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Sue H.

Tucson, AZ

$35/hour

I won't let your student fall behind in school!

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Cal State Unisity at Fullerton
History

Education

Cal State Unisity at Fullerton (History)

About Sue

My name is Sue and I will help your child succeed in school. I have experience tutoring elementary and secondary grade students in a wide variety of subjects.
I have been involved in the education field for more than fifteen years: with basic education courses taken in California, as a short and long term substitute teacher and as a teacher/tutor at a private school.

Most recently I was a teacher in a small private school where I taught high school students for credit retrieval in math, science, history and other core subjects. I created special lesson plans to fit each student's learning requirements. One parent wrote that "I greatly appreciate the time that Sue took to help Hayley not just "get through" her schooling, but to really learn. She was creative in her approach." (Full reference is available upon request.) Education is not a "one size fits all" profession and that's why tutors are important.

I have a good working understanding of the "new" core standards adopted by Arizona (and other states) in the past few years, especially those for mathematics. If your child has fallen in those middle elementary years with advanced standards, I can get him or her in line with expectations. These next few years will be a challenge for teachers and students alike. As for elementary school children especially, I am very patient and help students with well thought out steps which help them understand and complete their homework. I don't only check their homework but find out your student's problem areas and create plans especially for them.

I am well acquainted with internet search engines which enable me to find out the answers if I am not sure already. This research part of tutoring is very interesting for me because I am learning all the time. This will help your student understand basic concepts better. Bridging general rules with real world problems and current events helps students succeed.
My name is Sue and I will help your child succeed in school. I have experience tutoring elementary and secondary grade students in a wide variety of subjects.
I have been involved in the education field for more than fifteen years: with basic education courses taken in California, as a short and long term substitute teacher and as a
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Policies
Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Tucson, AZ 85755
In-person lessons
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra, SAT Math, Trigonometry
Science:
Biology, Physical Science
English:
Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GED, PSAT, SAT Math, SAT Reading
Computer:
QuickBooks
History:
American History, European History, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
QuickBooks

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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QuickBooks

I was a full charge bookkeeper for a small business for over 10 years. I used Quickbooks Pro for all my accounting needs. Later, I also used QuickBooks online for two years. While somewhat different, QB Online makes it very easy to process payroll and pay taxes.

Social Studies

I received my degree in History so I am very versed in social studies. In the elementary and middle school grades, there is so much more to history beyond people and dates. I am able to get to the background story behind wars and political events. Through judicious research, I am also able to link the past to the present which enables students to understand how events affect people today. I wholeheartedly agree with the saying "If you don't learn history you are doomed to repeat it."

Study Skills

As a tutor I have established a strategy for teaching good study habits. This includes emphasis on time management, self-discipline and accountability. I have a checklist for each student: class syllabus, notebook, and calendar for homework and projects. I also have mentoring techniques to help the student take better notes, remember facts through acronyms and mnemonics, and study for tests.
As a teacher and mother, I am organized with my time and effort so I can help my student be successful.

Cal State Unisity at Fullerton
History

Education

Cal State Unisity at Fullerton (History)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Sue will travel within 20 miles of Tucson, AZ 85755.