I am a graduate of Boston University where I studied film and Shakespeare. I love to share my appreciation of movies and literature with others. Since I graduated, I found that one never stops learning, as I continue to read a variety of subjects from history and science, to mythology and philosophy.
That being said, I am a firm believer in using humor as a teaching aide. Too often, students take on an enormous amount of stress, and humor can help relax and stimulate people, keeping them refreshed. Education can be difficult, but it should be fun.
I have several years experience as a substitute teacher and tutor for a variety of subjects including math, science, English literature and writing, and history.
I have been successful in helping to improve the grades of both remedial and accelerated middle school math students in subjects such as Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry. In addition, I have aided students in passing high school math proficiency exams, as well as improving students' writing skills, note taking, and organization. I believe good grades are attainable by all. It comes down to identifying how each student learns and applying different techniques to each individual in order to maintain maximum understanding and retention.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Boston University - Bachelor of Science, Film Studies
I am an avid reader of both fiction and non fiction as well as a big film buff. In my spare time I write fiction and occasionally pen film reviews for a website entitled Meetinthelobby.com. I watch baseball and hockey and am a huge fan of both sports. My all time favorite television shows are "The Twilight Zone," and "Mystery Science Theater 3000." Some of my favorite films include "Seven Samurai," "Raiders of the Lost Ark," and "The Searchers."
Elementary School Math
High School English
High School Level American Literature
High School Physics
High School Writing
Middle School Writing