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Q & A
What is your teaching philosophy?
I work with my students to ensure that the process is fun and productive. Learning can be fun, and I will do my best to make the subject matter interesting.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
I will clarify the goals of my students and identify the problem areas. An understanding of my client as a unique individual allows me to better tailor our sessions.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
By stressing the importance of a good education and providing the tools necessary to become an independent learner.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
By recognition and praise when warranted.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
By making it simple.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
By employing tools designed to increase focus.
What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?
By instilling in them the importance of a good education.
How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?
By making it fun for them.
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
By listening intently and giving them the opportunity to fully express themselves.
How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?
By showing them that they are smarter than they think they are.
How do you evaluate a student's needs?
How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?
I treat all of my students as the unique individuals they are.
What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?
Every piece of relevant media.