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Hayley T.

Corvallis, OR

$40/hr

Hayley, Tutor of Writing, Reading and All Things English

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Hayley, Tutor of Writing, Reading and All Things English

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My English teachers taught me more than Shakespeare; under their guidance I learned how to form and express my own ideas, to listen carefully to the ideas of my classmates and to engage in conversation. I think that every student has the right to realize the value of her contributions, within and beyond the English classroom, and I make it my goal to illuminate her worth so she can do more with her potential.

I'm into listening. I've found that when given the opportunity, students often reveal interests and strengths that don't make it into tests and papers. During my three years spent as a college writing tutor, I learned to recognize deep reservoirs of inspiration, of individuality, and ask the open-ended questions that encouraged students to tap into these sources themselves. The goal being: develop the student, not just the paper.

Creativity resonates, and some of my most memorable moments as a student were born from an English teacher’s decision to introduce modernism with a painting, or to compare Slaughterhouse Five to Harold and Maude. Just as I have an assortment of interests (film, photography, baking, running, ballet, to name a few) so do my students; I do my best to incorporate these natural attractions into our discussions to make the lessons more effective.

Above all, tutoring is about the student. I look forward to getting to know yours and learning a thing or two, myself.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me for more information.

Testimonials

"Amazing!!!"

- Sarah, Silver Spring, MD on 5/26/14

"Excellent reading teacher"

- Shyam, Gaithersburg, MD on 1/17/14
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Photography, Video Production
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French
Art:
Art History, Film,
Photography, Video Production
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, French, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, French, Grammar, Microsoft Word, 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.

Film

Within my English major, I concentrated in Film Studies. In addition to analyzing frames, scenes and themes in analytical essays, I have experience with the filmmaking process; I shot and edited (using Final Cut Pro) two short documentaries for a college film class, I created short web videos about the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, and I taught filmmaking at a technology summer camp. I have taken one screenwriting class, so I have a basic knowledge of the screenwriting process.

Lafayette College
English, Art History

Education

Lafayette College (English, Art History)

Amazing!!! — Hayley is my favorite tutor, she is so nice. Her organizational skills are wonderful. She is patient, smart, and so professional. She is flexible, perfectly bilingual and just amazing. French is my first language, and when I had difficulties, she explained material in French to me and made sure that I understood the material. She is so smart, I recommend her to everybody. She is great! I enjoyed w ...

— Sarah, Silver Spring, MD on 5/26/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Hayley will travel within 5 miles of Corvallis, OR 97330.


About Hayley

My English teachers taught me more than Shakespeare; under their guidance I learned how to form and express my own ideas, to listen carefully to the ideas of my classmates and to engage in conversation. I think that every student has the right to realize the value of her contributions, within and beyond the English classroom, and I make it my goal to illuminate her worth so she can do more with her potential.

I'm into listening. I've found that when given the opportunity, students often reveal interests and strengths that don't make it into tests and papers. During my three years spent as a college writing tutor, I learned to recognize deep reservoirs of inspiration, of individuality, and ask the open-ended questions that encouraged students to tap into these sources themselves. The goal being: develop the student, not just the paper.

Creativity resonates, and some of my most memorable moments as a student were born from an English teacher’s decision to introduce modernism with a painting, or to compare Slaughterhouse Five to Harold and Maude. Just as I have an assortment of interests (film, photography, baking, running, ballet, to name a few) so do my students; I do my best to incorporate these natural attractions into our discussions to make the lessons more effective.

Above all, tutoring is about the student. I look forward to getting to know yours and learning a thing or two, myself.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me for more information.

Testimonials

"Amazing!!!"

- Sarah, Silver Spring, MD on 5/26/14

"Excellent reading teacher"

- Shyam, Gaithersburg, MD on 1/17/14
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Education

Lafayette College
English, Art History

Education

Lafayette College (English, Art History)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Corvallis, OR 97330

Hayley’s Subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Photography, Video Production
Language:
ESL/ESOL, French
Art:
Art History, Film,
Photography, Video Production
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL, French, Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, French, Grammar, Microsoft Word, 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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