My current major is in film studies at The Evergreen State College, specifically focusing on the career goal of being a screenwriter for television shows and movies. My whole life, friends and strangers alike have come to me for writing and editing assistance and, because of this experience, I feel that I am highly qualified to tutor your child.
I have taken Honors English and two years of College Prep. English in high school, passed the SATs, and was awarded with the "Student of the Year... ... More
She is very well prepared for the lesson and she has been on time. She is very personable and patient. She speaks clearly so that I can understand her better.
Miae K. from Olympia, WA
"Elementary School Tutor "
In the younger grades, reading instruction is focused on sounding out words, building vocabulary, and developing fluency and expression. Comprehension is enhanced through pictures.
As readers become more efficient in these skills, there is more focus on comprehension and literacy elements such as main idea, inference, and drawing conclusions.
In the upper grades, vocabulary and text analysis is more complex.
Whatever the age of the student, developing a life-long love of the written word is the goal. ... More
I found Patrick to be very knowledgeable and patient when teaching me the fundamentals of my Nikon digital camera and in discussing the program, Lightroom. I would highly recommend him as a tutor!
Linda D. from Lakewood, WA
"Patrick D.: Photography, Photoshop, Elements, Lightroom"
I teach the basics of Adobe Photoshop, both full-version and Photoshop Elements. This includes the interface and how it works; the Tools, Menus, and Filters; the different panels, such as History, Actions and and especially the Layers Panel. I can explain Layers and how they work, as well as Masks. I have a good knowledge of the Text tool, Cutting and Pasting (collaging), and graphic design options Photoshop offers. I can answer your questions about Camera Raw and its use.
I also teach how to use Photoshop Lightroom and its modules: The Library for sorting and ranking; Develop for editing; Sl ... More
"Grade School and Middle Level Math and Science Tutor"
My favorite subject. I can tutor high school and first year college chemistry students in:
-Balancing chemical equations
-Equivalence (ICE method w/quadratic equation)
If you need help with something not on this list, I can probably do that, too. I don't start getting weak until it gets into Analytical Chemistry. ... More
"Special Education/Autism/Asbergers/Social Skills/Behavior"
I have been working in special education for the past six years. I hold certifications in special education and ELL. I got started working with students with special needs as a paraeducator. I quickly learned that I had a knack for the students that have significant behaviors. I have experience working with students with autism, Asperger's, ADD/ADHD, and students with other significant behavior disorders. I have been working full-time the last three years in a self-contained behavior program ... ... More
"ESL Tutor / Elementary Education Tutor"
Do you need help with the practicing your English? I can help! I can help strengthen the fundamentals to ensure you or your child has a solid foundation in speaking and listening so you or they can communicate confidently and effectively. I am a native English speaker living in Mexico. I also speak German and basic Spanish.
I can tutor elementary math, spelling, reading, teaching phonics, teaching physical education, and music.
I graduated from Evergreen State College with a Bachelor's i... ... More