...I cannot make the butterflies in your stomach go away when delivering a speech, but I promise to help you make them "fly in formation". I enjoy teaching students the basics of playing the piano and reading music. After teaching myself the basics of playing the piano, I took lessons from a respected jazz teacher for two years. (read more)
...I am a veteran of the United States Army.
"I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand"I have a decade of professional experience teaching and tutoring algebra and integrated math and I am highly skilled at helping students relate to algebraic concepts and methods. (read more)
...I have my AA in social and behavioral science, my BS in Management and am working on my Master's degree in education. Currently, I am certified in TSOL, ESOL/ESL English grammar, vocabulary, proofreading, American history, European history, GED, and psychology. I understand that there are diffe... (read more)
...Rather than focus on memorization, I focus on making sure students understand why and how things are the way they are; a lot of students simply stop at "that's just the way it is!" Nope. For example, when asked why warm-blooded animals can't be too small, a student may want to remember that as ... (read more)
I have been teaching English for nearly 18 years, all within the Inland Empire area; and I have taught high school English (CP & AP; 9th-12th grade) for all but one of those years. Alongside teaching, I have also tutored students for the past three-to-four years; working in both tutoring centers as... (read more)