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Jessica V.

Plainville, CT

$40/hour

Jessica: a creative, personal and fun tutor to help you succeed!

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Central Connecticut State University
Communications

Education

Central Connecticut State University (Communications)

About Jessica

Hello! My name is Jessica and I am currently enrolled at Central Connecticut State University. I am really excited you are considering me to help you. I know how it feels to just need some extra help in school and I believe that I am the right person for you. Let me tell you a little bit about myself and my background.

Well I once was an education major, but recently switched. I had the amazing opportunity of being employed in the Farmington School Systems for a school year. I was mainly in a preschool classroom, but I was able to move throughout the public schools and work with children up through fourth grade. I wasn't a head classroom teacher, but I was more like an in class tutor. I worked in the classrooms and aided the teacher in helping the students. This gave me a lot of insight of how to help students.

As I mentioned before, I was once an education major, and I took many different education courses. One of the most interesting was titled Education in America. I was able to learn about the diversity of students and challenges many students face in today's education system. This knowledge really helps me connect with students, because I am able to adapt to their different problems and still help them get where they need to be academically.

One of my favorite things about tutoring is what I learn from the students I encounter. They don't realize that they are teaching me, while I am teaching them. Not every student is alike, and understanding that is important to helping students. There are many limitations a head classroom teacher has in today's education system, and unfortunately sometimes a teacher's style doesn't match the needs of a student. That's where I come in. I take the time to get to know the student and how he or she learns, and I find what they're not understanding and help them succeed in a way that works for them personally. Seeing them finally get something and seeing how excited they get is the biggest reward.

I am currently in college as a Communications major, but I am an English Literature minor. I have skills in reading, comprehension, paper writing, MLA format, grammar and test prep. I have taken a variety of different literature courses such as Shakespeare, Pre-Civil War, British Literature and Early American Literature. I have also taken a Public Speaking course and can give great insight on writing a speech, organizing and actually giving the speech.

I have been in Elementary classrooms and have worked under head classroom teachers. With this experience I have learned how they teach certain areas and the techniques they use. I can use the things they taught me along with my own style to make a personalized experience for every student.

I have experience writing, planning, filming and editing video pieces such as commercials, news segments, interviews and music videos. I am proficient with editing softwares such as Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut Pro.

I know that feeling when you don't understand something in school. I have been there myself. But what got me through was my tutors. Everyone has a weakness and it's not something to be ashamed of. It just means you have to work a little harder to get there. But trust me the hard work will pay off. Contact me if you need any help and I will do anything in my power to help you do better.
Hello! My name is Jessica and I am currently enrolled at Central Connecticut State University. I am really excited you are considering me to help you. I know how it feels to just need some extra help in school and I believe that I am the right person for you. Let me tell you a little bit about myself and my background.

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Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Plainville, CT 06062
In-person lessons
Art:
Video Production
English:
English, Public Speaking, Reading, Writing
Computer:
Video Production
Elementary Education:
Handwriting,
Reading, Spelling
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Handwriting

I have worked in a preschool classroom in the Farmington School Systems for a school year, and directly worked with children learning to write. I also worked in classrooms up through fourth grade when they were working on their handwriting. I was able to help children at all different skill levels learn to write, or improve their penmanship.

Central Connecticut State University
Communications

Education

Central Connecticut State University (Communications)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Jessica will travel within 20 miles of Plainville, CT 06062.