When you are struggling to make the grade it is easy to feel like just giving up and throwing in the towel. However, with the help of an experienced tutor you could be well on your way to achieving not just a passing grade, but a truly impressive one! There are Avon tutors available now to guide you through your course work and offer support on homework and assignments. So whether you are looking for someone to help you pass a particularly challenging class, or for someone to help prep you for an upcoming exam, check out local tutor listings now and put yourself on the road to success'i.
"Former teacher, experienced tutor across secondary subjects"
I am a former teacher with seven years of experience. I have my masters in teaching social studies, and have taught World History, American Government, Geography, and Honors Global Understanding in grades 9-12. I have a valid teaching certificate from the state of Iowa and have also been credentialed to teach in Washington and California.
While I enjoyed teaching each of my social studies classes, one of the favorite parts of my day was my Resource period, in which I was able to work indi... ... More
I highly recommend Steven as a tudor. He is very patient and great to work with. My son went from failing his Spanish Class to passing with ease. Look no further.
Steve C. from Roswell, GA
"Excellent Instruction in Spanish, Athletics, and Mathematics"
My name is Steven, and since graduating from college I have enjoyed working in various student programs both in local schools and in my own church student department.
Because I was raised in a bilingual household, I am able to teach and explain the Spanish language in a natural, easy-to-understand manner.
In high school and college, I excelled in both math and science classes. During my college career, I completed several advanced mathematics classes up to Calculus 3.
As a successful high ... ... 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
"Experienced Communicator, Professional Writer"
I am a writer with more than 15 years of professional experience and I have excellent references, including a three-star Air Force general. I have written for newspapers in large, medium and small markets. My work has been followed by the Associated Press, the Air Force Times and numerous other news services and publications. Most recently, I wrote for an Air Force newspaper, which often involved translating military-speak about aircraft and engines to something a third-grader could understan... ... More
Jordan is a freelance graphic designer. He has been inspired by design since 2008. Jordan graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a Bachelor in Graphic Design in 2015. Jordan has been working with the Adobe Creative Suite for 10 years. From print design to web design, Jordan has an eye for detail and creativity.
At Central Connecticut State University, Jordan tutored many college-aged students in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Autodesk Maya.
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We continue to see improvement with Alexander and he gets used to school schedules again.
Lucia continued working with my son after the summer break, getting back into the study habits was difficult for him, but Lucia continues to maintain a constant level of assertiveness to gain compliance.
Lucia worked well with my son who can at times be less than attentive. Her methods kept him focused and he enjoyed the session. She was firm in her demeanor and he made good progress for the first lesson. We intend to continue with Lucia for his tutoring needs.
Week 2 - Seeing improvement as the relationship continues to develop between Lucia and my son. While this process is not quick, I think Lucia is up to the task of dealing with a little boy who does not always focus well. Her methodology seems to be working well.
Week 3 - Continue to see incremental improvements, Lucia works hard with my son, sometimes he is not always as attentive as he needs to be. It is obvious that Lucia cares about the progress made and is interested in his progress.
week 4 - Lucia continues to explore alternative methods and techniques to apply to my son's tutoring. We are seeing positive results for the continued efforts and Lucia's willingness to approach the situation with different methods. So far so good!
Week 5 - Lucia has used various techniques to break up the session into segments that my son can focus on, the results are improvements in his confidence and he is now sounding out words and not guessing.
Kenneth Z. from Bristol, CT
I have worked with many students diagnosed with ADD or ADHD. I try to involve each student as thoroughly as possible in the learning process, paying particular attention to the emotions of the student with whom I am working. By providing a structured and predictable learning environment I help my students to achieve greater success when learning.
For students with ADD or ADHD I also break down large tasks and pieces of information into more manageable sections so that they do not become overwhelmed. By breaking tasks down, students are able to achieve greater confidence and allev ... More
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