I believe that learning should always be a positive and memorable experience. One of the most significant roles of the teacher or instructor is to create a supportive, comfortable and rewarding learning environment. Teachers should always be respectful of the students’ opinions and thoughts, and should encourage his or her growth.
I completed my Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Victoria. I studied general biology but my studies were mainly focused on chordate biology and physiology. Currently, I am enrolled in the Forensic Science Program at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
I tutored math and reading to grade school students. As a cultural assistant at the University of Victoria, I lead English conversation workshops for International students. Also, I have experience teaching English in Japan.
I am a member of the Victoria Nagomi Tea Circle and I practice Japanese tea ceremony. I sometimes perform the tea ceremony at Nikkei Japanese Cultural events or fundraisers. I also practice piano and flute in my spare time.