Mary is an experienced educator who writes about science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics topics. Much of her writing covers the overlapping fields of technology and education. Developing easily accessible STEAM curriculum for elementary and middle schools is also a passion of hers.
Mary's interests include writing, tutoring, and building websites around topics like beautiful math, motivation, creativity and innovation. She also reads and writes on health topics such as nutrition, exercise, and stress management techniques.
Mary obtained both her teaching credentials and her master's degree in education from San Francisco State University. While taking classes at SFSU, she performed her internship at Burlingame High School as an algebra instructor.
Mary attended Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo to earn her bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. She took internships at architectural and design firms in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mary is currently taking courses at UIS towards a master's degree in computer science. She expects to graduate after the summer semester of 2014.
The following excerpt is from an article that Mary wrote describing the process for taking the CSET tests and becoming a credentialed teacher. The article is posted on a SEO optimized website for education.
Mary wrote the following excerpt is from an article describing the process for taking the CSET tests and becoming a credentialed teacher. The article is posted on a SEO optimized website for education.
Mary worked on a research project to analyze trends in the San Francisco Bay. The following abstract was part of the main body of work that was presented at multiple conferences related to marine biology.
This blog article summarizes several effective ways to prevent summer slide and loss of learning over the long summer. Parents can help directly as was as indirectly with the help of a tutor, camp, or learning center.
This article, featured in the California Mathematics Council ComMuniCator, addresses the theme of developing mathematical mindsets within classrooms for improved student learning and achievement.
This sample is written for the San Mateo Parents Club newsletter. It is featured in the January edition and ties in with the main topic of setting and following through with New Year's goals.