...I taught for 42 years before retiring. I am now tutoring math and enjoy helping my students understand and appreciate mathematics. 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 ... (read more)
...In order to paint, one has to start with a drawn subject, shaded in appropriate values. Drawing is the beginning and can be the end of a lovely work of art. I always start my students off with imitating a famous works of art. (read more)
...Being able to write clearly and concisely depends entirely on knowing the precise word for any occasion. Any specialized writing, such as persuasive argument, sales, or simply applying for a job, requires a different subset of the language, and a successful individual must be able to utilize any... (read more)
...In addition to providing practice questions, I have come up with unique strategies to maximize efficiency and stay on track to finish each section with time left over. Through the pre-nursing major at UTSA, I met a lot of my students in undergrad where I learned about the TEAS test and helped my... (read more)
...Through my experiences as a classroom teacher, I utilized TAKS/STAAR testing techniques each semester. I've also tutored students who were targeted for academic weaknesses based on benchmark test results. These group tutoring sessions occurred 2-4 times per week for an hour to two hours after school, depending upon need. (read more)