...I use centers, small-group work, and individual conferencing to meet the needs of my diverse learners. Elementary education is my passion and I love teaching and designing lessons to motivate and challenge my students. Phonics correlates sounds with letters or groups of letters in an Alphabetic Writing System. (read more)
Originally I chose the health sciences as my career path. Anyways, five years ago I was happily accepted into a medical school, and spent three years studying to become a physician (currently on a temporary leave from school due to family issues).
I graduated with a cumulative A- in my science cou... (read more)
...In the past I have assisted students with matrix algebra, finding and interpreting eigenvectors, orthogonality and least squares modeling of data. I can work with the student on understanding the impact of the theory in applied fields such as Numerical Analysis using MATLAB and providing real wo... (read more)
...I always begin by telling the students that I will assist them to "study smarter not harder". The topics that I would emphasize with a student are: Creating A Proper Place for Study, Developing a Weekly Study Schedule, Managing Study Time Effectively, Using the SQ3R method for Reading, Using Gra... (read more)
After teaching Latin and English (and occasionally German) at the same high school for 30 years, I have recently retired and now teach study skills and SAT prep classes at the local community college. I was dual certified by the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, something that less... (read more)