...I have also helped young students prepare for the CogAT (Cognitive Ability Test), an assessment for placement into gifted programs. K-12 Coursework I specialize in tutoring high school science and math: biology, chemistry, earth science, physics, and math through calculus. I also offer reading and writing support for students through high school.
...And one of the most enjoyable expereiences I share is when a student reaches their "aha" moment. I have a previous experience in K-12 tutoring and teaching. I have served as a tutor for the GenOM Alliance for Learning and Vision for underrepresented Americans (ALVA) and National Science Foundation - Research Experience and Mentoring (NSF-REM) programs in the summer of 2014.
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...In addition to my education I've traveled extensively in India and southeast Asia, I get out to the local trails with my young boy whenever I can, and I draw and paint from life. As a teacher, I identify the concepts and techniques that aren't yet understood, and I work with diligence until the student really truly gets it. I teach with patience and thought, but I don't waste time.
...I have taken several Praxis Tests and have done very well on all of them. My scores highly qualify me to teach all of the math and science curricula at the middle school and high school levels. My scores are as follows: Praxis 1: 550/570 MS Science: 198/200 MS Math: 195/200 HS Math: 178/200 HS...
...I have experience with a handful of flavors including ubuntu, mandriva, and debian. I am familiar with common operations and advanced system settings. I am also familiar with many command line functions as well as how to manually install programs that are not prepackaged .rpm or .deb files.