2A little about me BS in Engineering from Harvey Mudd MS in Robotics from Carnegie MellonLast year taught physics at San Lorenzo HighLive and breathe physicsLove helping people learn
3Objective of the course Honors Physics is a one year course focused on physics concepts. The course meets the science admission requirements for UC and CSU.
4Course Outline 1st Semester: Motion, Forces, and Energy 2nd Semester: Waves, Electricity and Magnetism, RelativityMany hands-on activities
5My Responsibilities Towards Your Student Treat your student with respect and care as an individual.Provide an orderly and safe learning environment.Teach your student the required content.
6My Expectations From Your Student Treat me, themselves, their classmates, classroom and equipment with respect and care.Be cooperative and not disruptive.Be on time. Be prepared.Pay attention! Work diligently! Learn!No gum, cosmetics, food, drinks, cell phones, headphones, sunglasses, etc.Wait until I dismiss the class.
7My Philosophy Physics is exciting! It takes time and work to learn Communication with parentsGrades On-LineCastrovalleyhigh.orgParent ABI PortalWeb Site
8Homework PolicyHomework assigned weekly and is expected to be completed on the assigned due date.Homework check on due date.Make-up for late workAlways OK if excused absenceOtherwise at my discretion
9My Availability to Help Before 1st period (by about 7:40 most days)LunchAfter 7th Periodme to make special arrangements
10Discipline Policy I expect the students to behave. If I have a problem, I will address it with the student.If I have an ongoing problem I will contact you.
11Grading Policy Weighted grading Tests are scaled. 15% Homework 15% Homework Quizzes15% Labs55% TestsTests are scaled.
12How to Contact Me I Prefer E-Mail Voicemail (I check this more often)Voic(510) x 3763