Below is a detailed overview of my teaching experience at UIUC:
Merit Teaching Assistant at University of Illinois, Pre-Calculus (Math 115), Spring 2023 - Fall 2023
For two semesters, I taught with the Merit Program for Emerging Scholars, catering to high-potential students from underrepresented groups in science, mathematics, and engineering, including ethnic minorities, women, and those from smaller high schools. My duties and responsibilities included:
Instruction: Led two-hour standalone sections, focusing on effective course content delivery and creating a positive learning environment.
Curriculum Design: Crafted a coherent syllabus aligned with learning goals, and designed tailored worksheets as additional resources.
Active Learning: Managed two-hour weekly sessions, encouraging student engagement and collaborative learning.
Examination Preparation: Created and administered mock exams to help students assess their readiness for actual tests.
Personalized Feedback: Held regular one-on-one sessions with students, offering targeted feedback and additional support, ensuring an enhanced learning experience for each individual.
Teaching Assistant at University of Illinois, Calculus (Spring 2021, Fall 2021), Calculus for Business (Spring 2022)
Duties include creating worksheets based on the instructor’s lectures, setting up 1-hour long “active learning” sections 4 times per week and holding weekly tutoring and office hours.
Before joining UIUC, I volunteered as an instructor at a non-profit organization in India, where I provided math instruction and guided students in their preparation for competitive exams.