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Jean

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I hope to help each student by allowing them to explore different learning methods and creating a better understanding about themselves and their potential.

Jean’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: New York University - Current Undergrad, Drama

Tutoring Subjects

ACT Prep

College Application Essays

Elementary School

English

ERB CTP Prep

Essay Editing

HSPT Prep

Math

Middle School Math

Middle School Reading

Middle School Reading Comprehension

Middle School Writing

Other

Pre-Algebra

PSAT Prep

Public Speaking

SSAT Prep

SSAT- Middle Level

Test Prep


Q & A

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

In a first session I would meet with the student, and possibly their parents depending on the age, and discuss the subject. We would review the subject, where the student is currently, and where they want to be. From there, a schedule would be established, and we would be able to begin helping the student live up to their potential.

How can you help a student become an independent learner?

A good tutor does not just feed information to a student but rather helps them realize how they can help themselves. As a tutor, I would introduce the student to different methods of learning and allow them to pick and choose what works best for them.

What is your teaching philosophy?

I believe that every student learns differently. Our world is ever-changing, and so our students, and their tutors, need to adapt to the specific needs of the student's learning style. My philosophy is to allow students to work through their obstacles in order to find the best learning method for them.