" Biology and Chemistry tutor"
I am a high school science teacher and department head with 15+ years of experience, available to tutor middle school, high school, and undergraduate students in biology and chemistry. I am patient, effective, and highly qualified. I believe all students can learn at high levels and work to find ways to make content accessible to all students. I was selected as a semifinalist for State of CT Teacher of the Year and have presented at national biology teacher conferences.
Most recently, I wa... ... More
"Mandarin Chinese Language Coach"
I have studied four years of Mandarin (Simplified) Chinese at Wofford College (including one semester of intensive study at Peking University in Beijing, China) and am currently a teacher of Chinese at the Chinese Language School of Greater Hartford which meets every Sunday at Trinity College. In 2008, I scored High-Intermediate on the Oral and Written tests for the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI). After graduating with my BA in Chinese in 2009, I taught one year of English in Harbin, China. In 2011, I began my first summer of Middlebury College Chinese School's four summer MA program i ... More
"Chinese Tutor in Hartford, CT Area"
I recently graduated from Hamilton College with a degree in Chinese language and International Relations. My theses (one written in Chinese and one in English) focused on environmental issues as well as environmental NGOs in China.
As a senior, I was awarded the college's Prize for Excellence in Advanced Chinese Language and Literature.
During the Fall of 2010, I studied abroad in Beijing, China at Minzu University. Of over 60 students in the study abroad program, I was the only student to be placed in the highest level of classes offered.
As a student at Hamilton College, I served as the c ... More
government & politics
Nevine is very helpful. She goes out of her way to make sure that I know and understand the material. Thanks.
Michael S. from West Simsbury, CT
"Math and French Tutor"
I am an engineer who loves working with people of all ages and backgrounds. Math has always been a favorite subject of mine and I would like to share that excitement with you. I would like to help you find the key to mastering math and discovering your inner mathematician. Having been raised in Canada I also speak French. I have completed college level French courses and have an excellent command of French grammar. I am very patient and am open to all different learning styles. I reali... ... More
"Reading, Writing, Arithmetic--and Self-esteem!"
For expository writing, weâ€™ll work on ways to start the introduction, such as: ask a question, offer an amazing fact, share an anecdote, and use a descriptive sentence. The introduction will contain the main ideas of the writing piece. We then move onto the body of the piece and support the main idea, using many details. The piece ends with drawing a conclusion of the main ideas. All these can be modeled by me to demonstrate the process to the student.
For narrative writing, instruction includes how to wow the audience with an opening sentence, how to let the creativity flow, how to ... More
Sheila was very helpful to my son, who struggled with Chemistry. She had a calm and organized approach to the subject matter, making it seem less daunting. In a short period of time, she helped bring my son's grade up two levels. I would highly recommend her.
Kristin R. from Avon, CT
"Patient, Friendly, Effective Science and Math Tutor 7-12"
I thoroughly enjoy working with students - it's especially heart-warming to help a student who is struggling and perhaps discouraged - to watch them light up as they understand their work, regain their skills, and once again look forward to going to class!
I'm a patient, friendly, and very effective tutor for science and math students in grades 7-12, with skills and instincts honed over many years of teaching and tutoring - and so I sincerely look forward to helping you and your child. All ... ... More