Since 2007 I took the role of transmitting the knowledge of a foreign language not only as words or different sounds, but the meaning behind them, the different ways people use them, their culture and their history throughout the years. I have started this transmission in the ancient city of Rome, where I was exchanging cultural and verbal knowledge of Greece, Ancient Greece with Rome and Ancient Rome. Moving on to the UK after 3 years, I continued this ritual as I believe that I am doing to Britons which showed great response and interest for the New and Old Greece respectively. The last year I have been playing around with the Greek Language with also 10 year olds which create themselves a very humoristic and colorful aura into the Greek Language as they intend to be amazed by the Ancient Myths and the greek words themselves sound soooo funny!!
Finally I believe my theatre studies all these years have never gone to waste as I thought at the start and helped me gained the interest and praise from lots of students who sometimes call me the Modern Socrates. Of course I cannot claim to be a philosopher, not even in my craziest dreams, but I want to believe that I am a teacher who uses in her method the Socratic questioning ( in my own special way) to externalize their Greek Side.
Bill Nye is a man with a mission: to foster a scientifically literate society by helping people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Nye has spent the past 20 years educating students young and old about science and understands the importance of keeping minds active after the last school bell rings. “Learning can happen anywhere and at anytime – the important thing is that it should never stop,” Nye said. “We’ve put together fun, free and easy activities that will make this the summer of learning versus the summer filled with the dreaded words ‘I’m bored.’ ” AN EARLY KNACK FOR HOW THINGS WORK Making science entertaining and accessible is something Bill has done most of his life. Growing up in Washington, D.C., he spent afternoons and summers de-mystifying math for his classmates. While working for Boeing in Seattle, Bill combined his love of science with his flair for comedy. After winning a Steve Martin look-alike contest, he became an engineer by day and a stand-up comic by night. Eventually, Bill made the transition to comedy writer and performer on Seattle’s home-grown ensemble comedy show “Almost Live.” This is where “Bill Nye the Science Guy®” was born. The 18-time Emmy Award-winning show appeared before Saturday Night Live and later on Comedy Central. During this time, he also wrote five kids’ books about science, including his latest title, “Bill Nye’s Great Big Book of Tiny Germs.” BROADENING HIS MISSION Bill’s passion for math and science translated into a love of space. His role as CEO of The Planetary Society, the world’s large space interest organization, has taken him across the globe. And one thing Bill is very proud of is the MarsDials, two sundials on residing on Mars he created with Cornell scientists. America’s favorite stand-up scientist hasn’t changed much from that kid growing up in Washington, DC. He still rides his bike to work. He’ll pull out his Periodic Table of the Elements from his wallet. And his drive for helping others understand science is as strong as ever.