Helen Walter, Ph.D.

Scientist, Educator & Underwater Enthusiast

Mills College, Oakland, CA

Scientist & Educator

Known for interactive teaching that spans multiple modalities and encourages student critical thinking, participation and enthusiasm. Organized, detail-oriented, and conscientious individual able to prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple objectives with creativity, enthusiasm and sensitivity.

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An Educational Journey

At Spring Break I lead students and staff members to Roatan, Honduras. While there we work with the Roatan Institute of Marine Sciences to learn about Marine Conservation.  I also am posting on how I am transforming my classroom with iPads. 

Sunday: Back home

Our last morning started with Breakfast with Jen. We’d presented her with a Mills dive club hat and gave her the check for the reminder of the money we’d raised[…]

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Saturday: Boat diving, but not

This one is a little late. It was a busy few days 🙂 We started out with breakfast, which Jen joined us for briefly. Then it was time to hear[…]

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Friday: Coral Cleaning

Sorry for the lateness of this one. Sophie was unfortunately not feeling too well at the time. However, here’s our blog for the day: Today’s blog post is from Sophie[…]

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Underwater Enthusiast

BSAC Advanced Diver (CMAS 3 star), and Instructor

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