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Anita W.

Safety Harbor, FL

$25/hour

Reading, Writing, Speech, and College Prep

In-person lessons
300+ Hours
Background check passed as of 4/14/13
4.4 average from 105 ratings
very patient
— Quintin, Holiday, FL on 5/4/17

$25/Hour


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University of Maryland
West Virginia University
Master's
University of California, Santa Barbara
Master's

Education

University of Maryland

West Virginia University (Master's)

University of California, Santa Barbara (Master's)

About Anita

I have tutored students of all ages from elementary reading, writing, and arithmetic, high school students, struggling in academic subjects, including English, grammar, composition, German, speech, and literature. I have helped students prepare for college exams, SAT English, writing, and grammar, and I have taught sixth graders to graduate students. I have taught middle school language arts, German, journalism, speech, mathematics, reading, English writing, grammar, spelling, and college English and literature,as well as tutoring students for SAT and college board tests. I am able to work with all levels of students.

My educational career began as a sixth grade to 8th grade teacher, and I taught language arts, mathematics, reading, and sponsored the school's newspaper. I have a master's degree in speech, German, and English, as well as postgraduate work in Rhetoric and Composition theory, literature, and German. I am computer literate and am continually upgrading my pedagogy.

I started graduate school and received a masters in speech communication while I taught school during the day. I attended the University of South Florida and received a master's degree in English literature with a minor in Composition and Rhetoric. During the day, I taught for Pinellas County high schools, teaching English, German, Debate, and journalism.

During the summer I worked as a proofreader for the St. Petersburg Times. I attended graduate school at UCSB during the summer and received a master's in German. Also, I taught German at SPJC for ten years. I have been a teacher at HCC for ten years. I am always available to tutor any age.
I have tutored students of all ages from elementary reading, writing, and arithmetic, high school students, struggling in academic subjects, including English, grammar, composition, German, speech, and literature. I have helped students prepare for college exams, SAT English, writing, and grammar, and I have taught sixth graders to graduate Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Safety Harbor, FL 34695
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"very patient"

- Quintin, Holiday, FL on 5/4/17

"She's knowledgeable and fun to work with."

- William, Tampa, FL on 3/27/17

"Great one on one German tutoring"

- Todd, Indian Rocks Beach, FL on 11/24/16

"Great tutor"

- IRIS, Odessa, FL on 10/6/16

"Very knowledgeable, teenage daughter was even impressed!!"

- Teresa, Clearwater, FL on 6/10/15

"Good lesson."

- Daniel, Saint Petersburg, FL on 12/18/13
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English,
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature,
Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, CLAST, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, German, Speech,
TOEFL
Special Needs:
ADHD
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have tutored first to sixth graders in reading and writing as a middle school teacher in Glenville, West Virginia. Moreover, I have taken reading courses for elementary students at Parkersburg Community College. After I moved to St. Petersburg, Florida, I tutored elementary students reading in conjunction with the Board of Education's tutoring program for students who did not read on level. I have a master's degree in linguistics, phonetics, and speech from West Virginia University.

English

I have been advanced to the doctoral level in English.

Literature

I have a master's degree in English literature, have taught college-level English literature, and have taught all ages and levels. I am a veteran teacher with advanced training in English literature.

Public Speaking

I have a master's degree in public speaking and have taught introduction to public speaking at the college level. I have also conducted seminars and PowerPoint presentations.

Speech

I have taught speech I and communications at the college level, and I have a master's degree in Communications and Speech, and I have given presentations, using PowerPoint. I have been approved to teach Speech I at Pasco-Hernando College, St. Petersburg College, and Southern Technical College.
I have taught Speech I at St. Petersburg College, having taken graduate courses at West Virginia University, including the following: Communication Theory, Non-Verbal and Verbal Communication, Group Dynamics, Rhetorical Strategies of Persuasion, Special Education and Speech Pathology, Media and Presentations, Conflict Resolution, Linguistics and Communication Theory, and Rhetorical Dimensions of Ideology and Communication.

University of Maryland
West Virginia University
Master's
University of California, Santa Barbara
Master's

Education

University of Maryland

West Virginia University (Master's)

University of California, Santa Barbara (Master's)

very patient

Very patient and made it simple for grandson. On time and spent all of time being tutor and making sure studentv understood lesson before moving on to next equation.

— Quintin, Holiday, FL on 5/4/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $25.00

Travel policy

Anita will travel within 20 miles of Safety Harbor, FL 34695.