Ruth Lew

Substitute Teacher


Ruth holds a double degree in Liberal Studies and Asian Studies with a minor in Chinese. Teaching math is her pride and joy.


A high school math teacher for over two decades, Ruth loves using simple language to explain difficult math concepts.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Ruth's goal is to win the blue ribbon for her hand knitted socks at the CA state fair before she dies!
  • A mathematician by trade and a fiber artist by passion, Ruth sells her fiber arts at a local art gallery in Placerville, CA.
  • Sewing her own juggling balls filled with lavender grown from her ow n garden, Ruth uses juggling to demonstrate graphs. All of her students know how to juggle and knit. She likes to combine her fiber arts to her role as a math instructor. Knitting helps students understand proportions.