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Jessica L.

Denver, CO

$35/hour

Tutor dedicated to increasing students' grades and confidence!

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University of Minnesota
Anthropology

Education

University of Minnesota (Anthropology)

About Jessica

Hello! My name is Jessie, and I recently moved to the Denver area after completing a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship in South Africa this past year. I am passionate about recognizing the individual strengths of each student I work with, and helping them to not only improve academically, but also personally with their confidence skills inside and outside of the classroom.

As a Fulbright Teaching Fellow, I taught English to over 250 grade 9 students in South Africa. Most of my lessons focused on reading comprehension, grammar, summarizing, and essay writing. In this role, I also worked with a select group of struggling students from each class to provide them with more support and engagement opportunities. Before this fellowship, I worked as an Academic Enrichment Counselor at a high school in Chicago, where I developed after-school enrichment programming such as student government, debate, and mentoring. During my college years, I tutored ESL students and middle school students in reading, and also worked as a Writing Consultant in my university's writing center. My passion in teaching and tutoring is founded in my desire to help students more creatively and effectively express themselves through writing.

When I taught grade 9 English in South Africa for one year, I also led an after-school English Club program to encourage students to practice their English language skills in fun and interesting ways. As a tutor, I have also tutored students in the ACT for more than two years, in groups or one-on-one. As a College Writing Consultant, I have worked with countless students on their writing for pieces ranging from freshman college essays to graduate-level thesis.

I can't wait to work with you! Please contact me to set up a time to tutor. I am available weekday mornings, afternoons, and evenings, as well as weekend mornings and afternoons.
Hello! My name is Jessie, and I recently moved to the Denver area after completing a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship in South Africa this past year. I am passionate about recognizing the individual strengths of each student I work with, and helping them to not only improve academically, but also personally with their confidence skills inside and Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Denver, CO 80209
In-person lessons
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Grammar

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English

I worked in my college writing center as a tutor for one year, did a Fulbright in South Africa where I taught 9th grade English for a year, and tutored adult and kindergarten ESL students all four years of college

ESL/ESOL

I am qualified in ESL, grammar, and reading!

University of Minnesota
Anthropology

Education

University of Minnesota (Anthropology)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Travel policy

Jessica will travel within 20 miles of Denver, CO 80209.