ESP Biography

EMILY PRIES, NYC educator and Columbia student

Major: Math and Statistics

College/Employer: Columbia/East Harlem Tutorial

Year of Graduation: 2014

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Past Classes

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A6169: Country Music 101 in Splash! 2012 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2012)
"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." - Confucius Let's be honest. You don't listen to country music. That's okay, though, because the admitting it is the first step! Whether you are a lifetime ABCer (aka you listen to Anything But Country) or have a life-size cutout of Brad Paisley in your bedroom, come learn about the history of country music and listen to some amazing songs. We'll check out the themes that define the genre as well as the unique culture that surrounds it. I promise you'll leave with an appreciation of country music worthy of any patriotic American.

H6261: How to Teach in Splash! 2012 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2012)
You don't know something until you can teach it! In this class, we will talk about the close link between teaching and learning and give you the tools to succeed both as an effective student and teacher. Whether you want to help your classmates or siblings, want to volunteer to teach younger students, or even go into a career as a teacher, this class will give you a basic foundation of the art of teaching.

M6262: No Way, Condorcet! in Splash! 2012 (Nov. 17 - 18, 2012)
Math is supposed to make sense...right? No way, Condorcet! A paradox is a statement that defies logic or reason. Come learn about the little snags in math and logic, then let's untangle them together. Because this is Splash, you'll have a chance to weigh in on what we cover based on what YOU are interested in. No matter what, these timeless puzzles will stretch your mind until you're left believing the impossible. Possible topics include Condorcet's paradox, the Monty Hall paradox, the prisoner's dilemma, the multitude of problems with time travel, Giffen goods, Zeno's paradox, and so much more!