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Teaching Philosophy

My teaching philosophy is rooted in the holistic development of students, focusing on their knowledge acquisition and personal transformation. I prioritize cultivating essential skills such as critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, alongside qualities like resilience, empathy, and ethical responsibility. At its core, I believe learning should be an active, engaging process that emphasized inquiry, exploration, and reflection over passive information absorption.

As an educator, I see myself as both an expert, sharing knowledge and skills, and a facilitator, guiding students on their academic and personal journeys. The learning environments I create are enjoyable, safe, and inclusive. For example, in my classroom, diversity is celebrated through multicultural projects and open discussions that respect and highlight every student’s unique perspective.


Assessments in my classroom serve a dual purpose: they gauge student performance and provide opportunities for growth. I offer constructive feedback and encourage students to demonstrate their understanding through diverse and authentic formats.

I strive for a balanced education that combines fun, interactive, and experiential learning with structured environments that scaffold learning effectively. This approach stimulates curiosity and intrinsic motivation. To meet the evolving needs of students, I continuously adapt my teaching methods and embrace technology to enhance engagement and accessibility. For instance, I use multimedia resources and educational apps in project-based learning activities that encourage real-world application of knowledge.  


Collaborative learning is a cornerstone of my teaching.  Inside and outside the classroom, it nurtures social-emotional skills, teamwork, and empathy. Through cooperative projects and community partnerships, students engage with diverse perspectives, developing interpersonal skills and making meaningful contributions to society.


In our interconnected world, I integrate global and intercultural perspectives to broaden student’s horizons, foster empathy, and prepare them for global citizenship. Virtual exchanges and a multicultural curriculum are just a few ways I promote cultural competency and understanding.


Equipping students with critical digital literacy skills is important in today’s digital age. In my classroom, students learn to navigate the digital landscape responsibly, evaluate information critically, and engage in ethical online behaviours through lessons on media literacy, fact-checking techniques, and digital citizenship.

My teaching philosophy is student-centered, inclusive, and adaptable, aiming to empower students to become lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and compassionate individuals, equipped to navigate the complexities of our world with confidence and integrity.

Teaching Interests

Environmental Change

North American History

Environmental Anthropology

Human-Nature Relationships

Aquatic & Terrestrial Ecosystem

Eco-Emotions & Sensory Impacts

Teaching Assistant

Department of Arts, University of New Brunswick


ARTS 1023 - Climate & Environment in Humanities and Social Science (Winter 2024)

ARTS 1013 - Justice in Humanities and Social Science (Fall 2023)


Department of Anthropology, University of New Brunswick


ANTH 3112 - Drugs, Land, and Power (Winter 2023)

ANTH 3694 - Latin America and the Caribbean (Fall 2022)

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