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MICHAEL J.

Farmington, MI

$40/hour

Retired teacher with background in physical science, M.A. in Soc.

In-person lessons

$40/Hour


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Knox College
sociology
University of Tulsa
Master's
University of South Florida
Graduate Coursework

Education

Knox College (sociology)

University of Tulsa (Master's)

University of South Florida (Graduate Coursework)

About MICHAEL

My background is in middle school science. I am a National Science Foundation grant recipient for the development of "Introduction to Physical Science" (IPS). In general all of my teaching at this level was in the private school setting. I have taught introductory Sociology at the college level. As an undergraduate my initial major was Biology with thoughts of dental school to follow. I moved to the social sciences as athletic participation made it impossible to complete my science course work to my satisfaction. My desire to tutor is based in the belief that all students can succeed if given the right opportunity to learn.

As a science teacher much of the advance course work entails a great deal of math. In this light, I helped write the curriculum for middle school sciences to include math skills needed for biology, chemistry and physics that followed.

Almost all of my career involved teaching physical science from elementary to high school levels. My advanced degree in Sociology has allowed me to develop a social science program for high school students and teach at the college level.

My goal is to make learning fun and to allow students move forward in their pursuit of academic excellence.
My background is in middle school science. I am a National Science Foundation grant recipient for the development of "Introduction to Physical Science" (IPS). In general all of my teaching at this level was in the private school setting. I have taught introductory Sociology at the college level. As an undergraduate my initial major was Biology Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 8 miles of Farmington, MI 48336
In-person lessons
Science:
Physical Science, Sociology
Elementary Education:
Elementary Science

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Sociology

Both my B.A. and M.A. are in Sociology. I was a teacher assistant at the University of Tulsa. I am also a member of the national sociology honors society.

Knox College
sociology
University of Tulsa
Master's
University of South Florida
Graduate Coursework

Education

Knox College (sociology)

University of Tulsa (Master's)

University of South Florida (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

MICHAEL will travel within 8 miles of Farmington, MI 48336.