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Michael G.

Experienced Science, Special Needs, and ESOL/ELL Teacher

Experienced Science, Special Needs, and ESOL/ELL Teacher

$30/hour

  • 130 hours tutoring

  • Athens, GA 30606

About Michael


Bio

I graduated from Kennesaw State University in 1993 with a major in Biology, sub-specialty in Molecular Biology. I have minors in Chemistry and History.

I served 11 years in the U.S. Army Reserve. I was a Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare Specialist.

My graduate degree is in Science Education but I also studied mathematical modeling, hydrology, and chemistry extensively.

I have 15 years of science teaching experience at the high school and college level.

I currently hold the...

I graduated from Kennesaw State University in 1993 with a major in Biology, sub-specialty in Molecular Biology. I have minors in Chemistry and History.

I served 11 years in the U.S. Army Reserve. I was a Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare Specialist.

My graduate degree is in Science Education but I also studied mathematical modeling, hydrology, and chemistry extensively.

I have 15 years of science teaching experience at the high school and college level.

I currently hold the following valid and renewable Georgia teaching certificates:
Chemistry: Grades 6 - 12
Biology: Grades 6 - 12
Earth and Space Science: Grades 6 - 12
Science: Grades 6 - 12
Special Education Science Cognitive Grades 6 - 12
Special Education General Curriculum Grades k - 12
ESOL/ELL Grades k - 12
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If you are interested in seeking assistance with any of the subjects I am certified by WyzAnt to instruct please consider me.


Education

Kennesaw State
Biology
University of Georgia
MEd

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $30
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Athens, GA 30606
  • Lesson cancellation: 4 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 2/20/2017

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Career Development,

Career Development

Over the course of my 15 years in education I have had the opportunity to co-author the curriculum of several Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) courses. These curriculum were developed for the CTAE division of the Georgia Department of Education. I also had the opportunity to instruct the Agricultural Biotechnology curriculum. Throughout the years I always worked closely with the Technology colleges in Georgia. Many of the technical colleges offered opportunities my special ed and regular ed students could take advantage of.
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Computer

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Corporate Training

Career Development,

Career Development

Over the course of my 15 years in education I have had the opportunity to co-author the curriculum of several Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) courses. These curriculum were developed for the CTAE division of the Georgia Department of Education. I also had the opportunity to instruct the Agricultural Biotechnology curriculum. Throughout the years I always worked closely with the Technology colleges in Georgia. Many of the technical colleges offered opportunities my special ed and regular ed students could take advantage of.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I am ESOL certified in Georgia and have 16 years of teaching experience.
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

Elementary Education

Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a great amount of experience instructing inclusion science courses. One of my goals was to help the students get organized by using specific tools such as a table of contents for their notebook. I would also use other study aids such as: flash cards, outlines, and/or, portfolios. I or my team teacher would make certain the students were using the tools we gave them access to.
Elementary Math, Elementary Science

English

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I am ESOL certified in Georgia and have 16 years of teaching experience.

History

Social Studies,

Social Studies

I have an undergraduate minor in History as well as military history and strategy taken while in the US Army Reserve. I have been a students of history for most of my life and have studied many aspects of history and political science. I am well informed and have visited many historically significant sites in the US.
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History

Homeschool

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I am ESOL certified in Georgia and have 16 years of teaching experience.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a great amount of experience instructing inclusion science courses. One of my goals was to help the students get organized by using specific tools such as a table of contents for their notebook. I would also use other study aids such as: flash cards, outlines, and/or, portfolios. I or my team teacher would make certain the students were using the tools we gave them access to.
Algebra 1, Biology, Chemistry, Prealgebra, SAT Math

Language

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

I am ESOL certified in Georgia and have 16 years of teaching experience.

Math

ACT Math, Algebra 1, Prealgebra, Probability, SAT Math

Most Popular

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I am ESOL certified in Georgia and have 16 years of teaching experience.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a great amount of experience instructing inclusion science courses. One of my goals was to help the students get organized by using specific tools such as a table of contents for their notebook. I would also use other study aids such as: flash cards, outlines, and/or, portfolios. I or my team teacher would make certain the students were using the tools we gave them access to.
Algebra 1, Biology, Chemistry, Prealgebra

Other

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I am ESOL certified in Georgia and have 16 years of teaching experience.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a great amount of experience instructing inclusion science courses. One of my goals was to help the students get organized by using specific tools such as a table of contents for their notebook. I would also use other study aids such as: flash cards, outlines, and/or, portfolios. I or my team teacher would make certain the students were using the tools we gave them access to.
Geography, Government & Politics

Science

Organic Chemistry,

Organic Chemistry

I have an undergraduate minor in Chemistry which includes four Organic Chemistry courses with labs and two Biochemistry courses with labs. I have credit for two graduate level chemistry courses. I was also a research assistant at the Savannah River Ecology Lab in the field of BioGeoOrganic Chemistry. I have extensive experience with many analytical techniques and the underlying theory.
Zoology,

Zoology

I have a BS in Biology from Kennesaw State University. The sub-courses I focused on were in the field of Ecology, Evolution, Taxonomy, and systematics. I also have experience instructing Zoology via online and direct instruction methods. I have created numerous student resources which could be utilized to enhance instruction.
ACT Science, Anatomy, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Geology, Microbiology, Physical Science, Physiology

Special Needs

ADHD,

ADHD

I have extensive experience team teaching inclusion science courses. This involved diverse class populations as there were at most 11 special ed students in each class with the remainder of the students being classified as regular ed. The special ed student groups were also diverse as they generally had varied disabilities. I tend to identify with students with special needs and have been successful assisting their learning. I have the following valid Georgia Teaching certifications: Special Education: General Education (P-12) consultative Special Education: Science Cognitive Level (6-12) ESOL (k-12) Biology (6-12) Chemistry (6-12) Earth and Space Science (6-12) Science (6-12) Clearance
Dyslexia,

Dyslexia

I have extensive experience team teaching inclusion science courses. I used the IEP to evaluate a students disability and develop a learning system for the students. With dyslexic students I or the co-teacher would provide reading and comprehension assistance. I tend to identify with students with special needs and have been successful assisting their learning. I have the following valid Georgia Teaching certifications: Special Education: General Education (P-12) consultative Special Education: Science Cognitive Level (6-12) ESOL (k-12) Biology (6-12) Chemistry (6-12) Earth and Space Science (6-12) Science (6-12) Clearance
Special Needs,

Special Needs

I have valid GA Teaching Certificate in the following areas: Special Education: Science Content Consultative Special Education: General Curriculum ESOL
Study Skills

Study Skills

I have a great amount of experience instructing inclusion science courses. One of my goals was to help the students get organized by using specific tools such as a table of contents for their notebook. I would also use other study aids such as: flash cards, outlines, and/or, portfolios. I or my team teacher would make certain the students were using the tools we gave them access to.

Summer

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

I am ESOL certified in Georgia and have 16 years of teaching experience.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

I have a great amount of experience instructing inclusion science courses. One of my goals was to help the students get organized by using specific tools such as a table of contents for their notebook. I would also use other study aids such as: flash cards, outlines, and/or, portfolios. I or my team teacher would make certain the students were using the tools we gave them access to.
Algebra 1, Biology, Chemistry, GED, SAT Math

Test Preparation

Career Development,

Career Development

Over the course of my 15 years in education I have had the opportunity to co-author the curriculum of several Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) courses. These curriculum were developed for the CTAE division of the Georgia Department of Education. I also had the opportunity to instruct the Agricultural Biotechnology curriculum. Throughout the years I always worked closely with the Technology colleges in Georgia. Many of the technical colleges offered opportunities my special ed and regular ed students could take advantage of.
ACT Math, ACT Science, ASVAB, GED, PSAT, SAT Math

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Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews

Knowledgeable and patient teacher

Micheal helped my 7th grade daughter to have more confidence in herself. He's a very calm and use excellent teaching methods. I will definitely call him again if my children need more help.

Karine, 21 lessons with Michael

He's great!

He is an awesome tutor and really helps you understand by explaining the material in ways you can easily relate to

Ese, 2 lessons with Michael

Great tutor

Michael worked with my son on AP Chemistry. He was good at explaining concepts and we look forward to working with him again.

Lori, 4 lessons with Michael

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