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Clayton

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I am so happy to be a tutor with Varsity Tutors. Lifelong learning is a value I hold very dear. I received my degree 20 years ago, but I personally have never stopped enriching my life through education; whether it be through music, speaking foreign languages, or studying any topic I want to pursue. I look forward to helping you reach your educational goals in a fun and engaging way!

Clayton’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: University of Minnesota-Twin Cities - Bachelors, Philosophy

Undergraduate Degree: Berklee College of Music - Bachelors, Professional Music

Hobbies

Guitar, Conversation, Exercise, Latin Dance

Tutoring Subjects

Adult ESL/ELL

AP Music Theory

Art

Bass Guitar

Elementary School Writing

English

English Grammar and Syntax

ESL/ELL

Guitar

High School Writing

IB Music

IB Philosophy

Languages

Middle School Reading

Middle School Reading Comprehension

Middle School Writing

Music

Music Recording

Music Theory

Other

Piano

Pro Tools Software

Social studies

Spanish

Spanish 1

Spanish 2

World Religions


Q & A

What is your teaching philosophy?

I believe in working very hard but also having fun doing it. I help the student do both, and help him or her organize and prioritize their learning objectives. "A journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step."

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

First get to know each other in order to get comfortable. Then we will do an overview of the subject matter and student's goals in order to make a plan that works best for the student.