• Teaching Vs Student, The Student Should Sometimes Win!

    (Photo found on Pexels, a free stock footage site, https://www.pexels.com/photo/people-playing-chess-on-table-7799562/) In teaching, sometimes a teacher and their student are doing something together. These are skills where one person is against another person. Sometimes, they are going against each other. A chess teacher could play chess against a student, a boxing coach could do some sparring […]

  • How to Make Learning Fun for the Masses – Edutainment

    (Image source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/66657/what-were-watching-kurzgesagt-explores-big-questions-with-bite-size-videos/) Edutainment is a very common form of media. Many kinds of content are considered edutainment, television shows such as Sesame Street, Billy Nye the Science Guy, movies such as, “The Big Short”, “Downfall”, video games such as, “Kerbal Space Program” and “Plague Inc”. All of these are media that is designed to […]

  • Top Gun Maverick, What Can we Learn?

    (Image Source https://www.topgunmovie.com/) SPOILER ALERT! A few months ago, I watched Top Gun Maverick. It is a movie that stars Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connely, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Ed Harris, Monica Barbaro, and Lewis Pullman. It is a sequel to the hit movie, Top Gun, which was released in 1986. It […]

  • How I Started Teaching Swimming

    I have been swimming from probably 6 years old until I was 16. I loved my first swim lessons back in 2007, at the YMCA. Swimming was always a fun activity for me. I always was thrilled swimming around in the water, and when I was 7, I joined the swim team. I was not […]

  • How I Started Teaching

    Roughly 13 years ago, I was a First Lego League (FLL) competitor. It was my second year competing, and I met a new friend, Nicolas. He was a smart kid, and also a successful FLL competitor. I met him through a mutual friend, Adam. My brother Jonathan, Nicolas, and I started a robotics camp. We […]