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Guidance Counseling (MEd)
I have worked for an in-home tutoring company for the past four years and have seven years of teaching experience. I have an M.Ed. I've accepted a position to teach a Saturday Class at a charter school in Tampa. At the busiest time I have tutored up to eight students a week for either two or three hours a week depending on students and parents preference. Many of the families were appreciative of the work I did with their child as they saw their child improve his/her academic grades in either Math or Reading. I tend to work well with students using visual aids and a wide variety of creative exercises in addition to what was in the tutoring booklet for that particular student.
I have taught Algebra, Prealgebra and General Math in various school settings, and feel I could assist your child in improving his grades in the designated subjects by at least two letter grades. I am passionate about what I do and will give you and your child my maximum effort to help improve his or her academic ability.
Avery I have worked for an in-home tutoring company for the past four years and have seven years of teaching experience. I have an M.Ed. I've accepted a position to teach a Saturday Class at a charter school in Tampa. At the busiest time I have tutored up to eight students a week for either two or three hours a week depending on students and parents
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I will provide a comprehensive hands on approach to algebra.
You will work extensively on solving various equations and problems by developing and understanding of the various theories, concepts and formulas to solve these equations and problems. You will be given assignments to complete and material to read over in times between tutoring sessions.
I have four years of tutoring experience, mostly working with students on the elementary school level. I have tutored numerous students in Math and Reading from as early as first grade to the sixth grade level. I have several years of teaching experience on both the middle school, elementary and high school levels. These experiences will afford me the experience to perform as an elementary school tutor.
Students that engage in the elementary curriculum will develop vocabulary building skills to improve reading comprehension ability. Students will learn about synonyms, antonyms and homonyms. sentence structure, proper punctuation and grammar.
In science students will learn about basic earth science and what the atmosphere is made up of. In life science students will learn about the classifications of living things and how various living organisms survive, eat, reproduce.
In history students will learn about basic history of the state of Florida. Students will be exposed to American history by studying the various eras that make up American history. They will study the Revolutionary War, how the president was involved, formulating of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. They will learn about the War of 1812 and the Civil War and how these events shaped American history. They will learn about various inventions and how these inventions influenced life in the time period. They will study various explorers what areas of the world they discovered and some of the struggles they had to overcome.
In Math students will utilize all four operations to solve simple problems and equations.
I will work with each student on utilizing all four operations to solve basic math problems. Students will be exposed to various visual aids and activities that will further assist them in improving their ability to understand elementary Math.
Students will learn the preliminary concepts on utilizing variables to solve simple equations and problems. Students will develop an understanding for the use of integers, whole numbers, decimals, percentages,exponents, mononomials and polynomials and other pre-algebra concepts to solve problems utilizing all four operations.
I will work extensively with each child on consonant blends, word pronunciation, forming words, word meaning, spelling and grammar, reading activities which include reading short stories, plays etc and answering questions based on what your reading.
I have an M.Ed. Much of the work a tutor has to do with a student is to help them improve their study habits by modeling various exercises and demonstrating ways to assist students to retain information related to subject matter on a more consistent basis. Improving reading comprehension skills by increasing a person's vocabulary will play a crucial role in helping a person develop better study habits