Queens College, NY (Home Economics)
I have been as literacy, basic education, and pre-GED instructor for Dutchess County and Ulster County BOCES.
I have a permanent NYS license to teach Home Economics in secondary education. I have had at least 5 students pass the GED exam after being in my classes. I have taught students who are developmentally disabled, mentally disabled, and /or dually diagnosed and otherwise academically disadvantaged. In addition, I am familiar with dyslexic students and those with ADD, and have helped them gain academically as well. I have been as literacy, basic education, and pre-GED instructor for Dutchess County and Ulster County BOCES.
I have a permanent NYS license to teach Home Economics in secondary education. I have had at least 5 students pass the GED exam after being in my classes. I have taught students who are developmentally disabled, mentally
Cassia is an excellent tutor and worked well with my learning disabled son and was creative in her teaching techniques to help him grasp algebra a bit easier. She is extremely knowledgeable with the GED programs should this be what your goal is. I would highly recommend her.
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I have been an Adult Basic Education/Life Skills teacher for over 25 years. While my license to teach is in Home Economics I have been teaching academic subjects to developmentally delayed and/or adults with mental illness for this period of time. I have taught: basic reading - decoding sounds and words, understanding what was read, following directions.Handwriting- forming letters and numbers in print and cursive so that they are well formed and intelligible. Beginning math- adding numbers without carrying, subtracting without borrowing, adding with carrying, subtracting with borrowing, introduction to fractions, multiplication skills and division skills, reading simple graphs and forming conclusions about the information included in those graphs. Introduction to science - physical science, introduction to biology, chemistry, meteorology and other natural sciences. American history, at an introductory level -including civics (Bill of Rights, the American Revolution, War of 1812, the Civil wqar, etc., world history at an introductory level- including both World Wars and the causes leading up to them and how these relate to the student and his placed in the world. Introduction to literature and understanding the meanings contained in both prose and poetry. How to decode instructions and follow them in each of the subject matters.
Student abilities ranged from non-readers up to those who I have prepared for the GED exam.