Award-Winning SSAT Tutors in Washington, DC
Carl "...In addition, I have taught computer literacy, photography, and have done corporate training in various technical fields. My teaching style is a system of scaffolding. I ensure that the student has a solid knowledge base and we build from there with a specific goal in mind, whether it is to prepare for a standardized test or an academic one, or simply to get a better handle on a topic. One area in which I excel is crafting customized solutions for individual students. Each student is different and has his or her own unique needs and strengths..."
Lindsey "I attended college at Monmouth University, where I graduated magna cum laude from the Honors School with a BA in Political Science and minor in English. While an undergraduate, I worked in the University Writing Center, tutoring students in writing composition, brainstorming, literary analysis, and grammar. I consider my time at the Writing Center to be among my fondest memories..."
Andrew "...I made sure to include at least one formative and summative assessment during each of my tutoring session. I also aided my tutee with subjects besides history. I helped him complete his English homework and his science fair project successfully..."
Kekey "...In the Math program, my focus was teaching basic skills such as adding and subtracting one and two digit numbers and multiplication. During my early years of teaching, I have worked with ESL teachers on teaching English and writing skills to students that had Individual Educational Plans (IEP's) and the English language was fairly new to them. I used many manipulatives and other online resources to teach my students..."
Michelle "...I have tutored 4th graders in Math and Reading and followed one English Language Learner through 1st and 2nd grade. This past May, I completed my student-teaching internship in a 1st grade classroom to receive my K-6 teaching licensure. I am currently teaching full-day Kindergarten in Washington, DC and love my job! Although I spend my days with 5 and 6 year olds, I am passionate about teaching and learning with a variety of age groups and in a range of subject areas..."
Edward "I am a Bachelor of Arts Candidate in History and Political Science at George Washington University. I have spent every year of college tutoring and have worked with a broad variety of students. I have worked ESL students, I have worked with struggling students enrolled at charter schools, and I have worked with students at top-notch public schools..."
Gloria "...at the University of Pennsylvania in counseling and psychological services. I started tutoring because I love math and can't get enough of it. I love the feeling of solving problems and knowing how I got there. I love how math concepts are so applicable to every day life..."
Charles "A battle-tested veteran of the New York private school circuit, I graduated college in 2013 and now teach German in DC. I lived in German-speaking Europe for many years, and I majored its language, culture and history. I fully understand the many competing demands on a modern student's schedule..."
Jennifer "...I started volunteering as a tutor in high school and college, and I have continued tutoring in a professional capacity since then. I have helped many types of students learn a wide variety of subjects. I want to help others succeed, and I like helping people to learn..."
Paul "I have been working with Varsity Tutors for several years. I am comfortable tutoring in many subjects, including French, Math, English and standardized testing such as the ACT, SAT, ISEE and LSAT. I have significant experience as both a one-on-one high school tutor during college and teaching high school students after college..."