...About Math: Growing up, I always struggled with math and thought it was something I was bad at. It had never occurred to me that math was something that I could not only succeed in, but excel at. It was only when I began to realize my own potential, and dig deeply into the resources around me, that I began to understand (and even enjoy) math. (read more)
...I have two undergraduate degrees and a J.D. and am able to help with general study skills and approaches. I have a broad educational background and can help students. I am in my seventh year of secondary education and my study skills have been greatly developed and sharpened as such. (read more)
...I learned there and through lessons with old soccer buddies at Norbeck Country Club. In college, I hit with players on the team from time to time. After working at City Year Boston, I had a job as Reading Coordinator with the Tenacity organization, where I would also help run the drills and games for kids just learning tennis, as well as hitting with the other coaches. (read more)
...Subjects I have taught include:
K-8 -- All subjects but I specialize in reading, phonics, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, handwriting, English composition and social/communication skills.
8th grade + -- English (composition, vocabulary, grammar, and spelling), careers exploration, SAT/ACT prep (... (read more)
...The experience has made me interested in seeing growth in the developmentally disabled, and in working with those with special needs.Also, I worked at Harborview Hospital in Seattle, taught english as a second language to Laotian Refugees, and taught for eight years at Crosswalk-- a school for st... (read more)