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 Portland 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.
"Let's Change the Way Your Student Thinks About History"
I am a senior at Eastern Connecticut State University, expecting to graduate in May with a BA in History and a completed minor in Business Administration.
History has been a passion of mine since childhood. Through guided lectures and recreational research, I have developed an excellent understanding of various areas of historical study. These areas include American history, European history, comparative world history, classical studies, and research and analytical skills.
For me, tutoring ... ... More
"Creative Reading/Writing Inspiration and Help!! (K-College)"
I have a B.A. in English/Education and am certified to teach in New York State. I have taught all grade levels, but prefer K-6 with a special emphasis on early reading skills.
Children who are struggling to read can become disheartened very quickly and lose that critical window of learning opportunity. I can re-establish the initial excitement of reading with simple success tools that encourage a child to want to try more. ... More
"Ear training, music theory, sight singing, piano"
I began teaching at The Hartford Conservatory in 2001 - I continue to be a teacher there in the community program. I also began teaching at The Music Shop in Southington where I give private lessons - in 2002. This year I also joined Music Makers Academy in Manchester where I teach private piano. I studied pedagogy and graduated from The Hartford Conservatory in 2004. I have experience teaching group as well as individual piano. I also have tutored college age music students in theory, ear training and musicianship. ... More
My daughter was beginning to struggle with AP Physics and was falling behind. After a couple of poor test scores that were about to derail her GPA, she worked with Paula. Since then she has received an A+ on every quiz and test. Today she achieved a perfect score on a major test!
William M. from Andover, CT
"Paula M.G. - Tutor in Wethersfield, CT"
ACT score is used both by high school counselors and college admission offices in your academic path. After an assessment test, I will tailor the ACT Math preparation to your needs and available time. I review with you all the relevant Mathematics chapters (Pre-Algebra, Elementary Algebra, Intermediate Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Plane Geometry, and Trigonometry), and teach you different methods to improve your score.
I would recommend planning ahead and start preparing for the test 1 full year ahead, if you envision 1.5 hour session a week.
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"
Over the last five years of being a Youth Pastor at my church. One of the jobs that I have carried has been to design cards, banners and special tracts for various occasions.
I have used Photoshop in several college projects in the past and I also have been offered part time work in a graphics design shop after they did some of our printing.
If your looking for some Photoshop help you've come to the right place! ... More
Shannon is great. I desperately needed to pass my algebra class and she helped me not only pass the class but I finished the class early and I got an A. In addtion, I feel more confident about math since she explained it to me in a way that I could relate to and easily understand.
Charlene H. from Meriden, CT
"Achieve your Dream"
My experience has included working with school IEP's (individual educational plans) with teachers and psychologists for students diagnosed with ADD, ADHD. In addition, have identified learning difficulties independently while tutoring students not previously diagnosed who had confirmed issues in this area based upon referrals and assessment by physicians. Doctors confirmed diagnosis and student(s) began receiving treatment. This understanding helped students become proficient in skill areas previously deficient.
Finally, in taking Praxis II (CT teacher proficiency tests) in Special Education, ... More
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