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Hello! I am a tutor who is passionate about helping students improve their reading and writing skills, as well challenging them to improve their grades and test scores. I have extensive experience as an English and Test Prep tutor for two different companies. I also have professional experience in television production as a production assistant, writer’s intern, and producer’s assistant on such HBO hit series as Deadwood, John From Cincinnati, and True Blood.
My experience at the two tutoring companies helped me foster a teaching style based on transforming a student's attitude toward their work from seeing it as negative busywork to viewing it a positive experience based on clear and even exciting progress that helps them get a leg up on their peers! I've found that a good sense of humor and positive feedback goes a long way to building confidence and passion in a student as well as raising his or her grades and test scores.
I have excellent organizational skills, communicate clearly and effectively, and am able to tackle new challenges at they arise.
I have played basketball since 1st grade and participated in numerous rec and summer leagues. I have watched the game since the same time. And I am a teacher and tutor in other subjects, so teaching the game will come easily!
I have been trained at C2 Education to teach elementary age students in reading, writing, test prep, and social studies. I have over 2 years' experience teaching these students. I have also taken a training course at Franklin Education in Brentwood where I learned how to help K-6 students with study skills habits like time management and focus. I also have experience helping kids with early stages of reading and writing where focus and learning habits, as well as teacher encouragement, play a major part in succeeding.
I have taught Grammar and English writing, essays and creative, to students ranging from grades K-12 for over 2 years. I am also writer myself, and have a deep love for words, grammar, and getting your ideas down on the page!
I have taught SAT Reading for two years at C2 Education in LA and Beyond Curriculum in San Marino.
I have experience helping students with their study habits, including focus, organization, and setting and meeting goals. I have taught children with ADD and other special needs. I have been trained at the Franklin Educational Center in Brentwood where executive skills - study skills - were the focus of the training.
Took creative writing courses at Occidental College
Worked for award-winning TV writers and producers at HBO
Am a creative writer myself
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