Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Phonics tutors in Pasadena, CA
" 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 day.."
- USC - BFA, Fine Arts
- CSUDH - Social Studies, Teaching Credential
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:French, History, Writing, Phonics, Reading, German
"After spending more than 3 years in the Middle East, where I recently completed my coursework for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's masters program in the Bible and Ancient Near East, I am glad to be back in California! I have mentored, tutored, and taught students of various ages and backgrounds all over the world for the last 8 years. These experiences included teaching at- risk students in Oakland and Palestinian kids in East Jerusalem. Other than teaching, I love the outdoors and traveling, but my passion is for history and literature.." ...
- Buena Vista University - BA, Philosophy and Religion
- Hebrew University of Jerusalem - MA, Bible and Ancient Near East
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Writing, Essay Editing, Middle School Math, College Essays, Phonics, Elementary Math
"There have been times in my life when I was also the struggling student. Therefore, I understand both sides of the equation, and I strive to reach that wonderful moment where they feel as if they 'get it' and feel good about themselves with confidence in their abilities in a particular subject. To me, that is the greatest reward of teaching.."
- San Francisco State University - B.A., History
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Middle School Math, Phonics, History, Essay Editing, STAAR, Reading, French, Elementary Math, Writing
"Consilience and cross-applicability, a similar critical perspective knowing more than singular methods or conclusions exist in even mathematics, and you’ll use on other scaffoldings you encounter, that you read through, fathom and study in most courses. I pursued numerous subjects beyond necessary hours and courses, but concentrated on literature, less concrete than sciences, but an inexhaustible art-form realized in plot and characters, inexactitudes, except in the author's nuances, rife ambiguities, choices made into the finality of a piece conceived by fears, humanity, sentimentality, joys, episodes and ...
- UC Santa Barbara - BA, Literature
- Columbia University - BS, Journalism
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Writing, Phonics, History
" It's also fun to build rapport with young people and help them discover the joy of learning. I have over ten years of teaching experience in all subjects: as a full-time elementary school teacher, a substitute in all grades, and a summer-school teacher doing math review with high school freshmen. I have also tutored in French and English as a second language and helped college students and adults with revising and editing their writing. I have a current teaching credential from the State of California, a master's degree in education from U.C.L.A., and a bachelor's degree in French from U.C. Berkeley.." ...
- U.C. Berkeley - B.A., French
- U.C.L.A. - M.Ed., Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Phonics, College Essays, Middle School Math, Elementary Math, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, French
"WYSE is a group that mentors middle school girls in East Palo Alto, and I started off as a mentor and became one of the directors of the organization. I really enjoy helping high school students with test prep, because I remember how stressful it was for me and I like to remind students that regardless of how it may seem, the SATs are not impossible and not the end of the world! My approach is practical and takes some of the anxiety out of test-taking, I also love volunteering, and In my free time, I am currently interning at Baby2Baby, a non-profit that provides essential baby gear to over 50,000 children in the LA area every year. I also enjoy taking ...
- Stanford University - BA, Psychology
Tutoring Subjects:Essay Editing, College Essays, ISEE, SAT Verbal, Phonics, SAT Writing, Reading, PSAT, Spanish, SAT, History, Writing, Grammar and Mechanics
"in Creative Writing from New York University and a B.A. in English from Louisiana State University, so you might be able to guess that my favorite tutoring subjects are English, language arts, and verbal test prep. I love teaching because I love watching students find more confidence and grow with each of their achievements. Having a job that affords me the opportunity to enrich students' lives is truly wonderful, and it's definitely a bonus that it enriches my life in return."
- Louisiana State University - BA, English
- New York University - MFA, Creative Writing
Tutoring Subjects:ACT Reading, Spanish, Reading, Phonics, Grammar and Mechanics, History, ACT English, Writing, College Essays, Essay Editing
"In 2009, I graduated from the University of Georgia with cum laude honors and a BA in English, and I am currently an aspiring author. I've group-tutored at a middle school the last two years and have privately tutored over a dozen students during that same stretch. I've also worked with pre-teens and teenagers at youth camps the past two summers, gaining much experience and valued interaction with students of all personality types. I'm currently employed part-time with a learning center, and I am always eager for students to tutor. I'd love the opportunity to help, regardless of the situation and need!." ...
- University of Georgia - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Algebra, Essay Editing, Elementary Math, Geometry, Middle School Math, Phonics, Grammar and Mechanics, Writing, ISEE, Reading
"My studies in Classic literature, poetry, and essays gives me understanding of how help others write with excellence in style and content. I have gained much from the study of philosophy, including an ability to create and present arguments and evidence, and to explain difficult ideas in a way that is easy to understand. My hobbies including reading, discussing ideas with friends, painting, and traveling.."
- Biola University (Torrey Honors Program) - Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, College Essays, Grammar and Mechanics, Essay Editing, Phonics, Writing
"I have the skills to improve anyone's writing and composition. I love writing and the written word and share this enthusiasm with all my students. Most recently I am returning from a stint with the Peace Corps, where I lived and taught in rural Africa. My hobbies are learning African languages, woodworking, photography, and - of course - writing.."
- University of California Irvine - BA, Studio Art
- University of California Los Angeles - MA, Education
Tutoring Subjects:College Essays, Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Phonics, Essay Editing, Writing
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