"Former Law School TA who Loves Reading, Writing & Grammar"
Hi! I have been a prosecutor for the last nine years in the sunny state of Florida, but recently moved here to Minneapolis. While looking for a new permanent lawyering position, I've got the time to devote myself towards tutoring. Why tutoring at this point in my life? Well, firstly, I've long adored the English language, reading, and all things grammar. This has always been a great passion of mine, and it served me well during all my years in both college and law school. While in law school,... ... More
Katie is a great tutor! She is patient, kind, and really knows her stuff. She and my daughter bonded very quickly and my daughter looked forward to her tutoring sessions. We recommend Katie without hesitation.
Amy V. from Minneapolis, MN
"World traveling engineer with teaching experience"
Being a German immersion camp counselor at Waldsee in Bemidji, MN for 7 summers has not been without consequences; I have come to enjoy teaching and watching those "ah-ha!" moment when campers and students grasp a new concept. The camp's emphasis on fun and not being afraid to look silly has deeply influenced me, as I have observed how vital fun and self-confidence are for a learner's motivation.
In my other teaching role as an English teacher for two years at a high school in Austria, I st... ... More
"My name is Fran and I tutor English, English grammar and History"
I have been writing and editing for about 30 years. I have written a newspaper column about art, as I am also a visual artist.
I have published a book for young adults, and and writing a sequel.
My experience in tutoring: I have tutored several students in the GED test successfully. I served as a teachers' assistant in an alternative school, helping at-risk students learn.This was at the St. Louis Park, MN senior high school in the early 70s.
After that, I wrote the newspaper column ... ... More
"Science Tutor (Biology, Microbiology, Statistics, Medical Writing)"
My background is in research and medical writing. I spent nearly 10 years as a scientific researcher in various disciples such as genetics, immunology and cancer therapy, neurobiology, and microbiology. In addition to working in my field I was a TA during my graduate studies for an undergraduate microbiology lab grading and preparing lab experiments and assignments. In addition I have extensive medical and scientific writing skills, and have written and edited various publications as well ... ... More
"Writing Tutor and PSEO Consultant"
My name is Kris, and I've taught English at the college level for more than twenty years. I've also had a child enroll as a PSEO student at the college where I taught, and learned a lot about how the PSEO process works best for students and their families. I can help students prepare to succeed as they enroll in college while still in high school, and prepare parents to support their student's efforts for a more positive outcome.
The subject areas in which I teach are Composition, ... ... More
"Technology, English, reading and writing."
I have the most to offer tutoring technology, reading, writing, psychology, history, and philosophy (in that order). By technology, I mean using a computer generally, and using applications. I am versed in both PC and Mac operating systems and applications. Design concepts, Photoshop, Word/Excel/PowerPoint, e-mail, WWW browsers, networking and video editing are technology subjects that I have taught professionally for many years. Psychology is a subject that I have studied regularly since col... ... More