Giles, Jim-Middle School Pre-Algebra/Algebra I 7th/8th

Jim Giles-Middle School Math 7th/8thJim earned a B.B.A. and an M.B.A. degree in Finance from the University of Georgia, an M.A. in Teaching from U.S.F., and is certified in Mathematics.  He brings to TDS over 25 years of experience in the Financial Industry and over 16 years of teaching experience. Jim has taught math in grades 5-12 in college prep. schools and a school serving students with ADHD, Anxiety, and learning differences. In addition to his role as a 7th-8th grade math teacher at TDS, he taught Developmental Math as an adjunct professor in the Business School at HCC for 14 years.  Having taught in grades beyond middle school, his goal is to present students with the key concepts, procedural knowledge, and study skills needed in higher-level math classes.  In his free time, his hobbies include reading, biking, walking, kayaking, & paddle boarding.