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Bernard

My mission is to aid students become successful and more proficient in all subjects of concern. We will achieve the goal together by persevering through all obstacles that may stand in the way. As a student myself, I understand the necessity of patience and understanding when dealing with a difficult problem. We will work hard to achieve success together.

Undergraduate Degree:

 Baylor University - Bachelors, Economics

Soccer. Reading. Math.

AP Economics

Business

College Accounting

College Business

College Economics

Conversational French

French 1

High School Accounting

High School Business

High School Economics

Homework Support

Other

What is your teaching philosophy?

My teaching philosophy is based on perseverance. Students should aim to learn from mistakes continuously in order to overcome any weakness.

What might you do in a typical first session with a student?

Introductions and finding out strengths and weaknesses in a particular subject matter.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

By helping students discover their future goals, it will be much easier to help them to understand how their own education will get them there.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

By discovering a student's reasons for learning. The student can always be reminded of the ultimate goal ahead.

If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?

We will persevere and try together to discover any possible method to help make learning the skill easier for the student.

How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?

We will break the reading into parts. We will them attempt to comprehend each part and then bring it all together.

What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?

By first finding a student's strengths and weaknesses, we can discover more readily what areas we must work on.

How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?

Explain to them how important the particular subject is to their future.

What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?

We would use quizzes and other assessments. It will be imperative that the student be able to create questions of their own regarding the subject.

How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?

Repeated successes and evident mastery.

How do you evaluate a student's needs?

By using an assessment.

How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?

The focus on tutoring will be equivalent to strengthening the weaknesses and brushing up on the strengths.

What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?

Flashcards. Books. Resources on the internet.