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Peter I.

Visual and digital arts teacher at your service!

Catonsville, MD (21228)

Travel radius
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Hello prospective students, parents, friends, and family,

I want to give you an idea of what I do and what I am about. I teach full time at a high school in Reisterstown, Maryland. I teach 3D computer animation and digital photography. I have been teaching for over 6 years and have worked with computer graphics for over 10 years. I can teach for the most part traditional drawing, calligraphy, photo and video editing, 3D computer animation, and special effects. I have taught children, teens, and adults in the use of computer graphics technology and multimedia. I am certified by the state of Maryland to teach art and have spent the last three years teaching in special education. As mentioned above I currently work as high school teacher and have passed all criminal background checks.

I also studied Japanese extensively while in college and participated in a Japanese Speaking Immersion group. I also taught a Japanese immersion camp at AACC where I helped children learn and gain an appreciation for the Japanese language and culture by creating, illustrating, and translating an original story into Japanese. I tutor Japanese at $45 per hour.

I am excited about what I know and about what I do which is helping people to learn digital multimedia to where they can continue to learn and eventually be able to teach others.

If you are interested please contact me through WyzAnt email with a specific description of your project ideas and please send attachments of some photos that you would like to edit in Photoshop. I will not be able to begin tutoring unless I have these. Please also be aware that I teach children by profession and that I WILL NOT TUTOR and help edit images that I would not help my own students edit in class. These include images with any kind of nudity or indecent exposure, obscenity, or any images that I believe to be inappropriate. This is for my personal and professional protection.

I hope I can be of help to many of you.

Thanks,
Peter

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Peter’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
ACT Science
Language:
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Japanese, Prealgebra, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GED, Praxis, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Japanese

ADD/ADHD

I have been teaching and working with students with ADD/ADHD/OHI for the past 5 years at Chelsea School in Silver Spring, MD and at Jemicy School in Owings Mills, MD. I am experienced with making accommodations from different learning styles along with modifying curriculum in order to help students with individual needs have access to the curriculum. I worked as an academic adviser during my time at Chelsea School in which I personally advocated for and helped my advisees with study skill methods and techniques in order to help them make academic achievements in their classes and to increase their overall confidence in learning. I am Maryland State Department of Education certified in Special Education from grades 7 through adult. I have obtained a Masters of Arts in Leadership in Teaching through Notre Dame of Maryland University in Baltimore, MD.

Adobe Photoshop

I am an expert in Adobe Photoshop. I have used this program for over 12 years. I have created various projects using Photoshop including: posters, stickers, stencils for T-Shirts, Iron-Ons for T-Shirts, graphic work for print, graphic work for video pieces, graphic work for animation, logo design, greeting cards, photo-editing, rotoscoping animation (Waking Life), special effects, signage, and websites.

I believe that I am able to help you with any image editing need that you have. I understand the importance of key components in digital art creation such as correct resolution, file formats, image compression, memory, and printing. What I offer is over a decade of hands-on experience with Photoshop and over 6 years of live, full time, in class room experience. I know what I am doing and I know how to effectively work one on one with my students in order to help them reach their goals and their potential.

Algebra 1

I have a strong understanding of Algebra and Algebraic concepts with a educational background in special education. It's my hope to be able to help students learn strategies that will help them solve algebraic math problems.

Art Theory

I am Maryland State Department of Education certified in Art from Pre-K to 12th grade. I studied and received a Bachelor of Arts in Imaging and Digital Arts through the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. I also studied and received a Master of Arts in Leadership in Teaching through Notre Dame of Maryland University. I have personally studied and taught the principles of design in both my computer graphics and in my photography classes. I approach understanding art theory through measurable and historical methods. Through academic research I investigate and discover the ways in which these principles were employed throughout various art movements as well as in the modern and commercial art movements today.

Drawing

I am certified through the Maryland State Department of Education to teach Art from Kindergarten to 12th grade. I also have a Masters of Arts in Leadership in Teaching from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland. In college my major was in digital arts with an emphasis in animation. Prior to my training in animation I received extensive training in drawing for realism from my instructor through the methods developed by Betty Edwards (Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain). My portfolio for the visual arts program I was accepted into in college was mostly comprised of drawings that demonstrated a solid foundation in 1, 2, and 3 point perspective, proportion, human anatomy and physiology, and shading.

Elementary Math

It is my desire to teach and to tutor elementary math using learning methods and study skills strategies that I have learned through my graduate program in education and from my experience teaching in the classroom. Using the student's learning style as a reference, it is my goal to begin to help break down larger goals into more manageable and accessible parts in order to experience academic achievement one step at a time.

ESL/ESOL

It is my desire to teach and to tutor English using learning methods and study skills strategies that I have learned through my graduate program in education and from my experience teaching in the classroom. Using the methods for teaching English to speakers of other languages focusing on listening, speaking and pronunciation as the primary foundation, it is my goal to begin to help break down larger goals into more manageable and accessible parts in order to experience academic achievement one step at a time.

Japanese

I studied Japanese at college and participated in a Japanese speaking cluster group while on campus. For two summers, I taught a Japanese language immersion camp at AACC. I have a beginner to intermediate understanding of Japanese language and culture and am able to help people get started in learning the language for the first time.

Maya

I was an animation major in college and used Maya quite extensively. I created various 3D models, both technical and organic, as well as 3D computer animations. I have also taught Maya for the past four years to high school students at the Chelsea School.

Praxis

I am Maryland State Department of Education Certified in Art N-12 and in Special Education grade 7 - adult. I studied and prepared for and have taken and passed the Praxis I exam, Reading, Writing, and Math. I also ranked in a high percentile for my score. I also studied and prepared for my Praxis II exams for art and passed both exams successfully. I later studied and prepared for and passed my Praxis II exam for Special Education certification. I have much experience in studying and preparing for Praxis examination. I have also obtained a Masters in Leadership in Teaching through Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Study Skills

I have been teaching study skills for the past 5 years at Chelsea School in Silver Spring, MD and at Jemicy School in Owings Mills, MD. I worked as an academic advisor during my time at Chelsea School in which I personally advocated for and helped my advisees with study skill methods and techniques in order to help them make academic achievements in their classes and to increase their overall confidence in learning. I am Maryland State Department of Education certified in Special Education from grades 7 through adult. I have obtained a Masters of Arts in Leadership in Teaching through Notre Dame of Maryland University in Baltimore, MD.

Video Production

I have used both Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects extensively both as an animation major in college as well as an instructor both in high school and through various camp programs. I have been using Adobe Premiere for over 8 years.

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Education

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Animation)

College of Notre Dame of Maryland (Master's)

Great Tutor!!! — Peter is absolutely amazing! Prior to our first lesson, he asked me what I am hoping to learn and what my learning style is. When he asked me those questions, I knew the lesson was going to be fruitful. He came to the lesson with an outline of what we were to accomplish and a notes section. Not only did we cover everything on the lesson plan, but we had time to talk about additional topics ...

— Diane from Annapolis, MD on 1/23/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

For Japanese tutoring my hourly rate is $45/hr.

Travel policy

Peter will travel within 30 miles of Catonsville, MD 21228.

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