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Kathryn A.'s Resources

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Student improvements

I have seen a number of my students really improve their Math skills and also I have helped some students with writing assignments in English and Biology. These writing assignments are a chance for me to help guide the student to improve their writing skills and organizational skills and thus earn a very good grade on a major project. I love to write myself, and want to show my students how... read more

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SAT success

I just got the news that one of my students got his SAT scores back today and improved overall by about 30% on his scores. He improved the most in his weakest area, which was the SAT Reading section. This will make a big difference for him in choosing colleges, where he is expecting to receive a full athletic scholarship.

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What I learn from my students

I learn a lot by tutoring my students. I learn how they learn, what are the barriers that they experience in learning and what they are interested in doing. The brain is an amazing thing and I believe that using your brain is just like exercising your body, the more that you extend your range of learning the stronger and more flexible your thinking becomes. So, I am learning as much from my... read more

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Tutoring versus teaching

As a first year Science teacher, I lost my job teaching HS Physics last year because I was the last hired and therefore, first fired. After seeking a new teaching position, and becoming certified, I decided to tutor through WyzAnt while waiting to develop a more permanent position. But, what I have found is that tutoring actually offers a great opportunity to teach a wide variety of subjects... read more