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Sadhana Neurgaonkar

Job Title:

Science Teacher

Department:

Science

Email:

Phone: (510) 577-9100 ext. 

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Started at O'Dowd:

2015

Degrees: 

Undergraduate degree, BSc, University of Poona
India Graduate degree, MA(Agriculture), The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania
Teaching Credential , California Lutheran University

Originally from:

India

Why I Teach:

I enjoy teaching. I like to guide the students to explore the natural world and the scientific principles that govern it.

Most powerful teaching technique:

Some of the techniques that help students learn are:
-students doing hands-on labs and doing analysis of their work.
-Use of technology to explore science.
-Communicating and working in collaboration with others in group projects.

Why are the subjects you teach important?:

This is the age of Science and Technology. It dominates every aspect of our lives. Majority of jobs will be in these above two areas.

Favorite quotes:

You must be the change you wish to see in the world. - Mahatma Gandhi
Always think positive thoughts - My Parents

Favorite trivia:

The 'Jeopardy' game show on TV is a wonderful show. I watch it every day.

Recommended visual media:

Movie - Lilies of the Field

Recommended reads:

The Good Earth - by Pearl S. Buck and Books by Agatha Christie

Hobbies or outside interests:

I like to read and write stories.