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I can help students with math up through at least 8th grade algebra or geometry. I have taught 8th grade math and would love to work with any student.
My past experience does include tutoring with high school students but it depends on the subject.
I also have some experience with probability and statistics as a business undergrad.
I took my first cooking class 32 years ago. I have been cooking in the home for family for 26 years.
I know fundamentals of baking, preparing meals, shopping and planning of meals. Most of my background is in American family classics but I can probably help anyone who needs help with their cooking skills.
I have some familiarity with some international cuisines such as Italian, German, and Mexican.
Throughout my academic career I have taken numerous art and crafting classes.
I have education in the fundamentals of drawing such as line, shading, tone, and texture.
I have learned to do scratch board, basic calligraphy, abstract line drawing, pencil and ink drawings, pixellated drawings, and three dimensional line using wire.
I am new to California and have a valid Oregon Teaching license for teaching elementary education all subjects. I have also taught math all the way up to 8th grade.
My background in elementary math includes the following:
-A graduate degree in education with training on teaching all elementary subjects.
-Work as a full time teacher and as a long term substitute. I taught all subjects including 8th grade math for half of a school year.
-Experience as a tutor with children ranging from Pre-K to high school.
-I also am licensed in Oregon to teach all elementary subjects.
I have very strong language skills and can help any student with this area.
I can work with a student on punctuation, spelling, proper uses of tense, and clarity in their writing. I also can work with a student on vocabulary and comprehension.
My credentials include a degree in education and a teaching license for all subjects up through 6th grade.
I have experience teaching math all the way from Kindergarten to 8th grade. I would be happy to work with your child on geometry concepts.
My qualifications for teaching phonics includes:
-A master's in education which included extensive training on teaching reading, writing, and grammar. I also have been trained on identifying and teaching specific digraphs needed to pronounce words.
- I have worked as an intern for 5 months in AM and PM kindergarten classrooms during which time I worked daily on teaching children how to sound out words to correctly spell and read.
- I have a year of experience as a regular classroom teacher during which time I taught students rules of spelling and grammar.
I have sewn for 15 years.
I have my own online sewing business and sell clothing, handbags, and other sewn crafts.
I have experience with using patterns, adjusting patterns for fit, choosing fabrics, and creating my own designs.
I have taken college level Spanish, participated in local discussion groups, and have filled in as the Spanish teacher at the schools where I have worked.
I have several years experience that includes work as a classroom teacher and a professional tutor.
As an educator and as a tutor I help students all the time work on their studies and come up with strategies to complete their work and to be more organized.
I also worked for several years prior to my education background in office environments where I learned a lot about time management, organization, and setting goals and task lists.