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I am a California certified teacher and educator. I hold a valid Single Subject Teaching credential in English and Social Science for grades 7-12. This includes English Language Arts of all kinds, History, Civics, Economics and Psychology. I also hold a valid California Multi-subject credential to teach grades K-8 so I am versed in all elementary subjects. My specialties include, but are not limited to, English Language Arts, Reading, Comprehension, Writing, Literature, Spelling, Grammar and Vocabulary. My abilities are strong in tutoring all academic subjects in high stake exams such as SAT English, CASHEE English, ACT, Subject Tests and AP courses. I passed the RICA Exam (Reading Instruction Comprehension Assessment) given by the state of California, so I am aware of strategies to teach all the facets of the English language. For each student I tutor, I devise a lesson plan specially designed for mastery and success of the subject matter. At the end of each tutoring session I send a progress report to the student and their parents via email. I work on long and short term academic solutions with regards to curriculum and I work closely with other teachers. My teaching philosophy is that every student can achieve and succeed with the proper tools. I learn about my students so that I can help them learn in their own personal learning styles. I love what I do.
Study skills are methods to increase a student's ability to strategize information to help to study smarter and retain information over a long period of time. Study skills are important tools in all subjects because it teaches the student how to use the knowledge they acquire combined with their own prior knowledge. Study skills are prerequisites to perform third level thinking on problem solving. Study skills increase the students ability to master material because they have the ability and the tools to process information and apply them to build on new situations. Personal mastery of materials mimic life skills; it is a proven method for use of individual strengths to prepare to learn new material through their own learning style.
Great and effective tutor — Eileen was able to come to my rescue with only one week left for me to study for the GRE. She had a flexible schedule and worked around mine very willingly. I only had time for a one hour tutor session, and yet she helped my score get higher than I actually thought possible! She had many useful tricks for me, and more test taking skills than I had expected. I would recommend her any day. Really gr ...
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