Carefully selected, highly-credentialed Reading tutors
"I began tutoring younger students in various subjects when I was in high school and my natural talent for explaining concepts in a variety of ways began to emerge. My patient and caring nature allows me to reach a variety of students and help them reach a new level of understanding and knowledge. I enjoy tutoring all types of students and learners in all different subject areas. As a current 4th grade teacher, I value education and enjoy working with all types of students in both the classroom and in individual settings.."
- Southern Methodist University - BA, English, Spanish
- University of Illinois at Chicago - M.Ed., Elementary Education
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Elementary Math, Statistics and 18 other subjects.
"... My passion for teaching is apparent right away. I think it is easy for my students to stay engaged and focused. I have an encouraging presence as a teacher and think that this goes a long way in helping students learn. I have taken, and done well on, a variety of standardized tests and have come to understand universal and recurring concepts for testing..."
- University of Marlyand - BS, Neurobiology/Physiology
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Advanced Placement, Microbiology, ACT Math and 24 other subjects.
"...Right now, I work mostly with high school and college students, but I am also happy to meet younger students if you think we will be a good fit. I love working on reading comprehension, which applies to literary theory, fiction, poetry, and non-fiction, including textbooks in any subject. Essay writing is my absolute favorite subject to tutor, whether you need help with an admissions essay, your English class, or any other class in which you are required to write non-fiction..."
- University of Washington, Western Washington University - BA, English Literature, Dance (Pedagogy)
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, ACT English, SAT Verbal, Writing and 13 other subjects.
"I can help you or your child with writing skills, critical reading, and test-taking abilities. I have taught at the middle school, high school, and college levels, and I have a proven record of success in helping students on a one-to-one basis achieve their goals. My teaching approach is very much tailored to each student's individual needs..."
- University of Virginia - BS, Commerce
- City University of New York - M.Phil., English
- State Certified Teacher
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, PSAT, Essay Editing, Writing and 7 other subjects.
"...These are the classes with which I am most involved currently in school, and they are also the ones I most enjoy. My tutoring philosophy is to practice, to inspire, and to get a student to a point where they genuinely learn to understand material. I tutor patiently and constructively, making sure I quickly identify and work to bring out a student’s strengths before addressing their weaknesses..."
- The University of Texas at Austin - Bachelor of Arts, English
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Government, Middle School Math, Microbiology and 26 other subjects.
"I am a compassionate Teacher who finds the best learning strategies to achieve academic success and growth with each of my students. With over thirty years of experience in the Language Arts subject area, I have the insight to determine the strengths and weaknesses of each individual. Further, I believe that emphasizing strengths and teaching compensation strategies is the winning combination for academic growth and positive self-esteem.."
- Villa Maria College - BS, Early Childhood Education
- Gannon University - MA, Guidance and Counseling
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Grammar and Mechanics, Gifted, Public Speaking and 3 other subjects.
"... However, I find that I can relate to and communicate with students of all ages, and am capable of teaching more than just the sciences. In the past, I have taught students effective homework and test-taking skills. I also understand how to simplify complex ideas that might be difficult to grasp at first..."
- Georgetown University - BS, Neurobiology
- Georgetown University - MS, Physiology and Biophysics
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Essay Editing, Elementary Math, Arithmetic and 12 other subjects.
"...I have been tutoring peers as early as middle school and have even taught English abroad. I empathize with a diverse demographic, having lived abroad in countries such as China, Korea, Spain, and Poland. I am an extremely motivated individual with a wide utility of skills and capabilities. While I particularly excel in the language component and enjoy traveling and culture, I also love math, reading, writing, and most of all, thinking..."
- Texas A&M University - BA, International Commerce
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Spanish, Spanish 3, AP Spanish Literature and Culture and 9 other subjects.
"...I hope students find me approachable and that I will work hard to help them get through any obstacles in the topic they choose to have me teach or tutor them. I certainly can put myself in the place of others, as I have in the past relied on tutors to get me through some tough topics. As for other interests outside tutoring, I am very interested in languages and linguistics, as I currently teach graduate and undergraduate linguistics at Northeastern Illinois University..."
- University of Oregon - BA, French
- Northwestern University - PhD, Linguistics
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Arithmetic, Writing, Latin and 11 other subjects.
"...My favorite subject is and has always been English, so it is no surprise that I entered the publishing industry after college and am loving it. The aspect of tutoring I find the most rewarding is watching my students improve, and that is why my favorite subject to teach is SAT, as the progress is easily measurable. With other subjects, it is important to establish your own way of measuring improvement, which will keep motivation high..."
- Princeton University - BA, English
Tutoring Subjects:Reading, Essay Editing, REGENTS, SAT Math and 20 other subjects.
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