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 Westminster 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.
"Computer Science, Programming, Web Development"
I have loved to teach from a very early age. I especially enjoy the process of learning, particularly when my students finally get a concept. Prior to teaching full-time, I spent many years in industry, mentoring junior staff.
My teaching philosophy is that learning is a two-way dialog. I also do not consider myself to a total expert in a field and at times will learn alongside my students. This is exciting and results in a nice dynamic of learning.
I have been teaching computer s... ... More
"English and History Tutor"
Hello, my name is Jacob A. and I am a junior at Fitchburg State University. I am a Film/Video major with a minor in History. I was an honors student throughout high school and have made Dean's List every semester so far in college because I take my studies very seriously. I also volunteer at Fitchburg Access Television by doing audio and camera work while occasionally directing one of the shows on the station.
While attending grade school, English and History were my favorite subjects and I... ... More
John was a great tutor for my daughter and helped her prepare for the math SAT test. He accommodated her busy schedule and was flexible with her tutoring times. He was always prompt, polite, and easy to get in touch with. After having her take a diagnostic test before their first session, he quickly identified what she needed the most help with and focused the sessions on those areas. He was well prepared for the sessions and, in addition to working with her in person, he provided her with several handouts on time management, test taking skills, practice problems etc. My daughter and I highly recommend John as a tutor!
Sandy F. from Dunstable, MA
"EZ Math: Mathematics made easy"
I have 9 years of experience teaching all levels of high school mathematics in the public schools. I also have more than 11 years of experience tutoring mathematics to students ranging from 7 years old through adult learners.
I have taught and/or tutored mathematics from basic addition and subtraction through calculus. I have also helped students prepare for the SAT (Aptitude and Subject), ACT, GED, MCAS and SCAT tests in mathematics.
All this experience has taught me that all students can ... ... More
My 7 year old son has worked with Jennifer for six months. Despite being bright, he couldn't master phonemic awareness and phonics through his instruction at school alone. He felt stupid and avoided books at all costs. Now he has begun to read proudly and states that 'Journal Time' is his favorite activity at school. He walks down the hallway with his nose buried in a book!
What helped immeasurably was Jennifer T's ability to pinpoint instruction to his exact level. She scaffolded lessons so that he was always successful and encouraged him to stretch to the next level. She provides him with games, activities, physical touch cues and even dance moves to help him master phonemic awareness! He has so much fun, he wants to go to tutoring (and this is a very active little boy!). She has provided me with resources to better my own understanding and consistently provides us activities and materials to help us at home.
I am an educator myself and felt helpless that I could not help my own child learn to read. We needed an expert and feel blessed we found one. Best of all, my son found not only a teacher but also a cheerleader and a friend.
Holly B. from Littleton, MA
"Scientifically-Based Specialized Reading and Writing Instruction"
I work with 35 students a day at a middle school delivering small group reading instruction in a public school. I have a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Spanish and a Masters in Reading and Literacy. I am licensed to teach Elementary grades 1-6 and Reading all levels by the MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. I have also been a consultant for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to implement the latest scientific-based reading res... ... More
The lessons with Leonard M. continue to meet all my expectations. Leonard M. is an excellent tutor and I am learning quickly!
Peter M. from West Boylston, MA
Hi! My name is Leonard. Besides being a published author in English (my native language), I have years of experience teaching and translating from classical and modern languages. I have been teaching (mostly in Catholic seminaries) since 1994, and so I have good and prolonged teaching experience. I received higher education (Doctoral degree) in Rome, at the Pontifical Biblical Institute and the Gregorian University, and so I speak Italian fairly fluently. I also have many German friends, esp... ... More
"Grad student tutoring history"
My love of teaching history comes from a lifelong love of the subject. As a graduate student in American Studies at New England College, I have lectured for classes and helped fellow students write papers, study for exams, and understand the material. As a tutor, I seek to enrich students with historical knowledge and not just hammer in dates and names.
I strive to ensure that the students fully understand the material and not just quickly memorize facts. In doing so, it allows the stude... ... More
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