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Blaine Y.

Fayetteville, AR

$40/hour

Philosophy begins in Wonder

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University of Arkansas
English
University of Arkansas
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Arkansas (English)

University of Arkansas (Graduate Coursework)

About Blaine

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!
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
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Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Fayetteville, AR 72703
In-person lessons
English:
ACT English, English, Literature, Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
ACT English
Elementary Education:
Reading, Vocabulary

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University of Arkansas
English
University of Arkansas
Graduate Coursework

Education

University of Arkansas (English)

University of Arkansas (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Blaine will travel within 40 miles of Fayetteville, AR 72703.