Orange Coast College, Calif
I have taught English/Literature at a private school in Simi Valley for over ten years. My focus has been on 5th grade through 12th using California State curriculum. Grammar, vocabulary, reading, poetry, writing, oral presentations, essays are all my thing! I've taught writing workshops to guide high school students prepare for SATs, STAR, CAT and college entrance essays. Under my watch, even Shakespeare has proven to be fun!
I am presently working with high school seniors who are preparing their essays for their Common Applications, UC applications, as well as their Supplemental Essays. It can be an overwhelming process for parents and students, but I can help. Typically, in two 1-hr workshops I can get students confident enough to write their essays. Now is the time to work on these before the November and January deadline!
I am a mother of four children and bring that experience in working with my students. I look forward to meeting you and your child and assisting him/her see success. I have taught English/Literature at a private school in Simi Valley for over ten years. My focus has been on 5th grade through 12th using California State curriculum. Grammar, vocabulary, reading, poetry, writing, oral presentations, essays are all my thing! I've taught writing workshops to guide high school students prepare for SATs, STAR, CAT
Wendy has been of tremendous help to my daughter who is currently working on college essays. Wendy is not only patient but also incredibly knowledgeable and understanding. She has helped my daughter perfect her college essays.
Wendy was a great help to my daughter on her Benchmark assessment. She helped her get her thoughts together ad put everything together. She is very patient and helpful. I would highly recommend her.
My daughter was comfortable with Wendy immediately. Wendy gave her the tools she needed to complete her project. She was patient and came prepared. I was very pleased!
I found Wendy through WyzAnt and was NOT disappointed. After scouring the internet for someone in the Ventura County area to proofread my newly penned manuscript, I finally found WyzAnt which led me to a truly wonderful person! I needed someone who had a very strong English background but who could also review my manuscript and understand where I was coming from. She fit the bill, no question. She is incredibly patient, helpful, knowledgeable (boy is she!) and kind. English was always my strongest subject but along the proofreading road, I was still learning things from her. I only wish she had been my high school English teacher! If your child (or if you) need help with any of the subjects she teaches, you will find yourself in good hands with her. I listen to what she tells me about how she teaches her own classes and I can imagine that even those who hate the subject will gain a new respect for it because of her. She is so generous, kind and very honest. Do yourself a favor and have HER help you with your tutoring needs!
I am eternally grateful! Thank you Wendy!
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I have 13 years experience as a Sunday School teacher. I have lessons spanning Genesis through the Kings, Elijah, Elisha and the early ministry of Christ.
I have already tutored many students privately and helped them prepare Common Application essays, UC personal statements as well as supplemental essays for private universities. In addition, I have compiled university spreadsheets to keep the student and families organized with deadlines, websites, submission details, etc.
I have taught English Literature to grades 5-12 for the last 8 years. My students have succeeded in English, grammar and writing. The majority of my students score proficient and advanced on STAR testing and my older students on the SAT's. Last year, I began writing workshops for my 12th grade students to help them with their college application essays which has proven to be invaluable.
I have taught phonics using the Abeka curriculum which was based on phonemic awareness building from the 5 vowels and then building on phonemes. My students were able to learn to decode words and read emergent reader books within 5-7 months. In addition I taught common sight words and blended to two philosophies to help students become confident and successful readers.
In addition to the mechanics of grammar, vocabulary and English I have coached my students on test taking strategies. The students that I have worked with have done exceptionally well. A student I tutored last year was accepted to 11 universities and received multiple scholarships. I'm a fun tutor and happy to help your child see success.
I have taught middle-school as well as high school students with organization of their subjects using an agenda, electronic apps, and electronic calendars. I have helped students with their pacing guides to manage their time and projects so that they see success in school.
I teach essay writing to 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students. I teach to core standards with college writing in mind for their future. I believe in making writing fun and focusing on the writing process which creates confident writers and a successful outcome.