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Biola University (Liberal Studies)
National University (Master's)
California State Univ Long Beach (Master's)
Hello. My name is Sandra and I enjoy tutoring students from various backgrounds and educational levels. I have two teaching credentials and over ten years of successful experience teaching students. I especially like tutoring students and seeing their grades improve at school.
Algebra, Geometry, Biology, Writing, Reading, European/World History, Spanish, SAT/ACT Exams, and ESL conversations are some of the subject areas I regularly tutor students. Students with study skill needs, language development, accent reduction, or students who want to prepare for a specific test are all regular clients in my tutoring schedule.
Please contact me at your convenience.
I look forward to serving you as your WyzAnt tutor.
Sandra Hello. My name is Sandra and I enjoy tutoring students from various backgrounds and educational levels. I have two teaching credentials and over ten years of successful experience teaching students. I especially like tutoring students and seeing their grades improve at school.
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Sandy worked with our son to prep for his first SAT. He did well, which we attribute to her patience and focus on the areas he needed the most help with.
Sandra is a really great English and writing tutor. I hired her to help my son prepare for middle school after his elementary school teacher totally failed to teach him any writing skills. Sandra did a great job and my son enjoyed working with her. I highly recommend her!
Sandra is awesome! I was 3 weeks behind in my graduate school assigned textbook reading because I didn't have a good understanding on how to best go about reading textbooks at a masters level, that I feel requires a higher level of reading strategy, structural engagement, and comprehension.
In just one session, Sandra taught me reading methodologies that I have since been practicing and have utilized, which as a result, I have gotten caught up with all my class reading and can now celebrate not having to feel like I'm struggling to just stay caught up in my class assigned reading and can now enjoy learning in the moment.
I highly recommend Sandra and if anyone is still searching for a tutor, they can save themselves time and energy by hiring her. From working with Sandra, I believe she is able to tutor in whatever capacity that's needed. Her ability to teach is amazing, as I can attest to because I used what she taught me and I'm now rocking my grad school course work!
Thank you, Sandra!!
She's always on-time and in constant communication with us. Sandra is a one-stop tutoring source as she deals with so many subjects. We have seen great improvement in our son's self-steam and a can-do attitude which was missing. Sandra has been the best find for us. I'm sure my son's future will be better.
Sandy is someone we will call for SAT prep and other less specific areas of Math tutoring. She came within twenty-four of account set-up and displayed a good effort to understand my son's school material. Sandy is caring and could see the need for additional input suggesting my son work more with his teacher to answer his specific questions. I look forward to using Wyzant again and wish Sandy well. This was a good trial experience. Thanks again.
Sandra has done a very good job and only after two lessons we feel she has helped a great deal.
Sandra was very patient and was able to help my daughter better understand how to apply the formulas for her math class in Algebra 2 Trig. Wish there were more teachers who teach in class rooms that could help students follow these concepts.
Sandy is easy to understand, makes the complex simple! She is able to help the student overcome any issues in an easy to understand manner. Best in the "Biz!"
I had the good fortune to have Sandra tutor me for the CBEST exam, a credential required by the state of California to teach in the public school system. Sandra tutored me in algebra, geometry and reading comprehension. She seemed to always come up with a tip or hint that would help me remember the material we were working on and this was a great help for me. She has a kind and patient mannerism and was always encouraging and optimistic. Sandra was flexible with her schedule and always tried to accommodate me when scheduling our tutoring sessions. I would highly recommend Sandra as a tutor! p.s. I passed my test!
Sandra is a consummate professional at what she does. Not only has my son, her student, been impressed with her thoroughness and depth of knowledge; I have been very impressed by her dedication to keeping me well informed as to what she's done, what she's planning, and why.
My last experience with a tutor was as a high school student myself. I must say that I believe that things would have turned out differently had I had Sandra.
Thank you Sandra, I sincerely appreciate your efforts.
I was lucky enough to have Sandy tutor me for a college entrance exam for algebra, a subject I had previously absolutely hated! In the space of 6 weeks, Sandy managed to teach me 2 years worth of high school algebra. I found Sandy to be an excellent teacher who showed patience and encouragement throughout. I just passed my entrance exam with flying colors in algebra! I am so thankful that I had Sandy to help me and have no hesitation in recommending her as a tutor.
Sandra is nice, professional and helpful with what my son specifically needed. In a short span of time she was able to zero in on what he needed most. The one difficult thing was to get a time the two could fit in to both of their busy schedules, other than that Sandra is great!
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I am an experienced credentialed teacher who has successfully worked with students with ADD and ADHD. In addition, I have a current Special Education Credential which includes completing both specialized coursework and training working with students with both ADD and ADHD. As a credentialed Resource Specialist and Special Education Educator I have assisted families and fellow educators to develop and implement effective interventions and educational objectives for students with both ADD and ADHD.
As a credentialed Teacher and experienced Algebra 1 and 2 Tutor I have been asked by my home school district to teach high school GED Math. So far all of my Algebra students have improved their class scores/grades by 2-4 higher grade levels. This also includes tutoring Summer School students in Algebra and Geometry to pass their class and receive graduation credit. I enjoy tutoring math and having your student like and succeed in math skills. I look forward to talking with you soon!
I have a Special Education Teaching credential with an authorization to work with Aspergers students. I have worked successfully as an instructor in both the Orange County Department of Education and Saddleback Valley Unified School District's specially designed classes for Aspergers students.
As a Special Education credentialed teacher which includes an authorization to teach students with autism I have effectively taught students with autism in school district approved classes. I have served as a Special Education teacher in specially designed classes for autism for both Newport-Mesa Unified School District and for Saddleback Valley Unified School District. My duties included developing and implementing lesson plans in addition to positively utilizing behavior interventions for autistic students. Also, I have organized and supervised important IEP meetings to assist both the student and the IEP team members for the overall positive benefit of the student and his or her family.
I graduated from BIOLA Bible College, which required all students to complete 30 units of Bible studies classes. I received an 'A' average in these classes. In addition, through the organization Navigators I was trained and taught/led several Bible Study groups on campus. Also, I was hired and served over four years assisting two churches, Cerritos Presbyterian and Norwalk Methodist Church to teach Bible studies to the young adult group and the younger school age group.
I have successfully passed all sections of the CBEST.
I have completed two extensive SAT and ACT training sessions. Also, I have attended national and local college fairs each year and participated in their updated college preparation workshops. Frequently I consult with college admission representatives and our local high school Career Center supervisors to assist students preparing their applications for college admissions. I look forward to sharing helpful and current college admission information with your family!
I am an experienced and credentialed elementary teacher with an additional credential in Special Education. I have successfully taught full-time first grade, fourth grade, fifth grade and sixth grade. I am currently tutoring second, third, and fourth through sixth grade students at a special tutor center in Irvine. My first teaching credential is a current Professional Clear K-12th grades Teaching Credential.
As a successful credentialed teacher I have taught English for two local school districts for more than ten years. In addition, I have successfully taught English for students who have passed their Citizenship Test and interview. I regularly tutor teachers for their CBEST exam and prior students have passed their CBEST in all subject sections.
I have two teaching credentials and a special credential on file with the California Teacher's Commission with an authorization to teach Adults English as a Second Language.
I am a current ESL teacher for the Saddleback Valley Unified School District. ESL classes I have taught for SVUSD include Literacy, Multi-level English, and Conversation. I have a state certification, CASAS to administer the Citizenship Interview Test. Since 2001, I have successfully taught ESL for SVUSD. Also, I have taught ESL for Capistrano Valley Unified School District for over five years.
I have successfully tutored Geometry, with students improving their grades by one to three levels and attaining A and B grades. In addition, I tutor Geometry to SAT students who improve their Math SAT scores 50-150 points per test. Also, I regularly teach Geometry as a credentialed teacher for a local school district.
With over ten years experience teaching English for the Saddleback Valley Unified School District, I enjoy seeing students succeed in this important subject area. Currently I am tutoring students prepare for both the SAT and ACT exams. Please feel free to contact me through my WyzAnt e-mail account. I look forward to serving your family as a WyzAnt tutor.
I graduated from BIOLA Bible college which requires at least 30 units of Bible Studies classes. Greek was required to be studied and Greek word roots researched in order to complete the class assignments. I received an 'A' average in these classes. Also, I have been trained by an Irvine Instructional Center to teach Greek words and their roots.
In addition, I have successfully taught over four classes analyzing/learning Greek words and their Greek roots/parts in sentence contexts.
I have successfully taught full-time in private schools and my students have scored in the advanced range on their achievement tests. Also, I am credentialed teacher with positive experiences from students attaining high scores to enter Junior High Honors classes and High School Honors classes. The ISEE has similar style questions to the college entrance test questions of the SAT and ACT which are the additional subjects I regularly tutor in my schedule. In addition, I have received excellent feedback for tutoring students for the ISEE.
I received an A grade in my college level class while in a pre-med., physical therapy program. All of my science classes I achieved A grades. I enjoy teaching science with my two teaching credentials and look forward to teaching your tutor sessions.
Students have improved their SAT Writing scores by 40-120 points per SAT exam with my help. Also, I have successfully taught high school English for over four years for a local school district. In addition, I assist students writing their College Entrance applications, including the essay section.
I have a California Special Education Teaching Credential and a Masters in Special Education. Also, I have successfully taught students with Special needs such as learning and speech disabilities. As a credentialed Resource Specialist I taught students with disabilities both in elementary schools and high schools. In addition, I have successfully taught Adult students with learning disabilities. I look forward to tutoring your student!
I have been trained in various study skill methods such as the Cornell note taking method, the Outline Method, and the Mapping Method. In addition, I have successfully passed a StudyPoint SAT training course which has benefited students to study and pass important tests including the SAT exam.
I have current CPR and First Aid certification. I have also received repeatedly the Red Cross certification to teach swimming and lifeguard. My favorite swimming strokes to teach in both private and group lessons are freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, elementary backstroke, and lifesaving stroke. Classes I have taught for City Recreation classes include water safety, toddler and parent introduction to swimming, diving, and advanced swimming.
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