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Ronnie M.

Retired Math Teacher / Former Peace Corps Volunteer

Peterborough, NH (03458)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$42.00
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I began teaching as a Peace Corps volunteer in Iran. I served from 1969 to 1971 as an ESL instructor at the middle school level. I speak conversational Farsi.

In 1986, having taught at private schools for eight years, I completed my masters in education, with a concentration in secondary mathematics, at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. I subsequently moved to southern New Hampshire and became certified to teach middle school math. I taught at the Marlborough School, part of SAU 29, from 1987 until my retirement in 2008.

I enjoy working with middle school-age students, and I find it easy to establish and maintain rapport with them. I am married, and I have two grown children of my own. I am an avid cyclist, and I enjoy reading mysteries, gardening, and listening to music.

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Ronnie’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, General Computer, Microsoft Excel
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, ASVAB, GRE, SAT Math
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
Special Needs:
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Excel
Language:
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Excel
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math
English:

ADD/ADHD

While trained to teach math up to the level of calculus, I worked for more than twenty years as a middle-school level math teacher in both private and public schools. During that time I have worked with numerous special needs students, including those with ADD/ADHD. Patience, consistency, clear expectations, and what I like to call flexible structure are key in working with these students. The label ADD/ADHD in no way implies a lack of academic ability.

ESL/ESOL

I taught ESL for two years while serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Iran from 1969-1971. In preparation, I was given extensive training in TEFL, Teaching English as a Foreign language.

After my Peace Corps years I applied my TEFL knowledge and skills at several educational venues in the Boston area. Because I speak Farsi, I especially enjoy working with Iranian students.

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Education

Vanderbilt University

Sacred HEart University (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $42.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Ronnie will travel within 20 miles of Peterborough, NH 03458.

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