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Paul B.

Denver, CO

$35/hour

Earth and Physical Science specialist - Learn about your world

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$35/Hour


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Grand Valley State University
Grand Valley State University
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Education

Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University (Enrolled)

About Paul

Hello, I'm looking forward to working with you on a variety of subjects ranging from Earth Science to Photography. I have two Bachelor's degrees, one in media production and communication with a minor in photography and the second in Earth Science education with a minor in Geography. I love Earth Science and the natural world and feel that understanding the natural connections that surround us is a critical component of what it means to be human. There is something cool about being outdoors and understanding what is around you. I love to teach and feel my strongest asset is my ability to explain complex ideas in a way that younger minds can grasp. More specifically, I feel that I am able to relate these ideas to kids daily lives. I'm originally from Michigan and have worked as a substitute teacher for two years before deciding to pursue a degree in education. Last year I completed my student teaching and had an absolute blast working with kids in my Earth Science classroom. In my spare time I teach snowboarding up at Loveland Ski area, and like to play soccer. I look forward to helping you reach all your academic and personal goals. Thanks. Hello, I'm looking forward to working with you on a variety of subjects ranging from Earth Science to Photography. I have two Bachelor's degrees, one in media production and communication with a minor in photography and the second in Earth Science education with a minor in Geography. I love Earth Science and the natural world and feel that Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Denver, CO 80210
In-person lessons
Math:
Prealgebra
Science:
Geology, Physical Science
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Drawing, Painting, Photography,
Video Production
Computer:
Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Word, Photography,
Video Production
History:
American History, European History, World History
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Word
Sports/Recreation:
Soccer

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.

Microsoft PowerPoint

I am very familiar with creating multimedia presentations in PowerPoint with an emphasis on clean, eye-catching displays. Throughout college I was often complimented on my eye for design and layout of my presentations.

Photography

I graduated from Northern Michigan University with a minor in photography in 2004. I have sold a few of my photographs to clients including an Indian Motorcycle dealership in Marquette, MI and a local brewpub in Grand Haven, MI. Although I do have extensive experience working with film, most of the work I do now is done with my digital SLR. I have a solid understanding of how to properly expose an image to create emphasis on the portions of the image I feel are most important. I also understand how to compose a shot in order to grab and hold a viewer's attention. Additionally, I understand how and when to use various filters including: ND, GND, RGND, and polarizers. My specialty is in landscape photography. For some of my images, please visit: http://the-one-track-mind.blogspot.com

Physical Science

Earth/Physical Science endorsement from the State of Michigan.

Research Assistant on two field mapping projects as an undergrad.

Deep love for Earth Science. Passionate about teaching kids about the natural world.

Video Production

I have a Bachelor's degree from Northern Michigan University in Media Production and Communication. I have produced several videos as part of that degree using both Final Cut Pro, and iMovie. I understand the importance of storyboarding when editing, and how to make a film that is both professional in appearance and fun to watch. My specialty in this area is in the production of action sports films.

Grand Valley State University
Grand Valley State University
Enrolled

Education

Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University (Enrolled)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Paul will travel within 30 miles of Denver, CO 80210.