1 of 7

Award-Winning Test Prep & Academic Tutors

Personalized Learning • Professional Tutoring

150,000+ clients. 4.9 / 5.0 Rating of Tutoring Sessions

Who needs a tutor?
How soon do you need tutoring?
What is your name?
What is your zip code?
What is your email address?
What is your phone number?
Featured by
Tutors from
A photo of Catherine, a tutor from University of Washington-Seattle Campus

Catherine

Certified Tutor

Call us today to connect with a top tutor
(888) 888-0446

I have been teaching for nearly 20 years in a wide breadth of subjects and areas. I am a licensed special education teacher and have experience working with adult students as well. I am passionate about history and literature, sociology, anthropology and helping students be successful. Reading and cooking are my most frequent hobbies, but I enjoy writing as well. I am proud to be a contributor to the Story Share project which works to create engaging books for older kids and adults who read at a lower literacy level.

Connect with a tutor like Catherine

Catherine’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: University of Washington-Seattle Campus - Bachelors, Anthropology

Graduate Degree: University of Washington-Seattle Campus - Masters, Elementary education / special education

Hobbies

Reading, cooking, writing

Tutoring Subjects

Anthropology

College English

College World History

Elementary Math

Elementary School Math

English

GED Prep

High School English

High School World History

Math

Other

Reading

Social Sciences

Social studies

Sociology

Special Education

Test Prep

World History

Writing


Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

I believe that students who are held to high standards accomplish more. Many students who struggle with work are discouraged and feel inadequate; it is my job to help them overcome that.

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

As tutoring can be a fairly close relationship, I would hope to find out more about the student specifically, what motivates them and excites them. I would of course want to see where they were at with their subject matter too!

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

The scaffolding model is very useful in this. 1. Demonstrate 2. Assist 3. Independent.


Connect with a tutor like Catherine