I have been a teacher for the last 20 years with the last 5 working with at risk students. I am a certified reading specialist and worked for the last 20 years in the diagnosis and treatment of reading disorders.Dexlysia is just a small part of whatI do. I have developed IEPS and actually implemented them for this type of student. I perfer working with this type of diability because it is based on symbol recognition,the building blocks of learning.
"Lighting Director and professional photographer for 35 years"
I made movies for thirty years. I was a director of photography, a lighting director, and finally a producer. My preparation for this very successful career was by studying Film History and Theory at UCLA. So the way that I teach photography is not primarily technical. I approach it through art photography history and studying the masters, both past and present.
I teach art photography history and theory combined with the technical skills of working a camera and processing pictures wit... ... More
My daughter has some serious health issues that have made it necessary for her to be a cyber student. After two months of doing cyber school on her own, she was frustrated and despondent. We needed some tutoring help fast and were thrilled to find Barbara through WyzAnt. She lives close by and is a retired biology teacher from my daughter's school who shares her love of horses. Initially, my daughter's ability to do school work was erratic and unpredictable, resulting in some last minute cancellations of her tutoring sessions. Barbara was very gracious and understanding of her situation. She has been able to work with my daughter's mood and energy swings and gently guide and support her academic progress. Barbara came with us to meet the cyber teachers and quickly mastered the cyber learning environment. She is very enthusiastic about biology and makes learning about it fun. I am a biological scientist myself and have been very favorably impressed by the depth of her knowledge in this field. In addition to being a great biology teacher, Barbara has been very flexible and accommodating with scheduling her visits to our home. She is warm and personable and has an upbeat, can do attitude that helps lifts everyone's spirits. She supports my daughter emotionally as well as academically and is genuinely interested in her well being. In short, she is as close to perfect for this job as anyone could possibly be. My daughter would not be where she is now academically if she had not had Barbara's help. I feel very fortunate and grateful to have found such a gem of a tutor.
Cindy W. from Perkasie, PA
"30 year science teacher can assist with keystone biology exam and more"
After teaching biology for 30 years at the high school level, I have since retired and have been very much enjoying tutoring students in life science courses through the WyzAnt website. For more specific information concerning my credentials and references-please refer to my personal and professional profile located on the WyzAnt site.
"Environmental Chemist looking to help students understand science "
I have a B.S. in Chemistry and a M.S. in Atmospheric/Environmental Chemistry.
I have experience in both tutoring and teaching science. While at Rutgers University I assisted (TA) professors with courses like: 1) Air Pollution Engineering; 2) Environmental Microbiology; and 3) Analytical Techniques Labs.
After graduating from Rutgers University, I tutored Cornell University student in Organic Chemistry.
Currently, I work at the NJ Department for Environmental Protection as an Air Quality S... ... More
"Registered Veterinary Technician"
I started in the veterinary field back in 2007 when I was attending a pre-veterinary program through my high school. This allowed me to begin working with an equine reproduction veterinarian whom I worked with for a little over a year before starting in an AVMA accredited college program for Veterinary Technology. I attended the State University of New York at Delhi from fall 2008 to spring of 2010. While in attendance I received certification in small animal nutrition and also was in char... ... More
Mary is extremely helpful. She knows a lot about garments construction and what will and will not work. I have worked on my collections on my own time and showed her my progress with the last two sessions and she always has comments, praise, and suggestions, which is really encouraging. Mary also knows a lot about machine maintenance and has helped me to both dust and oil my machine. We have so far worked on construction with shine finished fabrics, sewing points, trimming and grading, boning, and elastic. Next we are planning to work with collars and hand stitching. Again, she is very knowledgeable with a lot of resources and is super friendly!
Amanda H. from Philadelphia, PA
"Biology and Sewing: I teach with hands-on methods"
I love teaching biology, and incorporate current findings into the basic facts. I have taught high school biology for 4 years, and love doing hands-on science. For instance, when learning about the cellular respiration, I teach it from a human being standpoint, a plant standpoint, and a microorganism standpoint, and talk about the consequences in each organism if it doesn't work properly. ... More
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