Cyntha Struthers: Finding Joy in Learning
Cyntha Struthers, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
Written by Kelly Stone, Special Projects (Teaching Stories), CTE.
I always assumed teaching math couldn’t be that enjoyable: all those numbers and equations spinning dizzily in one’s head. However, my opinion of teaching math has changed after speaking with Dr. Cyntha Struthers, who offers courses in both probability and statistics, and who is currently the Teaching Fellow for the Faculty of Mathematics. When I asked Struthers why she loves teaching, her eye-opening response was, “You put me in front of a classroom, and there’s this switch that goes off – it’s show time! So I actually have a lot of fun teaching.”
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