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Mary T.

Golden, CO

$60/hr

Effective, Versatile English Tutor, Former English Teacher, M.A.

Effective, Versatile English Tutor, Former English Teacher, M.A.

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I graduated from Southwestern University in 1993 with a B.A., with a minor in Political Science and coursework in psychology. As a part of my university experience, I was chosen to study English and Political Science abroad at King's College in London, England.

After graduation, I was accepted to the Graduate Program in English at Texas A&M University and awarded a teaching position. I taught Rhetoric and Composition and basic academic research and writing. Concurrently, I worked at the Writing Center, tutoring students from all disciplines. I enjoyed the challenge of guiding students through the writing process and the wide variety of projects. On a typical tutoring day, I helped undergraduate and graduates refine everything from basic literary analysis to dissertations. I graduated in 1995, with a Master's in English, with a minor in Linguistics and coursework in Political Science and Education. I also received my Secondary Teaching License in English and Social Studies.

I have quite a bit of teaching experience. I have taught English at the high school level, with an emphasis on literary criticism and academic research and writing. I have also taught Rhetoric and Composition at the community college level. My last teaching job was working at a private school as an Art and Computer teacher for grades K-8. I designed and implemented original curriculum for over 160 students.

In general, I favor an individualized approach that involves a lot of interaction between the tutor and student. My goal is for my students to walk away with increased confidence in their reading and writing skills, improved critical thinking and self-editing abilities, and a project they can be proud of.

I look forward to hearing from you!

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX
Texas A&M College Station TX
Master's

Education

Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX

Texas A&M College Station TX (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Mary will travel within 20 miles of Golden, CO 80403.


About Mary

Thank you for reviewing my profile. We may make a great team!

I graduated from Southwestern University in 1993 with a B.A., with a minor in Political Science and coursework in psychology. As a part of my university experience, I was chosen to study English and Political Science abroad at King's College in London, England.

After graduation, I was accepted to the Graduate Program in English at Texas A&M University and awarded a teaching position. I taught Rhetoric and Composition and basic academic research and writing. Concurrently, I worked at the Writing Center, tutoring students from all disciplines. I enjoyed the challenge of guiding students through the writing process and the wide variety of projects. On a typical tutoring day, I helped undergraduate and graduates refine everything from basic literary analysis to dissertations. I graduated in 1995, with a Master's in English, with a minor in Linguistics and coursework in Political Science and Education. I also received my Secondary Teaching License in English and Social Studies.

I have quite a bit of teaching experience. I have taught English at the high school level, with an emphasis on literary criticism and academic research and writing. I have also taught Rhetoric and Composition at the community college level. My last teaching job was working at a private school as an Art and Computer teacher for grades K-8. I designed and implemented original curriculum for over 160 students.

In general, I favor an individualized approach that involves a lot of interaction between the tutor and student. My goal is for my students to walk away with increased confidence in their reading and writing skills, improved critical thinking and self-editing abilities, and a project they can be proud of.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Education

Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX
Texas A&M College Station TX
Master's

Education

Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX

Texas A&M College Station TX (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Golden, CO 80403

Mary’s Subjects

English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, Reading, Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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