EducationHarvard University: Master of Education with focus in statistics for social science research, GPA 3.9, 2016.
UNC-Chapel Hill: Bachelor's in Economics and Spanish with Highest Distinction, GPA 3.84, 2006.
Former instructor at the Khan Academy and the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
ExperienceI believe every student has the ability to excel. Over the past 14 years, I have helped hundreds of students develop the skills necessary for peak performance. This philosophy has propelled students I've worked with to merit scholarships at top ranked colleges including Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill, and NC State.
I provide tutoring in core academic subjects--math, English, and science--that helps students improve grades. I also work as an Academic Life Coach to help students reduce stress, relieve frustration in relationships with family and friends, and reduce anxiety about college. Through coaching, students build self-awareness and learn about pursuing a passion outside the bounds of the normal classroom.
Teaching Fellow, Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Linguistics 200, 2016.
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics Science Education Department: Associate, Quantitative Research.
Lead teacher, mathematics, robotics, and programming, Khan Academy Discovery Lab 2013.
Spanish Teacher, Northern High School, Durham, and the Chapel Hill Institute for Cultural and Language Education, 2006 - 2010.
Elementary English Teacher, El Guijo, Spain, 2009.
Biology Teacher, Arthur Morgan School, National Science Foundation grant recipient for student-centered, experiment-based middle school program, 2008.
I scored in the top 3% on the SAT, top 2% on the ACT, and top 5% on the GRE, including perfect scores on the ACT and GRE reading comprehension sections.
My website: http://stuartjeckel.com
Educational videos in mathematics: http://www.youtube.com/user/stuartjeckel
Khan Academy Interview: https://www.khanacademy.org/discovery-lab/discovery-lab-2013/v/spout-instructor-reflections
Student testimonials: http://cl.ly/2N1c0y2b0O37
HobbiesI run, swim, go hiking, play sand volleyball, play guitar, sing, and read. I own a farm so I spend a lot of time gardening and making food at home.
I love being outside, spent 4 summers working at a farm and hiking summer camp in the mountains of Western NC.
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