I have completed college math through Calculus. Algebra is the building block of higher math and science. As a Science teacher I need to be able to teach Algebra incorporated with science.
I was the assistant to the professor for both undergraduate US History courses at Bridgewater State University. My responsibility in these classes was to tutor fellow students through the course. I have a passion for US History which has driven my ongoing study of the subject.
I have a degree in Earth Science, and astronomy is one of the core subjects in this degree. I have also submitted a thesis paper on the Sun's polarity effects on global warming. One of my additional courses was an independent study in astronomy.
I have coached baseball for a combined six years from T-Ball age through high school. I played baseball for 15 years. I was an assistant to training little league umpires.
I have coached basketball for a combined 10 years from ages 6 through junior college. I played basketball for 15 years. I was a trainer for youth league referees.
With my degree in science, I needed to study biology as well have a general understanding of biology. I have taught high school science and prepared students to be successful in biology. I am currently seeking my biology certificate in teaching.
In my degree work at college, I taught students grades 3-6. I worked as a permanent substitute in elementary school. I tutor elementary students in all subject areas.
When earning a science degree, there is a heavy emphasis on math, I have completed math courses through calculus II. I have worked 6 months in an elementary school teaching all subjects. I have tutored many students through elementary school math.
I have a degree in Earth Science and while attaining this degree I worked with third through sixth graders teaching science. I am licensed to teach middle school science. I have also tutored three of my own children through elementary science.
I have a minor in History. As part of this degree and included in the early part of US History you need to have an in-depth understanding of European History. European History shaped modern times with transitions from medieval - renaissance - scientific era into modern times. This is the part of history that has had more impact on society than most others.
As a member of the Army Intelligence community I need to understand the geography of many regions. I have also been fortunate to travel to 40 plus countries, in many cases I had to understand the geography of the region before I could travel. I have been a student of the atlas my whole life.
I have a degree in Earth Science, and geology is the core subject in this degree. The curriculum in E.S. is based on the principles of geology. I have a passion for the Earth and the systems that make it work.
Government & Politics
I have a minor degree in history which includes knowledge of government and politics. I served in Army intelligence and worked with the Pentagon, giving me a unique perspective and understanding of the government.
Physics classes were part of my curriculum for my science degree. As a high school science teacher, 50% of the year is teaching physics.
I have completed college math through Calculus. Prealgebra is the building block of higher math and science. As a Science teacher I need to be able to teach Algebra incorporated with science. I am also qualified to tutor Algebra.
I started with 12 years of catechism classes. I spent several years involved with Jewish families, learning the culture and meaning of Judaism. As part of work in history, I studied ancient religions of South Asia, most of which still exist today.
I have coached soccer for a combined 10 years from ages 6 through high school. I played soccer for 12 years. I have two sons that have played in the elite competitive leagues for the past 6 years in which I assisted.
I am currently a middle school teacher and I have taught high school as well. Creating study guides is an essential part of preparing my students for success in the classroom. I incorporate these into the lesson plans as additional support for their work and exams. I have also been a successful student myself for many years, constantly improving my own study skills. I both practice and teach study skills for many different levels of education.
I have a deep passion for history of all kinds, which was the reason for adding a History minor to my college degree. I have tutored fellow students in each of the history courses I took in college at the professors request. I have an extensive personal library dedicated to history books of all natures.
I have written several thesis papers as part of my degree work including one that was presented at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. I have tutored honor level college students in writing papers for many different subjects. As a current school teacher reading and writing are part of every classes curriculum.