Private tutor in Phoenix, AZ
• PhD, History, University of Virginia – Charlottesville, August 2013 • B.A., History, with Honors, University of Montana – Missoula, May 2004
Substitute Teacher, School District 5, Flathead County, Montana, January 2012 – June 2013 (classes varied daily) • Handled disciplinary matters as necessary • Given latitude by teachers to improvise changes to lesson plans to foster active learning and employed simulations to spur student interest • Presented learning material, conduct attendance, and display audio/visual aids creatively with Smartboard technology through student-led touch pens and eraser activities • Prepared detailed reports for teacher use evaluating my effectiveness in classrooms and suggestions for improving the classroom experience Instructor for High School SAT Preparation, CollegePrep Inc., Burke, Virginia, July 2011 – December 2011 • Taught review of major grammatical concepts on the SAT I and surveyed major historical themes for student success on the SAT II U.S. History subject test • Engaged students through Socratic method to examine common mistakes made on the SAT Verbal and Writing sections • Provided detailed feedback on student writing sample for SAT Writing section both grammatical and content-based • Conducted frequent practice exams to monitor student achievement
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Up to 30 minutes away for no additional charge
I enjoy listening to music (while trying to learn the basics of piano), reading, baseball, and having deep, meaningful conversations with friends.
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