"Adjunct Writing Professor/Certified Teacher/Award-Winning Writer"
Iâ€™d been living in the New York metropolitan area, working a professional features writer and editor for some of the biggest magazines in the world, but Iâ€™d always wanted to teach. In the fall of 2001, I persuaded my editor in chief to allow me a flexible schedule so I could pursue my dream. I arrived for my first day as a part-time writing specialist at 8:30 am on September 11. By the end of the day, weâ€™d lost two parents from our school family, and I spent the year working with a counselo... ... More
"English, SAT, ACT, LSAT, Speech"
I have taught Introduction to Theater at the college level at Bucks County Community College. I teach theater from an historical perspective, characteristics that differentiate theater from other art forms, the function of theatrical performance, theater personnel roles, plot and theater appreciation. I have taught acting for the theater and have advised the Bucks County Community College drama club. ... More
"Reading Skills and Creative Writing with John C."
I am the author of a popular series of mysteries published by St. Martins Press / Macmillan Publishing, and have worked as a script consultant for a well-respected film company in New York City, as well as a tutor for the Institute for the Arts in Philadelphia. Most recently, I studied short-story fiction at the Iowa Writers Workshop. I'm currently working on my fourth novel, to be published by Macmillan in September 2016.
By its very nature, the act of writing is a lonely business -- it alw... ... More
"k-6 Tutor - Certified Elementary Teacher"
I was a first grade teacher in New Jersey and have experience teaching all elementary subject areas. ... 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
"Teaching guitar and voice for the past 40 years. "
I am Berklee College of Music trained and have been teaching and performing music for the past 45 years. I teach guitar, voice, theory and reading to all my students. I understand that people are individuals and that each student requires a different approach. I adjust my methods to enable each of my students to attain their knowledge and to reach their goals.
After leaving Berklee I went on to study at Jersey City State College. I have worked on Broadway. I have led, arranged, and direct... ... More