Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Phonics tutors in Burbank, CA
"It's so rewarding to see people succeed and I want to help in any way I can. After struggling in high school with essays and papers, I came to love to write and I wrote for the campus newspaper at UCSB. One of my biggest goals as a tutor is to teach students to express themselves clearly in any format. A strong writing ability will make any student stand out. Besides tutoring, I am currently an intern for the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition and I also work for Performance Bike. I plan to attend a graduate program in urban planning, and I am passionate about sustainable communities and quality of life.." ...
- UC Santa Barbara - BA, Linguistics, Education minor
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, ACT Math, French, Grammar and Mechanics, Phonics, Writing, Elementary Math, ACT English, Reading, Pre-Calculus, College Essays, Middle School Math, Algebra, Essay Editing, ACT Writing
"I particularly enjoy teaching English and Math (up to and including Algebra). I use positive encouragement and humor to guide my students. When I'm not teaching, I like to find and photograph quirky sections of Los Angeles. I also know far too much about comic books.."
- California State University, Northridge - BA, English
- California State University, Northridge - Single Subject (English) and Multiple Subject Credentials, Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, College Essays, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Algebra, Reading, Phonics
"I graduated as valedictorian and moved to Santa Barbara, California to study aquatic biology at UCSB, where I graduated with honors in aquatic zoology. During college I learned to surf and worked at day camps as a science (marine biology, zoology, biology, entomology, astrology, and geology) curriculum developer and teacher. I also worked as a private tutor for 8- to 12-year olds in English, math, and science. Upon graduating I applied for and was accepted into the alternative teaching education program Teach For America; I was placed in Oklahoma City as a secondary math teacher and spent time teaching algebra 1 and 7th grade math and ...
- University of California-Santa Barbara - B.S., Zoology
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, SSAT, Algebra, Reading, Elementary Math, ACT Writing, Middle School Math, ISEE, Writing, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, SAT Writing, HSPT Prep, College Essays
"In addition to teaching English as a Second Language, I'm also working towards a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Chapman University, in order to pursue a career in Speech-Langauge Pathology. I have experience tutoring in all areas of language arts, humanities and social sciences, as well as elementary math. I particularly enjoy teaching phonics, reading and writing. I also love working with students to help them write the best essays and statements of purpose possible! I will help you get into the college or graduate school of your choice! In my spare time, I like to go hiking with my husband, practice my cello, read ...
- UC San Diego - BA, Linguistics (Cognition and Language)
- Chapman University - Post-baccalaureate certificate , Communication Sciences and Disorders
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, College Essays, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, German, History, Writing, Phonics
"I enjoy serving students in various settings, age groups, and grade levels. I have over 10 years of experience in working in education, including teaching, tutoring, and accommodating students within and outside a classroom setting (this includes general education and special education). I especially have expertise in aiding students in any challenges and/ or difficulties they may have in English, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, science, math, history, etc. At the present time, I am an Intervention Specialist Substitute Teacher. This position enables me to provide small group instruction to students who score below benchmark ...
- California State University of Dominguez Hills - BA, Sociology
- CSUDH and National University - MA, Sociology/ and 2nd MA degree in Education
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Elementary Math, Reading, Writing
" However, I am currently working with a 5th grade student who needs to catch up with two years of math and I find myself really enjoying helping this young lady fast forward to proficiency at her grade level. I approach tutoring with much creativity. I am dedicated to finding out precisely where my pupil's skills are at and to build from there, step by step with much patience. I love to spark joy in learning and I am committed to help establish a long term structure of habits and methods for your child. I am currently working towards an art exhibit at the Consulate General of Switzerland in Los Angeles. I am available for tutoring at least 4 hours per ...
- USC - BFA, Fine Arts
- CSUDH - Social Studies, Teaching Credential
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, French, German, History, Reading, Writing
"I love helping others learn! After completing my undergraduate studies at Gordon College, I spent two years as a substitute teacher, getting the opportunity to work with students of all ages in a wide range of subjects. I am now working on a Master's degree in the LA area, and I'm excited to continue to work with students on a 1-on-1 basis to help them achieve their learning goals. When I'm not busy with school, I tend to spend time running, reading, and playing music.."
- Gordon College - BA, Biblical Studies & Sociology
Tutoring Subjects:Grammar and Mechanics, Pre-Calculus, Middle School Math, Reading, Essay Editing, College Essays, Elementary Math, Calculus, Writing, Phonics, Algebra
"My favorite disciplines -- languages, history, geography, and ecology -- are also my pastimes, as they reward me with a sense of wonder for the staggering diversity of human achievements and the rich beauty of the natural environment. I take pleasure in working as a tutor because it is an opportunity to think about my favorite things for hours on end! Even if you aren't quite as excited by your schoolwork as I am, I hope that I can help to make your assignments much less confusing and much more tolerable. I promise to work with you patiently and respectfully, and I take a sincere interest in the success and well-being of my students.." ...
- University of California, Santa Cruz - BA, Politics
Tutoring Subjects:Writing, French, Grammar and Mechanics, Algebra, Reading, ACT Science, History, Elementary Math, German, ACT Writing, ACT Reading, Phonics, Spanish, SAT Verbal, Middle School Math
" I started tutoring mathematics when I was 16, and since then, have branched off into other subjects such as reading/writing Mandarin Chinese, reading, and piano. Tutoring at a young age, I have experience working with students at all grade levels. in my free time, I enjoy spending time with friends and family, trying new foods, playing sports, and taking my dog out for walks.."
- University of California, Riverside - BA, Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:Phonics, Mandarin Chinese, College Essays, Essay Editing, Writing, Algebra, Elementary Math, Middle School Math, Reading, History
"I enjoy watching basketball and playing soccer and lacrosse. I love discovering new music and books and sharing my passion for them with friends. I have worked with Cardinal Scholars, a tutoring agency, in Palo Alto, CA. With Cardinal Scholars I tutored students ranging from the college level to middle school in various subjects including Algebra 1& 2, SAT II US History and college essay editing."
- Stanford University - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Middle School Math, Reading, Phonics, Grammar and Mechanics, Algebra, Essay Editing, Writing, Geometry, Spanish, College Essays, Elementary Math, History
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