I have taught for several years in North and South Carolina from 4th grade to 12th grade. I enjoy helping students learn.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: North Greenville University - Bachelors, Commmunications
Graduate Degree: Converse College - Masters, Secondary Education
Writing, Photography, travel
College Level American Literature
Elementary School Reading
Elementary School Writing
High School English
High School Level American Literature
High School Political Science
High School Writing
Middle School Reading
Middle School Reading Comprehension
Middle School Writing
What is your teaching philosophy?
Every student can learn. People learn differently, and it is my goal to find out how a student learns and design the lesson to fit that style.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Get to know the student and find out what they want to accomplish. I usually like to find out what they know about a subject.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
By learning to recognize when they don't understand something and asking questions.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
We continue to go over it. We may try a different way to go over it, but continue to go over the information.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
I like to break down the reading passage into smaller chunks, discuss each part, and put it all together.