Over 1250 tutoring hours

Valhalla L.

Riverside, CA

$35/hour

Experienced, Professional Tutor

Background check passed as of 9/16/13
5.0 average from 278 ratings
Very Very Patient
— Kevin, Corona, CA on 5/9/16

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About Valhalla

Hello,

My name is Val. I'm a 21-year-old female in the Riverside area. I have worked for three tutoring companies. One was strictly for math. Here I tutored students ranging from kindergarten age to sixth grade. The second company was as an all-around tutor for foster children. The third was for math from 7th to 12th grade. I was an A student in school and frequently tutored my friends and classmates on many different subjects and helped them in preparation for tests. I am open to creating my own curriculum as well as using a students own materials.

Thank you for reading,

Val
Hello,

My name is Val. I'm a 21-year-old female in the Riverside area. I have worked for three tutoring companies. One was strictly for math. Here I tutored students ranging from kindergarten age to
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Riverside, CA 92505
Background Check: Passed

"Very Very Patient"

- Kevin, Corona, CA on 5/9/16

"Patient and understanding"

- Destinee, Corona, CA on 5/9/16

"Great results!"

- Suzanne, Mira Loma, CA on 4/26/16

"Patient and knowledge"

- YVETTE, Riverside, CA on 4/21/16

"Very knowledgeable"

- Edgar, Riverside, CA on 3/4/16
Valhalla replied on 3/17/2016

So great to hear you passed! Thank you for your kind words and congratulations!

"A boost of confidence!"

- Lori, Riverside, CA on 8/17/15

"My granddaughter is very fortunate to have Valhalla as her tutor!"

- Paula, Riverside, CA on 8/17/15

"Very patient"

- Wendy, Norco, CA on 6/8/15

"My daughter gained so much!"

- Karen, Long Beach, CA on 2/4/15
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Geometry, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
History:
American History, Geography
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

For Kindergarten, the focus in tutoring would be on writing/recognizing letters, letter sounds and numbers and moving forward in reading and math at the pace that fits the child. For 1st through 3rd, the focus would remain on math and reading, implementing them along with new subjects introduced. For 4th-6th, we would need to make sure the child is at grade level, reviewing any materials they may have forgotten or never understood very well, while making sure they stay current in all subjects. For the tutoring sessions, we can work on homework and any materials the parents wishes. I will also constantly evaluate the child and bring materials myself when the child's homework does not seem to be enough to gain understanding. This applies to all grade levels. To summarize, math and reading are the main focus at any age level, but science, history, art, etc. are equally important and can be used to help math and reading seem less tedious. I have worked for a tutoring company the past two school years. Most of my students are in elementary. I also work at a daycare where I am in charge of teaching the preschoolers. I also have experience with nieces, nephews, etc.

Very Very Patient — I'm 53 years old and haven't been in school in 30 years. Val made me feel like it was ok not to remember or absorb the way I did in high school. She was great. ...

— Kevin, Corona, CA on 5/9/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Valhalla will travel within 5 miles of Riverside, CA 92505.