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University of Memphis (MEd)
Trevecca Nazarene College
I am a multi- talented and multi-certified educator; having taught K-12, most academic subjects, and 6 areas of college. I have tutored, most recently, Guard recruits in math with a 100% passing rate. I use a unique system for the basics in math that carries over to higher processes. In addition, I demonstrate how one basic idea can lead to success in 80% of algebra problems. I feel it is a must to make math a tool that you carry "in your pocket" for life situations. I have taught math from K-college for 30 years.
I can find the writer within a student and I can bring mathematics alive in a way that few can. Having taught writing for 28 years, using a more unique system that revolutionized English about 30 years ago. Having taught inmates in prison to pass the GED; I showed them how if they would write a paragraph, I would show them how to write an essay from that information. None that I worked with failed the writing segment. As a professor, I have received rave reviews from students; I will share a few cases with you; one military member received praise for his improved reports after being in my class for four weeks, he began instructing others. I have had four students inspired to write books, one (a 42 year old nurse) wrote her first essay in my class. For six years, I was the only 5 star (rated by students) instructor on campus!
I adapt easily to the needs or number of students. I first find your strengths and weaknesses and focus on those to close the gap to bring you up to par and beyond. I do not settle for average. Again, I have tutored several and can make a huge increase in a short time period. I am a multi- talented and multi-certified educator; having taught K-12, most academic subjects, and 6 areas of college. I have tutored, most recently, Guard recruits in math with a 100% passing rate. I use a unique system for the basics in math that carries over to higher processes. In addition,
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I am an ordained minister of the Southern Baptist denomination. I have a BA in theology. I pastored a church for 25 years. I am certified in Bible by the state of Tennessee.
I am a career educator having taught K-12 for 25+ years.
I have a MEd in education.
I have taught education classes at college level.
I have served on a state committee for education.
I have the credentials and experience!