Award-Winning SSAT Tutors in Cordova, TN
James ...my personality is what draws them in. I try to include past and current events in my reading lessons to make them interesting. I sing, dance, and make jokes to keep things interesting. Some of my hobbies include the gym and bowling. Im trying to learn how to curve the bowling ball for strikes, but it is a work in progress. Im originally from Los Angeles, California, but I moved to Mississippi when I was...
Megan ...from college. Writing has always been a passion and positive outlet for me, ever since a teacher of mine first sparked that interest in middle school. I attribute much of my success to that positive experience. Through tutoring, I hope to light that same fire within my students so that they too can reach their full potential. As a journalism major, I gained experience writing for different audiences. I had an internship with a parenting...
Jared ...taking calculus and trigonometry at a college while still in high school. Although I am a Chemistry teacher, we all know Chemistry is at least half math as my students continually remind me. I'm a certified Chemistry teacher and have taught Chemistry, Honors Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physical Science, and Computer Science for the past 2+ years. During the past two years I've attended multiple professional development seminars on tutoring ACT Science and CTE courses. I...
Greenville College - Bachelors, Digital Media
Hayley ...writer, passionate about creating engaging lessons that are tailored for each of my students. As both a classroom teacher and a tutor, I have gained invaluable experience about how to help students, all the while learning so much about life from my students themselves. Besides tutoring, I make my living writing content professionally for several ed tech companies. Outside of work, I love to hike and play with my dog. I am a huge traveler...
Barnard College - Bachelors, Anthropology
Barbara ...learning and all the wonders that accompany it. Through my years of experience, I have developed strategies to help students improve in areas of concern in order to attain their academic goals. My wish is for all of my students to love learning, too. Whether a student wants to prepare for the ACT, improve reading comprehension, or develop successful test taking strategies, I can help him or her develop the tools necessary for success.... I am an educator who believes in the power of reading and writing. Not only are these skills essential to function in our day to day world but they also open a world of possibility. I believe all students can learn when given the right intellectual tools, and I enjoy the challenge of finding the right tool to unlock the potential in each student.
University of Memphis - Bachelors, English
University of Memphis - Masters, Curriculum and Instruction
Malorie ...is always my duty to create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning. I include interesting learning activities into my lessons that grab the attention of the learners and inspire them to learn. I like for the students I encounter to explore meaning, engage in critical thinking, and conduct their own experiences. My ultimate goal is to improve student achievement with a quality of instruction that prepares students to influence the future.... My approach to teaching is an active one. I engage students in discussions that foster higher level thinking. I believe all children can learn; therefore, I have high expectations for my students. It is always my duty to create an atmosphere that is conducive to learning. I include interesting learning activities into my lessons that grab the attention of the learners and inspire them to learn. I like for the students I encounter to explore meaning, engage in critical thinking, and conduct their own experiences. My ultimate goal is to improve student achievement with a quality of instruction that prepares students to influence the future.
Avis I believe that everyone can learn and that it is the educator's honor and responsibility to shape the path of learning for all students!... All students can learn. They work of the educator is determining the "how" that leads to the win!... An assessment of the student's needs.... By teaching him/her the tools, skills, and strategies needed to facilitate learning. With them in hand, the student will be able to work independently.... Incentives! We would set goals and milestones and the student would work to beat his or her own personal best.
Kimberly I am a fun-loving person. I enjoy teaching students. As a teacher, I treasure the moment when I see a student smile, because they grasped a skill or a concept. I am currently an elementary teacher. Most importantly, I want all my students to succeed in all their educational goals. Therefore, it is my desire to always be an effective teacher by addressing all of my students' educational needs.... Learning is universal. I believe that effective teaching allows one to connect to many by accepting and acknowledging different learning styles. As a teacher, my goal is to foster the will to learn. So, I believe in teaching that makes everyone excited and desire the will to learn something new, and to share it with others. Most importantly, I believe as a teacher, one must teach others to learn, as well as learn from the ones that you teach.
Crichton College - Bachelors, Elementary Education
Wallis Elizabeth ...European University at St. Petersburg in the Master's program of Russian Culture and the Arts, combining my love of both art and Russian culture. As a tutor at my University's writing center, I edited papers for a variety of subjects and worked with art majors to develop honors theses. I love brainstorming creative approaches to papers with students, and I may be one of the few recent graduates who still thinks grammar is exciting. My...
Sewanee University of the South - BA, Russian, Art History
Stephanie I graduated from Oberlin College in 2008 with a double degree in math and politics, and then I moved to China. I spent more than four years in China working as a teacher for Chinese and international students. I've taught all different ages and types of students, in subjects ranging from ESL to math to SAT. I love teaching.