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Angie
« Karen is a great teacher. She has a love for sharing her knowledge... More »
Angie
« Karen is a great teacher. She has a love for sharing her knowledge and skills. She goes the extra mile to help her students reach their goals. She makes every effort to help them find their way of understanding what she is helping them learn. »
$20/h
1st lesson free!
Verified profile and diploma
Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Karen
  • Individual
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
  • Chemistry
  • Other sciences
Levels
  • All Levels

30 years experience in public school and adult education. I can tutor science, math, reading comprehension, and test prep.

Methodology

I love students who just don't get it. I know that my students will always get catch on and understand, if not today then soon. I explain but I don't lecture and I give students extensive supervised practice where they and get help for mistakes and misconceptions right away. One of my adult basic math students told me I was the most patient teacher she had ever met.

Background

I am a professional teacher with 25 years experience teaching high school and seven years teaching adult basic education. In addition to science and SAT prep, I taught in a highly successful remedial reading program for high school freshmen. Our students came in reading at least two years below grade level, but many of them were reading seven or eight years below grade level. It was common for students to catch up from two to six grade levels in one academic year.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $20/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $95
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $185

Details

My first lesson is free.
I charge for a lesson that is cancelled less than 24 hours in advance. That said, I can make an exception for exceptional circumstances if I am notified.

Lessons offered by Karen
Individual
The lessons will be held
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Geometry
  • Chemistry
  • Other sciences
Levels
  • All Levels

Karen's resume

Karen Joan Gold

Education:
Georgia Institute of Technology. Master of Science 1983, Geophysical Science. Research on jointing in rock in a three mile long tunnel excavated in south Atlanta to carry wastewater.

Beloit College. Bachelor of Arts 1974, English Literature and Geology.

Work Experience:

Instructor, Literacy Action, Inc, Atlanta, Ga from 2010 to 2018.
Taught adult basic education to students of all ages
Taught reading, mathematics, and language to adult students.
Tutored Literacy Action students outside of class time in all subjects.
Planned and executed lessons at all levels.
Administered assessments.
Provided books and reading materials for students to read at home.
Persuaded a large number of students to read a book on their own for the first time.
Saw that many students were unable to see the words in a book clearly and organized an ongoing program to get donated used and new reading glasses to students who needed them.

High School Teacher, Fulton County Schools, GA from 1984 to 2010.
Taught science in grades 9 through 12 including physical science, chemistry, biology, environmental science, earth systems, and physics.
Taught Spectrum Reading, a Fulton County program for high school students who were reading at
least two years below grade level.
Sponsored and coached academic bowl team.
Mentored students through the Southeastern Consortium for Minorities in Engineering (SECME).

Reviews on Karen
  • 5/5

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1 recommendation

Angie

Karen is a great teacher. She has a love for sharing her knowledge and skills. She goes the extra mile to help her students reach their goals. She makes every effort to help them find their way of understanding what she is helping them learn.

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