"Princeton Grad For English, Writing & SAT/ACT Tutoring"
My name is Kate! I am a writer, scholar, yogi & vegetarian originally from western Montana. I'm looking forward to getting to know you and helping you achieve academic success!
I am passionate about teaching, and have been tutoring students of all ages (middle school, high school, undergraduate, graduate) for six years in a variety of subjects including English, Spanish, academic and creative writing, ESL, algebra, SAT & ACT prep, study skills, and college essay writing. I... ... More
I recently decided that I wanted to go back to school to allow me to broaden my future job opportunities. I am originally from Russia and have been in the United States for about fourteen years. While able to carry on an English conversation, when it comes to reading and writing, my skills are somewhat limited. I knew I needed to look for help.
After doing some internet searches, I came across WyzAnt. I spent some time reviewing the profiles of the English tutors in my area and decided to email three of them to see if any might be an appropriate fit. After careful consideration, I decided on Christy and couldnâ€™t be more pleased. Christyâ€™s prompt and professional response, especially the fact that she took the time to carefully read the finer points in my rather long email, sealed the deal for me.
During our initial consultation, Christy took extensive notes and listened intently to me as I explained exactly what I was looking to accomplish. When I finished, we together worked on a plan of attack. Improving my reading comprehension and speed, along with developing the proper mechanics in my writing were put on top of the list. Also, knowing that I will likely be required to take some form of admissions exam or standardized test in the near future, we have been working on my vocabulary, including roots, prefixes and suffixes.
Christy and I have been meeting once a week for ninety minutes since May. She provides me with homework each week, which we go over at the start of our next session before moving on to new material. That review at the beginning of our lesson has also helped to improve my conversational English.
Christy is always well prepared and punctual for our lessons. Any necessary communications between lessons have been easily accomplished through email, cell phone and text. Christy is not only knowledgeable and professional in what she does she is also a very compassionate person who is supportive and wants to see me achieve my goals.
I highly recommend Christy.
Inna K. from New London, CT
"Reading, Writing, and ACT, ASVAB, ESL, GED, GRE, PRAXIS, SAT"
I am a certified English Teacher with special love for grammar. I diagram sentences for fun! If you need proofreading, syntax, or punctuation help, look no further. ... More
"Creative, young scientist seeks biology tutor opportunities"
To Whom this may concern:
I am an entomologist (a person who studies insects) that is transitioning to teaching biology. I am currently enrolled in the Alternate Route to Certification Program, ARC, which is a Connecticut Higher Education program that prepares professionals in their subject area to transition to teach in their area of expertise. My experience as a co-teacher in a middle school classroom, a private tutor, a substitute teacher and a teacher at a summer science camp have pr... ... More
"For the love of Science!"
In 1994 I was diagnosed with ADD. I graduated from high school in 1998 and have since gone on to receive my B.S. and M.A. During my student teaching internship (fall 2011) I worked directly with 10-14 students with ADD/ADHD. These personal experiences have prepared me to work with students with a variety of learning disabilities. ... More
"Enjoy learning and succeed in school with Babbie"
I have been teaching reading to elementary students for over 25 years. I have always used good children's literature to increase students' enjoyment of reading. Through these books, a teacher can increase all the reading skills needed for a child to become a proficient reader. The student's reading level and interest can be incorporated into the lessons to help her learn how to respond to both direct and inferential questions. Vocabulary and writing skills are included in all my reading plans as well. Character sketches and activities involving use of setting and plot are included in the c ... More
"Helping students by maximizing potential through individual attention"
I have a bachelorâ€™s degree (B.G.S) in Communications from Eastern Connecticut State University and a Masters of Education (M.Ed.) degree (concentration in Special Education) from Grand Canyon University.
Currently I am employed as an instructional assistant at the Lyme Old Lyme High School. I provide direct support, teach and implement a variety of strategies and accommodations throughout the school day.
I have managerial experience through the Town of New London Recreation Departme... ... More