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Jane M.

Help in English Studies, Art & History

Los Angeles, CA (90065)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I am a very well educated person and a delightful teacher with tons of experience. My students said they always learned from me because I explain things in terms they could readily understand. I always treat my students as I would like to be treated. I think if all the books I've read in my life were piled together, they would fill several rooms, floor to ceiling. I have a good sense of humor. While I was a student a Luther Seminary, I developed a taste for reading history and have been a student of history every since. I review books for the Neworld Review specializing in books on history and religion. I know how to write good clear English prose, how to proofread and edit. I am a very skilled artist, a painter who specialized in acrylics and water colors. My style is figurative.

My teaching method is as follows: to thoroughly understand the subject matter at hand to be taught and then to explain it is the clearest manner possible. I often created my own teaching materials, like Dr. Jones Bare Bones of Good English Grammar and a formatting guide for word processors. My verbal and written communication skills are quite strong.

During my career as a teacher I taught in many schools, so here will be just mentioning the highlights. For five years I worked as a Children's Centers teacher for the San Francisco Unified School District. For three years I taught art courses at Eastern Montana College. During my 22 years living in New York City, for eight years I worked for the Equal Opportunity Centers sponsored by the State of New York teaching office communications, English, word processing and keyboarding. For five years I worked for ASA College of Excellence teaching keyboarding, word processing, and medical transcription.

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Jane’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking
Test Preparation:
SAT Writing
Homeschool:
English, Reading, Writing
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Art:
Art History, Art Theory , Composition (Music), Drawing, Painting
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Music:
Composition (Music)
History:
European History, Religion, World History
Computer:
Desktop Publishing, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Word
English:
Bible Studies, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing

Bible Studies

For three years I studied in the Master's of Divinity program at Luther Seminary is St. Paul, Minnesota.

Desktop Publishing

I taught PageMaker at the New School in New York City and typography at Katherine Gibbs, also in New York City. I understand the principles of electronic page assembly. I have done the typesetting and book design for a number of books, including my own books.

Drawing

I can draw anything I see. My expertise in drawing started when I was a young child. Most recently I had a booth on Olvera Street in Los Angeles where I drew life-like portraits of people. They were usually very happy with their portraits.

Painting

I am a highly skilled painter in various media--acrylics, watercolors, oils. I have a master's degree in painting from the San Francisco Art Institute and an impressive portfolio.

Religion

Besides having a thorough knowledge of Christian dogma, For three years I studied in the Master's of Divinity program at Luther Seminary is St. Paul, Minnesota, I also have the same of Islam, which I studied for over 25 years. And I have a basic understanding of Buddhism and Hinduism. Furthermore I understand the conflict in theologies between Christians and Muslims.

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Education

Eastern Montana College (art)

University of Washington (Other)

San Francisco Art Institute (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jane will travel within 20 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90065.

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