Arizona State University (English Linguistics)
University of Southern Mississippi (Master's)
I tutor English and anything related to English. I currently have a MS in library and information science and a BA in English (Linguistics), so I love anything to do with reading and the English language. I have taught high school and junior high English as well as been an elementary school library media specialist.
As much as I love to read, I have a passion for writing and that passion shows when I help others. Many of my teachers have told me I have a knack for writing and teaching others how to write well. When I was an undergrad, I tutored writing during my four years at ASU and loved it. During that time, I provided one-on-one and group tutoring in writing skills. I am also very familiar with MLA, APA, and Chicago writing styles. My students as well as many professors gave me positive reviews. I tutor English and anything related to English. I currently have a MS in library and information science and a BA in English (Linguistics), so I love anything to do with reading and the English language. I have taught high school and junior high English as well as been an elementary school library media specialist.
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Our son took his SAT exam and scored 1030. We scheduled him to take another and Stacy helped him get ready for the exam. We just got his results and they are 1240 which has made the needed difference in his University application. Stacy made all the difference in preparing our son for his SAT. I would definitely recommend her!
Stacy is very knowledgeable on writing a research paper. She answered the many questions I had on the 'how to' and where to find information and material needed to fulfill the assignment(s). Even though I didn't completely understand how to it all, she reassured me of being available to answer any future questions and concerns that may arise. She didn't seem to mind that I didn't 'get it' all. She's worth the money!!
Stacy is an amazing tutor! She is patient, knowledgeable and comes to lessons well prepared. She is courteous and easy to get along with. Stacy takes the time to go over what she taught my son after each lesson and as a parent I really appreciate her letting me know what she is teaching my son. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a good English tutor.
Stacy is very knowledgeable, prepares for the lesson, and has a great low key approach. Perfect for my HS son.
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Have over 60 credits hours in English, including literature and grammar. Able to tutor students in a multitude of linguistics classes, as well.
Majored in linguistics, familiar with grammar rules as well as diagramming sentences. I have also taken modern grammar.
I majored in linguistics while I was in college. Took classes ranging from morphology to phonology, as well as the history of English. I also took a variety of classes specific to the area of linguistics.
Taught Jr high and high school English. Familiar with many different novels, short stories. I am also able to help students comprehend elements of literature and poetry as well as interpret it.
I have been teaching for 11 years and in that time I have always had my students create PowerPoints were various projects. I always make sure to explain etiquette so that they do not have these overly busy presentations that don't actually present anything.
I not only attended a school that was very phonics based and utilized Spalding, but I have a degree in linguistics, which required that I take several classes on phonology and morphology.
I have taken technical editing and therefore familiar with proofreading and editing strategies. Also did private editing and proofreading for several years for a college student.
I am able to help with the following classes:
Introduction to psychology
Psychology of human sexuality
Proficient in APA
Unable to help students with statistics as I changed majors before I took the class.
Able to help students with strategies to help their reading comprehension and fluency.
Able to help students come up with strategies to help them remember vocabulary. I am also able to help them use context clues to understand the meanings of words within a sentence.
Experience with tutoring high school and college level writing. Proficient in MLA, APA, and Chicago styles. I am great at helping students understand various writing strategies, such as sentence structure, organization, and paragraph structure when it comes to academic papers, as well as creative writing and poetry.