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BONNIE P.

Houston, TX

$40/hr

I Want to Help Your Struggling Student

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Background check passed as of 4/28/13

I Want to Help Your Struggling Student

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It gives me great joy to help struggling students. I’m as excited as they are when my students learn new skills or understand new concepts. I am a very encouraging tutor, and believe that encouragement is essential to learning. I like to add a bit of fun plus personalization to my lessons, and I find that these grab my students’ attention and make it easier for them to learn. I've tutored many children who were below grade level and/or had focus or other issues. I believe that all children can learn and enjoy the experience if subject matter is presented the right way. I work full-time as a math tutor for HISD and do private tutoring for several companies. When I was younger I worked in marketing, but now I prefer to do something that makes a difference to my students, and, ultimately, to our world. I would love to make a difference in the academic progress (and possibly the life) of your child. Contact me if I can be of service.

"Simply Amazing!"

- Mayra, Houston, TX on 10/23/14

"LIFESAVER"

- Roqui, Houston, TX on 3/6/14
Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, English, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling,
GED
Corporate Training:
College Counseling,
Grammar, 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.

College Counseling

I developed a website for parents of high school and college students, so that they could support their students during the period when the students were applying to colleges, preparing to leave for college and while they were in college. I spent two years researching all facets of finding the right college, applying to colleges and finding financial aid, as well as issues at college. I am the author and co-author of several college prep and counsel eBooks.

Vanderbilt University

Education

Vanderbilt University

Simply Amazing! — Mrs. Bonnie has been working with my daughter for over a year now with reading and math. She continues to impact my daughter's educational growth. I have nothing but great things to say about Mrs. Bonnie. She has that special touch, you can truly see her passion when she sits down to tutor. She is very patient and very sweet. If you are looking for a patient and dedicated tutor, she is a great ch ...

— Mayra, Houston, TX on 10/23/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Minimum one hour. Rate is for one student.

Travel policy

BONNIE will travel within 5 miles of Houston, TX 77031.


About BONNIE

It gives me great joy to help struggling students. I’m as excited as they are when my students learn new skills or understand new concepts. I am a very encouraging tutor, and believe that encouragement is essential to learning. I like to add a bit of fun plus personalization to my lessons, and I find that these grab my students’ attention and make it easier for them to learn. I've tutored many children who were below grade level and/or had focus or other issues. I believe that all children can learn and enjoy the experience if subject matter is presented the right way. I work full-time as a math tutor for HISD and do private tutoring for several companies. When I was younger I worked in marketing, but now I prefer to do something that makes a difference to my students, and, ultimately, to our world. I would love to make a difference in the academic progress (and possibly the life) of your child. Contact me if I can be of service.

Testimonials

"Simply Amazing!"

- Mayra, Houston, TX on 10/23/14

"LIFESAVER"

- Roqui, Houston, TX on 3/6/14

Education

Vanderbilt University

Education

Vanderbilt University


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Minimum one hour. Rate is for one student.

Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Houston, TX 77031

BONNIE’s Subjects

Math:
Algebra 1, Prealgebra
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Algebra 1, English, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling,
GED
Corporate Training:
College Counseling,
Grammar, 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.


Background Check Status for BONNIE P.

BONNIE P. passed a background check on 4/28/13. The check was ordered by BONNIE through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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