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LinkedKey’s Contest class expands on the basics of learning at school, increasing the difficulty and children's interest in learning. By developing a child's intellectual potential, logical ability, and problem-solving skills, LinkedKey lays a good foundation for higher-level and university courses.
Lily W.Head, Mathematics
Gavin Z.Instructor, Computer
KennyInstructor, Physics & Chemistry
Mr. FuInstructor, Mathematics
Ms. ZhangInstructor, Mathematics
Jane L.Instructor, Mathematics
Fan W.Instructor, Mathematics
Mr. SunInstructor, Mathematics
David C.Instructor, Science
Cherie W.Instructor, Mathematics
Ethan W.Instructor, Mathematics
Stephine W.Instructor, Mathematics
Mike L.Instructor, Mathematics
Yudi W.Instructor, Mathematics
Leo Ch.Instructor, Mathematics
Stanley X.Instructor, Mathematics
Lily W. graduated from Teacher College majoring in Mathematics. Since then, she has been teaching Mathematics for more than 25 years. Lily is very engaging and holds the attention of students in all discussions. She has thorough knowledge of the school’s curriculum and other standards and she ensures her teaching meets those standards. Lily also has high expectations of their students and encourages everyone to always work at their best level. In Canada alone, many of students Lily taught have won awards in various math contests and have been accepted by top colleges such as Ivy League schools.
Gavin graduated with a degree in Software Engineering and has 20 years of professional computer software experience. He has worked as senior engineer, architect, technical lead, and Vice Tech Director in companies such as Tencent, Intel. He has also worked in Chinese universities and colleges and has taught many computer courses, such as C++ programming and computer networking. Gavin is good at conducting computer programming technology interviews, and has served as the main interviewer many times. He is proficient in multiple computer languages including C++, C, Python, Java, C#, and Pascal. He has in-depth knowledge of data structures and algorithms, and has several patents for computer algorithms.
Kenny is an accomplished teacher with a high degree in mathematics and teaching. He is a mathematics and physics teacher in the Dufferin-Peel Catholic School Board and the Peel District School Board. Additionally, he was a top researcher for the Canadian Space Society at York University. He is often described by students as “one of the most knowledgeable people”, and is known for his clear and informative lectures.
Mr. Fu graduated from Nanjing University, and has taught physics and mathematics in various Chinese Universities and high schools. He later obtained undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in physics and mathematics in Canada. Since then, Mr. Fu has taught mathematics and physics at Ontario public schools for more than 20 years. His teaching style has been described as rigorous, yet reasonable and methodical. He is a patient, compassionate, open-minded, and wise individual – a rare teacher and true friend.
Ms. Zhang has majors in mathematics and physics in both her undergraduate and graduate studies. She was a physics professor at Zhengzhou University, and after obtaining an Ontario teaching license from Mc Master University in 2004, she has been teaching AP Calculus and high school mathematics in private high schools ever since. Ms. Zhang’s teaching style is rigorous and simple, easygoing and tolerant, and she encourages an open and understanding classroom environment. She treats students with kindness and is a teacher who radiates brilliance.
Mr. Hu holds a PHD degree of physics from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Dr. Hu was previously a researcher for the High Energy Physics Institute in the Chinese Academy of Sciences and now he is in Canada working on the design, safety, and maintenance of nuclear reactors, with high attainment in his field of expertise. Dr. Hu loves math, is passionate about teaching, and often tutors students in math and physics outside of work. When teaching, he is good at utilizing many methods to analyze problems and using rigorous logic to attract students’ attention. Students not only become more knowledgeable but they are often influenced and inspired by Dr. Hu’s passion for knowledge and conscientious academic attitude. As such, students learn to calmly and independently think about problems.
Mrs. Liu is a mathematics program graduate from a Normal University in China. She has over 10 years of experience teaching middle and high school math in middle schools. Moreover, she was once a district special researcher, where she participated in the writing and development of new teaching material. After immigration, Mrs. Liu did dedicated research into Canadian elementary math teaching material as well as the various types of questions typically seen in math contests. She is also familiar with the IB and AP curriculums. Mrs. Liu compares focus points between Chinese and Canadian math teaching materials and analyzes learning patterns of students from these two countries. This has helped her devise an effective teaching method which she incorporates into her teaching routine. She is proficient at simplifying complicated problems and seeking in-depth extensions to simple problems, training her students’ critical thinking skills and helping them successfully transition into university. Mrs. Liu is passionate about teaching middle and high school math and is an enthusiastic educator who is popular among parents.
Fan Wang obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University, Master’s degree from National University of Singapore and Ph.D. degree from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, all in Electrical Engineering. Dr. Wang has years of teaching experience in undergraduate and postgraduate studies, as well as profound understanding of mathematical concepts and their application in practical engineering. His fields of teaching interest are mathematics contests. The pedagogic style of Dr. Wang focuses on interactive approaches that can raise students’ interest in learning, by means of demonstrating the beauty of mathematics. Dr. Wang’s knowledge of multiple languages allows him to collect mathematics contest information from various data sources around the world.
Alice obtained her Economic Master’s degree from University in France and worked for top international company in Europe for 4 years. After immigrated to Canada, she began to teach mathematics in Québec. She studied the differences and characteristics between mathematics teaching in Canada and China, and summarized many courses in mathematics enlightenment and fun math. She engaged in helping student to develop good habits in learning and use logical and various way to solve the math question. The explanation is full of fun, logical, rigorous and easy to understand. Alice is a lively, patient and responsible teacher who will provide a good starting to younger student.
Mr. Sun was a master and graduated from the department of mathematics of Jilin University. He has taught advanced mathematics at a university in mainland China for many years. He can teach calculus, linear algebra, and probability and statistical.
He especially emphasizes the conversation and communication in teaching. Through it, students were guided step by step to rational and logical thinking; he can find problems of students and then teach them according to their aptitude; through conversation with students, he cultivate students ‘logical expressions ’.
David C. is an Ontario Certified Teacher who teaches Chemistry and Physics and Grade 9 / 10 Science and Mathematics. His teaching is influenced by his experience as a Policy and Program Advisor for Environmental Issues for the Ontario Government, Municipalities and Industrial sites as an Environmental Consultant. His focus on “Big Picture” concepts is applied to the course he teaches to ensure students see the importance of course material in the world and their daily lives. Outdoor and local environmental issues are also influenced by his active outdoor life which includes canoeing, kayaking, hiking and cycling.
Cherie W. is currently pursuing her double major in Mathematics and Computer Science in Wellesley College, US. Cherie worked as a Mathematics teacher’s assistant for over two years at LinkedKey, was a Student Ambassador in High School, and assisted her fellow peers with approaching Mathematic problems. Furthermore, she worked as a Camp Facilitator for Connect to Canada, planned and hosted activities for international students; volunteered for over 500 hours at a summer camp over 4 years; and in college, volunteered weekly in a Boston after school program with students in the local community to help them with homework and perform team building activities. Cherie is familiar with the life and academic learning process of Canadian students. She loves education, is enthusiastic, patient, and humorous in her lecture; and is excellent at attracting students’ attention and focuses on cultivating their interest in Mathematics. Cherie is a very popular teacher with the students.
Ethan W. is currently pursuing his mathematics degree at the University of Waterloo, pursuing his passion for the subject. He has extensive experience in teaching, as he has in the past worked as a private tutor and teaching assistant. While teaching, Ethan explains concepts from a variety of perspectives to ensure that his students fully understand the content. Furthermore, Ethan often pulls from his experience in writing math contests by integrating more complex and rigorous techniques into his lessons. In the past he has qualified for the AIME in 3 separate years, invited to write the CMO, and has placed on the honor roll for several CEMC contests including Euclid and CSMC. His unique approach to teaching keeps students interested while also challenging them, preparing them for both school and extracurricular math.
Grace Shao has taught in China for 15 years and in North America for 8 years. And now she teaches mathematics in public high schools in the United States.
She is familiar with the mathematics syllabus of Ontario and New York State public high schools, as well as SAT, IB, math, HL, SL and AP calculations. Most of her students got full marks in the standardized examination.
Grace is good at encouraging students to think creatively, enlightening students to broaden their thinking of solving problems, and cultivating their rigorous and scientific learning methods.
Ms. Stephine graduated from the Faculty of Education, University of Toronto, Ms. Wang specializes in teaching high school mathematics. She is devoted in curriculum planning for the IBDP and gifted program. She also regularly marks various math contests for the University of Waterloo. Ms. Wang is a permanent staff at an Ontario public high school, teaching IBDP mathematics. As a member of the new generation of international students, she has gained a strong academic foundation from the elite class of Chinese key school system, and a full experience at Canadian local high school and university. She takes the benefits from both education systems and applies to her own teaching. She focuses on helping students synthesize, consolidate, and make connections among key concepts. She uses classic examples to guide students to develop more problem solving strategies, and consequently to increase their confidence in critical analysis. Ms. Wang is knowledgeable in IB math IA writing, external exam questions and marking criteria. Many students have earned level 7 under her guidance. Her meticulous working ethics are well respected among students and parents.
Mr. Han graduated from the department of Mathematics of Tianjin University in the class of 1978. He won the first place in the Mathematics Competition of Tianjin University in 1978.
He has rich experience in high school mathematics teaching and has been doing mathematics tutoring for more than ten years after immigrating.
For his teaching style, Due to his solid basic skills and teaching foundation, his classes are detail-focused and brief, he can pass the knowledges to students in a systematic and logical way.
Mike L. holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematical Physics and a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering, both from the University of Waterloo. His professional experience spans diverse domains such as AI, Data Science, and Software Engineering. Mike firmly believes that a robust foundation in math and science is pivotal for students’ future development, equipping them with the power to tackle complex problems. In his classes, Mike tends to focus on students’ thought process and provide guidance on how to approach to a problem logically. Mike is also a fan of providing individual feedbacks since he believes that each student thinks differently and needs help from different angles.
Yudi W. is currently pursuing an Electrical Engineering degree at the University of Toronto. She is a hard-working, academically-rigorous student. She had tutoring experience in both high school and university and volunteered in numerous summer and march break camps. She is passionate about education, responsible, and patient and friendly towards lower-grade students. She emphasizes learning experience, is good at student interactions, and can help invoke student initiative in mathematical thinking. Yudi is an outgoing, friendly, popular teacher among students.
Leo Chai is currently pursuing his Computer Science and Business administration double degree program (CS/BBA) degree at the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University. He has founded the WOSS FILM CLUB, and leaded a variety of clubs as an executive member. Under Leo’s lead, his students participated in various contests and achieved success. Leo is strong in math and is experienced in tutoring. He is an expert in finding critical points that many students struggle on and emphasize on key focal points of the course. Leo loves teaching, especially in a creative manner, utilizing unique activities to help students focus and understand course content. He enjoys communicating his passion in math with his students, sparking his students’ interest in math.
Dr. Stanley X. is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto. Previously he was a NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford. His primary area of interest is Number Theory. Specific topics that he is interested in include arithmetic geometry, arithmetic statistics, analytic number theory, and algebraic geometry. He obtained his Ph.D in pure mathematics from the University of Waterloo in 2016. He has rich teaching experience at the University of Toronto.