My love of teaching comes from a lifelong love of learning. The most important thing a teacher ever said to me was "Make it make sense to you. When you do that, you can master any subject." Since then I have been an LPN, a Junior High School Band Director, an Elementary Music Specialist, and a Research Scientist. I feel that regardless of the subject, it is important to understand how the information fits together so that memorization is only necessary for basic skills. I emphasize ... [more]
In my current and previous work as a scientific researcher I have used Excel extensively. I am proficient in making formulas, using references to other cells within the same and other tabs as well as linking spreadsheets to other spreadsheets.
It's a word processor, not a typewriter! I can teach you how to utilize all the features of Microsoft Word as well as make labels and do mail merges.
I have used PowerPoint extensively. I frequently make presentations (with animations and transitions, including adding multimedia, fliers, and even full sized conference presentation posters using this App.
I have four years experience in elementary school reading education as a result of part of my duties as an elementary school teacher.
I have taught A&P at the college level, and can help you to understand the physiology concepts you need to apply to a variety of fields.
I am highly qualified in the area of general music. Since earning a Master's Degree in Music Education, I have been a public school teacher for ten years. The first three of those years were as a junior high school band director, and the last seven were as a K-5 Elementary Music Specialist. Although my certification is expired I have held a K-12 Instrumental Certification in both Arkansas and Louisiana.
In my current and previous work as a scientific researcher I have used Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Publisher extensively. Publisher is one of my favorite "go to" Apps for making ads and posters. I can do nearly anything with this app.