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...I have been honored with my work as a teacher with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching Math and have been given major grants such as the Toyota-Time Grant for innovative practices with my students. I have worked with many universities such as M.I.T., UCONN and the University of Col...
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...As a full-time classroom teacher for 9 years, I have advised and/or mentored hundreds of students, helping them establish, maintain, and improve personalized systems that help them organize, prepare, and master their course work. I have taught study skills as a major component of test prep tutor...
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...I have realia from many parts of the world which helps with comprehension. I believe phonics is an important skill for children so that longer words can be divided into more manageable "chunks". While many people say that our phonics system is difficult, in reality if children are taught using patterns then children can sound out words and use context to figure out unrecognized words.
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