I have my Bachelor's in Elementary Education and my Master's in English and Creative Writing. I have a passion for words above all else, but have never lost the desire to learn anything new and to help others learn new things. I teach middle school Language Arts. I work really well with kids of all ages and have a passion to teach and tutor. I specialize (and have a passion) in all things English (anything pertaining to reading and writing) but I also have knowledge in Social Studies, Scienc... [more]
I have my Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education K-6. Though I did not receive my certification, as I elected not to, I have over 100 hours from my degree in fieldwork in grades kindergarten through 6th grade. I also have experience as a 4th & 5th grade tutor. I also worked for 5 years as a director of children's programming for two non-profit organizations, organizing curriculum and teaching classes for kids kindergarten through fifth grade.
I have taken two undergraduate classes on Phonics. One was in my undergrad for which I received my Bachelor's in Elementary Education. The second was two years ago completing a post-undergrad elementary & middle school teaching program.
I have been a Mac user for eight years and am very proficient in using it. While similar to a PC, it is much easier to use. I am familiar with Mac based programs such as Pages, Numbers, iMovie (I've made several movies on this), Garage Band, iTunes, iPhoto, etc.