Award-Winning Spanish Tutors in Washington, DC
Donielle "I'm currently an 8th grade math teacher and have been for the past 9 years. I have taught 6th, 7th and 8th grade math. I have also taught Algebra and Geometry.."
Julia "... I started self-employed tutoring younger students. I have also tutored high school and college students and have enjoyed every single minute of it! No student is the same, and with my experience, I have learned to adapt to different tutoring and learning styles. Accommodating to a student's needs is something challenging but extremely rewarding..."
Ellery "I am a new college grad with experience as a teacher's aide through high school. I have experience proofreading and offering writing advice, as well as tutoring in a variety of subjects. I like to use a hands-on, interactive approach to tutoring, often bringing in outside materials, such as film, and encouraging a dialogue between myself and my students..."
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor - BA, Political Science
Alex "...history. I have taught at the university level in Canada and the United States, and at the high school level (Upward Bound Program – Latin American Youth Center) in Washington, D.C. I have also worked as Spanish language tutor. In the past, I have worked as Director of Research and Policy for a non-profit in Washington, D.C., freelance translator and interpreter (English and Spanish)..."
University of Saskatchewan, Canada - BA, History, Sociology, and Spanish
University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada - PhD, History
David "...Austin. Since that time, I have carried out a number of jobs in the Washington, DC region involving Spanish translation, interpretation, writing, and research. Since 2005, I have worked as a Spanish teacher in DC Public Schools, as well as several public charter schools. I also taught social science courses, such as government, history and geography, in addition to English as a Second Language (ESL)..."
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus - B.A. / B.A., Political Science & Spanish
The University of Texas at Austin - M.A., Ph.D. (all but dissertaion), Spanish Linguistics & Literature
Aisha "...Some of my hobbies include cooking, playing sports, and spending time trying new things. I am a fun, enthusiastic tutor who enjoys seeing students become more confident in any subject material. I adjust my teaching style for every student based on their personality and preferred method to learn..."
Nina "...I have a MSEd in Education Policy from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Political Science from The George Washington University. I have been involved in tutoring and mentoring youth since I was in college as a volunteer, and I have worked professionally tutoring students in reading and math. I also ran after-school programming in a public school in Philadelphia..."
Audrey "...For example, I made a children's book of the Aeneid, which helps students remember important events and dates through visuals and poetry. Since I've grown up in a family of ten, I've had the opportunity to teach Latin to my younger siblings, ages 10 and 12, doing things like calling our dog "canis" as a way of helping them learn. In French, I've created visual devices to help students distinguish between specific grammatical constructions and word genders..."
NOVA - BA, Linguistics
McLean "...My teaching philosophy is to target the student’s source of frustration, to ensure correct terminology using the student’s course materials, to provide strategies for memorizing information, and to focus the bulk of the tutoring session on the student’s homework or projects. In addition, I am very understanding, patient, and kind. My hobbies include music, poetry, songwriting, violin, copyright law, producing records, photography, and videography..."
Belmont University - Bachelors, Music Business
Jennifer "I have over five years of tutoring experience, predominantly as a Reading and Writing tutor. My students have included elementary school students just barely gaining an appreciation for reading, first year college students seeking assistance in essay writing, and adult learners wishing to advance their reading skills after years of struggling. I understand that everyone learns and builds confidence differently and, therefore, I tailor my lessons to suit individual needs..."