I am a graduate of Brown University with a concentration in philosophy
, a former researcher in a space sciences lab, an award-winning creative fiction writer, and a private tutor who is dedicated to effective communication. I have tutored dozens of students over the past four years through community outreach programs, mentorship companies, and in private arrangements; I have experience working with middle school students, high school students, and college students--as well as with adult learners studying for the TOEFL
. In 2012 I taught English literature
and SAT prep
classes at schools in Hong Kong.
My specialties are essay
consulting and proofreading
; test prep for the SAT
, TOEFL, and ACT
; and English: writing
, literature, etc. I am additionally qualified to teach a wide array of other subjects drawing
on my knowledge of mathematics
, and physics
Finally, I have also helped many students coordinate their college applications and provide general academic guidance through study skills
The three core elements emphasized in my teaching philosophy are:
1. Promoting Awareness and Clarity of Goals
2. Encouraging Achievement as well as Personal and Professional Development
3. Instilling Good Study Habits and Time Management
I am a versatile scheduler. Please contact me to make arrangements.
24 hours notice required
Travels within 20 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90046
Tutors have the ability to create educational resources and share them with the WyzAnt community.
Here are some of the resources created by Sidney.
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I have recently returned to WyzAnt after teaching a literature course in Hong Kong.
I am presently based in Los Angeles and am looking forward to new opportunities.
New to WyzAnt! Love the site and system so far, very professional. I am looking forward to working with new students and will keep this blog up to date on my experience of working through this site.