...I believe thoughts should to be expressed clearly and concisely. Why detract from an otherwise great piece of writing with a grammar mistake? Correct grammar shows not only mental aptitude, but pride in what you've written. (read more)
...Some of these strategies are:
1) Seat the student facing me to minimize distractions.
2) Provide many activities that are kinsthetic in nature which allow the student to be actively involved in the instructional process. (e.g. Having the student skip while spelling words.)
3) Write important in... (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)
...My approach is a very low pressure and easy going way of learning. I don't make any extra work for students (unless requested), as I find most of them bogged down already. I simply help students understand what they are currently working on in school and then fill in the gaps in their knowledge. (read more)
...I've also worked with students professionally as a federal grant paid tutor, as an English as a Second Language tutor, and as a performance based de-segregation fund English tutor. I've taught Elementary math in 6th and 5th grade for 5 years now. I did a year as a math-only teacher just this last year. (read more)