I have been a teaching assistant, head TA, or instructor for several different classes at Cornell. I am the head TA for Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers for Fall 2019. My teaching strategy relies on participatory learning; you can't become good at math without practice.
Semester | Class | Role | |
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Fall 2019 | Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers | Head Teaching Assistant | [Class Webpage] |
Fall 2018 | Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers | Head Teaching Assistant | [Class Webpage] |
Summer 2018 | Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers | Instructor | [Class Webpage] |
Fall 2017 | Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers | Head Teaching Assistant | [Class Webpage] |
Spring 2017 | Math Explorer's Club | Instructor | [Webpage] |
Spring 2017 | Math 1110: Calculus I | Instructor | [Class Webpage] |
Fall 2016 | Math 1910: Calculus II For Engineers | Teaching Assistant | [Class Webpage] |
Fall 2019
- Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers
In fall semester 2018, I was head teaching assistant for Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers. I held four hours of recitation per week for two sections with about 60 students total. Beyond my responsibilities as a recitation TA, I was responsible for writing exams, coordinating TAs, setting recitation policies, keeping track of grades, and being the administrative assistant for the course. [Class Webpage]
Fall 2018
- Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers
In fall semester 2018, I was head teaching assistant for Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers. I held four hours of recitation per week for two sections with about 60 students total. Beyond my responsibilities as a recitation TA, I was responsible for writing exams, coordinating TAs, setting recitation policies, keeping track of grades, and being the administrative assistant for the course. [Class Webpage]
Summer 2018
- Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers
I was the instructor for a section of Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers during summer session 2018. I ran the course in a flipped-classroom style, with nightly reading assignments and in class problem sessions. All of the assignments, exams, and class materials were developed by me. [Class Webpage]
Fall 2017
- Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers
In fall semester 2017, I was head teaching assistant for Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers. I held four hours of recitation per week for two sections with about 60 students total. Beyond my responsibilities as a recitation TA, I was responsible for writing exams, coordinating TAs, setting recitation policies, keeping track of grades, and being the administrative assistant for the course. [Class Webpage]
Spring 2017
- Math 1110: Calculus I
- Math Explorer's Club
In spring semester 2017, I was an instructor for Math 1110: Calculus I. I was the primary instructor for about 20 students, with class meetings three times per week. I tried to avoid lecturing in class; instead, I incorporated active learning through in-class problem solving. [Class Webpage]
Over a few weekends in spring 2017, I led the Math Explorer's club in a series of workshops on special relativity. Although I found planning the workshops challenging, the students seemed to enjoy them. [Webpage]
Fall 2016
- Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers
In fall 2016, I was a teaching assistant for Math 1910: Calculus II for Engineers. I held four hours of recitation each week for two section with about 60 students total. My responsibilities included grading homework and quizzes, holding recitation, writing homework solutions, grading and proctoring exams, and holding office hours. [Class Webpage]