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Middle School Science Tutoring

tutoring & advice

 with Melissa Schuyler

short description:
Help with homework or studying for a test.
long description:
Do you need help with some homework or a science project or studying for an upcoming test? This is the place for that help. Need further explanation on the concepts your teacher talked about in class today? Sign up for help here.
level of difficulty:
all welcome
minimum class size:
4-9 pm Monday-Friday, 12-10pm Saturday and Sunday
fee comments:
per hour
 session structure





Middle School Science Tutoring

live session

Help with homework or studying for a test.

1h 0m

discussion forums: 1

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

start: (GMT) 28 November 2010 06:00 internet time: @292 | view full details |

languages: English
fee: 20US$  (200lp)
payment: at delivery
delivery method: live online

Quick Help

United States

Melissa Schuyler

description of :
I have 6.5 years classroom teaching experience in grades 7-12. I have worked outside of education in medical and pharmaceutical labs.
Teacher's qualifications:
I am searching for a teaching position at the secondary level that I can share my knowledge and enthusiasm for the sciences.

Secondary Education Teaching Certification, 2004
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
• Major: General Science
• Minor: Biology
B.S. in Biology, 1996
Cumberland College, Williamsburg, KY
• Major: Biology
• Minor: Chemistry

Middle School Teacher, Eben Hopson Middle School-Barrow, AK
• Lesson planning, classroom management and record keeping
• Classes taught- 7th grade math and science.
High School Teacher, Tok School- Tok, AK August 2009-May 2010
• Lesson planning, classroom management and record keeping
• Classes taught- Biology, Environmental Science, Earth Science, Physical Science, Health, Physical Education and Multimedia.
• Coach- Elementary First Lego League Robotics team
Dean of Students, CPMS-Kipnuk, AK August 2007 to May 2009
• Registrar- tracking and correcting student records including transcripts, test scores and phase records.
• Athletic/Activities Director-scheduling activities and games, arranging transportation to away events, organizing workers for home events, enforcing eligibility requirements both local and ASAA.
• Site Test Coordinator-managing all aspects of state and national testing
• Academic Counselor-student and teacher semester schedules, helping students locate and apply for college, trade, technical school, financial aid and summer educational opportunities.
• Assistant Principal-Acting as Site Administrator when Principal is absent, helping with discipline issues and other duties as given by Principal
High School Teacher, CPMS-Kipnuk, AK August 2004 to May 2009
• Curriculum mapping, lesson planning, classroom management, standards based assessment and record keeping.
• Classes taught-Biology, Ecology, Earth Science, Physical Science, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Health, US History, Alaska Studies, Consumer Life Skills, Parenting and Child Development, Photography and Video Production.
• Advisor and Coach- Future Teachers of Alaska, Lego League Robotics, Junior High Coed Basketball and Photography Club.
• Chaperoned many trips to other regional villages, Anchorage and the lower 48. Organized and fundraised for Photo Club trips to Anaheim, CA and Orlando, FL for the International Student Media Festival.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Department of Energy Summer 2004
• This is a program for pre-service teacher to do an internship working on research funded by the DOE.
• Developing microarrays for fungi, to analyze microbial communities genomics
Student Teaching, Adrian Drager Middle School-Adrian, MI Winter 2004
• Taught up to six class periods a day. Created lessons in Astronomy, erosions and fossils for 7th grade.
Si, Se Puede- Cesar Chavez High School-Detroit, MI Fall 2004
• Taught Science Lessons combined with story telling of Latinas that work in Science and Math to young Latinas to spark their interest in Math and Science careers.
Ann Arbor Public Schools, Ypsilanti Schools 2002 to 2004
• Working as a Substitute teacher
• Executing lesson plans as teacher has instructed and practice classroom management techniques.
Saline Area Schools- Saline, MI
• Worked as a Substitute teacher 2001 to 2004
• Worked as a bus driver 1999 to 2002
• Worked as a volunteer assistant varsity softball coach during 2000 and 2001 seasons.
Saline Area Youth Baseball and Softball-Saline, MI 2000-2001
• Head coach of middle school girls’ summer softball team. 8th grade and 7th grade teams, teaching them basic, intermediate and advanced techniques and skills.
Saline Community Education-Saline, MI 2001
• Coached 7th grade girls softball team, teaching them very basic to intermediate level softball skills and techniques. 2001
Columbus Public Schools-Columbus, OH 1996-1997
• Worked as a substitute teacher
• Filled in for absent teachers and carried out teacher plans.

• April 1990- May 2004

• LKNEA/Michigan Education Association/National Education Association
• Michigan Science Teacher Association, National Science Teacher Association
• Association of Southern Biologists

• High School and Collegiate Softball player
• High School Volleyball and Basketball player

• Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
• Previously certified in First Aid and CPR
• Formerly certified Emergency Medical Technician

's preferred teaching style:
In the classroom I use a lot of hands-on and online investigations and activities.

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