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Hello! I am a Mercer University graduate with a B.S. in Biology with minors in Sociology, Psychology, and Chemistry. While my academic background gives me the tools to effectively tutor in math and the biological and physical sciences, my love of the humanities bestows me with the unique ability to also excel in elementary and middle school subjects. I have 3 children myself who are in those grade levels--1st, 3rd, and 6th grades.
I have developed a true appreciation for working with students as I work as a certified environmental educator at the Georgia Aquarium in the Education Department. I am motivated to not only improve students' grades but also their confidence and mindset. Making sure each student's goals align with my goals (and the parents' goals!) gives that student internal motivation and drive that is required to apply the insight gained at a tutoring session to every day academic performance. I am absolutely confident that I can find what motivates your child and I can use that internal motivation to gain valuable knowledge about your child that helps to raise his or her grade/score and aids in academic and personal improvement across the board.
Outside of tutoring, I have a passion for singing, living life to its fullest, my 3 children, and marine life. I also love visiting the ocean--my favorite places are Hilton Head Island, Tybee Island, Jekyll Island, and Amelia Island! I am currently working on a M.S. degree in the Biological Sciences at Clemson University.
I have a B.S. degree with a major in Biology from Mercer University. I am currently working on a M.S. degree with a concentration in the Biological Sciences at Clemson University.
I am an environmental educator at the Georgia Aquarium. I teach children pre-K through college about marine biology. I have specific experience tutoring children of this age because I have 3 children who are aged 6, 8, and 12. I tutor them with their homework on a daily basis. I have a B.S. in Biology from Mercer University with over 350 hours of coursework. I tutor using positive reinforcement by using physical activity (playing outside) as a reward system. It has always worked well for me!!
I have a minor in Psychology from Mercer University.
I took four sociology classes in college:
Introductory Sociology, Marriage and Family, Aging in American Society, and Deviance and Social Control.
I have worked the past 3 years as an environmental educator in the Education Department during our one week special needs camp sponsored by the Marcus Autism Foundation and Center of Atlanta, Georgia. I have been personally trained in low and high functioning spectrums of learning disabilities as well as behavioral management by the foundation's education director, Dr. Catherine Trapani!
I have over 25 hours of successfully tutoring two students in 4th and 8th grades. I also teach pre-k through college students at Georgia Aquarium. Study skills and techniques are used on a regular basis.
Excellent Tutor — Kevin is a great tutor! He is very patient and flexible. My boys love him and think he is soooo cool. He knows a lot about everything and loves kids. We highly recommend him and his services! ...
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