User:Kevin A Paiz-Ramirez

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Columbia University 2012
Columbia University 2012

Kevin Paiz-Ramirez

Bioinformatics/Tuberculosis Genome Sequencing Research

About me

Kevin Paiz-Ramirez is a Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) teacher from Coronado Middle school. Kevin is interested in STEAM classrooms as well as incorporating the NGSS that centers on differentiation and inclusiveness for all students. He is a strong advocate for social justice and the belief that every student has the capability to rise to their potential. Kevin has had 100% implementation of the NGSS into his curriculum this includes collaborating to write a digital textbook aligned with the new standards.Created a 13 week lecture circuit "Lunch With A Scientist" that reached out to the community to bring in 13 different scientists including Pathology, Botany, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Oceanography, Zoology, and Astrophysics. He has been a strong proponent of learning management systems including but not limited to HAIKU, Moodle, Blackboard. Prior to working at CMS Kevin worked for Manhattan Village Academy as well as InTech Academy in New York City where he received his Masters Degree in Math, Science, and Technology from Columbia University and a Bachelors degree in Biology from Loyola Marymount University.

Education

  • Masters Degree: Columbia University 2013
  • Bachelors Degree: Loyola Marymount University 2011

Honors and Activities

  • Sigma Xi Science Honor Society
  • Theta Alpha Kappa Theology Honor Society
  • American Chemical Society
  • Tri Beta Honors Society
  • Gates Millenium Scholar

Employment

    1. Coronado Middle School, 2013-Present- NGSS Tenured Teacher

Taught 7th grade Next Generation Science Standards Biology. Incorporating literacy strategies as well as border crossing for students with diversified backgrounds. Collaborated to write a digital textbook aligned with the NGSS in the Coronado Unified School District. Incorporating an online companion course through HAIKU learning systems. Created a 13 week lecture circuit "Lunch With A Scientist" that reached out to the community to bring in 13 different scientists including Pathology, Botany, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Oceanography, Zoology, and Astrophysics.

    1. Intech Academy, 2013 Science Teacher
    2. Manhattan Village Academy, 2012 Biology Teacher
    3. Columbia University, 2012-2013 Lab Tech
    4. Dahlquist Labs, 2010-2011 Bioinformaticist


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