Interview - Marlo Edward Diosomito

Marlo Diosomito was born in Manila, Philippines on July 3, 1970. After growing up with his grandparents from a young age, he attended the University of the Philippines studying math and chemistry. Immediately following his graduation, he began teaching ESL and STEM instruction at a United Nations refugee program in Bataan. Diosomito then taught at the Dole Philippines International School before immigrating to the US in 2000, teaching at several secondary schools within the Houston Independent School District and other nearby districts. He currently teaches Pre-AP and AP chemistry at the Kinder High School for Performing and Visual Arts; he also has participated in individual research at institutions like University of Houston and Rice University. In this interview, Diosomito also discusses his experience in designing curriculum, teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, and perspectives on a secondary school teaching career.

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