Pennsylvania State University (Law and Society)
Fowler School of Law (J.D.)
Hello! During the last thirteen years I have homeschooled two children from elementary school to college entrance. One of my children had severe ADD and learning disabilities. Using teaching techniques I learned from an ADD specialist, my daughter went from failing third grade to completing her GED and enrolling in college at sixteen. My younger daughter did not have to overcome any learning difficulties and was able to complete her freshman year of college as a dual enrolled high school student by age fifteen. Working with my children taught me to target learning to each child's learning style, make the lessons relevant to their interests to maintain focus, and to creatively challenge each child to excel.
In addition to teaching the full range of elementary through high school core studies, my personal academic background prepares me to provide advanced lessons to interested students. I have degrees in political science, economics, law and society, and a J.D. History, literature, writing, law/government, and public speaking are my favorite areas to cover with children of any age or adults. Whether you are looking to get your child off to a solid start, provide them more attention in areas they are struggling or excelling, or your are an adult looking to improve your abilities in particular areas, I am happy to work with you to get results.
My undergraduate and legal studies included advanced training in grammar, expository writing, and persuasive public speaking. I am trained in literary deconstruction, necessary for success in high school and college literature courses. Likewise, I understand how to use nonfiction sources for academic purposes, a skill that many students need to learn in order to improve their performance in multiple subjects.
I have completed a law degree as well as an undergraduate course of study that focused on the development of the American legal system and the society it shaped. For me, history and the law are studied not by route memorization, but by mastering the interrelatedness of his/her stories that form the big picture of our fascinating history and legal system.
Seeing students overcome academic obstacles and develop needed skills is both the job and the reward of tutoring. I would love to work with you to achieve greater success in the areas in which you wish to excel. Hello! During the last thirteen years I have homeschooled two children from elementary school to college entrance. One of my children had severe ADD and learning disabilities. Using teaching techniques I learned from an ADD specialist, my daughter went from failing third grade to completing her GED and enrolling in college at sixteen. My younger
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I have completed a J.D. degree that included courses on criminal justice and criminal procedure. While in law school I completed a fellowship serving criminal defendants and volunteered in a legal clinic that provided legal defense for homeless people who had received citations in Los Angeles County.