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Racheal D.

Columbus, OH

$50/hour

Racheal- PhD microbiology/molecular biology

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Background check passed as of 12/1/13
5.0 average from 35 ratings

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Marietta College
Biology
Miami University
PhD

Education

Marietta College (Biology)

Miami University (PhD)

About Racheal

I am a graduate student finishing my dissertation in microbiology with a specialization in molecular biology. I had the responsibility of teaching both laboratory and lecture classes throughout my graduate career. My responsibilities as a teacher extended beyond the classroom. I generated lectures, created and graded quizzes/exams/homework, organized and ran study/review sessions, and performed individual tutoring. I have experience tutoring grade school and high school students but the majority of my experience comes from the college level. As an instructor I strive to create a friendly atmosphere in which students feel comfortable asking questions and sharing ideas, as we can all learn from each other.

The study of science is about knowing all of the little details as well as understanding how those pieces work together. The mechanisms of science can often be difficult to grasp, therefore, I like to use metaphors to help students understand some of these concepts. I often use mnemonic devices to help students retain and recall the information they learn, whether that be through songs, funny phrases or physical gestures. I encourage students to use the dry erase board or pen and paper to draw out their ideas. My goal is to give students a variety of tools to help them study more effectively.

I find the of subject science fascinating. I not only want my students to understand their class material and do well on their exams but I also want them to develop an appreciation of how science applies to our every day lives.
I am a graduate student finishing my dissertation in microbiology with a specialization in molecular biology. I had the responsibility of teaching both laboratory and lecture classes throughout my graduate career. My Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Columbus, OH 43209
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Science:
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Physiology
Elementary Education:
Elementary Science

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Marietta College
Biology
Miami University
PhD

Education

Marietta College (Biology)

Miami University (PhD)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Travel policy

Racheal will travel within 25 miles of Columbus, OH 43209.