I'd like to introduce myself by saying that I am aware of the need for individualized methods of instruction when tutoring a student in any subject matter. I do enjoy and believe in providing an unconditionally positive and constructive learning environment for my student in order to encourage the lively exchange of ideas needed to expand their knowledge base of a given area. It is also important to act as a guide and to be a positive role model for my student and thereby to hopefully encourage a lifelong love of learning. Now I will move from my teaching philosophy to my qualifications. I graduated from The University of Rhode Island with my BA in Psychology (with a minor in Spanish) in 2001. While there, I served as a Psychology Tutor and Mentor for the URI Talent Development Program.
I have a passion for music, which I've inherited from my family. I began playing the violin in first grade and continue playing in groups like the Ocean State Summer Pops Orchestra and the Rhode Island College Symphony Orchestra. I also sing regularly with the First Evangelical Lutheran Church choir. I hope that this brief bio has conveyed my passion for teaching, learning, and serving students academic needs in a variety of areas. References are available. Feel free to contact me at the earliest sign of an issue with the learning process.
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