I am certified in New York to teach English up to the 12th grade. I taught English for 4 years to middle school students on a full time basis. Also taught English to high school students on a sub teacher basis.
I have taught for and proctored NYS English competency tests for my local school district
as a sub teacher.
I have taken many, many courses in English lit in college, and I am well versed in what is required for ACT English.
I have taught American history on a third grade level for 10 years full time.
I have taught American history on a middle school and high school level as a sub teacher for many years.
I was previously certified for grades 7-12 but did not get my video in on time; therefore, the certification lapsed. This does not diminish my ability to teach in any way.
I have permanent New York State certification in K-6.
I have a master's degree in education.
I taught third grade for 10 yrs. for the Archdiocese of New York.
I have a variety of personal resources that I can employ when tutoring.
I can be very creative when necessary.
Not only do I teach English, but I have written two books for teachers. In addition to that, I am looking for a publisher for my first novel. Writing is a passion with me. You will find a great tutor in me for your child.
Geography has always been a an integral part of social studies and history, which I have taught for many years.
Also, I was at one time certified for social studies 7-12.
My life experience and personal travel serve me well in this area.
Not only am I an English teacher, but I have published two books for teachers. I am also in the process of searching for a publisher for my new novel.
I love to write and value the written word. You and I would make a good fit if you so desire to hire me. Should you be interested, please contact me through WyzAnt.
I love to read. My BS and MS include many, many hours of literature courses.
Literature is an integral part of high school English, for which I am certified in the State of New York.
I have permanent New York State certification for K-6.
I have a master's degree in education.
I taught third grade phonics for 10 yrs. for the Archdiocese of New York.
The book I used was published by Modern Curriculum Press. It included the following: The Alphabet
Consonants, Short Vowels, Long Vowels, Consonant Blends Consonant Digraphs, Y and W as Vowels; Hard and Soft C and G, Vowels with R, Vowel Digraphs, Diphthongs, Consonant Digraphs; Ending LE, Syllables: Suffixes, Syllables: Prefixes, Syllabication, Suffix Rules: Contractions, Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms.
The above categories in Phonics were taught by me to third grade students for 10 yrs. with a very large margin of success.
Not only did I do a tremendous amount of proofreading during my college years (personal term papers and essays), but I at one time owned an editing business. I proofread many books for first time authors.
As a teacher, I continually proofread student papers for accuracy and content.
A am a certified NYS English teacher grades 7-12. My elementary certification includes English.
I am a NYS certified teacher for all elementary subjects including reading. Also, I am certified for English 7-12 which includes reading.
I have taught reading to students of all grades with a great deal of success.
I do a lot of reading and am fond of literature in general.
I have taught reading in junior and senior high school using a variety of novels, poems, essays, etc.
I feel that I am well qualified for teaching SAT reading which is based on high school reading programs.
I have taught students in junior and senior high school how to write essays, terms papers, reports, letters, stories, etc. with a great deal of success.
For a time, I had my own editing and writing company where I not only edited books for first time authors, but I tutored them in organizing their material as well as helping them to write more effectively.
Spelling is an integral part of the third grade curriculum, and for ten years I taught all third grade subjects including spelling and reading. Second grade subjects are not that different, and I believe I would be a good match as a tutor.
As an elementary teacher, I taught vocabulary and word recognition in all grades.
I taught students skills in using the dictionary and thesaurus as well as using the encyclopedia effectively. Students were required to look up, spell, and know the meanings of the words.
Vocabulary is an integral part of the elementary English courses which I taught for many years.
Not only have I taught writing to students of all ages for many years, I am a writer myself. I have written two books for teachers which are featured on Amazon.com, and I am currently looking for a publisher for my first novel.