I discovered tutoring while attending college at Fayetteville State University. I have always had a passion for assisting people in the learning process. I have taught English and ESL on every grade level so I am familiar with the many struggles present in the language. It is my obligation to prepare the future leaders of tomorrow with the most essential component for their success. One will never be completely successful in any field until they master the English language. In addition to my love for languages.I also enjoy reading, writing and traveling to new places.
Education & Certification
Undergraduate Degree: Fayetteville State University - Bachelors, English
Reading, Writing, Traveling
Basic Computer Literacy
College Application Essays
Elementary School Reading
Elementary School Writing
GED Reasoning Through Language Arts
High School English
High School Writing
Middle School Reading
Middle School Reading Comprehension
Middle School Writing
Study Skills and Organization
What is your teaching philosophy?
I believe that every child can learn, but it takes the teacher to figure out the best way to reach the student.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
I would listen to the student and allow them to tell me about the subject that they need tutoring in and how they feel about the subject.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
Show the student different tools that can assist them in their success.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
I would compliment them on all successes, especially small ones.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
I would ask the student to tell me one thing that they love, and I would substitute the one thing that they love into the learning concept.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
We first begin with defining the vocabulary words to understand the meaning of the words.
What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?
Allowing the students to express their concerns for the subject matter.
How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?
I would allow them to make up a song or dance while we were apart and incorporate the lesson in the song or dance.
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
I would have them explain it to me as if I were the student.
How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?
I reinforce every success in the class.
How do you evaluate a student's needs?
I would give them a pretest.
How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?
I teach to the child's learning style.
What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?
YouTube, Kahn Academy,