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Blaine Y.

Philosophy begins in Wonder

Philosophy begins in Wonder

$40/hour

  • Fayetteville, AR 72703

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Hi, my name is Blaine Yarbrough! In the summers I teach for the Institute of Reading Development, and during the school year I am a K-12 substitute teacher. Primarily I teach English courses, but I am a versatile instructor knowledgeable in many subjects.
I have lived in the Fayetteville area my entire life, and now I am excited to give enrich the community that so enriched me during my formative years. I consider myself to be a lifetime student, and learning and teaching are my...

Hi, my name is Blaine Yarbrough! In the summers I teach for the Institute of Reading Development, and during the school year I am a K-12 substitute teacher. Primarily I teach English courses, but I am a versatile instructor knowledgeable in many subjects.
I have lived in the Fayetteville area my entire life, and now I am excited to give enrich the community that so enriched me during my formative years. I consider myself to be a lifetime student, and learning and teaching are my passions. If I have one goal in my endeavors as a teacher it is to inspire the same love of education in my students. There is no greater gift than education, and there is no nobler pursuit than the acquisition of wisdom. It would be my sincere pleasure to help your student find their way on this most profound of paths.
A little bit more about me as a teacher - I am experienced teaching all ages, and have a firm but warm tone to which students respond very well. I have indefatigable patience, and am interested in working with all ranges of ability (much of my substitute teaching experience is in special education and resource classrooms. Education is my passion, but tempered with an easygoing nature and a good sense of humor I make sure to provide my students with a fun and inviting learning environment.

I have a bachelor's degree in English with a strong focus on British Romanticism. I have read widely in English literature for school, for work, and for pleasure. I have taught reading development courses, and speed reading courses. Aside from my degree and work experience however - literature is something I am passionate about. I think reading is one of the only truly ecstatic experiences that life has to offer. It is one of the few methods available to us in life to step outside of ourselves, and to see the world from a new an unique perspective which was previously inaccessible. It is my heartfelt desire to share this wonderful gift with as many people as I can, because I believe that the understanding that reading fosters makes the world a better place.

It would be my privilege to be your tutor. Education is intrinsically valuable to me, and I will do my utmost to enrich your student's learning experience. I hope to hear from you soon!


Education

University of Arkansas
English
University of Arkansas
Graduate Coursework

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $40
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 40 miles of Fayetteville, AR 72703
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

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Subjects

Elementary Education

Reading, Vocabulary

English

ACT English, English, Literature, Reading, Vocabulary

Homeschool

English, Reading

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English, Reading

Summer

Reading

Test Preparation

ACT English

$40/hour

Blaine Y.

$40/hour

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