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Farah H.

Los Angeles, CA

$50/hour

Writing, Reading, Comprehension, Test Prep, Study Skills, Algebra

In-person lessons
4.0 average from 3 ratings
Patient and knowledgeable tutor.
— Renée, Inglewood, CA on 5/17/13

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Occidental College summa cum laude
Cal State, Dominguez Hills
Master's
Cal State, Dominguez Hills
Other

Education

Occidental College summa cum laude

Cal State, Dominguez Hills (Master's)

Cal State, Dominguez Hills (Other)

About Farah

I am a credentialed teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience.

I can help you to effectively and efficiently improve your oral and written communication skills, reading comprehension, math comprehension and skills, and more.

I am especially adept at teaching the writing process. I can help you with personal statements for college or graduate school, research papers, or any other writing project. I can help you to move forward at any stage in the writing process.

I have aced the CBEST and CSET multiple subject exam, and I know how to help you to pass these exams. I earned high marks on comprehensive essay exams for undergraduate and graduate school; I know how to help you to approach and prepare for such exams.

Whatever the subject, I will help you to diagnose what you need to do to be successful, and I will help you to achieve your goals. I will help you to develop confidence in your own abilities.
I am a credentialed teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience.

I can help you to effectively and efficiently improve your oral and written communication skills, reading comprehension, math comprehension and skills, and
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90048
In-person lessons

"Patient and knowledgeable tutor."

- Renée, Inglewood, CA on 5/17/13
Math:
Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra
Science:
Anatomy
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, CBEST,
GED, ISEE, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
TOEFL
History:
American History, Social Studies
Special Needs:
Autism,
Phonics,
Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Autism

I have a masters degree is special education mild moderate and have done the course work for the Added Autism Authorization. I have over 10 years experience teaching children with special needs.

CBEST

I took the CBEST and easily aced it. I am familiar with the structure and content of the exam. I have the knowledge to help others prepare for it. I have since taken the multiple subject CSET and obtained a teaching credential and MA in special education. I have helped others prepare for the CBEST and other standardized tests.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a credentialed teacher with ever 10 years of classroom teaching experience in an elementary school setting.

English

I am a credentialed teacher with over 15 years of teaching experience. I am a native English speaker and am fully fluent in the English language. I addition, I have been trained in language learning theory and practice, so I am equipped to use best practices to help English Language Learner acquire proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. I can help you with any aspect of English, whether it is learning to decode, improving reading comprehension, building vocabulary, or any aspect of the writing process.

ESL/ESOL

I am a LAUSD teacher with 15 years ELD teaching experience; training in SDAIE, Krashen's language learning theory, and practice.

Phonics

I am a credentialed teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience in elementary school. I have passed the RICA. I have taught phonics to students as part of the Open Court and California Treasures language arts programs.

Public Speaking

I am a credentialed teacher with over 10 years of classroom teaching experience. In college, I took speech and was required to write and present speeches on assigned topics.

In my teacher credentialing program and in my career as an educator, I have presented research papers, created and presented professional development trainings, presented original research, and fielded questions from colleagues. I know how to develop a strong thesis supported by clear and cogent information. I know how to develop articulate and persuasive arguments and how to present oneself to the audience with confidence and poise.

Social Studies

I am a credentialed teacher. I have a B.A. in History from Occidental College, where I graduated summa cum laude. "Social studies" is essentially the term used in elementary and middle school for "history." I have the ability to conduct research and glean the important information to formulate well-reasoned and supported theses.

Special Needs

I have a teaching credential and an MA in mild-moderate special education. I have taught students with special needs for over 10 years.

Study Skills

I am a credentialed teacher with over 10 years of experience. In addition to teaching students academic content, I teach them how to approach assignments, how to study, test-taking strategies, organizational skills, how to manage their time, how to deal with stress, and more.

Writing

I am a credentialed teacher with over 15 years of teaching experience. I have taught writing from elementary through college level. I break the writing process down and equip my students with all the tools and skills to succeed at any writing project. Whether you need to prepare for a writing test, need help with a specific project, or don't even know how to begin, I can help you succeed!

Occidental College summa cum laude
Cal State, Dominguez Hills
Master's
Cal State, Dominguez Hills
Other

Education

Occidental College summa cum laude

Cal State, Dominguez Hills (Master's)

Cal State, Dominguez Hills (Other)

Patient and knowledgeable tutor. — Farah came to our home to tutor our daughter for the Reading/Comprehension portion of the SAT. She has been very helpful so far in teaching her about the test itself, identifying strengths and weaknesses, and teaching techniques to improve on weak points. Farah was focused, positive and worked well with our daughter. We will continue to have them work together in preparation for the test in June. ...

— Renée, Inglewood, CA on 5/17/13

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Farah will travel within 10 miles of Los Angeles, CA 90048.