Elementary Math deals with basic math functions in context of daily life skill calculations. Students will strengthen their basic math skills and gain an understanding of the method and purpose of the functions they are learning.
English is a comprehensive title for writing the English language. It includes grammar, punctuation, spelling, and written composition. The student will increase his or her vocabulary, writing skills, and general communication skills.
Grammar is the structure of a language, in this case the English language. Proper grammar is important for effective communication. The student will learn how to structure sentences, paragraphs, and essays in a way that corresponds to proper English grammar.
Proofreading involves a solid knowledge of grammar and writing structure. It involves reading over an earlier draft to make changes and correct errors. It is important to proofread documents before considering them final to ensure that what is writing is what the author intended to say. Students will learn how to review their work in order to make it the most efficient document.
Psychology is the study of behavior and the mind. It is a comprehensive subject that can be explored in many disciplines. The basis of Psychology explores behavioral theories and models throughout history and current practices. Psychology can be used to any capacity throughout daily life. Having an understanding of factors that may influence behavior can lead to a more comfortable life.
Public speaking does take a certain amount of training. There are techniques that people use to become better at public speaking. I took a course to learn these techniques and got all A's in that class. For that class, we were required to do about 5 or 6 speeches in front of the whole class while they critiqued the presenter.
I also have experience reading and giving speeches in Church and doing presentations in College. As a Resident Advisor at DeSales, I frequently need to address the whole building at meetings. I have also presented ideas to a group of the Professional Staff at DeSales for a project on which I was working.
Lastly, I have helped my brothers write essays and prepare for speeches. Although public speaking can be intimidating, with proper techniques and practice, anyone can do it and eventually even become comfortable with it.
Reading is fundamental, but sometimes reading comprehension is not so easy. The student will learn comprehension skills and personalized techniques that improve his or her reading abilities.
SAT reading can be very challenging and requires a vast knowledge of vocabulary. Students will study vocabulary in preparation and review sentence structure, word parts, and paragraph structure. He or she will review SAT questions in order to gain an overall understanding of what to look for and how to figure out the correct answer.
SAT writing is comprised of three sections, two sections of grammar, and one section of essay writing. Students will study English grammar of SAT level. Because the SAT is a timed test, the student will practice not only answering the questions correctly but also quickly. They will also study the steps of essay writing and practice writing essays.
I played Volleyball for 6 years, at least 3 years with Club volleyball. I was the libero on my club team the last two years. Through the practices that I have been to, I know which drills help which skills. I know the rules of the game and the proper technique.
Writing is beneficial in so many ways. It can convey who you are, communicate situations, or even inspire change. It is the structure of our communication and important for education. Students will learn how to structure sentences, paragraphs and essays. He or she will learn proper grammar and widen his or her vocabulary.
I have always enjoyed writing and I look forward to helping you enjoy it as well.