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"Passionate about teaching history, writing, and other interests."
I have college degrees in history and environmental journalism, and enjoy communicating and teaching and thus learning even further on both. Currently, I am a communication specialist for two Appalachian Mountains conservation organizations where I write and edit content, create videos and audio products, and manage websites. Before locating to the mountains, I worked for the USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center as a writer and multimedia specialist where I helped produced ... ... More
"Social Studies and History Help"
Iâ€™m a teacher at heart; I love sharing information and helping others learn new concepts and ideas. My undergraduate degree is a dual major in both History and Secondary Education. After graduating in 2009, I worked for a year as a teacherâ€™s aide in a 5th grade special education classroom. This year I have been teaching United States History to 11th graders and tutoring elementary students in Math. I did well in school, though academic weaknesses in grammar and spelling made it more ... ... More
government & politics
"ESL, Business English, Professionalism & Ethics"
I am a certified TEFL instructor. I have taught adults and children to speak, read, and write English. I have worked primarily with individuals from China (I speak a little Mandarin and am continuing to learn) as well as individuals from Korea, France, Brazil, Germany and more. I have taught English writing and conversation as well as Business English and Professionalism and ethics at university level. I also counsel on business etiquette.
I can provide letters of reference attesting to ... ... More
While in Los Angeles, I worked directly with students identified with ADD or ADHD in a classroom environment. I worked as a Resource Specialist Teacher from 2000 until 2007 and was directly responsible for 28 - 35 students with varying mild/moderate learning differences. I have provided direct instruction in both Language Arts and Math as well as co-teaching and working collaboratively with single subject teachers and their classes.
For these students I have successfully used organization as a way to foster independent learners. This can be achieved with color coding, sticky notes, notebook g ... More
Cindy has a pleasant demeanor with a warm and kind persona. She has command of the subject matter and imparts it with positive reinforcement and clear, direct instruction.
Burnham B. from Richmond, VA
"Adobe Creative Suite, Graphic Design, Art, Social Media Marketing"
I am a friendly, patient experienced tutor and teacher. As a degreed and experienced designer and college professor, I'm always excited to share my knowledge with my students. I teach the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) Mac computer basics, concepts and principals of design, Microsoft Powerpoint and Word, and social media marketing. I am a social media consultant for a magazine and can help teach how to leverage social media for your business.
My goal for stude... ... More
My name is Amanda and I am a student at Virginia Tech studying Psychology. I love the subject and find it fascinating. As a tutor I would expect my students to be able to provide notes or books that they are using in the class so that I can help them using the materials they are expected to use. My style is more interactive than structured. I prefer to talk things out so that the student may have a better understanding. I like to ask a lot of questions because I believe that this can hel... ... More
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