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Emily W.

History, English, Economics, Geography, Worldview

Sugar Land, TX (77487)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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I graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston (UH) in December 2012, with a B.A. in history and a minor in education. As a history major and an honors student, I have considerable experience in writing papers and taking essay exams. During undergrad, I tutored student athletes in history and English, developing a passion for tutoring. I was the most demanded history tutor for the university athletics center and enjoyed seeing my students grow academically, successfully passing their classes and achieving high grades. I also interned as a student teacher for Economics and A.P. Government classes at Stephen F. Austin High School. After graduation I taught 9th Grade English and 12th Grade Economics & Worldview at Logos Preparatory Academy. During this time, I also continued tutoring student athletes at UH.

In my experience, the potential for mastering the material is always there. In tutoring, I emphasize learning effective study methods and test-taking strategies, giving extra guidance and explanation in areas of weakness. I teach how to write excellent papers and essays by effective brainstorming, researching for and structuring the topic, following proper grammar rules, and doing multiple stages of editing. I love passing on my knowledge and experience to my students, and I tailor my tutoring and teaching methods to each particular student's needs. I also have experience tutoring English Language Learners (ELLs) and would love to help those students improve and excel in their English skills. I know that English is not an easy language to learn!

Helping students be successful is my number one priority. If they are not improving then I know I am not doing my job correctly, and I adjust my methods accordingly. I always enjoy watching my students go on to pass their classes and achieve good grades. I love those "Aha!" moments when something finally clicks and when students come back smiling to show me their accomplishments. In the end, it is all about you the student! I am here to give the help and time that you need to accomplish what you are truly capable of!

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Emily’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Cooking, Needlework, Sewing
Homeschool:
Business:
Public Speaking
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion, World History
Language:
ESL/ESOL
English:
Bible Studies, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

Elementary (K-6th)

I have tutored many elementary students in reading and writing, helping them with reading comprehension and phonetics. I have also tutored on how to organize, outline, and then write essays. I passed the Texas Pedagogy K-12 exam. I also have multiple younger siblings whom I have helped with their homework in history, science, reading, and writing. I graduated summa cum laude from the University of Houston (UH) in December 2012, with a B.A. in history and a minor in education.

English

As an Honors College student at the University of Houston, I took a lot of intensive English classes in which I did very well. I also tutored for university level history, and have a lot of experience guiding students on essay and research paper writing. I also taught 9th Grade English at Logos Preparatory Academy.

Reading

I have taught 9th Grade English, and I am also a published author. As an Honors College student at the University of Houston, I took a lot of intensive English classes in which I did very well. I also have a lot of experience working with students on reading comprehension, as well as on writing essays and research papers.

Writing

As a history major, I developed great academic writing skills and effective research techniques. I have tutored for university level history, and I have also taught 9th Grade English.

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Education

University of Houston (History)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Emily will travel within 15 miles of Sugar Land, TX 77479.

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