Award-Winning Phonics Tutors in Washington, DC
Paul "...I am comfortable tutoring in many subjects, including French, Math, English and standardized testing such as the ACT, SAT, ISEE and LSAT. I have significant experience as both a one-on-one high school tutor during college and teaching high school students after college. I find that I am always able to make the material simple and relatable for the student that I am tutoring - it is a question of presenting the material in a manner that is easy to understand..."
Molly "...I studied Linguistics in college, which trained me in the critical thinking skills necessary for teaching Grammar, Foreign Languages, ESL, Math, and standardized test prep. I started tutoring when I was 15, and I was trained as a Student Teaching Intern with Breakthrough in 2010. I've tutored students ranging in age from 8 to 88..."
Rebecca "...I received my Bachelor of Science in English Education with a focus on philosophy. Presently, I teach two 7th-grade language arts courses, one geared for standard students and one for students identified as Gifted and Talented. I have tutored students at Westport Elementary with Reading Partners, at the high school level, with AVID, and at the middle-school level with the Tracie Marcus Tutoring Program..."
Sarah "My motivation for teaching and tutoring is to help each individual child reach their own maximum potential. I worked as a teacher for seven years and have recently started my doctoral program in Special Education at George Washington University."
Stephanie "I tutored my first student almost ten years ago, and I enjoy working with all age brackets! My specialties are Math and Writing, but I have experience in just about everything.."
Katherine "...I am passionate about reading, writing, and using history to solve the modern challenges faced by the world, and specifically those of Latin America. I worked as a summer camp counselor with the San Diego Museum of Natural History, which included working with children aged four to nine years old. As a counselor I taught some of the lessons and assisted with learning activities, and supervised campers in the classroom and on field trips..."
The George Washington University - BA, International Affairs
Alexa "...Last year I had 25 amazing students. We worked very hard on reading, writing, and math. I absolutely love working with children, and I am excited to see my students learn and grow..."
University of South Carolina - BA, Elementary Education
State Certified Teacher
Maryanne "... Since that time, I have taught fifth grade Math and History, middle school History, and second grade. In May 2013, I graduated from the Mary Lou Fulton College at ASU with a Master of Education in Elementary Education. I enjoy working with students on Math, Reading, and History..."
Colena "...David's, PA. I received my Bachelor of Arts from VCU in African American Studies with a minor in Women's Studies. I have also received a Master of Arts from Eastern University in Urban Studies with a concentration in Community Development. Through employment opportunities, I have had the pleasure of working with many students striving towards academic success and high school graduation; serving in both a case manager/mentor role as well as a tutor..."
Shivani "...Throughout my four years at Towson University, I tutored Anatomy and Physiology and volunteered at local hospitals. I conduct my own independent research at Towson, which includes DNA Barcoding, PCR, chemical analysis and species identification. I absolutely love tutoring science students who want to excel in their classes! I am fluent in Hindi and my native tongue, Gujarati, having spent quite a few summers in Mumbai, India..."