Award-Winning Literature Tutors in Elk Grove Village, IL
Judie ...have done so for more than ten years - it's a great activity to develop confidence and teamwork. I come from a large family- -12 brothers and sisters - and like to make people laugh. Even when we are doing homework! I always find out what the student knows, and what might be confusing before...
Monmouth College - BS, Psychology and Physical Education
Harvard Graduate School of Education - Masters of Education, Education, General Purposes
Lisa ...a Peer Mentor which included providing formal tutoring services and academic advice to peers. While I tutor a broad range of subjects, I am most passionate about Biology and Writing. Also, I have helped prepare many students for standardized exams such as the PSAT, SAT and ACT, and enjoy making the best of the experience....
University of Illinois at Chicago - BS, Biological Sciences
Lauren ...English, and Chemistry. I love working with students one-on-one and I love the process of getting to know a student's individual learning style. My philosophy is that students learn best when they can connect the subject they're learning about with real-world experiences and applications. I believe in getting to know my students in order to...
University of Maryland-College Park - Bachelors, History
National Louis University - Masters, MAT
Stripe I am a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I received my PhD in English with a specialization in Women’s and Gender Studies. My areas of interest include Twentieth and Twenty-First Century American Literature,...
University of Nebraska-Lincoln - BA, English
University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Phd, English
Ilana ...all ages. I excel particularly in writing and editing and love tutoring in the humanities. My teaching philosophy is one of guidance rather than direct instruction, helping students to discover answers on their own. I am very patient and understand that sometimes all it takes to understand a difficult concept is to explain it in...
Northwestern University - BA; BMus, Cognitive Science (Neuroscience); Voice and Opera Performance
Liz ...charter public middle school in Boston. During this time I also received my Masters in Mild to Moderate Disabilities from Simmons College. I have worked extensively with students with a range of abilities, including students with specific learning disabilities, emotional impairments, dyslexia, and ADHD. My teaching experience has given me a deep understanding of the...
Washington University in St Louis - Bachelors, History
Simmons College - Masters, Special Education: Mild to Moderate Disabilities 5-12
Jordana ...pursue a doctorate in educational administration. I discovered my passion for teaching towards the end of my undergraduate career and have been working on helping others flourish academically ever since. I currently teach 1st/2nd grade Hebrew school on Sunday mornings and I have tutored struggling college students both in course content and in study skills....
Elmhurst College - BA, History/Communications
Loyola University-Chicago - MEd, Elementary Education
Susan ...care.” Once my students know that I’m there for them and we’re in this together, they are usually more open to trying new strategies and can be held accountable for their goals. I graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a Middle Level option and highly qualified teaching endorsements...
Eastern Illinois University - BA, Elementary Education
Saint Xavier University - MS, Teaching and Leadership
Parag ...developed tremendously as a writer and critical thinker. I hope to help students do the same as a tutor. My teaching philosophy is simple: work with students to get them to connect the concepts together to solve a problem or understand an idea. If you can visualize each fundamental point and connect the dots in...
Northwestern University - Current Undergrad, Political Science and International Studies
Michelle I have taught English at both high school and college levels. I have taught reading to children ranging between kindergarten and adulthood.
Washington University in St. Louis - BA, English Lit and American Studies
Auburn University - MA, English
Northwestern University - MS, Secondary Education
National-Louis University - CAS, Reading Specialist, Educational Leadership
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