...The "ah ha" moments that my students experience make tutoring so rewarding!
"Who's Who Among American Teachers" - 1998, 2002, 2003
Teacher of the Year - Dept. of Defense Dependents Schools (Kaiserslautern Area) - 1996I was selected " Teacher of the Year" in Mathematics for the Department of Def... (read more)
...Having worked in places like Kumon, the Phoenix Learning Center, and at the UTSA Tutoring Center, I have experience working with ESL students and even those in college writing classes. In addition, I have coached high school seniors by helping them edit their personal statements for college and ... (read more)
...I have also authored several individual manuscripts, both fiction and non-fiction, ranging from devotionals for adults to educational books for children. I have always loved ecology and the related fields. The interdependence of all the organisms in a habitat is fascinating to me. (read more)
...I have used it in my teaching, as well, both in preparing teaching materials and in assessing student work. Further, I have coached a number of students in how to use Word. I hold a PhD in English, which I could only gain from many long hours spent poring over texts to uncover the ideas concealed within them. (read more)
...We then use these tools to build up knowledge/proficiency in the subject area. This personalized approach has allowed me to bring many students up to an achievement level that better reflects their potential. For example, I once took on a student who had never passed a vocabulary quiz. (read more)