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Rachel S.

Patient and Artistic WashU grad and AmeriCorps teaching alum

New York, NY (10025)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$45.00
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I am an oil painter with 8 years of experience in oils, and an AmeriCorps teaching alum. I studied International humanities and painting in college, with focuses on modern European history, global literature, and women's issues. I also have a range of coursework in psychology and anthropology.

I have experience teaching art, math, literacy, and homework support. My teaching philosophy involves instilling a love of learning by connecting the subjects to students' interests and making the subjects real for them.

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Rachel’s subjects

Math:
Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Word
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Social Studies, World History
Art:
Art History, Drawing, Painting
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English, Geometry, Prealgebra, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, College Counseling, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Corporate Training:
College Counseling, Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading

College Counseling

I have experience formally coaching middle school students on early college prep, and informally coaching peers and mentees on choosing colleges and preparing college essays. I have strong writing experience as a former humanities major and frequent writer for college and small publications, and have served as an editorial assistant editing articles and conducting website planning for a career coach. I am prepared to support high school students navigate the college application process and prepare their college admissions essays and personal statements.

Drawing

I have more than ten years of experience drawing in dry and mixed media, including graphite, charcoal, dry and oil pastel, and pen. I have taught electives in drawing for 6th and 7th grade students as an AmeriCorps teacher.

Painting

I am qualified to tutor in painting as an artist with at least 8 years of experience working in oil paints. I have a minor in painting from Washington University in St. Louis, which included an independent studio class with an acclaimed painter; have had drawings and paintings published in student and youth publications; and have taught art to 6th and 7th graders.

Social Studies

I completed a major in International and Area Studies and a minor in History in college, and graduated with a 3.78 GPA. I have supported 2nd, 6th, and 7th grade students in their social studies homework. I have experience in internships and abroad experiences relating to American and international politics and civic society.

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Education

Washington University in St. Louis (International studie)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

For groups, I charge $15 for each additional child. If my commute exceeds 50 minutes, I may ask for a small additional amount.

Travel policy

Rachel will travel within 15 miles of New York, NY 10025.

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