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Kurenn H.

Walnut Creek, CA

$50/hr

English, Language & Humanities Tutor

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5.0 Avg. Rating
 
 
7 Ratings
 
 
12hrs Response Time
Very Patient!
— Jimmy, Whittier, CA on 11/14/14

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Muskingum University
English, HS Ed
California Institute of Integral Studies
Master's

Education

Muskingum University (English, HS Ed)

California Institute of Integral Studies (Master's)

About Kurenn

I'm a trained high school English teacher with teaching and tutoring experience. I prefer tutoring to teaching because of the 1:1 ratio. My overall tutoring goal is to help the student become a self-confident autonomous learner with the basic tools and foundation to learn any subject. I emphasize joy in learning and focus the student's attention on the entertaining and rewarding aspects of academia in order to curtail boredom or discouragement. Learning is fun!

I have taught a variety of student populations from urban to suburban and rural schools. I've taught students who have struggled and students who have thrived in the academic environment. My specialty is composition -- how to organize and write a coherent yet stimulating paper. However, I can effectively tutor in all of the humanity subjects. I look forward to helping you achieve your goals!
I'm a trained high school English teacher with teaching and tutoring experience. I prefer tutoring to teaching because of the 1:1 ratio. My overall tutoring goal is to help the student become a self-confident autonomous learner with the basic tools and foundation to learn any subject. I… Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 5 miles of Walnut Creek, CA 94596
In-person lessons

"Very Patient!"

- Jimmy, Whittier, CA on 11/14/14
English:
ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Anthropology, Archaeology, Biology, Botany, Ecology, Genetics, Nutrition, Philosophy, Sociology
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
History:
American History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics, European History, Geography, Music History, Religion,
Social Studies, World History
Music:
General Music, Guitar, Music History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Career Development, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Biology, English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, Career Development, College Counseling, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball,
Bodybuilding, Cooking, Fitness, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball,
Yoga
Corporate Training:
Career Development, College Counseling, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Basketball

I played basketball for many years from age 10 all the way through high school. I know the skills and strategies involved in the game. I am an athlete who enjoys competitive sports.

Public Speaking

One of my college Minors was Speech. I took many classes to prepare me to speak in public in front of a crowd. Speech was an essential part of my becoming a qualified teacher.

Religion

My Masters degree is in Religion and Philosophy with an emphasis in Women's Spirituality. I studied the religions of different world cultures from prehistoric to contemporary times, from modern to indigenous cultures, from western to eastern cultures. I am fully equipped to tutor this subject.

Volleyball

I played volleyball competitively for six years. I have experience hitting, serving and setting. I was elected by the coaches to the all county team and was scouted by college coaches. I am an athlete and instead of choosing to play volleyball in college I chose to play tennis. I am a personal trainer and a group exercise instructor and so I am knowledgeable of anatomy, physiology and body mechanics and have experience motivating and coaching others.

Writing

I have taught English, composition, and grammar to students of all ages and have helped many develop an enjoyment for writing. I am proficient in composition, as I have had the pleasure of composing many essays, research papers and a master's thesis.

Muskingum University
English, HS Ed
California Institute of Integral Studies
Master's

Education

Muskingum University (English, HS Ed)

California Institute of Integral Studies (Master's)

Very Patient! — Great tutor. She can communicate with my son to make learning much more funny. My son likes her very much. ...

— Jimmy, Whittier, CA on 11/14/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kurenn will travel within 5 miles of Walnut Creek, CA 94596.

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