...forefront of renewable energy technologies. I have been putting my goals into action the last two years by interning at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory doing research in photovoltaic reliability. In high school and college, I have gained experience mentoring peers and helping them not only succeed, but enjoy their school work. I believe that for a student to have an effective learning experience, the tutor must not only be passionate about teaching, but also...
...I have worked with kids of all ages, ranging from elementary school to college students through various subjects. I have also worked extensively with special needs children, doing everything from teaching special education to one-on-one in-home mentoring. Through my experiences, I have continued to carry my passion for working with children and have developed my skills in making successful and individualized learning fun. Math, science and test prep are the subjects I'm particularly passionate about...
...teach Kindergarten-6th grade in Florida, hold a reading endorsement, and am in the process of becoming certified in the same subject areas in Colorado. I have 2 years of experience teaching Kindergarten in Florida, before relocating to Colorado late last year. I really love working one on one with students as I feel the uninterrupted time together yields better results. I like that I can dedicate my time and energy to one student, and I...
...and currently work as a Private Tutor and Research Assistant in Ithaca. This January, I graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. I have tutored private clients since 2011 and have experience tutoring students in Biology, Chemistry and Math. I also enjoy helping students prepare for standardized exams for undergraduate and graduate school admission. In addition to my private tutoring activities, I was also a TA to an introductory science course at...
...moments are when a student is finally able to independently complete a task they weren't able to before. This comes through in my tutoring. I utilize BST (behavior skills training) and a variety of best teaching practices from the field of ABA to help my students quickly master subjects to fluency. I am positive, I am patient, and I am skilled at working with students that need a little extra help or a slightly different...
...they wish. I am a student at Brigham Young University, and am currently an undecided major. I have a passion for tutoring and helping my pupils succeed. I am charismatic, fun, hardworking, spontaneous, and reliable! I am more than a guy with a brain; I have an ability to connect with people on a personal level. As you will see, my various tactics and approaches when it comes to tutoring are as effective as they...
...Distinguished Finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. I attended an early college high school program (the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science) and volunteered in a local middle school, where I worked with struggling students one-on-one. I then transferred to Texas A&M University, where I earned a B.S. in Psychology (with a minor in Neuroscience) in 2013. During college, I tutored several Psychology and Neuroscience courses. After graduating from Texas A&M, I began...
...New York University. My love for mathematics eventually led to virtual tutoring through Florida Virtual School where I tutored over 150 hours in Pre-Calculus, Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, and Chemistry. I love to teach because it lets me share my enthusiasm for mathematics and science with other students and helps me get a deeper understanding of material that is useful for my higher level mathematics and physics courses. As a tutor, I break down...
...have experience working with elementary, middle, and high school students as a tutor in individual learning environments. I have also worked as a museum educator and a camp counselor. My goal is to help students by engaging them in their learning, setting challenges, and empowering them succeed. My passion is working with students until the "aha!" moment when students know how to solve a difficult problem. I tutor reading, writing, and history/social studies for all...
...reaches the point with a tutor where they begin noticing that they are making progress, they begin really believing in their ability to do the work independently and they are more likely to be excited about their academics! Also, I know from experience that a good tutor is capable of helping a student through a specific subject or class; but, a great tutor can transform the way a student operates in all of their academic...
...college, St. Joseph. My undergraduate degree is in Economics from the University of Chicago, and I did a lot of statistics, too! I like having kids how to read, write, and do math. Because I loved doing those in school, and I'll be teaching that this up coming school year. To have a struggling reader all of a sudden love reading and attack hard words never before tried is the best feeling in the world....
...and being tutored so I know the stresses and obstacles of both parties. I started tutoring without pay earlier in my college career at an organization called UrbanFuture that helps underprivileged students after school to increase their skills in mathematics, reading, and other academic subjects. Ultimately, the middle school program is geared toward preparing the students for the nationally standardized MAP tests. During my 2 years with UrbanFuture, I was able to develop different teaching...
...as a private tutor for high school students and was a teaching assistant for 2 classes in college. I also tutoring elementary school students in math. I currently work at Wells Fargo as an analytics consultant and enjoy tutoring students in math! I think the key to being a great tutor is having patience and remembering to smile! Students enjoy learning more when the teachers are also fun and happy. Outside of work, I love...
I am a senior in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Eastern Michigan University, and I have been tutoring for about five years, from middle school to early college age students. My hobbies are painting/drawing, playing piano and guitar, and playing with my pet rats and my cat! ... I strive to work with every one of my students to build on their knowledge of topics, so that they have a full understanding of whatever subject we...
...of all ages and ability levels--from profoundly gifted students to students struggling with learning disabilities. I believe every student has the potential to succeed, it is just a question of finding the right entryway into the material. Since teachers don't always have the time to work individually with every student, that's where a tutor comes in! I'm a strong advocate for Carol Dweck's growth mindset theory of education, encouraging students to learn and grow from...
...work on campus in the Michael Patterson History Writing Center as a writing tutor for students enrolled in history courses. With its personalized approach, one-on-one tutoring is an exceptionally powerful tool for any student looking to improve their grades, their confidence, and their educational experience. I greatly enjoy watching my students improve their logical thinking processes, become clearer written communicators and, of course, see higher grades! I believe that writing is a skill similar to...
...to develop that same passion. Before becoming a certified teacher, I was a volunteer tutor for school and community outreach programs such as Seeds of Success, Best Buddies, and Peer Assistance Leaders. I also went on a service mission where I taught a variety of people on a daily basis. These experiences helped me to relate to students individually and teach with their interests and personality in mind. In preparation to teach 5th and 1st...
...of study, including essay and Arabic grammar. After college, I worked at a refugee center with children of immigrants. I helped them to adjust to a new environment, while simultaneously adapting to the public school curriculum. I am also a certified ESL/TESOL teacher and have experience teaching groups of students as well as providing individual lessons. Working in different environments, with a diverse range of students, encouraged me to explore more creative tutoring methods in...
...students get into Ivy League schools as well as other top universities across the country with top scholarships. I tutor in all subjects from French to Essay Writing and Algebra to Chemistry! I want my students and tutees to see the value in themselves and know that they can accomplish anything with determination and hard work! Realizing you can do it is half the battle and working hard to bring that dream to fruition is...
...ages 10-21 in the subjects History/Social Studies/ELL. I have worked in Middle and High Schools in the Madison area. I also taught English in Taiwan, working with Pre-K-Elementary School age children. I love to learn as I have been taking college level courses for over a decade. I was highly influenced by a high school teacher that believed in me. My goal working in education is to make that change in a student's educational journey...
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Fourth grade is an exciting time in a student's academic career. Having gained foundational knowledge in a variety of subjects during previous years' coursework, students are now being shown how to apply that knowledge in new and fascinating ways. They are also able to add to their understanding of fields as varied as history, geography, math, biology, grammar, writing, spelling, and music. While every student is likely to find one or more topics that he or she takes to with ease and enthusiasm, each student may also encounter some subjects that are particularly difficult.
As the breadth of material expands from previous years in preparation for the subject-specific classes of middle school and beyond, so too does the difficulty and complexity of coursework. It is important for your student to master the variety of content he or she is introduced to in fourth grade in order to set the foundation for success in later classes. Varsity Tutors can help you and your child connect with fourth-grade tutors all across the country who can help your child bolster his or her skills and knowledge.
When you contact one of our educational directors, they will take note of your child's personal academic patterns and learning habits, such as his or her strengths, weaknesses, academic aspirations, and interests. Using such criteria allows us to catalyze the learning process by helping you select a tutor who can cater to your child's specific learning style and fields of interest. It can be somewhat difficult to fully determine your child's strengths, weaknesses, and learning style on your own. This is where a private tutor can be very helpful because they have the requisite skill and experience to find exactly where your child needs to improve and the best ways to help them.
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Recent 4th Grade Tutoring Session Notes
We covered new vocabulary in the text, including definitions and using them in sentences. The student is getting better at scanning for context clues. The student went home with extra practice, just as last time. He came prepared with the work complete as well. For next week, we will focus more on the difference between revising and editing a writing piece.
Math - We continued working on fractions. We reviewed the assignment that was given at the end of our last session and moved on to factors, multiples, composite numbers, odd/even numbers and divisibility rules.
There was a practice assignment provided as an assignment.
English - We reviewed his 2nd draft of his first essay and began practicing on a second essay. We discussed ways to improve his writing and practiced those ideas discussed in another essay.
Today was my first session working with the student. She seems very easy to work with and fun. I gave her a few math problems to see where she was, as well as a short writing assignment to see where her writing skill was. We will be able to start working on the requested subjects during our next session.
Today we worked on a grammar correction paragraph, reading comprehension piece, finding the area of a rectangle, and began work on solar system project. The student received high marks on his reading and math. He struggled with remembering to slow down and show his work, but got better with some reminders. Practiced note taking skills from watching a video on the solar system.
Today the student and I reviewed her practice work. The student had to provide me with a summary of the chapters that she had read from her book, "Spy Camp." She had to provide me with the characters, setting and the problem, if she had gotten to that part. She did an excellent job explaining the story to me. She actually told the story in a way that I would actually want to the read the book myself. Excellent job summarizing and retelling. The student and I worked through the additional Math Assessment. We reviewed some math vocabulary and discussed multiplication strategies. The student had to complete # 31-35 for practice. We will review those questions during our next session.
Student and I read a nonfiction book about sports. The student was able to make great predictions about the story and add some previous knowledge regarding the main character. After discussing various new vocabulary like slugger, strike (multiple meaning word), ballpark/stadium (compare & contrast skill) the student expressed his love for the sport.
Math - We reviewed multiplication tables. He was able to get 39/40 right.