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Yvonne W.

Lawrenceville, GA

$65/hr

Look No Further: English/Language Arts Tutor

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Look No Further: English/Language Arts Tutor

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Apparently, the 1950's was a time in our culture when the teacher could leave a classroom of students to run an errand and return without concern of incident. Such was the day when Ms. Gagliardi, my teacher, walked out of her kindergarten class. Being the oldest of three and Mommy's helper, as usual, I assessed the situation, deciding the teacher was gone too long. I recall scanning the classroom of my peers and thinking, "These kids need something to do." So I asked them, "Would you like me to read you a story?" I received collective vocal consent, obtained a book, and went to work. When Ms. Gagliardi returned, she found me, at the age of five, sitting in her chair, captivating my classmates as I "read" them a story.

Fast forward to today. The evolution of education, our culture, and society have changed radically. I daresay, Ms. Gagliardi would seriously double-think the idea of leaving a classroom of five-year-olds unattended in 2012. What hasn't changed however, is my passion for teaching. Between my mom, who passed on a love for reading and my 5th grade teacher, Ms. Levitt, literature, grammar, the overall area of English became my subject of preference.

As a certified teacher of 17 years for the State of Georgia, my focal experience is with 8th grade English/Language Arts. At this grade level students are expected to pass the 8th grade Writing Assessment needed to be promoted to high school. I have tutored students from 8th to 12 grades as well as college freshmen in writing and grammar. For those needing to pass the Writing Assessment, I have done so with a 100% success rate. Typically, my approach is one on one, however, consultations online can be arranged. If you are looking for assistance with your organization, style development, revising, editing, and proofreading, I utilize various practical strategies and techniques to engage you in the facilitation of this process for you.

English:
English,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar
Homeschool:
English,
Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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English

English/Language Arts Teacher Available!

Southern Connecticut State University
Southern Connectictut State University
Master's
State University of West Georgia
EdD

Education

Southern Connecticut State University

Southern Connectictut State University (Master's)

State University of West Georgia (EdD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $65.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Yvonne will travel within 10 miles of Lawrenceville, GA 30044.


About Yvonne

Apparently, the 1950's was a time in our culture when the teacher could leave a classroom of students to run an errand and return without concern of incident. Such was the day when Ms. Gagliardi, my teacher, walked out of her kindergarten class. Being the oldest of three and Mommy's helper, as usual, I assessed the situation, deciding the teacher was gone too long. I recall scanning the classroom of my peers and thinking, "These kids need something to do." So I asked them, "Would you like me to read you a story?" I received collective vocal consent, obtained a book, and went to work. When Ms. Gagliardi returned, she found me, at the age of five, sitting in her chair, captivating my classmates as I "read" them a story.

Fast forward to today. The evolution of education, our culture, and society have changed radically. I daresay, Ms. Gagliardi would seriously double-think the idea of leaving a classroom of five-year-olds unattended in 2012. What hasn't changed however, is my passion for teaching. Between my mom, who passed on a love for reading and my 5th grade teacher, Ms. Levitt, literature, grammar, the overall area of English became my subject of preference.

As a certified teacher of 17 years for the State of Georgia, my focal experience is with 8th grade English/Language Arts. At this grade level students are expected to pass the 8th grade Writing Assessment needed to be promoted to high school. I have tutored students from 8th to 12 grades as well as college freshmen in writing and grammar. For those needing to pass the Writing Assessment, I have done so with a 100% success rate. Typically, my approach is one on one, however, consultations online can be arranged. If you are looking for assistance with your organization, style development, revising, editing, and proofreading, I utilize various practical strategies and techniques to engage you in the facilitation of this process for you.

Education

Southern Connecticut State University
Southern Connectictut State University
Master's
State University of West Georgia
EdD

Education

Southern Connecticut State University

Southern Connectictut State University (Master's)

State University of West Georgia (EdD)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Lawrenceville, GA 30044

Yvonne’s Subjects

English:
English,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar
Homeschool:
English,
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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