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Karen R.

Science Teacher

Seekonk, MA (02771)

Travel radius
30 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I am a Science Teacher with 15 years of classroom experience. Prior to teaching, I was a research assistant conducting experiments including tissue culture and radioisotope studies. My education includes a B.S. in Zoology from Michigan State, a M.S. in Oceanography from the University of Rhode Island and a teaching certificate through Providence College.

I am well traveled and an enthusiastic lifelong learner. This past summer I traveled to Iceland and learned about its unique geology as well as to Peru to study its birds and history. In 2010, I joined a Norwegian trekking group and hiked through two Norwegian National Parks. In 2009, I worked as a summer extern writing curriculum for school visits for the SONAR division of the Naval Underwater Warfare Center (NUWC). In 2008, I was awarded an expedition scholarship to join a marine research cruise in the Gulf of Alaska. I am a former Peace Corps Volunteer and I have completed an Outward Bound survival course.

I specialize in explaining confusing concepts and showing students how they can remember them. I reduce students' anxiety with my enthusiasm, patience and positive attitude. I love teaching Science and Math and it shows.

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Karen’s subjects

Test Preparation:
ASVAB
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Prealgebra, Study Skills
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Study Skills
Science:
Anatomy, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Genetics, Geology, Physical Science, Physics, Zoology
Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra, Probability

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Education

Michigan State University (Zoology)

University of Rhode Island (Master's)

Providence College (Other)

Very nice tutor, very helpful Thanks to Karen's help I was able to bring both my quiz and exam grades up in only two weeks after our first session. Although it was closer to the end of the semester when I decided to get a tutor, Karen kindly fit me into her schedule and agreed to help me with my Oceanography course. Reaching out to Karen for tutoring was very beneficial to me and I am very happy with my decision. It was a plea ...

— Michael from Cranston, RI on 5/13/14);

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Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

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Karen will travel within 30 miles of Seekonk, MA 02771.

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