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Micaela

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I am a freshman at Middlebury College in Vermont working towards a double major in Classics and Dance with a potential minor in Linguistics. As a high schooler, I participated in a service trip to Jamaica to teach math, English, and biology to pre-K through middle school students. At my high school, I tutored beginning Latin, peer-reviewed papers, and worked as the costume supervisor for several productions. For two summers, I had a costume internship at the Sitar Arts Center and worked with six- to seventeen-year-olds. In my spare time, I read, kayak, hang out in my hammock, and train in jiu jitsu.

Of the subjects I tutor, I am most passionate about Latin and writing. I’ve studied Latin for seven years and found deep satisfaction in gaining fluency. In my experience, the most effective way to learn a language is to read and hear lots of at-level input that lays the groundwork for language production. The process of refining ideas through writing is deeply rewarding for me. To help students explore and flesh out their ideas, I would ask questions about their paper topic and write down their responses, talk through their outline together, and read papers out loud to listen for flow, clarity, and grammar.

I love teaching because I love kids, and because education is the best investment of time, energy, and resources a person can make on behalf of their local and global communities.

Micaela’s Qualifications

Education & Certification

Undergraduate Degree: Middlebury College - Bachelor of Science, Classics

Hobbies

kayaking, jiu jitsu, biking, reading, languages

Tutoring Subjects

Algebra

American Literature

Business

College Application Essays

College Economics

College Level American Literature

Economics

Elementary School

Elementary School Math

Elementary School Reading

Elementary School Writing

English

English Grammar and Syntax

Essay Editing

High School English

High School Level American Literature

High School Writing

Languages

Latin

Latin 1

Latin 2

Latin 3

Latin 4

Math

Middle School Math

Middle School Reading

Middle School Reading Comprehension

Middle School Writing

Other

Philosophical Ethics

Pre-Algebra

Social Sciences

Writing