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Frank M.

Ocean City, NJ

$50/hour

Mr. M. - Specializing in 4th - 8th grade Math and Science

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Villanova University, Villanova, PA
BS Biology

Education

Villanova University, Villanova, PA (BS Biology)

About Frank

Four years ago I retired from the Campbell Soup Company after 30 years as an engineer. I earned my Standard Teaching Certificate through the NJDOE alternate program. For the past 3 years, I've been teaching 4th grade (all subjects). Beginning next year, I'll be teaching 4th - 6th grade science.
I hold a BS / Biology degree from Villanova University in addition to a K-6 Elementary and a 6-8 Middle School with Specialization in Science standard certificates.
I discovered my passion for teaching while working one-on-one with students through a reading program sponsored by Campbell's. I've carried that into my semi-retirement.
I love Science and by extension, math. It's been a central theme since grade school. Studying Biology at Villanova eventually led to a job as a chemist and to an engineer for Campbell's. I decided, that when I retired, I'd concentrate my preparation in that area. My Praxis test scores - 184/200 in general elementary and 194/200 in MS Science- were exemplary.
As a 4th grade generalist for the past 3 years, I'm intimately familiar with the NJDOE Common Core standards. I particularly emphasize the integration of two or more standards whenever I develop an individual lesson plan, whether they be math, language arts, science, or social studies.
If you'd like a thorough and comprehensive one-on-one teaching and learning experience in your own "at home" setting, please don't hesitate to contact me.
Four years ago I retired from the Campbell Soup Company after 30 years as an engineer. I earned my Standard Teaching Certificate through the NJDOE alternate program. For the past 3 years, I've been teaching 4th grade (all subjects). Beginning next year, I'll be teaching 4th - 6th grade science.
I hold a BS / Biology degree from Villanova
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Ocean City, NJ 08226
In-person lessons
Math:
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math
Science:
Biology, Elementary Science
English:
Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
Common Core
Language:
Reading
Special Needs:
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science,
Reading
Elementary Education:
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science,
Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Common Core

At the school I where I currently teach, grading is based on the mastery of NJDOE Common Core standards. Because I have students of all levels, I must be familiar with standards both above and below those of fourth grade.
Additionally, during our summer professional development, the year's curriculum is constructed around the standards. A complete familiarity with those standards is a must.

Elementary (K-6th)

As qualifications for elementary tutoring qualifications I have a BS in Biology; 3 years teaching experience as a 4th grade generalist; a K-6 standard teaching certificate with aPRAXIS score of 186/200 (w/honors); a 6-8 standard teaching certificate with a PRAXIS score of 194/200.

For the past three years I've been rated effective as a 4th grade teacher.

Elementary Science

Science is my favorite subject. I hold a BS in Biology from Villanova University, had a long career as an engineer in a food company, earned my Middle School Science certificate with a score of 194/200 on the NJDOE Praxis tests, and have been teaching general education for the past 3 years.

Villanova University, Villanova, PA
BS Biology

Education

Villanova University, Villanova, PA (BS Biology)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Frank will travel within 30 miles of Ocean City, NJ 08226.