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Adam S.

Writing and History Tutor

Brooklyn, NY (11206)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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In 2011 I began pursuing a master's degree in education from the University of Massachusetts Boston with the ultimate goal of becoming a high-school teacher. Experiences in education and mentoring throughout my own high-school and collegiate careers guided my decision to pursue a graduate degree in education. Whether coaching kids in the mechanics of baseball or describing how to construct a cohesive essay, I thoroughly enjoy using my knowledge with my social skills to make the lives of the youth around me richer. The Master's program at UMASS Boston has provided me the opportunity to observe and consider education in an urban setting. This instruction and experience helped me to develop my skills and understanding in teaching a diverse student body. I am now hoping to acquire practical experience in personalized teaching and learning through one-on-one or small group tutoring.

Working as a tutor is an ideal opportunity for me to both fulfill my sincere desire to enrich the lives of children through the acquisition of knowledge as well as to gain experience. Through my past experiences in teaching, I understand that no two students are alike. Different learning styles require different teaching styles. Good instructors recognize this, great instructors adapt their scaffolding techniques to meet the needs of the student. For example, through interacting with students and co-workers whom are not fluent in English I learned that the explanations and analogies used with native English speakers are not always effective. Lessons and explanations must be delivered in a relevant and appropriate context.

In addition to a passion for teaching, I see the role of tutor or teacher to coincide with the role of mentor and role model. When volunteering for the Big Brothers Big Sisters, I mentored a twelve-year old boy who had few people in his life to provide direction and support. Through this experience I saw firsthand the positive impact a role-model can have and felt the joy in making a positive difference in this child's life. I hope that in the future I will be able to play an equally positive and influential role for other youths.

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Adam’s subjects

English:
English, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anthropology, Archaeology
History:
American History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Music History, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Music:
Guitar, Music History, Music Theory, Songwriting, Voice (Music)
Elementary Education:
Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Homeschool:
English, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Fitness
Corporate Training:
Criminal Justice, Proofreading, Public Speaking

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Education

B.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst

University of Massachusetts-Boston (Enrolled)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Adam will travel within 15 miles of Brooklyn, NY 11206.

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