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Paul I.

ACADEMIC COACH - ACADEMIC SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

Annapolis, MD (21403)

Travel radius
40 miles
Hourly fee
$55.00
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**My services are most appropriate for grades 5-adult**
Does your child need help preparing for the academic transitions between school years? Does he or she get frustrated with the everyday academic challenges they face? Does it seem as if they struggle more with how to get the work done than the actual academic content? If your answer is yes, then consider academic coaching as a means of helping your child become more empowered as they face the ever-increasing academic challenges of school. I am a Maryland State certified teacher with a successful background in academic coaching who is available to help your child. The process of learning can be challenging at times, but learning study strategies and developmental skills is key to mastering those challenges. Academic coaching focuses on the development of good organizational skills that promote achievement, success, and motivation, thereby strengthening content-related skills.

Using structured assessments, the specific needs of each child are evaluated thoroughly, academic skills deficits are determined, and an individualized development plan is created. Areas of focus include the following:

•Content organization
•Note taking
•Test-taking strategies and preparation
Reading Comprehension
•Building vocabulary
•Self-testing, review, and preparation for class
•Support techniques, materials, and resources
Time management
•Study schedules
•Transitional planning
•Assertiveness
•Stress management


I've been teaching on the secondary school level for almost ten years, am currently certified and employed as a teacher in Maryland, and hold a master's degree in adolescent development. I've also taught on the college level. My initial consultation is free. If interested, please reply and include a contact email address, phone number, and your availability. As your child approaches the new academic year -- middle school, high school or college, now is a great time to prepare them for what lies ahead, helping them academically and reducing related stresses.

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Paul’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Career Development, College Counseling, Criminal Justice, Law, Proofreading, Public Speaking
Test Preparation:
Career Development, College Counseling, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Homeschool:
Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Business:
Career Development, Law, Marketing, Public Speaking
Elementary Education:
Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
History:
American History, Criminal Justice, Geography, Government & Politics, Social Studies, World History
English:
Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing

College Counseling

I am an academy mentor for seniors at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Maryland. As such, I provide academic support, skills development, and guidance on the college application process. I write college recommendations, review the application process with seniors, and help them locate and obtain scholarship and financial aide information. Lastly, I provide assistance to seniors in locating colleges and universities that are a good "fit" for the student, based on academic interest, academic performance (GPA and course planning), and extra-curricular interest/eligibility. I believe this makes me well qualified to assist with college counseling.

Marketing

I am a certified teacher in the state of Maryland. I hold a degree in Secondary Education/Social Studies. I wrote curriculum for a course entitled "Media in Society" which I have taught for over four years. The course focuses on media literacy, specifically related to marketing and advertising. Furthermore, I worked in television news for over 10 years, focusing on the marketing of news and information. Therefore, I have extensive experience in this area.

Public Speaking

I am the debate and forensics coach at the high school where I teach. As such, I work with and prepare students to speak in public forums and provide coaching that enables them to compete in public speaking forums. I provide coaching on how to develop the skills necessary to speak confidently and clearly in public forums.

Social Studies

I am a Maryland State certified teacher with a degree in Secondary Education - Social Studies. I currently teach in the Social Studies Department at a local high school. I have taught the following courses:

U.S. History (on-level, honors, & ESL)
National, State, & Local Government (NSL)
Law

Study Skills

I am currently employed teaching high school in the State of Maryland. I am certified in Secondary Education (grades 5-12) and hold a master's degree in adolescent development. I taught a "Connections" course for two years that focused mostly on skills development. This high school freshman year-long "seminar" included the following:

• Content organization
• Note taking
• Test-taking strategies and preparation
Reading Comprehension
• Building vocabulary
• Self-testing, review, and preparation for class
• Support techniques, materials, and resources
Time management
• Study schedules
• Transitional planning
• Assertiveness
• Stress management

I have extensive experience helping students focusing on these areas.

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Education

University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland College Park (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $55.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Paul will travel within 40 miles of Annapolis, MD 21403.

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