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Jennifer

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I believe all students of all ages can increase their knowledge in a subject area. I can provide the correct tools and motivation to help students succeed!

Jennifer’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Barat College - Bachelors, Liberal Arts

Graduate Degree: DePaul University - Masters, Education

Hobbies

Sewing, baking

Tutoring Subjects


Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

I believe that all students can learn and be successful. I seek to find a student’s comfort level to help them gain confidence.

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

I get to know the student as a person.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

I give students age appropriate skills and confidence.

How would you help a student stay motivated?

I use as many different strategies to cover the skill.

How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?

I teach them how to break down a text and what keywords to look for in a text, as well as how to self-monitor.

What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?

Getting to know the student as a learner is the key to finding out what strategies work. In general, I find that using well known material to the student to use in a different way is helpful.