"I am a New York City school teacher. I have taught algebra in the New York Department of Education for over 10 years. I have also successfully taught at the elementary level in both Florida and the state of Georgia. I specialize with helping struggling students become mathematical literate. I have a Bachelors of Science Degree in Elementary Education and a Masters degree in Literacy with a focus on Mathematics and Special Education. In my instruction, the focus is one the student rather than the"