Teacher, Tutor, and Math Content writer in Boston, Massachusetts
Yves Simon is an experienced educator in Math, Science, French, ESL and Spanish and Civil Engineer. 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 has taught Math and Physics in various private and public schools outside U.S for many years. He presently works in the Massachusetts public schools system while teaching, tutoring face-to-face and online in the subjects mentioned above at New Direction Education Services and currently develops Open Popular University for open courses and educational resources. He is also a freelance and educational content writer, social analyst, blogger, researcher, editor, web curator, translator, open learning and web content developer. He has 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 and Google+. He has translated several documents in French and English and currently publishes in both languages.