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Education

 

September 04- June 08          Bachelor of Arts, Cognitive Science & Philosophy                            

                                                           University of California, San Diego

                                               - Research focus on mathematical cognition/education

 

July 09 - January 09              Universidad de Buenos Aires

Studied Linguistics and Psychology in Spanish

     

Experience

 

March 09 – November 09      Casa de Lenguas

              Buenos Aires, Argentina

                                                Taught English as a foreign language

                                                - Responsible for creating curriculum

 

August 07 – March 09           Private Tutor 

              San Diego, California & Raleigh, N.C. 

                                                - Provided high quality tutoring, excellent references

                                                - Proactively generated a new student base

                                                - Connected and built rapport with students

 

June 07 - August 07                Lindamood-Bell Tutoring 

              Solana BeachCalifornia 

                                                 Executed reading comprehension program

                                                 - Trained in visualization and phonetics

 

August 05 - June 07                 Well's Academics Solutions

                                                              La Jolla, California

                                                 - Responsible for teaching math, science, history, and writing

                                                 - Developed and implemented SAT PREP series course

Additional Projects

 

August 08 - March 09           Embodied Mathematics

                                                 -  Researched project focused on mathematical cognition and education

                                                 -  Designed and delivered multi-media presentation to high school students

Volunteering

 

June 07 – December 07         Sensation and Perception Instructional Assistant 

              - Created and graded exams, held office hours/review sessions

 

August 02 - August 04          Hockey Coach -  Santa Clara Blackhawks

- Mentored players, ran practices             

 

September 00 – May 04         Volunteer Tutor -  Pleasanton Public Library             

 

Languages

             

            -  Native English speaker, Spanish fluency, basic German