Middle School Math Teacher
At McGillis since 2017
Contact Peng Yang: email@example.com
B.S., Applied Physics, Southeast University, China
M.S., Optics, Southeast University, China
Ph.D., Physics, University of Utah
Peng has been teaching and tutoring a variety of students from elementary, middle, high school, and college students and he loves teaching! His hobbies include playing basketball, table tennis, and hiking.
Favorite McGillis lunch:
Grilled cheese, pasta with meatballs, and sesame noodles.
I am learning to:
be an caring and effective educator, kehilah mentor and a mathematician
I am currently reading:
I Want to be a Mathematician: An Automathography by P. R. Halmos
Favorite McGillis tradition:
Which value do you most appreciate?
Community and learning for the sake of learning. Those two values give me the meaning of life (being loved and loving others) and the satisfaction of my curiosity of knowing more about the world.
What is a powerful moment you experienced at school?
8th Grade Commencement
The defining moment that led to your career in education:
Helping kids solving problems, building strong relationships with them and learning from them as well.