Award-Winning English Tutors in Chicago, IL
Kandice "...My teaching and tutoring philosophy is simple: bridging the gap between student passions and areas of improvement, and create lasting and powerful learning experiences. I always find relevant, hands on ways to engage students in learning, resulting in improved performance. I am tutor in a variety of subjects, but am most excited about Reading, Writing, Phonics, Elementary Math, Study Skills,and Public Speaking..."
Jessica "I currently teach high school English in Chicago. I have been teaching for three years and absolutely love it. I also am in graduate school earning my Masters of Reading in order to become a Reading Specialist..."
Dominican University - Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Education & English
Concordia University-Ann Arbor - Master of Arts, Reading Specialist
State Certified Teacher
Jennie "...I have also worked heavily with ELL students on both academic and cultural understanding, and continue to enjoy working with students of all backgrounds, ethnicities, and ages. Every student learns differently, and as a tutor, I create a positive, comfortable learning environment and address students’ needs based on their personalities and individual learning styles. Within the next couple of years, I am planning to pursue a masters or doctorate degree in Anthropology with a focus on Social Institutions..."
John "...This is my 5th year teaching in the South Chicagoland area. I chose a career in teaching because I have always had a knack for helping people understand difficult concepts. Since high school, I was always helping friends and classmates with homework and tests..."
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign - BS with a Secondary Teaching Degree, Mathematics - Secondary Education
State Certified Teacher
Rachel "I am a 2011 graduate of Goshen College--a liberal arts college in northern Indiana--where I studied English and Secondary Education. Since graduation, I have taught high school English, taught 5th and 6th grade Art, tutored elementary and middle school students, worked and taught at an orphanage in Cambodia, and am currently working in a 5th grade classroom. While I tutor a wide-range of subjects, I most enjoy teaching English, Literature, Math, and Art. When I am not teaching or tutoring, I enjoy playing tennis and volleyball, doing art projects, reading, writing, and exploring the great city of Chicago.."
Katie "...I enjoy students of all ages and am excited to tutor a wide range of subjects, although my first loves are math and English (especially grammar). I truly believe my sincere energy and enthusiasm can help make students excited about learning. I welcome questions and value honesty while tutoring..."
Kate "...News' and Newsweek's lists of top 100 high schools in the nation. I attended Indiana University, as a member of the prestigious Herman B Wells Scholars Program. I joined the Phi Beta Kappa Society, and I graduated summa cum laude with degrees in Classical Studies: Latin and Greek and Theatre & Drama, and with a minor in Art History. My strengths as a tutor are my personable style and my individualized review methods. I believe in strong communication with students and parents, and I offer detailed written feedback after every tutoring session..."
Indiana University Bloomington - BA, Classical Studies: Latin & Greek, Theatre & Drama, minor in Art History
Becky "...I like to have fun with learning and help students relate the subject matter to real life situations for better retention. At home I love spending time with my 3 boys. A few things we like to do are go for bike rides, read books and go to the park..."
Gauri "...I have worked as a babysitter, camp counselor, tutor and teacher. I enjoy tutoring all subjects -I like trying to explain subjects in a new way that makes them interesting for my students. I do my best to make learning as fun and creative as possible, using whatever method works best for the student..."
Ari "...I like to get to know my students as much as I can on a personal level, so that I can factor elements of their everyday lives into the learning equation (no pun intended). It is always beneficial to consider how various topics and concepts can be understood on an empirical level instead of just abstractly. Additionally, it is always my goal to develop a firm mutual layer of trust. I want my students to feel 100% comfortable expressing any worries or frustrations they may have..."