"Law, business, SAT, English, math, social studies, history, GED"
While I am a lawyer by profession, I am passionate about teaching and about the pursuit of knowledge regardless of one's age or vocation. Because of my extensive education and vast experience practicing law, I am equipped to teach a wide-array of legal and non-legal subjects. I have enjoyed the privilege of teaching upcoming lawyers, judges, paralegals, college students, and last but not least my own children, and have been successful in transferring the skills required to become an astute la... ... More
"Award-winning/Innovative/Certified Teacher & Professional Artist"
As a certified teacher and experienced tutor, I've had extensive experience with ADD/ADHD students. This is also my personal area of research. I strongly believe in the theory of "Multiple Intelligences," and understand the gifts of children with attention issues, as well as their challenges. Because ADD/HD students are often visual or kinetic learners, I employ innovative techniques with strong connections to the arts and movement, and always strive to work from students' areas of strength to scaffold learning. ... More
"Making learning fun and easy- math and reading can be fun!"
I have been teaching in elementary grades 1-2 for over 10 years with substitute and tutoring experience through junior high and high school. I taught Jr. High Math and Science for 2 years. I have tutored 3rd - 6th graders in many areas including, but not limited to reading and reading comprehension, math (arithmetic, pre-algebra and algebra). I enjoy breaking down concepts into smaller and more manageable tasks to help a child succeed and enjoy learning. Reading and math are my particular specialties. I believe everyone can learn! ... More
"Spanish Tutor Lansing, MI"
I am fluent in Spanish and have traveled, worked, and studied in Central and South America. I love the Spanish language, have a Chilean mother, and enjoy teaching and tutoring. I have studied Spanish grammar and can help you with all those tricky tenses like subjunctive, preterite, conditional, etc. I will help you learn and love Spanish!... ... More
After my daughter had her first tutoring session she selected Sonja as her long-term tutor. She said, Sonja loves science and it showed during their session.
Emma R. from Mason, MI
"Geologist, Educator, Author"
I earned a Bachelors degree from the University of Pittsburgh, where I double majored in physics and geology and graduated magna cum laude. I also earned a Masters degree in geology from SUNY Buffalo. I have worked as a science educator overseas as well as at National Park and National Forest locations. I am am experienced tutor, especially for Grades 6-12. Dedicated to science education, I have also published a kidsâ€™ illustrated, rhyming book about an active Caribbean volcano! More deta... ... More
"Ali: Getting Students to Love History!"
I have always had a love of education because I've had some amazing teachers along my path. I graduated from Elmhurst College, located near Chicago, in 2011 with a B.A. in History and Secondary Education. Throughout my career, I have had many hats--I started out as a daycare director, then taught Middle School Science and Social Studies in the Southeast Asian country of Cambodia, then taught 4th grade in Chicago, which then lead me to teach at a blended charter school as a U.S. History teache... ... More