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Frances D.

Fort Lauderdale, FL


Special Techniques Make Habit of Study Skills

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McFatter Technical College


McFatter Technical College

About Frances

Hello, my name is Frances and I would love to be your tutor in English; reading and writing. I also specialize in study skills. The repetition of several sessions helps students develop good study habits. I also teach beginners level Photoshop.

I am a short story writer by training and am in the midst of arranging for publication of a graphic novel. I have submitted some of my stories to various magazines; the Georgia Review, the Kenyon Review, the New Yorker.

Your child will not likely follow your lead on study skills but for a Special Tutor they will respond beautifully as a rule. They feel the tutor is a special person there just for them and I really do feel that way myself. I especially like having a study skills student because I get to watch them go from flunking a subject to passing. I get to see the look on their face when they realize the studying techniques actually work !! I always tell my students, "The brain works on repetition". These study skills become habit. Habits that will continue on to college !!
Hello, my name is Frances and I would love to be your tutor in English; reading and writing. I also specialize in Read more

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Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
SAT Reading, Writing
Adobe Photoshop
Elementary Education:
SAT Reading, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, SAT Reading
Corporate Training:

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Adobe Photoshop

I received my certificate in Photoshop from McFatter Vocational in Davie.


English was my favorite subject in school.


My mother was a proofreader at the Miami Herald in the days before computer spell check, which doesn't catch all the errors like a person can. I took after her and proofread other kids work at school.


When I was a student in elementary school, I was sent to the library to work alone on reading assignments which showed my comprehension level was quite high.


As a short story writer and poet, writing is my favorite past-time.

McFatter Technical College


McFatter Technical College

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Frances will travel within 10 miles of Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.

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