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Michael tutors in Jersey City, NJ

Michael G.

Private tutor in Jersey City, NJ

5Michael G.

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Education

Lehman College, Bronx, NY, Class of 2011 Master of Science in Education (M.S. Ed) English 7-12 (GPA 3.96) University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, Class of 2007 Bachelor of Science in Communication Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

Experience

Certification: New York State Initial Certificate, English Language Arts 7-12 New Jersey Standard Certificate, Teacher of English Experience: -Theatre/English Teacher at Gramercy Arts High School (September 2014-present) -English/Drama Teacher at Manalapan High School (September 2011-June 2014) -7th-10th Grade English Language Arts Student Teacher (January-June 2011) -Advanced Reading and Writing Instructor at Knugenx Learning Centers (September 2010-May 2011) -Tutor at Champion Learning Center (May 2010-May 2011) -Literacy Specialist at Phipps Plazas Community Development Corporation (June 2010-August 2011) -private English Language Arts tutor (August 2009-present) -Academic Coach at SCORE! Educational Center (2001-2003) Test Scores: SAT Verbal - 710 Philosophy: I incorporate the Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS) in all lessons/sessions in order to help students become college and career ready. I place a great deal of emphasis on increasing the literacy skills of urban students by incorporating multicultural perspectives. I am a firm believer that the best way to improve students’ reading and writing skills is to surround them with literature and texts that serve as both a mirror image of their own lives and as a window into other cultures. Relevant Coursework: Methods of Teaching English/Writing, Psychological/Historical Foundations of Education, Literacy & Technology, Curriculum Theory & Design, 19th Century Literature, Creative Writing, Student Teaching Honors/Awards: Graduated Cum Laude and with Honors from the University of Miami (Class of 2007) with a Bachelor of Science in Communications (Provost's Honor Roll, Dean's List), Member of Honor's Student Association, Member of National Council of Teachers of English, "Student Teacher of the Year Award" finalist

Availability

Weekdays at any time, Weekends at any time

Can Meet

Up to 30 minutes away for no additional charge

Hobbies

Creative writing, reading, long-distance running, traveling, the New York Yankees, film, theatre

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