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Hailey F.

Henderson, NV

$45/hr

Fun History & English Tutor! All areas of history!

Usually responds in about 21 hours

Fun History & English Tutor! All areas of history!

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Hello!

Right off the bat, let me tell you that teaching is my passion. As an undergraduate I studied history, anthropology and literature, but was very unsure what I wanted to do afterward. I just completed my MA degree, and for the past three years have worked as a teaching assistant for various history and women's studies courses. I love it. My degree is in comparative European religious history, and I fully plan on going forward for my PhD in religious history of the American South. I have experience with American, World, and European history as well as various forms of literature (British, American, Gothic, World, Religious). With my BA I completed a Great Works Certificate, for which I took many classes covering the Classics, and it was incredibly rewarding. If you want to know more about my academic and teaching background, feel free to ask!

In my spare time I'm an avid reader, anything from non-fiction history books (which I don't even just read for class anymore, now it's for fun!) to classic literature, to Star Wars. I am a firm believer, also, that the popular culture that teenage students enjoy(video games, movies, books etc.) are strong tools in helping them not only with understanding the world of today, but also their subjects in school. My partner currently teaches his own History 102 class at UNLV using films, books, and art to show the shaping of American culture. Each student has a different way of learning, and if we as instructors can use exciting ways to get and keep them interested, then we are truly doing our jobs.

I think I have rambled enough, and of course if you wish to know more, just let me know! I love working with students, and I look forward to hearing from you!

Testimonials

"Great Tutor!!"

- Laura, Las Vegas, NV on 5/1/13

"Very knowledgeable!"

- Jennifer, Henderson, NV on 11/23/12
English:
Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anthropology,
Archaeology
History:
American History, Anthropology,
Archaeology, Classics, European History, Geography, Religion,
Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Corporate Training:
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.

Anthropology

My field of Anthropology is mainly cultural. My background is in folklore and mythology.

The importance of this, to me, is giving students the ability to look through a lens of cultural anthropology when studying for example history, and vice versa.

For cultural Anthropology, students should be learning the approaches to studying human behavior (emic vs. etic), what it means to use "thick description", etc. Most importantly, of course, understanding the value of learning about other cultures.

Religion

The respective histories of the major world religions, for example those that are Abrahamic religions: Islam, Christianity, Judaism.

Also, the histories of other religions as well, past and present:
-polytheistic religions of antiquity
-Buddhism
-Hinduism
-modern Wicca and other pagan movements
-African slave religion such as Obeah, Voo Doo, and Hoo Doo

This is the major part of my field, and I have extensive experience researching a majority of these.

University of Nevada Las Vegas
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Enrolled

Education

University of Nevada Las Vegas

University of Nevada Las Vegas (Enrolled)

Great Tutor!! — Hailey was awesome. She has such a confident way about her. She made me feel so comfortable. She was patient and informative. I learned so much from her. Her teaching ability is 5 star!! She did an incredible job. ...

— Laura, Las Vegas, NV on 5/1/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Hailey will travel within 30 miles of Henderson, NV 89074.


About Hailey

Hello!

Right off the bat, let me tell you that teaching is my passion. As an undergraduate I studied history, anthropology and literature, but was very unsure what I wanted to do afterward. I just completed my MA degree, and for the past three years have worked as a teaching assistant for various history and women's studies courses. I love it. My degree is in comparative European religious history, and I fully plan on going forward for my PhD in religious history of the American South. I have experience with American, World, and European history as well as various forms of literature (British, American, Gothic, World, Religious). With my BA I completed a Great Works Certificate, for which I took many classes covering the Classics, and it was incredibly rewarding. If you want to know more about my academic and teaching background, feel free to ask!

In my spare time I'm an avid reader, anything from non-fiction history books (which I don't even just read for class anymore, now it's for fun!) to classic literature, to Star Wars. I am a firm believer, also, that the popular culture that teenage students enjoy(video games, movies, books etc.) are strong tools in helping them not only with understanding the world of today, but also their subjects in school. My partner currently teaches his own History 102 class at UNLV using films, books, and art to show the shaping of American culture. Each student has a different way of learning, and if we as instructors can use exciting ways to get and keep them interested, then we are truly doing our jobs.

I think I have rambled enough, and of course if you wish to know more, just let me know! I love working with students, and I look forward to hearing from you!

Testimonials

"Great Tutor!!"

- Laura, Las Vegas, NV on 5/1/13

"Very knowledgeable!"

- Jennifer, Henderson, NV on 11/23/12
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Education

University of Nevada Las Vegas
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Enrolled

Education

University of Nevada Las Vegas

University of Nevada Las Vegas (Enrolled)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Henderson, NV 89074

Hailey’s Subjects

English:
Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anthropology,
Archaeology
History:
American History, Anthropology,
Archaeology, Classics, European History, Geography, Religion,
Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Corporate Training:
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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