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Michael M.

Miami, FL

$40/hr

Analytic Writing

Background check passed as of 1/16/14
Usually responds in about 2 days

Analytic Writing

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In undergrad, I studied Philosophy and Business Administration. I have since taken several courses online. I have also deepened my knowledge of economics by reading several of the great books in economics. I am still in touch with my former economics professors; and, we talk about ideas regularly.

I have volunteered in education since and throughout college. I have taught the English language. I know to structure lessons in accordance with students' interests. For example, some students prefer to learn English through a narrative-based approach; they want to hear stories. Others would like to be able to read their Bible. I bend over backwards to help my students learn.

Finally, I stay in touch with my former students through Social Media updates. For example, in addition to teaching a specific discipline, I also teach a lot about general study skills. On Twitter, I post reminders, as well as pointers in study techniques as I learn them. Learning with me means continued learning.



Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Philosophy
Language:
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Reading, Study Skills
Business:
Economics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Economics, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Science, SAT Math, SAT Reading
Sports/Recreation:
Soccer
Corporate Training:
Economics, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Study Skills

I have been teaching study skills for approximately 3 years now. I am very good about learning the scientific data on study skills. I am very familiar with the work of Doctors Walter Pauk, Bryan Caplan, Howard Gardner and many more. Among the skills that I teach are Cornell Note-Taking, Spaced Repetition Learning, Pomodorro Time Management and Goal Setting Theory.

CFA Institute (CFA charterholder)

Education

CFA Institute (CFA charterholder)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Michael will travel within 40 miles of Miami, FL 33134.


About Michael

In undergrad, I studied Philosophy and Business Administration. I have since taken several courses online. I have also deepened my knowledge of economics by reading several of the great books in economics. I am still in touch with my former economics professors; and, we talk about ideas regularly.

I have volunteered in education since and throughout college. I have taught the English language. I know to structure lessons in accordance with students' interests. For example, some students prefer to learn English through a narrative-based approach; they want to hear stories. Others would like to be able to read their Bible. I bend over backwards to help my students learn.

Finally, I stay in touch with my former students through Social Media updates. For example, in addition to teaching a specific discipline, I also teach a lot about general study skills. On Twitter, I post reminders, as well as pointers in study techniques as I learn them. Learning with me means continued learning.




Education

CFA Institute (CFA charterholder)

Education

CFA Institute (CFA charterholder)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Miami, FL 33134

Michael’s Subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Science:
ACT Science, Philosophy
Language:
Spanish
Elementary Education:
Reading, Study Skills
Business:
Economics
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Economics, Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Science, SAT Math, SAT Reading
Sports/Recreation:
Soccer
Corporate Training:
Economics, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Background Check Status for Michael M.

Michael M. passed a background check on 1/16/14. The check was ordered by Michael through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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