I'm a former elementary school teacher of 8 years. I have been certified to teach and am seeking Ohio certification since recently moving from out of state. I taught at a public school from 1994-2000. I have been homeschooling my own children, teaching online history, literature, and writing classes, and also teaching a variety of subjects in local co-ops over the last 12 years. I especially enjoy working with children one-on-one or in small groups. I love learning and love to help instill a... [more]
I graduated with a BA in Elementary Education with a Reading Endorsement and a Master's in Education. I love working with young children learning to read and utilize a solid phonics program while encouraging a love for literature.
Government & Politics
Having taught elementary school for many years, and homeschooling all the way through high school, I'm rather well versed in teaching math in a variety of levels.
I was an elementary teacher certified to teach K-6. I taught at a public school for 7 years. Over the past 12 years, I have been homeschooling my children, teaching online classes, and teaching at a local co-op. I have recently moved to Ohio and am currently in the process of renewing my certification.
I taught phonics as a public school teacher. I was also trained in phonics in college for my reading endorsement. I currently utilize phonics in my homeschool.
I have taught study skills at a local co-op as well as helped teach these skills throughout my years teaching in a public school as well as homeschool. Over the past 20 years, I've had a number of opportunities to help students learn proper study skills! I use a general framework of study skills but have a variety of options within that framework to help the student individualize a system that works best for their learning style.
I have used Microsoft Windows for at least 20 years. I am quite familiar with the many features of this software. I feel confident in helping another learn how to use Microsoft Windows.
I have taught social studies in elementary school for 7-8 years. I have also taught social studies over the past 12 years in homeschool and local co-ops. The ages I've taught range from K-12th grade.
I have used Microsoft Publisher for many years. I am familiar with the many features within Publisher. I have taught my own children how to use Microsoft Publisher with great success.
As a teacher of 2nd and 3rd graders for 7 years, I regularly taught handwriting skills for print and cursive. I have also taught handwriting during the homeschooling of my 3 children over the past 12 years. I am most familiar with D'Nealian, Getty Dubay Italics, and Zaner Bloser scripts, but have had experience with others.