...Parental involvement is paramount but not always possible. Many of my students have been considered at-risk and often come from single parent families. Sensitivity to this situation requires special understanding. (read more)
...I have been using Microsoft Windows for years and am very proficient in using this system. I currently use Windows 8, but I am capable in this newer system as well. I have worked with Publisher multiple times and use it to create brochures for projects. (read more)
...I taught SAT prep with the world's largest test prep company for 10 years. I take the GRE every few years to keep up to date, and I score in the 99th percentile every time. I worked for Kaplan (which owns Manhattan Prep) for 10 years, both teaching and developing test prep content, giving me insight into the mind of a test-maker. (read more)
...I blend in critical thinking skills and estimations. I often estimate seemingly difficult calculations and show how I got there, which causes students to stop relying on their calculator. I concentrate on improving the student's mental flexibility about how to apply the rules to the system. (read more)
...Certified teacher in English.
15+ years of classroom teaching experience.
20+ years SSAT Prep. I have a Master's in Education; teaching certification in English; and teaching certification in Math. I have 15+ years of classroom teaching experience and 20+ years of ACT Prep experience. (read more)