“For your dedication and leadership in SCS4All and your exceptional work as a teaching assistant in 15-151 and 15-251, along with your leadership as a tour guide, I have nominated you for the Senior Leadership Recognition. Thank you for all you have done to help our students in computer science and address issues of diversity and inclusion on our campus. You areContinue reading “Senior Leadership Recognition Award”
As I mentioned in my last post here, I interned at a startup this summer where I got to work on Machine Learning Models. I compiled together the basic core ideas and concepts involved in creating a model like this from start-to-finish and made this fun tutorial: https://github.com/parmita52/machine-learning-spark-ex Check it out!
An Incredible Experience! Just finished creating, organizing, and teaching the Girls Who Create Camp and it was one of the best experiences of my life! It was a lot of responsibility creating this summer camp on my own and I learned so much. At this camp, I taught girls about 3D Printing and design, butContinue reading “Girls Who Create Summer Camp!”
Movie Screening Coming Soon Just finished this poster for a free screening of the movie “Most Likely to Succeed.” Can’t wait!
The end of a long journey Camp went amazing! It was a huge success! I feel so happy and invigorated right now. I can’t believe how much of an impact I was able to make! At the very end of camp, parents were asking for my email, contact info, to take a pictureContinue reading “Camp is Over!!!!!”
Everybody learns a little differently In a past post, I talked about how I tutor a kid named Max.When I gave Max algebra problems to solve, I noticed that he took the right steps–but in the wrong order. For example: After correcting him, and guiding him through some sample problems, I asked him toContinue reading “Tutoring”
An absolutely amazing experience I just got the amazing opportunity to teach kids aged 5 to 12 coding at LinkenIN’s super fun Inday Event. Though I was slightly nervous at first, the moment I got up there and started, I felt so awesome! I was so glad that the kids found coding as fun andContinue reading “Teaching at LinkedIN”
How teaching helped me learn For a couple weeks now, I’ve been tutoring a student, named…well, for the sake of confidentiality, let’s call him “Max.” Max has been having trouble with algebra for a while and his dad thought it might be helpful to have me help him so he’s prepared for school next year.Continue reading “Changing my views on Learning”
My experience as a teacher Four weeks ago, I taught my very first coding class with Coding for Kids. Math and Coding organized this class. Their mission is to prove that anyone can learn to code–in just a few weeks! Basically, three high school kids teach about twenty elementary and middle school kids basic programmingContinue reading “Coding for Kids”
An incredible experience In order to become a certified Yoga Instructor through Yoga Bharati, you have to: Attend eight hours of instruction per week for twelve weeks (That’s 96 hours) Go on a yoga retreat for 2 days and one night (Camping in the woods) Teach a class for 30 hours over the course ofContinue reading “Becoming a Yoga Instructor”