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. 

SCI (STEM College iPads): Using Notability

Have you ever wondered what it’s like not to have a briefcase full of papers during the middle of the semester? Well, I can personally tell you it’s a wonderful[…]

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SCI (STEM College iPads): Microscopes & the Camera

Want to see what’s really possible with you iPad camera? More than you might think. Students in my classes have been using their iPads to take pictures of their many[…]

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Sunday – Time for Goodbyes!

Sunday started with a little last minute packing and then it was off to our last breakfast. We took one of our last trips across from the Island to the[…]

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Underwater Enthusiast

BSAC Advanced Diver (CMAS 3 star), and Instructor