...I'm looking forward to working with you and/or your child!1. I'm the kind of person who reads the dictionary for fun.
2. Whenever my friends don't know a word, they ask me first, because they know I'll probably know it.
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...I've also had long term substitute math teaching assignments at the high school level. I enjoy helping students achieve their goals, and believe that math is highly sequential, in that a firm understanding of basic concepts is required in order to have a solid grasp of more complicated ones - I ... (read more)
...My approach when tutoring is to find a perspective that makes the most sense to the student. I like to use examples, draw "pictures," and make analogies to help a student understand a concept from a place they already understand. I have found that a person cannot understand in specific detail w... (read more)
...I have been teaching in Iowa at the Des Moines Public Schools for over 20 years. I know the common core very well for third grade and know how to access and use it for other elementary grades. I have taught special education (8years) and 2nd-5th grades. (read more)
...At the college level, I tutor Evolutionary Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Anatomy, and Ecology most often. My first degree and my current PhD are in Neuroscience, so I can offer specialized help in this area.
-GED preparation. I have tutored many GED students in all of the subjects covered on the exam. (read more)