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I have experience in Adobe InDesign program, using CS3 and the CS5 upgrade. I myself have performed typesets for book publication and have trained high school seniors to use this program successfully (and enthusiastically) as well.
I have been trained in Photoshop since 2005, when working for a daily newspaper as a copy editor. I taught high school seniors to use the program for our journalism class and work well with introductory users.
I am knowledgeable in Biblical Greek and am learning Biblical Hebrew. Fully equipped with Logos Bible Software, I walk you through exegesis of the New Testament and Septuagint (LXX) especially. Mystified by the Letter to the Hebrews? I took a class with a priest from the Pontifical Biblical Institute on this letter. I teach from a Catholic perspective, and freely incorporate the commentaries on Sacred Scripture by the Church Fathers.
I was vice president of my chess club in college, and admittedly spent way too much time playing chess on Yahoo. Though by no means am I an expert, I could teach beginners and raise them to intermediate status.
I have taught classical rhetoric to freshmen and sophomores at John Paul the Great Catholic University and grammar and logic in middle and high school settings. I would be glad to help you navigate through Cicero, Quintilian, Aristotle, Plato, and others, in their original languages or in English.
I taught geometry to a mix of 9th and 10th students. Several students came for personal tutoring. I have tutored through Wyzant in this subject.
I have taught grammar in middle school (7th grade grammar/writing), high school (integrated into a class on advanced composition), and in college (integrated into my Biblical Greek classes).
My own GRE scores put me in or near the 90th percentile in verbal, quantitative, and writing. This was following a weak initial test. What did I do differently? Let me help you, too.
I am teaching New Testament Greek I and II at John Paul the Great Catholic University in San Diego for Summer 2011 and Fall 2011 terms. I am a self-learner and have been a student of the language for years following initial tutoring sessions. I will not only be able to tutor the language, but set others on a path to self-learning. (Please note that this is Koine Greek, not Attic or modern Greek.)
I taught logic as propaedeutic in my introduction to philosophy course. It was my favorite class in my undergraduate studies and I have done extensive reading in the topic. As the art of reasoning, logic has been integral to each class I have taught. This subject comes alive with syllogisms, fallacies, enthymemes, and more! Learn about exciting things such as straw men, red herrings, and the square of opposition! We'll have fun.
I have integrated philosophical principles into nearly every class I've taught, and have taught Introduction to Philosophy to high school seniors.
I am a former copy editor and have worked in the publication of several books. I will not only catch your mistakes, but I will teach you how to catch them and how not to rely solely on spellchecker.
I received my B.A. in psychology and would be glad to help you understand the history of psychology, research methods, etc.
I have taught public speaking for the past two years in a high school setting. I have helped others confront fears and deliver commencement speeches. Students learn the essentials of coming up with ideas, organizing thoughts, speaking them eloquently, memorizing strategies, and delivery techniques. Students still contact me to bounce their ideas for their "amplifications" off me.
I have taught the Catholic religion to middle and high school students, ranging as young as 6th graders to high school seniors. I have also taught RCIA on the college level and intend on pursuing doctoral studies in theology. Not only am I more than capable of tutoring any middle or high school religion class, but I also teach these subjects with passion and effectiveness.
I am a former geometry teacher, with strong performance on GRE math section. I could help not only with the difficult mathematical concepts but also with preparing for a standardized test in math.
My GRE scores were in the 90th percentile in writing. I have also taught writing in the classroom (see my "writing" subject description). I can teach you how to prepare for and how to execute a masterfully crafted writing sample that will yield results that are appealing to the types of colleges you are interested in.
Through my language studies (particularly Latin, Greek, and German) and knowledge of language development, I could take a morphological approach that focuses on word origins and roots. I guarantee you will improve your spelling.
I can teach you how to expand your vocabulary rapidly through understanding some morphological principles of the English language and the languages from which it is derived.
I am a prolific writer, have taught writing in the classroom (7th grade, 12th grade, college freshmen and sophomores), and have tutored through Wyzant in this subject with strong results.