...I understand what the SAT testers are looking for: more than anything else, they are looking for comprehension, for getting the main idea of a passage. But they are also interested in the student's having an ear for the tone of the passage, and they would like the student to have a sense of the structure of the argument. Vocabulary is critical in a student's ability to understand a passage. (read more)
...I would love to help students do well on the GED. I can share multiple strategies with students for approaching problems, to help students solve problems as quickly as possible without making mistakes. Math is my specialty, but I am happy to also teach in the areas of English, writing, and science. (read more)
...What summarizes a section in the passage? Why were certain subjects rejected in the passage (if applicable)?
How did others affect the protagonist, or antagonist? Distinguish between two different views in a passage. (read more)
I have been a teacher for 27 years, teaching high school English, College Literature, Elementary Special Education Reading and Writing, and Middle School Language Arts for Special Education students. I am also National Board Certified with a PhD in Communications. My three areas of focus are: Writing from grades 4-12; College Prep; and Elementary Reading for struggling students. (read more)
...For younger students, I believe in manipulatives and games as well as textbooks and workbooks. For Algebra onward, I work primarily with the school's materials and look for supplements as needed. In middle school, students learn study skills they’ll need in high school and beyond. (read more)
9 Subjects: includingSAT Math,Geometry,Algebra 1,Elementary Math