Name: Brian LewisHometown: Elmont, NYRole: Math Teacher
Graduate: M.A. in Math Education (NYU '11)
Undergraduate: B.A. in Mathematics and Economics (Queens College '10)
A.S. in Mathematics (Nassau Community College '09)
How long you have been teaching?
This will be my first time teaching other than student teaching.
Where did you teach previously?
I student taught at Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice and Manhattan Academy of Technology.
What did you do before teaching?
Other than college, I worked as a Service Advisor for a few years at a Toyota Dealership
Why do you want to teach at P-TECH?
P-Tech's emphasis on Math, Science, and Technology aligns with my interests and passion. I teach Mathematics but I am a huge fan of Science and Technology and neither is possible without Mathematics. I hope to give these students a boost towards becoming the future scientists and engineers in this country.
You must BE the change you wish to see in the world.
Favorite Tech Device or App:
I'm a huge fan of smart phones in general. These devices are almost magical in that they bring the internet, GPS, communication, and entertainment into one device that fits in my pocket.
Favorite Technological Advancement:
Running water- In this day and age many people take running water for granted, but I am grateful for this simple but extremely important technological advancement.
What does technology mean to you?Technology is what separates humans from the animals. It is how we survive and flourish.