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Kendall K.

San Francisco, CA

$50/hour

Tutoring That Makes Sense

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Southeastern Louisiana University
Spanish Education
Hult International Business School
Master's
Louisiana State University
Master's

Education

Southeastern Louisiana University (Spanish Education)

Hult International Business School (Master's)

Louisiana State University (Master's)

About Kendall

Recently, I earned a Master of International Business from Hult International Business School in August 2016. I also hold both an M.A. in Hispanic Studies with a concentration in Spanish Linguistics and a B.A. in Spanish Education with a Minor in Music. I am also a certified K-12 Spanish Teacher for the state of Louisiana.

Knowing the Spanish language, its people and their culture is something I am very passionate about. When I am teaching and tutoring, my number one goal is to always keep students motivated and I do that by helping realize the purpose behind what they are learning. As an educator, it is my responsibility to show enthusiasm about what I am teaching because if I don't care, then the student will not care.

Throughout my prior teaching and tutoring experiences, there is one thing I have learned: students like detailed explanations. When applicable, I always try to provide my students with reasons for doing things and when I do, they always tell me IT MAKES SENSE!

Spanish is a language of patterns. When tutoring, I try to help students make connections between those patterns by helping them recall prior knowledge and pointing out similarities and differences between the foreign language and their own (English). Once they are able to pick up on those patterns, the pieces start to come together and learning becomes much more meaningful.

Ultimately, it is my goal as a tutor to facilitate learning that is active. Even though the learning process takes time, as long as students are engaged in what they are doing, the amount of time it takes will pale in comparison to the knowledge that is gained.
Recently, I earned a Master of International Business from Hult International Business School in August 2016. I also hold both an M.A. in Hispanic Studies with a concentration in Spanish Linguistics and a B.A. in Spanish Education Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of San Francisco, CA 94133
Music:
General Music, Music History
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
Spanish
History:
Music History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Vocabulary
Business:
Business,
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word

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Business

I just recently graduated with a Master of International Business from Hult International Business School.

Spanish

I hold an M.A. in Hispanic Studies with a concentration in Spanish Linguistics and a B.A. in Spanish Education. I am also a certified K-12 Spanish Teacher in the State of Louisiana. Upon graduating with my bachelor's degree, I subbed extensively throughout the local school system in both short-term and long-term positions in all grades. While a graduate assistant at Louisiana State University, I tutored undergraduate students in lower-level Spanish courses and also taught two undergraduate courses of Spanish 1102.

Southeastern Louisiana University
Spanish Education
Hult International Business School
Master's
Louisiana State University
Master's

Education

Southeastern Louisiana University (Spanish Education)

Hult International Business School (Master's)

Louisiana State University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kendall will travel within 10 miles of San Francisco, CA 94133.