With 18 years of experience I identify each student?s strengths and areas in need of improvement to raise each student's grades and test scores with practical, effective strategies. A life-long learner myself, I successfully tutor multiple subjects and SAT, ACT, and ASVAB tests. Students who work with me routinely raise SAT scores by 250 points (old SAT) and ACT scores by 5 composite points. Further, my brother has a profound learning disability; I have an intimate understanding of the a... [more]
Master's in Teaching - Secondary School English. B.A. English, B.A. Philosophy
I have a B.A. in English Literature and a Master's of Teaching (MAT) in Secondary School English.
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Master's in Teaching -HS English, B.A. English, B.A. Philosophy. Professional Development ? ?Enhancing Academic Rigor? 12 hrs. ? ?MAP Implementation Training - School Based? 12 hrs., ? ?Engaging African American Males in Literacy? 5 hrs. ? ?Coherent Curriculum in the Classroom? 4 hrs. ? ?Video Streaming - Hands-on with the United Streaming Site? 4 hrs. ? ?PowerPoint in the Classroom for Teachers and Students? 4 hrs.
I earned a minor in Music from Tulane University where I studied the development of Western Music from Medieval Gregorian chants to Bebop Jazz of the 1950's. I also studied Eastern and Indigenous music as well as Music Theory. Further, I pursued a career as a songwriter for 10 years performing, recording, and copywriting original material while traversing the country.
I have a Master's degree in teaching high school English. I have tutored students for 10 years and study skills are an essential component of success. I create organized sections within a binder for each subject with a journal that itemizes the the due date, requirements, and notes. Further, study skills are created independently for each student's style of learning.