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Derek M.

Maryville, TN

$50/hour

Certified TN teacher

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University of the Cumberlands
history
University of the Cumberlands
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of the Cumberlands (history)

University of the Cumberlands (Graduate Coursework)

About Derek

I am most competent in history. However, I am also capable of helping in any social science, such as economics, bible, anthropology etc. critical thinking, literature, and composition, which are also strong suits of mine. I currently substitute teach for the Knox County school system.

My degree emphasis was in history. I am especially well versed in American History, more particularly from colonialism to reconstruction. My specific Bachelor of Science Degree is in Secondary Social Studies.

I have also taught math intervention, from elementary up to high school.

I am free most evenings because I sub nearly every day for Knox Co.
I am most competent in history. However, I am also capable of helping in any social science, such as economics, bible, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required

Rate is negotiable for multiple students or more than one subject.

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Maryville, TN 37804
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies,
English, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, LSAT, Praxis
History:
American History,
European History, Geography, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Reading
Business:
Economics, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Football,
Track & Field

Approved subjects are in bold.

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American History

Certified History Teacher in TN

Bible Studies

My specific Bachelor of Science degree is in Secondary Social Studies. I attended a small liberal arts college, which requires a diverse range of coursework as well. My degree prepared me to teach any social science. The coursework was reading and writing in intensive, requiring competency in English/Comp. skills. This school was a small Baptist college and in addition to the standard coursework, classes in the old and New Testament were required, along with Christian History. My junior year, I also took a course centered on Islamic History and the greater Arab world.

Football

I played college football for 2 years before injury. I also played throughout high school receiving multiple honors. After college, I began coaching and have coached high school football for 6 years.

Praxis

My experience with the Praxis consists of scoring in the top 15% nationally on all my tests. I know best practices and strategies concerning standardized tests.

Social Studies

My specific Bachelor of Science degree is in Secondary Social Studies. I attended a small liberal arts college, which requires a diverse range of coursework as well. My degree prepared me to teach any social science. The coursework was reading and writing in intensive, requiring competency in English/Comp. skills.

Track & Field

I began participating in varsity track as an 8th grader. I continued throughout my high school career. My participation experience was in the field events, shot-put and discus. I have coached the sprint events as well.

University of the Cumberlands
history
University of the Cumberlands
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of the Cumberlands (history)

University of the Cumberlands (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Rate is negotiable for multiple students or more than one subject.

Travel policy

Derek will travel within 40 miles of Maryville, TN 37804.