I have a Master's degree in English Literature
and have been an English teacher, a writing
teacher, a computer
teacher, and a tutor for many years. I know how to help students feel confident and do their best work. I can help students with research, essays, grammar
, test prep, and many types of software.
I worked for many years at a local private high school teaching all levels of English, including AP. I also worked as an instructor at California State University. I understand the pressures on kids to do well in school in preparation for college and know how to get them ready for tests and how to help them through their anxiety. Having just sent my own daughter off to college, I understand that process and can help students with their college essay
. My students have told me that I help them see their work clearly and help them grow into stronger writers and readers. I am especially good at helping students organize themselves so they can focus on the important things in school: learning!
I also like working with adults. It's very rewarding to help people who are experts in many areas but maybe need some help with writing, technology or learning new programs. Adult education has been a very rewarding area of tutoring for me.
The computer software I am comfortable with includes MS Office (Word, Excel
and Publisher), Dreamweaver
, iMovie, iPhoto, Photoshop
, Google Apps and many online sites.
How I Work:
I can come to your home, tutor via email
or I can tutor online. I begin by having students send me some of their work so I can assess their needs and suggest some different approaches. I think it's important to include students in their own learning process. They feel empowered when they have control of their own learning. That is ultimately my goal: to make a student independent and confident!
5 hours notice required
For multiple students, my rate is as follows:
$75 an hour for two students.
$100 an hour for 3 or more students.
Travels within 15 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90039