I have some tutoring and teaching experience. I have taught friends to read music, play musical instruments, and recording techniques. I have helped classmates study for various subjects. I am working on a degree in German.
Information is not knowledge
Knowledge is not wisdom
Wisdom is not truth
Truth is not beauty
Beauty is not love
Love is not music
Music is the Best
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Assess abilities, formulate goals.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Organizing and habituating study habits.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
Periodically return to said difficulty.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
Focus on vocabulary comprehension.
How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?
How do you evaluate a student's needs?
Understanding their abilities and goals.
How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?
Ask the student how their needs better be met.
What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?
Paper, pen, internet, “glowing rectangles.”
What is your teaching philosophy?
Teach or be taught.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?
Listening to their expectations.