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Bob F.

Taos, NM

$35/hr

I maintain an avid interest in all the subjects I tutor.

Background check passed as of 6/24/14
Usually responds in about 2 days

I maintain an avid interest in all the subjects I tutor.

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Dear Students:

I did my undergraduate work at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Penn., and graduated with a BA degree in 1966, in Literature and Education. In the United States Navy I obtained an Associate's Degree in Laboratory Sciences and did further studies in biology and health sciences, during my two enlistments from 1974 to 1983. In graduate school at The University of Maryland, at College Park, Maryland, from 1983 to 1987, I did graduate studies in communications. My first teaching opportunity was in a middle school in Spring Valley, NY, where for a year I taught eighth and ninth grade language arts.

These experiences prompted interest not only in how students learn, but what motivates them. Students can be motivated by a wide range of factors. I believe that if one can get a handle on how an individual learns, be it visual, auditory, spacial, or tactile, and some insight on how an he or she is motivated, the learning process can be both enhanced and accelerated.

My philosophy stems from the author Peter S. who has written a number of books that have been well received in corporate milieus. To sum up very briefly, Mr. S. believes that there is no such thing as a bad employee; just bad systems within which employees are required to function. I believe the same is true about students. Given the right set of learning tools, adequate, appropriate motivations, and proper circumstances, individual students will flourish.


Bob W. Foeppel

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anatomy, Biology, Botany, Ecology, Microbiology, Philosophy, Physical Science, Physiology
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Biology, English, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Lycoming College
English Lit Educatio
University of Maryland
Graduate Coursework

Education

Lycoming College (English Lit Educatio)

University of Maryland (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Bob will travel within 25 miles of Taos, NM 87571.


About Bob

Dear Students:

I did my undergraduate work at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Penn., and graduated with a BA degree in 1966, in Literature and Education. In the United States Navy I obtained an Associate's Degree in Laboratory Sciences and did further studies in biology and health sciences, during my two enlistments from 1974 to 1983. In graduate school at The University of Maryland, at College Park, Maryland, from 1983 to 1987, I did graduate studies in communications. My first teaching opportunity was in a middle school in Spring Valley, NY, where for a year I taught eighth and ninth grade language arts.

These experiences prompted interest not only in how students learn, but what motivates them. Students can be motivated by a wide range of factors. I believe that if one can get a handle on how an individual learns, be it visual, auditory, spacial, or tactile, and some insight on how an he or she is motivated, the learning process can be both enhanced and accelerated.

My philosophy stems from the author Peter S. who has written a number of books that have been well received in corporate milieus. To sum up very briefly, Mr. S. believes that there is no such thing as a bad employee; just bad systems within which employees are required to function. I believe the same is true about students. Given the right set of learning tools, adequate, appropriate motivations, and proper circumstances, individual students will flourish.


Bob W. Foeppel

Education

Lycoming College
English Lit Educatio
University of Maryland
Graduate Coursework

Education

Lycoming College (English Lit Educatio)

University of Maryland (Graduate Coursework)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Taos, NM 87571

Bob’s Subjects

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anatomy, Biology, Botany, Ecology, Microbiology, Philosophy, Physical Science, Physiology
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Biology, English, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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