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MA, US history UNCW, reading history all my life, math SATs 799.
Bill G.

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MA, US history UNCW, reading history all my life, math SATs 799.
MA, US history UNCW, reading history all my life, math SATs 799.
Bill G.

Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee
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I am 69 years young, a baby boomer, a child of God saved by grace. I have an MA in history and have been reading it and enjoying it through films all my life. I have a firm grasp of math (not calculus), comparative religion, and basic American government and current events. I play guitar and keyboards well, not professionally, by ear and can impart that understanding and technique to anyone with an inborn ear for music changes and a zeal or willingness to practice.

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I am 69 years young, a baby boomer, a child of God saved by grace. I have an MA in history and have been reading it and enjoying it through films all my life. I have a firm grasp of math (not calculus), comparative religion, and basic American government and current events. I play guitar and keyboards well, not professionally, by ear and can impart that understanding and technique to anyone with an inborn ear for music changes and a zeal or willingness to practice.

Passing on these understandings or instructing others in areas where they need help to succeed would be a personal gratification to me and, I think, an enjoyable and rewarding experience for students of any age. I look forward to working with those who already have such interest as well as with those who would rather be out playing. Learning is fun and should be presented accordingly.

I have not seen an SAT test since I was in high school, but the facts of math have not changed. I made a 799 - highest in the class - my junior year at Culver Military Academy in 1967 (although my senior returns were less impressive.) Basic math can be taught visually, and I have the little colored stacking blocks for elementary level use. I have seen online exposes of the manner in which common core is taught. Based on my own experience, I find those methods understandable, as that is what many of us do in our heads when faced with a basic math question. However, my thinking is that those methods come naturally to those who have an aptitude, but are no substitute for the basic math techniques that we all know and which, when learned sufficiently, form a basis for the latest methods. To present averaging and rounding up and down before teaching time honored and successful math basics I find to be putting the cart before the horse and not conducive to forming a the basic skills necessary to advance in math or math-related sciences or social sciences.

History was always my favorite subject. I was drawn to history primarily by my father's interest in it


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Corporate Training

Grammar

Elementary Education

Grammar

English

Grammar, Writing

History

Religion,

Religion

After considerable inquiry I was given to understand the difference between the basic tenets of Christianity and the truths offered by the religions of man. In my "cooperatively published" work, I have expounded on this theme, presenting that for which I was earlier searching - a comparison of man's religious inquiry with that which God has revealed in Word and Incarnation - and I have presented it in a manner which is not accusatory or defaming, but rather which sets man's inquiry and findings in the greater context of God's revelation and plan for salvation.
American History, European History, Geography

Homeschool

Piano,

Piano

I have been playing piano by ear since I was 12. I do not use standard notation, although I know the basics of reading. If a student has an ear for music I expect to be able to develop that innate capacity by explaining chords, melody and scales as well as technique exercises so that the student will learn the joy of playing. A serious student should consult a professional teacher.
Writing

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Piano,

Piano

I have been playing piano by ear since I was 12. I do not use standard notation, although I know the basics of reading. If a student has an ear for music I expect to be able to develop that innate capacity by explaining chords, melody and scales as well as technique exercises so that the student will learn the joy of playing. A serious student should consult a professional teacher.
Writing

Music

Guitar,

Guitar

I have led and participated in church combo groups and "jam" on electric guitar when possible. I can teach chords and basic theory and show a student basic rock or folk techniques and how to read chord charts and apply to songs. I do not use tablature or classic notation. A serious student will want to get with a professional teacher.
Piano,

Piano

I have been playing piano by ear since I was 12. I do not use standard notation, although I know the basics of reading. If a student has an ear for music I expect to be able to develop that innate capacity by explaining chords, melody and scales as well as technique exercises so that the student will learn the joy of playing. A serious student should consult a professional teacher.
Music Theory

Other

Religion,

Religion

After considerable inquiry I was given to understand the difference between the basic tenets of Christianity and the truths offered by the religions of man. In my "cooperatively published" work, I have expounded on this theme, presenting that for which I was earlier searching - a comparison of man's religious inquiry with that which God has revealed in Word and Incarnation - and I have presented it in a manner which is not accusatory or defaming, but rather which sets man's inquiry and findings in the greater context of God's revelation and plan for salvation.
Geography

Summer

Piano,

Piano

I have been playing piano by ear since I was 12. I do not use standard notation, although I know the basics of reading. If a student has an ear for music I expect to be able to develop that innate capacity by explaining chords, melody and scales as well as technique exercises so that the student will learn the joy of playing. A serious student should consult a professional teacher.
Writing
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