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Texas Secondary Science Composite Certification Grades 6-12

tutoring & advice

 with George Norman

short description:
My teaching expertise is with the following subjects: Physics 1 and Pre-AP Physics, Integrated Physics and Chemistry, Geology, Chemistry 1 and tutoring for the Texas state Science test.
long description:
George S. Norman
1967 – 1972 Centenary College of La. Shreveport, La
B.S. Geology
May 1972
June 6, 2000, 16 hours completed after undergraduate degree

2000 – 2005, 2005 – 2011 Region XIX. El Paso, TX.
Secondary Science Composite Certification

Special Courses
Laying the Foundation for Pre-AP Physics – 2005 - 2008
Vertical Teams Training – 2002 - 2008
Gifted and Talented Training – 2001
Active Physics Training (Graphic Sequence Organizers and the use of CBR –CBL) - 2001
Student Motivation and Self Esteem – 2001
Microsoft Excel 4.0 – 1994
Microsoft Word 6.0 – 1994
Gas Reservoir Engineering – 1982
Basic Reservoir Engineering – 1981
Seismic Stratigraphy – 1980
Formation Evaluation – 1978
Schlumberger Electric Log Course – 1976
Oil Fields in the Ark-La-Tex. – 1970

Aug 2008 - Jun 2009 Anthony M.S. Anthony Independent School District
Anthony, TX.
8th and 9th Grade Science Teacher
Taught 8th and 9th grade science

Professional Experience
Aug 2006 – May 2008 Del Valle H.S. Ysleta Independent School
District, EL Paso, TX.
Secondary Regular Education Science Teacher
Taught Physics 1, Pre-AP Physics, and Astronomy courses

Feb 1996 - Aug 2006 Parkland H.S. Ysleta Independent School District
El Paso, TX.
Secondary Regular Education Science Teacher
Taught science courses ranging from the tenth grade through the twelfth grade level. The courses taught include the following: Biology 1, Chemistry 1, Astronomy 1, Geology/Meteorology/Oceanography 1, Meteorology 1, Integrated Physics and Chemistry 1, Environmental Systems 1, Physics 1, Pre–AP Physics, AP Physics, and during the Summer Semester Algebra 1 and TAAS Math.

Many learning styles were used including: KWL, peer tutoring, group projects with Holistic rubrics, guided practice problems and kin-esthetic lab work.

Aug 1995 – Feb 1996 Ysleta Independent School District, El Paso, TX
Substitute Teacher
Substitute for various teachers in the Ysleta Independent school district with emphasis in the Science disciplines.

May 1995 – Sept 1995 Restlawn Memorial Cemetery, El Paso, TX.
Pre-need Funeral and Cemetery Counselor
Sell pre-need funerals and cemetery plots

Aug 1980 – Aug 1994 El Paso Natural Gas Company, El Paso, TX
Reservoir Geologist and Geological Engineer
Analyze and evaluate well logs for the purpose of determining the economics of gas and oil reserves residing under leased properties held by Meridian Exploration Company and El Paso Natural Gas Company.

Analyze and evaluate well logs from each well to determine the economic value of oil and gas reserves for pipeline connection.

Analyze pressure - decline curves from individual wells to justify and revise gas reserves.

Monitor geological interpretation of well drilling activity.

Jan. 1978 - Aug. 1980 Gulf Oil Company, New Orleans, La.
Production Geologist and Exploration Geologist
Evaluate potential drilling sites within the West Bay field.

Supervise geological interpretation of offshore drilling, Baltimore Canyon, New Jersey.

Prepare geological maps to advise management as to the economic value of federal leases.

Jul 1975 – Jan 1978 The Analysts, Laurel, Ms. & New Orleans,
Core Analyst
Analyze and evaluate cores from individual wells to recommend to oil companies where to set pipe to perforate productive zones.

Jul. 1974 – Jul. 1975 Core Laboratories, Laurel, Ms.

Hydrocarbon Well Logger
Monitor drilling cuttings to dedicate the presence of oil or gas.

Professional memberships
National Education Association 2000 – Present
Who’s Who Among American Teachers 2004 – 2005 (A Who’s Who teacher is nominated by a current or former students or student)
American Association of Petroleum Geologists – 1974 – 1994
Levorsen Award Judge Southwest Section Meeting – 1987
Moderator Southwest Section Meeting – 1987
House of Delegates - 1984 – 1987
El Paso Geological Society - 1990 – 1992
President – 1985
Vice President – 1984
New Orleans Geological Society - 1976 – 1980
Society of Petroleum Engineers - 1980 – 1994

ACP Teacher Certification (Composite Science) – 2000 - 2011

Community activities
Habitat for Humanity of El Paso, Texas - 1986 – 1991
Local Board Member - 1986 – 1991
Volunteer Chairman - 1986 – 1990
President 1990 –1991
Patents and publications
Various articles composed for the ‘ The Bicentennial Oilmen’s Tournament Magazine’ Laurel, Mississippi, 1976

level of difficulty:
all welcome
minimum class size:
Weekdays from 3PM to 6PM. I am still flexable.
fee comments:
 session structure





Texas Secondary Science Composite Certification Grades 6-12

live session

My teaching expertise is with the following subjects: Physics 1 and Pre-AP Physics, Integrated Physics and Chemistry, Geology, Chemistry 1 and tutoring for the Texas state Science test.

1h 0m

discussion forums: 1

Available to book on the following pre-scheduled starting dates:

start: (GMT) 24 May 2010 20:15 internet time: @885 | view full details |

fee: 12US$  (120lp)
payment: on satisfaction
delivery method: live online and self-paced

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George Norman

description of :
I'm a person who likes to see students work hard and succeed. I like students to especially participate in all activites in my class. Participation and advancement is vey important to me.
Teacher's qualifications:
Classroom Teacher
Secondary Science Composite 06/09/2000 12/31/2005 Expired
Grades (6-12)
Secondary Science Composite 01/01/2006 12/31/2011 Valid
Grades (6-12)
Secondary Science Composite 08/14/1999 08/14/2000 Expired
Grades (6-12)
Secondary Composite Science 08/11/1997 08/31/1998 Expired
Grades (6-12)
Secondary Composite Science 08/12/1996 08/31/1997 Expired
Grades (6-12)
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's preferred teaching style:
I use all types of teaching methods including KWL,auditory and visual aids, kinesthetic labs,peer learning,group learning (round robins, question and answer, do you hear what I read (repetition), Creating your own lab from some evidence given.

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