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Stefanie T.

Stamford, CT

$60/hour

English/Reading/Writing/Public Speaking Tutor

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 6 ratings

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Tufts University

Education

Tufts University

About Stefanie

In school, reading and writing were always my favorite subjects. I loved being creative by writing stories and reading about far off places. So it's no wonder why I decided to major in English in college. Since then, I have put my skills to use writing for news paper and working in the television industry. I would love to share my love for these subjects and my experience with public speaking with students in various grade levels. I understand how important it is to have some one-on-one help while in school in order to build confidence and improve grades, so would love to be that resource for students in the area.

In college, I tutored elementary school students in reading and writing. I find that getting to know each individual student is the best way to figure out how to teach them because every person learns differently. However, I find that students learn best when I break each lesson down into smaller parts. I do that by writing out note cards or by reading a book one paragraph at a time and explaining each little bit as we go.
In school, reading and writing were always my favorite subjects. I loved being creative by writing stories and reading about far off places. So it's no wonder why I decided to major in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Stamford, CT 06903
In-person lessons
Art:
Photography, Video Production
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Career Development, GED, SAT Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Windows, Photography, Video Production
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, Classics, Criminal Justice, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Career Development, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Fitness, Swimming

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Public Speaking

I have experience working as a reporter on television for 5 years in Columbus, Georgia. I have also hosted and spoken at various community functions through my role as a reporter. I regularly participate in business meetings where presentations are required.

Swimming

My experience in the pool began with swim lessons when I was a child and continued through swim team in high school where I competed in freestyle and breast stroke. I was also a lifeguard at a local swim club for two years, where I was trained in CPR as well as rescue techniques. I taught swim lessons to children toddler through third grade for a local summer camp during one summer, as well.

Video Production

I have experience working with various non-linear video editing programs including Final Cut Pro. I used this software daily for 5 years as a reporter editing my own stories.

Tufts University

Education

Tufts University

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Stefanie will travel within 20 miles of Stamford, CT 06903.