I teach students assigned to a disciplinary alternative school during the day. My evenings and weekends are spent teaching for the local community college. I teach developmental math courses for the college. I use short cuts to get the job done regarding getting solutions for problems which has a tendency to promote and build confidence in one's self. Confidence, i.e. a can do spirit is an essential element to gaining mastery in mathematics. I have a BS ED in Mathematics and am certified to ... [more]
Elementary math is just lower mathematics, therefore my certifications in higher level mathematics should cover this academic area.
If I can teach mathematics grades 6-12 then I certainly can teach mathematics K-6th. Math is Math. The operations overlap from grade to grade. The end of the range is 6th grade which is the beginning of one of my certifications.
I am a certified math teacher in Texas and have been preparing students for TAKS for 15 plus years.