Yves Simon

Teacher, Tutor, and Math Content writer in Boston, Massachusetts

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Yves Simon is a Math certified and experienced educator,, tutor, freelance writer, web curator, edupreneur.

He holds a B.S in Civil Engineering and a Math and Physics Education certificate. He studied Educational Administration at the master's level with a portfolio of courses for certification in Math and Secondary School Administration. He has a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction. He studied at the doctoral level in a Curriculum and Instruction PhD program. After a break he decided to pursue the PhD openly using personal learning networks, networked learning, self-directed learning, Open Courseware, Open Educational Resources, open learning and educational projects, etc

He is an experienced math, physics and science educator at the High School level. His teaching experiences include also ESL, French and Spanish.

He taught Math and Physics in various private and public schools outside of U.S for many years. He has also long time teaching experiences in the Massachusetts public schools system where he presently works. Concurrently he offers tutoring , private courses face-to-face and online in Math, ESL, French, Spanish, Calculus online courses at New Direction Education Services (www.ndes.wikidot.com). He currently develops Open Popular University at www.openpu.wikidot.com for open courses and educational resources. His complete online Calculus course and its different sections can be found at https://center-for-integral-development.thinkific.com/

In a nutshell, Yves is a lifelong modern professional learner, academic and social educator and learning facilitator. As such his different hats include: freelance and educational content writer, social analyst, blogger, researcher, editor, web curator, translator, open self-directed learning and educational web content developer. He published a Math manual for secondary school students. His writings are featured in his personal blogs . He publishes articles on Social Analysis, Science, Physical and Mental Health, Seismology, Paraseismic Construction, Seismic Vulnerability, Natural Disasters, Building Construction, Math, Learning Theories and Study Skills, Educational Research, Educational Technology and Media, Instructional design, Open Education and Learning. His blog writings and curation articles are published on Paper.li, Scoop.it, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn . He has translated several documents in French and English and currently publishes in both languages.


  • Work
    • www.ndes.wikidot.com
  • Education
    • Pursued an Open PhD focused on open learning