Award-Winning Social studies Tutors in St. Louis, MO
Judy "...Then, I went back to UMSL for my EdS (Education Specialist) degree. So, I'm certified to teach elementary 1-8, Social Studies 5-8, and Gifted K-12. I loved taking the classes and I love helping others to master the classes..."
Ibi "...Throughout my undergraduate studies, I tutored adult immigrants in English. Throughout these years I also tutored children ages 6-13 in elementary and middle school studies including math, science, social studies. I am proficient in Elementary School Math, Middle School Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, Biology, AP Biology, Biochemistry English, European History, Social Science, Social Studies. My teaching philosophy is simple: I believe all students are capable of understanding any topic of study..."
Boston University - Bachelors, Cultural Anthropology
Washington University in St Louis - Current Grad Student, Post-Bac Premedical Sciences
Chelsea "...Louis area. While my job is a lot more than working with books, I absolutely love working with my students (grades 6-12) in selecting books to read. I have been working with books in some capacity for 10 years and have an emphasis on the young adult genre and have been a volunteer reader-selector for the Missouri Gateway Award for the last three years. In my experience strong readers make strong writers, and vice versa..."
University of Central Missouri - BS, English Education
University of Central Missouri - MS, Library and Information Science
State Certified Teacher
Philip "I am a current student at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU). I study electrical engineering and computer software engineering.Tutoring is an extremely important part of the learning process. Very rarely do the best students have the easiest time learning material in a classroom setting..."
Jamie "... I have tutored different levels ranging from high school (all subjects) through College level, mainly Math, Physics and Biology. I have also helped people prepare for the ACT and ASVAB. I have seen many of my students improve and feel that it is all about finding how the course of study relates to you. As my mentor for my Interior Design program told me: I don't understand it unless I can clearly see how I can use it..."
Maryville University - BFA, Interior Design
Shareen "...I believe the key to being an effective tutor is to perceive the best way for the student to comprehend concepts. Most people can learn difficult concepts to teach, but not everyone can communicate the ideas in a way that the student will understand and retain the material. From my experiences, I have worked with countless students with a wide variety of learning styles..."
Juan "...Today, I am a post-baccalaureate student at the University of Pennsylvania. Because I see myself primarily as a philologist, I am studying in order to enter a Ph.D program. I believe that language is one of the primary factors in shaping how we, as individuals, think and present our ideas to the world..."
Jan "...I enjoy getting to know a child and finding out his or her abilities, preferences, and interests. I endeavor to choose material that children will find enjoyable. If a child is able to enjoy his tutoring sessions, then more learning and growth will take place..."
Truman State University - BS, Elementary Education
Truman State University - MA, Elementary Education
State Certified Teacher
Patrick "...I am currently a teaching assistant for a law school professor where I provide incoming law students academic support including study skills, time management and basic legal analysis skills. For me, tutoring is about unlocking one’s unique path to achieving their academic goals. Both as a tutor and a student, few things are as gratifying as those light-bulb moments when everything comes together and clicks..."
Daniel "...In addition to the core curriculum for my major, I also completed all of the necessary classes to apply to medical school. This has given me a wide range of subjects that I am familiar with and comfortable tutoring, especially in biological fields such as Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics. I am originally from Omaha, Nebraska, but over the past 5 years, I have gotten to know and love the Saint Louis area..."