I am currently a literacy tutor at an elementary with AmeriCorps. I am looking for a part-time job and thought I would keep with trying to help as many kids as possible. I mostly work with grades kinder through second but have tutored up to 5th grade before.
...I am also currently working with my son on a novel. Earning a degree in Criminal Justice, I spent a lot of my time studying psychology and sociology, but I would say that being a foster parent taught me quite a bit as well. Psychology is the study of the human mind and how it works, especially how its functioning relates to behavior in a given context. (read more)
...I have taken courses in Introductory Psychology, Statistical Methods in Psychology, and advanced coursework in Child Psychology. For the past year I have worked as a research assistant for The University of Texas Children's Research Lab, where I developed a greater knowledge of research methods.... (read more)
...Furthermore, when children are happy, this can generally mean that all is right in their world for the moment - there are no other issues clouding their minds and they are free to learn. In addition to my teaching philosophy I also have a set of teaching goals. One of my goals is to foster independent thinking, friendships and acceptance. (read more)
...I am a GISP - Certified GIS Professional and a GIS Lead for a major consulting company. I have a master's degree in archaeology from the university college London. I have been a GIS professional for 17 years. (read more)