Award-Winning SAT Reading Tutors in Mundelein, IL
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
State Certified Teacher
Jasmine ...other Humanities subjects I cover, my students will develop a working vocabulary and the writing skills to demonstrate the extent of their knowledge. Effective expression translates to professional success and emotional maturity no matter the paths their lives take, so it is one of my biggest priorities. Another must in my tutoring approach is customizing...
The University of Chicago - A.M. (Equivalent of M.S.W.), Social Work
Mary ...I traveled in my youth and spent significant time in Mexico, Spain, Japan and Argentina. I like meeting new people and have great respect for people from all backgrounds. Learning is one of the best things in life. Even when it is challenging, we all feel joy and accomplishment when learning new things!... My philosophy is that a teacher’s positive understanding of students makes a big difference in how any student engages with a subject and grows in their learning.
University of California Santa Cruz - Bachelors, Spanish Literature
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago Kent College of Law - Masters, Law
Miguel ...to educational advocacy and academic enrichment. I thus have extensive experience working with middle and high schoolers in a variety of educational environments - including public, charter, and private schools throughout New York City. My individual-driven approach to tutoring has been shaped by working with students with diverse needs and educational backgrounds. In addition to...
Kurt ...consistently the highlight of my day. I've always had an aptitude for math and science and have been unofficially tutoring my peers since middle school. I believe that if you present any subject matter in a functional way that focuses on developing a strong understanding of the core concepts, you can make even the most...
Kris ...as a Teaching Assistant at a public school in Chicago through the University of Chicago's Neighborhood School Program. I also volunteer with Maroon Tutor Match, a UChicago organization that matches low-income middle and high students with college tutors. Before starting college, I led SAT groups at The Learning Lodge in East Lyme, Connecticut.
University of Chicago - Current Undergrad, Political Science
Kevin ...various AP tests. I am especially passionate about teaching students optimal test-taking strategies for conquering standardized tests and honing their critical thinking skills. I believe that education is not only necessary for being successful academically and professionally, but also capable of enriching one’s life experiences. In my spare time, I enjoy playing guitar, skateboarding, and...
Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BS, Accounting
Elyse ...teaching sounded exciting, it was not until I began volunteering in a third grade classroom that I was sure I wanted to pursue education as a career. Since making this decision I have had experience with students of all ages. I taught weekly lessons to 2nd and 4th graders during the first year of my...
Matthew ...the learning style of my students. I adjust my approach to ensure that my students get the most out of our time together. I am encouraging, supportive and patient. I want to see my students succeed. I am also an extremely hard worker and go above and beyond to plan and think through my sessions...
Harvard College - Artium Baccalaureus (A.B.), Social Studies
Ben ...make virtually any subject - and any audience - within reach. My favorite areas, though, are those that are fundamental to everything else (in my opinion) - reading and writing. I finished a Masters in Reading Education at Olivet Nazarene University, and I am also a certified Reading Specialist. I hope to eventually pursue a...
John Carroll University - BA, English/Philosophy
John Carroll University - MA, English
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee - ABD (Passed prelim exam), English
Olivet Nazarene University - MA, Reading Education
State Certified Teacher