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Michelle

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I graduated from Grinnell College with Honors in Sociology. In college I was very active in the Spoken Word community, and since graduating I've continued to pursue my passion for performing and public speaking! In college I tutored English and Grammar and Literary Analysis in a prison for incarcerated men. I also co-taught a six week Speech and Debate class, which was one of my most memorable and fond experiences. My favorite subjects to teach are English and Literature. I love seeing students discover their own interpretations of the material. I also love to teach poetry because I know how difficult poetry can initially feel, but also how rewarding it is when one grows more comfortable with it. I love connecting with students one on one, and I'm very invested their success. My teaching approach is personable and comfortable because I believe that education should and can be enjoyable! When I'm not working I enjoy standup comedy, hiking, and community organizing.

Michelle’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Grinnell College - Bachelor in Arts, Sociology

Hobbies

Stand-up comedy; Acting; Spoken Word

Tutoring Subjects

10th Grade Writing

11th Grade Writing

12th Grade Writing

6th Grade Writing

7th Grade Writing

8th Grade Writing

9th Grade Writing

ACT Reading

American Literature

AP English Language and Composition

AP English Literature and Composition

College English

College Essays

College Level American Literature

Comparative Literature

Elementary School Writing

English

English Grammar and Syntax

Essay Editing

High School English

High School Level American Literature

High School Writing

Literature

Middle School Writing

Persuasive Writing

Psychology

Public Speaking

Test Prep

Vocabulary

Writing