Joan P.

Santa Ana, CA

$60/hour

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UCLA
History
UCI
Master's
CSULB
Graduate Coursework

Education

UCLA (History)

UCI (Master's)

CSULB (Graduate Coursework)

About Joan

Having attended a teaching credential program, and also through my tutoring and teaching experiences, I have come to understand that every student is different with a vast array of personal quirks and learning styles. I provide individualized instruction that harnesses a student's strengths in order to help alleviate and hopefully eradicate their perceived weakness in particular educational areas. I have tutored and taught at local high schools, private schools, and universities since 2004. The skills I learned as a student, along with learning strategies, have been fine tuned to work for most students who are eager to learn (even those who need an extra nudge). Having attended a teaching credential program, and also through my tutoring and teaching experiences, I have come to understand that every student is different with a vast array of personal quirks and learning styles. I provide individualized instruction that harnesses a student's strengths in order to help alleviate and hopefully eradicate their Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Ask about special rates for tutoring blocks of more than one hour at a time or when purchasing multiple hours up front.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Santa Ana, CA 92705
In-person lessons
English:
English, Grammar,
Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling, GED, ISEE, PSAT, SAT Math,
SAT Reading, SSAT
Language:
Latin,
Spanish
History:
European History, Social Studies, World History
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Special Needs
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math,
Elementary Science, Grammar,
Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Algebra 1

I have a degree in math and have utilized this in teaching and tutoring students ranging from elementary school to high school.

Algebra 2

I have a degree in math and have utilized this in teaching and tutoring students ranging from elementary school to high school.

Elementary Math

I have a degree in math and have utilized this in teaching and tutoring students ranging from elementary school to high school.

Geometry

I have a degree in math and have utilized this in teaching and tutoring students ranging from elementary school to high school.

Grammar

Having learned several foreign languages, my English grammar skills have vastly improved. I have taught English grammar through teaching Latin and Spanish.

Latin

I have tutored and taught Latin since 2008. I have successfully helped student gain a greater grasp of the language and its nuances. Many students have gone on to do well on the Latin SAT exam and AP exam.

SAT Math

I have a degree in math and have utilized this in teaching and tutoring students ranging from elementary school to high school. Many of the students I have prepped for the SAT exam have gained entry to their top schools of choice.

Spanish

I am a native Spanish speaker and have tutored all levels of Spanish.

Writing

As a tutor and educator at UCI, I guide students on the major component and mechanics involved in writing, always providing necessary feedback.

UCLA
History
UCI
Master's
CSULB
Graduate Coursework

Education

UCLA (History)

UCI (Master's)

CSULB (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Ask about special rates for tutoring blocks of more than one hour at a time or when purchasing multiple hours up front.

Travel policy

Joan will travel within 15 miles of Santa Ana, CA 92705.