...The high scores are greater than three times the national average. What makes this even more impressive is that I only saw my students an average of 2.5 times per week (2 days one week, 3 days the next, alternating).
I was trained as a Classicist, a Chemist, and a Mathematician. I have enjoyed... (read more)
...Using worksheets, flashcards, exercises and oral practice, I teach word blends, clusters, consonants, final blends (-ng, -nk, -sh, etc.); sight word rules, long and short vowel sounds, syllabication, word families (e.g., "rime"-mat, flat, bat, sat) and the other conventions until the student's sp... (read more)
...Their majors of university study usually have not included much mathematics instruction. To this end, my background in the Physical Sciences excels as a preparatory credential. I can offer students numerous examples to illustrate the test topics, enriching their confidence by solidifying their comprehension through context. (read more)
...I want to encourage a numeracy that will help a child succeed not just in their current class, but in all their mathematical subjects in the future. To this end, I encourage students to think actively about the meaning of a problem and roughly estimate the answer they'd expect, where possible, a... (read more)
...I have been painting for over 10 years. I use various mediums to create, primarily, acrylic, charcoal, pencil, chalk, graphic design, photography, paper, and canvas. I also combine these mediums with video and music to make visual/musical art. (read more)