Award-Winning Social studies Tutors in St. Louis, MO
Marc "... My B.A. is in Social Science with an emphasis on History, and sub-emphases on Political Science and Sociology. I also minored in Education. My M.A. is in School Leadership and Administration..."
Kourtney "...Louis. I previously tutored English during my senior year of high school and informally assisted with test preparation. I feel comfortable tutoring GRE, ACT and ISEE test preparation, as well as Chemistry and World History. My favorite subject to tutor is standardized test preparation because I find it rewarding to see someone's score improve..."
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - BS, Community Health Education
Washington University in St Louis - MS, Occupational Therapy
Elizabeth "...In 2011, I received my Missouri teaching certifications for Latin (k-12), Social Studies (9-12), and English (9-12). I worked as a substitute teacher (k-12) for the Springfield R-XII public school system and Springfield Catholic Schools for many different subjects from 2009-2011. I have taught Latin for the past 3 years, and I am currently employed by Rockwood School district to teach Latin and Language Arts..."
Lieda "... Students are encouraged to express their knowledge in a variety of ways, which encompass all learning styles. I will use many different techniques to bring instruction to an individualized level. In order for student achievement to occur, teachers must be aware of the different learning styles..."
SIU-Edwardsville - BS, BA and BM, Marketing, Music Performance
Webster University - MAT, Education Technology
State Certified Teacher
Will "...In high school, I tutored other students in Algebra and in Government. When I went away to college, getting certified to teach was one of my goals because of these experiences. While at the University of the South, I took 5 education courses and tutored in Grundy County (TN) Middle School and Franklin County (TN) High School..."
Jessica "...Knowing multiple languages promotes tolerance for other cultures and is beneficial to almost any field. I am very passionate about school however, I understand that learning a language can be very difficult for some. As a tutor, I try my best to accommodate each student's learning style and abilities..."
Megan "...My academic background is similarly interdisciplinary, and I tutor in subjects from Spanish to Geometry to SAT Prep. I have a special knack for cracking standardized tests, and I find it very rewarding to help demystify them by teaching students to recognize common strategies used to confuse test-takers. In my 8 years of tutoring, I have found the "supported challenge" model of engagement is effective for students from elementary through high school..."
Trish "... I have also volunteered as a literacy advocate for Ready Readers and as a tutor for Girls Inc. In my free time, I like to read books, bake, and train for races; I recently completed my first half marathon! My approach to tutoring is recognizing that everyone has a different learning style. Experimenting with different approaches to learning, whether that be visual, auditory, or tactile- kinesthetic, enables the student to not only grasp the material, but also retain it..."
University of Missouri- St. Louis - BS, Elementary Education
Lauren "I love helping people understand material that they have trouble working through on their own. Everyone learns differently and there is a way to teach everyone once you breakdown the information to its most basic concepts and build up from there. I am sure that together we can set you on the right path to understanding the subject matter at hand.."
A.D. "... Now that I'm a college student studying Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis, I've made the deliberate decision to become a tutor with Varsity Tutors. My first tutoring job was as a Teacher's Assistant for a 5 week summer enrichment program for middle school aged kids..."