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Helen D.

History and Latin Tutor

Chicago, IL (60640)

Travel radius
25 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I have just finished my master's degree in Medieval Studies at the University of York in England. My dissertation was about Vikings, but I have studied many different periods of history. While studying in England I had the opportunity to travel and see many of the sites I was learning about, this experience would allow me to bring history to life for anyone I was tutoring with eyewitness descriptions. For my undergraduate degree at Loyola University Chicago I double majored in History and Classics while triple minoring in Latin, anthropology, and medieval studies. I want to teach history at the university level after getting my PhD. I am moving home to Cincinnati for a year before starting my PhD, and would love to have the opportunity to tutor during that year. My life goal is to be able to share my love of history with students, and I love all opportunities I receive to pursue this goal. My tutoring method is to work closely with the student to identify any issues they may be having, then we start with the basics and slowly build towards the more complicated issues in history. Helping people in the past, I have discovered that sometimes all you need is extra time spent with a tutor and other times more creative solutions are needed such as mapping out historical events in picture form or unique mnemonic devices. I will work with each client to come up with the best approach to reach their desired outcomes.

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Helen’s subjects

Corporate Training:
General Computer, Microsoft Word
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
History:
American History, Anthropology, Classics, European History, Social Studies, World History
Science:
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word

Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of people and cultures. I have a minor in Anthropology and have studied linguistic anthropology, cultural anthropology and archaeology. I would love to tutor a student in any of these subjects.

Classics

Classics is the study of Greek and Roman culture. It is a combination of history, mythology, literature and art.
I have a B.A. in Classical Studies. I have studied both Greek and Roman history as well as classical mythology, literature, art and religion. I have a minor in Latin.

Microsoft Windows

I am very familiar with Microsoft Windows. I have been using Windows computers for decades in a work, school, and personal setting. Additionally, I am currently pursuing a graduate degree in Digital Humanities which have given me background knowledge of computing.

Social Studies

Social studies is the combination of history, geography and government which is taught to elementary students.

My undergraduate degree is in history. I have had classes in geography and government. I am currently working on a M.A. dissertation involving maps and geography. I have tutored in Social Studies before.

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Education

Loyola University Chicago

University of York, UK (Master's)

Helen makes learning fun! Helen shows up to each lesson with a positive attitude. She is so much fun. We laugh a lot, and I'm learning Latin. ...

— Kim from Chicago, IL on 3/3/14);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Helen will travel within 25 miles of Chicago, IL 60640.

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