a lab. I had to learn how to interact with different types of students. Some of the students did not want to learn so I had to find a way to get them interested in the activity.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
The Noyce program has allowed me to continue my schooling at the University of La Verne and that has meant a lot to me because I have am interacting with great people who care about science and teaching.