Teaching Philosophy

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn" - Benjamin Franklin
I believe that understanding diversity is important to enhance the learning experience as well as meet the needs of a creative solution for the global environmental crisis. As global environmental problems are getting more complex, students need to understand various environmental, economic and social background of those problems. This was one of the main theme of the academic agenda that I was a teaching assistant in courses of History of the American Environmental Movement. Throughout assisting and grading student's research paper, I emphasized the diversity of environmental movement across America and realized the diverse interests of the student. In addition, my guest lectures on the Environmental Movement in East Asia provides a new perspective on environmental movement in different cultural and political backgrounds. To this end, I have prepared various educational strategies for diverse students. Since students have a variety of learning styles, I will use a mix of classroom activities and assignments like reading, writing, discussion by using multi-sources and multi-media. I constantly look for new ways to create a culture of diversity in my classrooms, both by providing differentiated instruction and by exposing students to new perspectives on global environmental challenges.

Teaching Experiences

Teaching Assistant

Environmental Impact Assessment, SUNY-ESF                                                       Spring 2017
History of American Environmental Movement, SUNY-ESF                               Fall 2013, 2014, 2016
Senior Seminar in Environmental Studies, SUNY-ESF                                          Spring 2014, 2015
Social Processes and Environment, SUNY-ESF                                               Spring 2014, 2015

Guest Lecture


Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based Teaching

Academy for Future Faculty