I have tutored students as young as 5 and students taking graduate level exams (GRE, California Teaching Credential, etc.). I am excellent at tutoring in ALL academic areas, English Language Arts, Writing, Math, History, Science, etc. My first steps are to get to know the student, their likes, dislikes and interview parents or (for adult learners) discuss challenges they may face.
My teaching method is to teach by example. I will show my students examples of what they should and should not do. I will have them analyze texts by themselves at first, then go over what is good and what is not good in each text. We will go cover what makes an essay a "good essay".
I've worked with children from the 1st grade though 12th grade. I have taught ESL, Reading, Language Arts, and lower grade Math. We generally use grammar books and reading comprehension books in most lessons. I provide a lot of positive feedback and patience.
I tailor my lessons for each student, trying to find what inspires, what motivates and how to use a combination of standard workbooks and outside material to improve understanding, vocabulary proficiency and confidence.
I am a home schooled student who has recently moved on to college, looking to get a degree in English. I believe in the Socratic method, and in the potential of every student to be fantastic. My teaching method is mostly inventive, helping the student to enjoy study as much as I do.
Education: Undergraduate TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate from San Jose State University. Creative Writer and Poet since age 15 years old. Published a Fiction Short Stories mini Novella Book called Cassandra's World with 2 poems in it. In the process of publishing 2 children's books either through Amazon.
I believe that passion is the key for learning. If the teacher doesn't care, why should the student? I am encouraging, patient, and determined. I believe in my students, and their ability to always learn. As someone with a learning disability of her own, I have a special insight into the unique challenges many students with LDs face.
I approach learning English in the same way a carpenter approaches building a house. I start with a strong foundation in English (sentence structure, concepts of grammar, subject-verb identification), and then I help my students build their knowledge of English, to the point where students feel comfortable and confident speaking, reading, writing, and listening in English.
My teaching philosophy is best described as engaging, inclusive, and developing. My educational background and experiences have greatly shaped my philosophy of teaching and the way I approach students. A lot of my teaching experience has been providing Violin instruction to 4th and 5th graders, a mentor to youth, and as an elementary teacher assistant.
I firmly believe that not all students learn the same. Students require differentiated teaching strategies in order to acquire a new skill in given subject area. My teaching method vary by subject taught, but I normally begin by understanding a student's area of need then moving forward to introducing a couple of strategies that can support the student in meeting their goal.
I am a third year college student attending CSUMB. I enjoy writing, reading and all things creative. I paint and play piano, but maintain excellent structure in my education. I have spent four years tutoring in history, english/writing, english speaking, algebra, spanish, and life/earth sciences. I typically tutor all grades, from kindergarten to 12th grade.
I prefer to work with my students very closely using the tools of assessment, commentary, followed by a second assessment. There's no pressure in this. It's just to make sure the students are all on the same page and absorbing the material.
I teach using both traditional & proprietary methods. Teaching a single student allows for a more personalized technique , whereas as teaching a class requires a more generalized approach. The fundamentals of effective instruction for full literacy are essentially unchanging in either case.
Getting to know student strengths and weaknesses is the first step in designing lessons that will address the specific difficulties that need development. In addition, getting to know the type of learner I'm dealing with helps me understand what strategies to pull into my lessons.
A teaching method is something that can and should be extremely variable, as is every student's learning style; this is why I adjust MY teaching method accordingly. The method in which I employ is solely based on that of what I mentioned above: the learning style of the student.
I am currently pursuing my undergraduate degree at UCLA in both Political Science and Communications. I graduated from Downey High School in 2016 as Salutatorian (#2 out of 1000 graduates) with a 4.8 GPA. I will be offering lessons to high school and middle school students looking to improve their overall mastery of English grammar, syntax, and composition.
My teaching method is to present the students with concrete details on a new subject while asking what sticks out to them. It is also important to have the students work environment be as comfortable as possible. Teaching how to accomplish new tasks is also important to students.
I am a High School student and I can give lessons through High School level. My lesson of instruction is to analyze the student's difficulty and ensure a simple step by step instruction.
I have a bachelor's degree in Economics and I am a creative writer and a coach. - I enjoy making teaching a creative, fun and enjoyable experience for the student. My lesson structure follows the OPA approach: Objective - I make the objective of the lesson clear to the student. Purpose - What is the purpose of this lesson in the student's life.
I approach language in terms of what you want to do with it and how you can achieve that particular purpose, writing a business report obviously has a different approach from writing a novel or reading poetry. You may use language as you wish though it's best that you become of what other people reasonably expect when you communicate with them.
My teaching method is eclectic and student-needs based. I analyze the student's current linguistic situation and design a plan from there! I use a variety of methods, depending on the ages, interests, and resources of my students.
I use a range of techniques to build vocabulary, improve grammar, and refine pronunciation for my English Language Learners. I also have many creative skills in getting students to tap into their own creativity to produce academic and striking compositions.
My teaching method is to be overly prepared, with clear and concise expectations. Provide an interactive and co-operating learning supported by repetition and patience which is key for any learning environment. Most importantly, providing a supportive and attentive learning space.
I approach each topic by meetings my students where they are and working our way up. I believe in positive reinforcement to encourage students. I am fun energetic and outgoing. I have worked with all middle school levels. I have enjoyed watching my students grow.
I TEACH COMPREHENSIVE ENGLISH; IT INCLUDES: GRAMMAR, PERFECT SENTENCE COMPOSITIONS, COMMUNICATION SKILLS, ADVANCED VOCABULARY EXPANSION, PROPER PRONUNCIATIONS, VOICE COACHING, EXAM AND TEST PREPARATION, PROFESSIONAL WRITING SKILLS, AS WELL AS ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE ESSAY WRITING. i BELIEVE THAT AN EXCELLENT TEACHER IS THE ONE WHO EXPLAINS EVERYTHING, AND MAKES ALL THINGS SIMPLE FOR THE STUDENT.
Literature was made to entertain us, like a movie or video game. But literature can do so much more. It can enlighten, educate and inspire us. I believe that students can learn to not only be proficient in English , but also taught how to truly appreciate and enjoy it. My typical workload is 175 students in a typical school year, at a traditional public high school.
I tutor relying on the Socratic method, meaning I ask questions from tutees to elicit an answer and facilitate critical thinking. I have worked with all abilities, from beginning readers and ESL students, all the way to upper division, philosophy-infused English literature courses. I am gentle with tutees, I understand that it can be uncomfortable when a tutor or teacher is not patient.
The goal is an intricate understanding of the subject areas. Thus, I approach each topic by breaking down its components to understand the basics. My students work collaboratively with me and explain the information they’ve learned in their own words to demonstrate their understanding.
I am a Biochemistry major on the pre-med track, but I have always loved reading and writing growing up, and this passion paved the way to my career as a peer tutor in English. I have been tutoring for 5 semesters in San Jose City College, and while that may seem like a short time, I have encountered different peers that have enriched that experience.
I base my instruction on the group of students I have. Because poetry and writing are broad topics with different meanings to everyone, I believe that creating a targeted curriculum following a student consultation is best for lesson-plan creation. I work with all ages with skill levels ranging from beginner to expert.
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