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Faraaz
« Excellent! We took many lessons with Michael for our 9 year old son. Michael is... More »
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Faraaz
« Excellent! We took many lessons with Michael for our 9 year old son. Michael is a very enthusiastic teacher, and keeps the child engaged throughout. My son looks forward to his weekly class. »
$10/h
1st lesson free!
Verified profile and diploma
Response Time 1h
Lessons offered by Michael
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Astronomy
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Adult Education

Reach For The STARS! - fun academic instruction geared to age level.

Methodology

Online ASTRONOMY lessons, or lessons in your place of choice in the New York City metropolitan area designed by career planetarium director. Especially suitable for HOMESCHOOL instruction. Fun, hands-on, experiential, cleverly high-level academics with lots of cross-subject benefit and "take-home" activities.

Background

I've taught "Einstein For Everyone" classes in a University setting to middle school Gifted and Talented students, and Adult School programs for over ten years. I've also coached medal-winning "Astronomy" teams for State "Science Olympiad" competitions. Kids find themselves in SPACE!

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $10/h

Details

Ideally, I would like online lessons for small groups of HOMESCHOOL students, with rate to be negotiated.

In-home lessons in New Jersey and some NYC locations must include public transportation costs.

Lessons offered by Michael
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Astronomy
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • Sophomore
  • Adult Education

Michael's resume


Summary: Compelling teacher with a special talent to transmit information and enthusiasm for Astronomy and related fields of interest.

Experience:
Oct. 1991 to Dec. 2016:
Planetarium Manager, Public School District.
⦁ Created - and delivered - original live in-person multi-media academic presentations.
⦁ Organized national award-winning Astronomy-themed Special Event, 1994.
⦁ Built a vibrant client roster for contractual planetarium programming from a broad spectrum of Northern New Jersey insured groups; managed bookings, billings, and purchasing for a million dollar municipal planetarium facility.
⦁ Boosted professional relations with membership in the NASA Science Museum Alliance, The International Planetarium Society, and with a wide variety of high-level astronomy experts in social media.
Sept. 1993 to Aug. 2004:
Faculty - Gifted and Talented Youth Program, Dept. of Continuing Education, State University.
⦁ Taught hands-on Einsteinian Space Science concepts to the best and brightest Middle School students on weekends in highly rated "Gifted Program."
October 1990 - Sept. 1992:
Planetarium Director - Nature and Science Center.
⦁ Wrote and Presented "boffo" original scripted programming in a park Planetarium.
⦁ Hosted and Produced highly acclaimed astronomy-related annual Special Events: including a debate on the origin of the Universe, and, an event that featured the first-ever optical evidence for Dark Matter.

Reviews on Michael
  • 4/5

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Faraaz

Excellent! We took many lessons with Michael for our 9 year old son. Michael is a very enthusiastic teacher, and keeps the child engaged throughout.
My son looks forward to his weekly class.

Michael's response

Lessons are progressing swimmingly as the British might say. Student is racking up the gold stars...payment is coming through...and in an imperfect world this SuperProf lesson is close to heaven.

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