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Lake Forest College, Lake Forest , Illinois (psychology)
Loyola University - Chicago, IL (Master's)
A dynamic tutor here! I am qualified in many subject areas including English, Spanish and Psychology. I have been tutor for over 5 years now in both online and in-person formats.
My method of tutoring incorporates books that the students all ready has as well as supplementary worksheets. I am cognizant of different learning styles and do my best to accommodate all styles whether visual, auditory or kinesthetic. A dynamic tutor here! I am qualified in many subject areas including English, Spanish and Psychology. I have been tutor for over 5 years now in both online and in-person… Read more
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I've only had 3 tutoring sessions with Melissa so far, and inasmuch as I have never worked with a tutor before either, these comments may be a bit premature. Having said that, I feel the sessions have been above expectations. As an adult learner, I am anxious, out of practice, and easily frustrated, but Melissa has done a great job keeping me reined in and on task. I was expecting vocabulary, and got grammar, which is, of course, the correct way to approach a new language initially. Melissa is experienced, thoughtful, and very supportive, and always comes prepared, with new ideas and resources. Melissa also leaves time to respond to questions I have, mostly from things I didn't process from the week before (did I say adult learner?), as constant review is a good thing and I need it. I am planning on working with her for as long as it takes to meet my goal of competently speaking the Spanish language.
Melissa is great teacher. She is kind, so I can relax around her. I was having a difficult time understanding English with my poor vocabulary. She taught me many new words and American idioms. I believe that I need more basic skills, but now I know how to express my feelings. It's big progress for me!
This tutor is great pays attention to detail and answers question for her students and also answers parents questions. She is patient and kind. My son is looking forward to the next lesson.
Very hard working and very patient. Easy to communicate with and punctual . Has good knowledge base. Highly recommended to other students.
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I am a tutor in an elementary school and have experience dealing with students who have ADD/ADHD. I have additional training in a therapeutic day school.
I am most proficient in American History.
I am very familiar with the writing process and have mentored elementary and high school students in writing. I will guide you through brainstorming to the final paper. I can also help you edit and comment on a rough draft.
I have been tutoring ELL students for over 4 years now both in person and online. I work with refugees from various countries such as Iraq, Nepal, Somalia.
I am qualified in phonics as I teach refugees the basics of reading and speaking. I teach phonics by going over the alphabet, blending sounds, etc. with them. I am patient and use worksheets as well as online sources to help them prepare students for reading and writing.
I have a Bachelor's in Psychology. I have a solid foundation in Abnormal Psychology and social work.
I have been though a lot of public speaking in my career as tutor and substitute teacher. I have worked with college students. I am familiar with the steps it takes to research and give a good speech.
I have been a reading tutor for elementary school students for about 6 years now. I have worked with students on phonemic awareness, fluency and comprehension. I always work with students in their own learning style.
I minored in Spanish during my university days. I keep up the language by organizing two meetup groups. I also ran an after school program teaching Spanish to kindergarten to second graders.
My level is advanced intermediate/proficient. I am comfortable tutoring adults and children at the beginning, intermediate or beginning advanced level.
I have training is in a therapeutic day school. My experience has been assisting children with emotional difficulties and organization. I have worked with refugee students who come from traumatic backgrounds as well as attention difficulties. I also have a Bachelor's in Psychology. I have a solid foundation in Abnormal Psychology and social work.
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