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Jane D.

Ballwin, MO

$60/hr

Improve Communication in Writing and in College Applications

Background check passed as of 11/7/14
Usually responds in about 4 hours

Improve Communication in Writing and in College Applications

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I love working with elementary, junior high and high school students to encourage and strengthen their unique strengths and talents. I am particularly skilled in English and at writing and communicating. I have experience as a substitute teacher, an elementary voluntary tutor, an assistant director of admission at Colorado College, and as an evaluator with Westlake Scholarship Foundation. I have taught various subjects in the classroom as a substitute, but am most skilled in writing and communicating. I have also evaluated hundreds of college essays in my past work experience. I can assist students not only with writing and communicating more successfully in their school assignments, but also in successfully and creatively organizing and completing their college essays and applications.

I have 8 years of experience as a substitute teacher and have been pursuing part-time a Masters in Educational Ministries at Covenant Theological Seminary with the goal of teaching in the classroom in the future. I am available currently because I choose to stay home with my two children who are in high school.

I have fun with students because I like to help them recognize their strengths and how much they have to offer. My goal is to inspire and encourage students to love learning and to love putting forth their best effort in their work. I have a winsome style, rather than a demanding and authoritative approach. I have a very good sense of humor and enjoy laughing with kids. I believe in respecting each individual student and allowing them space to express themselves and to find and cultivate their strengths. I also require respect and courtesy from them at all times. When there is mutual respect, the sky is the limit! I will be their advocate and will do my very best to help them achieve their goals and improve their performance.

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies,
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
Government & Politics, Religion,
Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Art History

I have taken many art history courses in college and post-college and have studied Ancient Western, European and American art extensively. I have toured and am knowledgeable about most of the major Art Museums and Galleries throughout Europe and the United States including:
The Louvre, d'Orsay, Jeu de Paume, Rodin Gallery- Paris, France
The Uffizi, Duomo and all Michelangelos- Florence, Italy
The Prado- Spain
Sistine Chapel and Colosseum- Rome, Italy
Parthenon- Athens, Greece
National Gallery and History museum- London
Metropolitan Museum of Art- New York
Chicago Art Institute
Crystal Bridges American Art Galley- Arkansas

Bible Studies

I have participated in and led Bible studies for over 40 years. I have completed graduate coursework in Biblical studies and education at Covenant Theological Seminary pursuing a masters in educational ministries. I have participated in at least a dozen Community Bible Study(CBS), Bible Study Fellowship Bible(BSF) and Bible studies within the church. I have also completed extensive Biblical coursework throughout all of middle school, high school and college. I am a lifelong student of the Bible.

Public Speaking

I have extensive public speaking experience from giving presentations to both large and small audiences nationwide while employed as Assistant Director of Admission at Colorado College. I have continued my public speaking training and education while substitute teaching and by completing graduate education coursework. I have also led small groups and taught in church settings.

Religion

I am enrolled at Covenant Theological Seminary and have completed graduate level coursework in the Old and New Testament. I have also completed and led numerous Bible studies and am very knowledgeable about all the writings of CS Lewis.

I studied and completed coursework on religion, specifically the Old and New Testaments throughout both high school and college and it has been a lifelong educational pursuit.

Social Studies

I majored in Political science in college and completed an internship and specialized study in US government at American University in Washington DC. While there for 5 months, I worked for a Presidential campaign and completed US government course work and research.

I completed the following college Social Studies coursework: American Presidency, Urban Politics, Modern European history, US-Soviet Relations, Hitler and Germany, Political Analysis, Western Political Theory and The Renaissance.

The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Covenant Theological Seminary
Graduate Coursework

Education

The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Covenant Theological Seminary (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jane will travel within 15 miles of Ballwin, MO 63021.


About Jane

I love working with elementary, junior high and high school students to encourage and strengthen their unique strengths and talents. I am particularly skilled in English and at writing and communicating. I have experience as a substitute teacher, an elementary voluntary tutor, an assistant director of admission at Colorado College, and as an evaluator with Westlake Scholarship Foundation. I have taught various subjects in the classroom as a substitute, but am most skilled in writing and communicating. I have also evaluated hundreds of college essays in my past work experience. I can assist students not only with writing and communicating more successfully in their school assignments, but also in successfully and creatively organizing and completing their college essays and applications.

I have 8 years of experience as a substitute teacher and have been pursuing part-time a Masters in Educational Ministries at Covenant Theological Seminary with the goal of teaching in the classroom in the future. I am available currently because I choose to stay home with my two children who are in high school.

I have fun with students because I like to help them recognize their strengths and how much they have to offer. My goal is to inspire and encourage students to love learning and to love putting forth their best effort in their work. I have a winsome style, rather than a demanding and authoritative approach. I have a very good sense of humor and enjoy laughing with kids. I believe in respecting each individual student and allowing them space to express themselves and to find and cultivate their strengths. I also require respect and courtesy from them at all times. When there is mutual respect, the sky is the limit! I will be their advocate and will do my very best to help them achieve their goals and improve their performance.

Education

The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Covenant Theological Seminary
Graduate Coursework

Education

The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Covenant Theological Seminary (Graduate Coursework)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Ballwin, MO 63021

Jane’s Subjects

English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies,
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
History:
Government & Politics, Religion,
Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking

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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