...Phonics is best mastered with the presentation of short vowel sounds, followed by long vowel sounds, with blends and consonant digraphs being offered upon mastery of the vowels. This method is supported by the Modern Curriculum Press Reading Series. I used this method for five years in kindergarten and all students were reading by January.
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A key part of my success as an educator stems from my faith in students' inherent intelligence and creativity. As a tutor, I understand that students already have everything they need to succeed, and that my role is to help them recognize and strengthen their skills, abilities and confidence. I ha...
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...I have many years experience in teaching and mentoring of both youth (age 6 to 18) as well as adults. My schooling, my engineering career and my associated daily practical use of math has prepared me to tutor pre-algebra. My background in engineering and my daily practical use of math has prepared me to be able to tutor pre-calculus.
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...I use the Socratic method a lot, asking the student questions and building on the response. I did some Skin diving from 1966 to 1975, and back packing from 1969 to 1975, mostly in the Olympics. I've also done some sailing, both cruising and racing.
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