I'm currently a tutor at West Hills College and I've taken the EA-55 class that is required for the tutors to take to become better tutors as well. I mainly tutor English, but I can also tutor Algebra. I've been working as a tutor at West Hills for a year and a half, so I have experience tutoring a wide verity of students from older students to the youngest, different ethnicities, and many international students. I try not to tutor like a teacher, but instead I try to tutor like a student helping another student. I've realized from the time that I've been tutoring that when a tutor tries to teach the student or tutee they tend to be intimidated by the tutor, which will affect the learning outcome by the end of the tutoring session. I don't have a specific tutoring method because tutoring methods change depending on the student or tutee not one tutee is the same. I believe that every tutee has their own way of learning and their I try to find out what method works for them best so they can understand a material to the fullest. My goal in every session is to achieve the maximum learning outcome along with making learning fun for the tutee and showing them that being wrong is okay as long as they acknowledge their errors. When a person accepts their errors they tend not to make them again because they learn from their past experiences, and I believe that this is very true especially when it comes to learning.
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