ESP Biography

EMILY PITTORE, MIT junior, majoring in 6-3

Major: Computer Science

College/Employer: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Year of Graduation: Not available.

Picture of Emily Pittore

Brief Biographical Sketch:

Emily attended Splash classes as a 7th grader and for some crazy reason now they let her teach things.

Past Classes

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S1569: The Physics of Fairytales in Splash! 2008 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2008)
Ever wonder why Rapunzel's hair didn't just fall out when people climbed up it? This class will look at some classic fairytales and either debunk or find some scientific evidence for various oddities.

H1743: ParaPara! in Splash! 2008 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2008)
ParaPara is a type of Japanese club dancing. It's very easy and fun to learn! We'll be learning "Night of Fire", so if you learned that last Splash and want to learn something new, sign up for ParaPara 2!

H1744: ParaPara 2! in Splash! 2008 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2008)
ParaPara is a type of Japanese club dancing. It's very easy and fun to learn! We'll be learning a new dance this time, so if you took the class last year and want new material, sign up for this one!

H1746: Manga 101 in Splash! 2008 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2008)
Do you read manga but want to know more about it? Have you never read it and don't know where to start? We're going to talk a little about what types of manga are out there, and give some recommendations in each genre.

H1150: Fieldguide to Fanfiction in Spark! Spring 2008 (Mar. 08, 2008)
excerpts from "Shining Moon", an Inuyasha fanfic by TheirsALittleEvilInEveryone. Taken from "Come on Kagome you can do better than that!" yelled a 7 year old Sakura Kagome and Sakura we're the best of friends she and Sakura did everything together, they even practice shooting arrows together, that's why Ayumi was yelling. (Sakura is me!) ... 9 YEARS LATER... Kagome walks to the stage fallowing the music and dancing to it and sings. ... The song ends and everybody cheers her stage name! They all shouted her name again and again, Shining Moon! ... Kagome was going to introduce her to Sango, Inuyasha, and Miroku, but Sango already knew who she was, she was the Sakura Cyrus (I know I used myself hey it’s my story! JK, hey if you wanna b in here tell me your named or what u wanna be called and I’ll put u in here! If u want anyway) The song writer and actress. " This is an encore performance of the popular Splash class. Learn some jargon, what it is, where to find it, and take the time to laugh at some really bad fanfiction.

How To Be Asian in SPARK (2008)
Everyone wants to be Asian. We'll teach you how with our guaranteed, fail-safe, 6 step program! Step 1: Stereotypes Step ...

Comic Book Appreciation in SPLASH (2007)
Do you love comics? Do you love manga? Do you think comic books are for kids? Are you interested in ...

Field Guide to Fanfiction in SPLASH (2007)
**Excerpt from "This is it" by Kaitlynn Malfoy** taken off "So what are you going to do now?" Ginny ...

Learn to Para Para! in SPLASH (2007)
Para Para is a dance form that originated in Japanese clubs. It consists of choreographed sequences of arm movements to ...