Help others to reach their their goals and dreams through success is something very important for me not just as tutor but as a person. Learn something new some times is very difficult for some students, be patient is key to understanding how to help others.
Love and light first is the success in every person.
Undergraduate Degree: University of Nevada-Las Vegas - Bachelors, Studio Art
Graduate Degree: University at Buffalo - Current Grad Student, Sutdio Art
Art, Hiking, Music, Dance, Dogs.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
Introduce myself, let them introduce themselves, and then ask what I can help with.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Make them find that they can do anything in the world if they really want to.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
Using phrases like, “you are doing a good job,” “you can do it,” “this is great.”
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
Take more time and be more patient with the student to find the reason for the problem.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
Read with them, maybe with pictures, slowly, sentence by sentence, or word by word to understand the reading.
What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?
Motivate them at all times.
How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?
Find something fun they like to do and relate it with the topic.
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
Always ask questions about the topic, and always question if the topic is clear; if not, I’m here to help at all times.
How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?
Trying to be more familiar with things they like in relation with the material, and have them to talk openly about it like it is something fun.
How do you evaluate a student's needs?
When a student does not participate, is quiet, or looks lost.
How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?
Every day is an adaptation to a student’s needs. Improvise out of the regular teaching techniques, and try to find interest in all the materials and subjects.
What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?
Pictures, real stories, story books-- something that they are interested.
What is your teaching philosophy?
Always be patient, helpful, friendly, and ask questions if it is clear what has been taught.