...Because of my experience in education and in academia, I feel fully confident that I can meet the requests of any student wishing to learn about all subjects relating to ESL and Social Studies. I pride myself in my flexibility, and I make it my goal to cater to the needs of each and every learne... (read more)
...Older students need to study complex word patterns and root & base words, morphemes, homophones, prefixes and suffixes in order to develop effective meaning-making strategies and strong word knowledge. I also subscribe to Reading Rockets, The Reading Teacher, and other professional materials in ... (read more)
...I draw on my experience in industry to make the concepts covered in science class more relevant to the everyday world (the real world). If you are struggling with your chemistry or physics course because there seems to be no connection to the real world, I can help you. I hold a Masters degree ... (read more)
...I have taught various areas of science for over 20 years, including chemistry, physics, earth/space and environmental science. My emphasis lies in helping students understand the fundamentals principles of science, not rote memorization of facts and formulas. Showing students that everyone can do science and how it fits into their everyday lives is extremely important. (read more)
...As a former teacher of learning disabilities and the parent of a child diagnosed with ADD, I have had to learn adaptive strategies to help students and my son achieve success in the classroom. Some of these strategies are:
1) Seat the student facing me to minimize distractions.
2) Provide many ... (read more)