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Ian W.

Private tutor in Chicago, IL

Education

University of Chicago, BA Computer Science, expected graduation August 2015

Experience

Teaching Experience University of Chicago Laboratory Schools []Teacher (Web Design, Intro to Computational Thought and CS) June-July 2010-13 []Tutor of Computer Science, October 2009 - March 2011 []Teacher (Web Design) June-July 2009 []Teacher (Web Design), Assistant Teacher (AP CS), June-August 2008 []Assistant Teacher (Web Design; Evolution), June-August, 2007 *Instructed students in the computer science and web design topics, interacted individually with students to develop their confidence and mastery of the subjects. *For the Web Design class, independently designed and enacted new curriculum in line with current web standards and accessibility practices, with annual adjustments to keep pace with technology. *Devised daily and weekly lesson plans that focused on problem-solving and encouraged creative decision-making by students. *For the Intro CS class, collaboratively produced lesson materials and assessment tools with other teachers to ensure a broad, thoughtful, and consistent approach to introducing computer science fundamentals. *Maintained a classroom atmosphere conducive to learning; managed classes of ten to twenty-five children or adolescents. Thunderhead Episcopal Camp []Counselor, June-August 2005 & 2006 *Guided camp activities such as hiking, art projects, public service, storytelling, and group reading with discussion. *Collaborated in the planning and implementation of activities to develop greater physical, emotional, intellectual, and social maturity in campers, within an atmosphere of safety and fun. Mentored groups ranging in age from children to young adults; fostered trust and camaraderie in a socioeconomically and ethnically diverse group through shared experiences and conversation. _________________ Technical Skills *Proficiency with common and educational programming languages such as Python, C, C++, Java, Scratch, and Scheme. *Familiarity with applications including Photoshop, Excell, Dreamweaver, iMovie, a variety of word processing programs, and Google Docs. *Expertise in Internet technologies and modern standards of accessible web design. Specifically, mastery of HTML 5, PHP, CSS, and mySQL. *Experience in program design, implementation, and presentation.

Availability

Any day at any time

Can Meet

Up to 45 minutes away for no additional charge

Hobbies

Eagle Scout, avid cyclist, amateur videogame programmer, parent of two daughters

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