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Luke attended Stanford University where he graduated with honors and a degree in Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. He is a Bay Area actor, musician, tutor, and lover of the outdoors.
His focus is on developing critical thinking skills by laying out easy-to-use frameworks for expository, compositional, and argumentative writing. By connecting ideas within a text and drawing on strong use of evidence, students can introduce original college-level thinking into their writing while still in high school. This prepares them for seamless integration and achievement once they enter a college or university setting.
Offering support in the following subjects:
-Pre-Algebra, Algebra I and Geometry
-Biology and Physical sciences
With a focus on developing:
-A life-long love of learning
-Critical thinking and original ideas
-Use of rhetoric for persuasive arguments
-Uniqueness of author's voice
-Efficiency and study skills
Luke is also available for professional manuscript editing, peer review, and consultation.
Luke has been an actor nearly his whole life and also spent many years as a workshop leader for non-profit organizations. His unique approach to public speaking focuses on developing proper breathing, confidence, diction and articulation, and strategies for effectiveness.
From experience, he believes that the most important element in effective public speaking is familiarity with content. In his one-on-one sessions, Luke will show you an easy process for quickly developing your skill as a public speaker, by grounding you in your material and providing techniques for combatting stage fright and other hindrances.
Luke is an award-winning writer and specializes in developing an elegance in his students' argumentative writing. His approach to writing is simple: a solid structure and organization for the writing supports the flow and style used to portray the argument.
He is also has an extensive background in poetry, creative writing, and exposition. In these areas, Luke focuses on developing the distinctive voice of the writer. Luke believes this is best achieved by writing outside of our comfort zone and what is familiar, and he challenges his students to take risks with their writing in order to hone their craft.
Professional, knowledgeable, and helpful to boot! — Luke was absolutely wonderful- beyond being professional and thorough, he is very knowledgeable and helpful. He provided wonderful insight and suggestions for an admission essay. Not only going over appropriate mechanics and structure, he sought to understand what exactly I was feeling/thinking to make sure it was getting across in the paper. Simply, Luke is able to invest himself just as much as ...
Standard Hourly Fee: $125.00
Cancellation: 24 hours notice required
Luke will travel within 10 miles of San Francisco, CA 94114.
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