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I have taught in both classroom and one-on-one environments with students in middle school, high school, college, and graduate school. Regardless of the setting, the subject, or the level of instruction, my goal remains the same: I strive to motivate and inspire students to discover a learning style that will facilitate their academic growth and success. I value and respect the incredible variety of personalities that I encounter while teaching, and I greatly enjoy meeting students from various backgrounds. I understand that each student deserves specialized consideration in order to succeed, and I happily adapt my teaching methods to best meet their individual needs.
My teaching expertise lies in helping students develop strong communication skills. I have successfully taught reading comprehension, grammar, rhetoric, literature (poetry and fiction), and writing. I encourage students to incorporate their own personal interests into our discussions because I believe that the study of language is not merely a memorization task; rather, in the exploration of reading and writing, students discover and refine their own voices.
Education and Teaching Experience:
I graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in English. I also hold an MA in English from the University of Oregon.
At the University of Oregon, I tutored in the undergraduate writing center, served as a teaching assistant in the literature department, and taught my own writing courses. Prior to my teaching experience at the University of Oregon, I tutored English and SAT prep for middle and high school students in the Philadelphia area.
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Professional and Patient — Julia M. was extremely professional, patient, and knew EXACTLY how to assist me with my Music Therapy Board Certification Exam. She customized a study plan for my learning needs in an easy and concise manner. Julia M. is a very positive teacher, she targets the area of needs and strengths in a session and future sessions. I am very fortunate that she is my tutor and WyzAnt is very fortunate to hav ...
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