University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) (Journalism, English)
University of Mississippi (Enrolled)
I am an English teacher and basketball coach at Clarkston High School where I have worked for one year. I spent the previous seven years working in Texas where I enjoyed tremendous success in the same fields. Students and colleagues would say I am creative, tech savvy, articulate, and funny.
Although I enjoy grammar, syntax, and vocabulary, I am proficient across my content area and have worked with every grade level from K-12.
My tutoring/teaching experience began in 2004 as part of the Ole Miss Family Literacy Program, in which I worked for two years in community schools, primarily elementary. My success and popularity with students diverted me from journalism towards education where I've spent my entire career.
Teaching is rewarding, challenging, and fundamental to our societal development. Most skills, talents, etc. were/are cultivated by a teachers. My goal is to help you or your student become a confident reader, speaker, writer, thinker, and listener.
I'm a grammar freak. Every misspelled word on signs, social media, etc. drives me crazy. Reading and writing are patterned and formulaic, just like math. I love analyzing the relationship between sentence structures, and I appreciate the built-in discussion aspects of my subject. Discussion is the first step to quality reading and writing.
I understand the geometric and strategic components of basketball, which makes it easier to predict on-court actions and tendencies.
Reading and writing are fun once you unlock the patterns and understand their organization. It's been done, literally, for thousands of years. Let me help you maximize your English skills. I am an English teacher and basketball coach at Clarkston High School where I have worked for one year. I spent the previous seven years working in Texas where I enjoyed tremendous success in the same fields. Students and
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