As a nurse, online instructor and yoga teacher, tutoring has been part of my daily routine for many years.
I feel learning is a lifelong wellness activity. Mastering any subject helps us stay active and engaged with life.
Assisting others in maximizing their potential is my joy. I look forward to helping you move forward.
What might you do in a typical first session with a student?
I would explore the student's knowledge base and goals.
How can you help a student become an independent learner?
I can help the student become an independent learner by providing resources and using open-ended questioning techniques.
How would you help a student stay motivated?
I would help a student stay motivated by providing feedback about achievements.
If a student has difficulty learning a skill or concept, what would you do?
I would breakdown the information into smaller pieces for integration.
How do you help students who are struggling with reading comprehension?
I break down the information into smaller segments.
What strategies have you found to be most successful when you start to work with a student?
I find that exploration of student goals is a great start to our work together.
How would you help a student get excited/engaged with a subject that they are struggling in?
I remind the student of the achievements made.
What techniques would you use to be sure that a student understands the material?
I compare the student's responses to the goals of the lesson.
How do you build a student's confidence in a subject?
I provide frequent feedback to the student.
How do you evaluate a student's needs?
I check the student feedback against the student's goals for study.
How do you adapt your tutoring to the student's needs?
I incorporate the student's learning style into the tutoring.
What types of materials do you typically use during a tutoring session?
Since my tutoring has been online, my typical tools are a whiteboard, chat, and PowerPoint presentations.
What is your teaching philosophy?
I feel that the student is the driving force of the learning process, and I work to support the student.