Florida State University (Sociology)
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (Master's)
I am a 22-year-old social work graduate student attending Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University here in Tallahassee, FL. As an undergraduate I attended Florida State University double majoring in Sociology and Psychology.
I love tutoring because I value being able to assist children in achieving their best. I also enjoy building relationships with the children I tutor both academically and personally. While enrolled in FSU, I was a tutor on campus for the incoming freshmen accompanying them with math, English, and writing. As a college sophomore I served as a Jumpstart Corps member. Jumpstart is a nonprofit organization that trains college students and community volunteers to aid low-income children, ages four to six, with language and literacy skills to excel in kindergarten. The same year I also became a mentor through the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend. Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their full potential and assists them in building bright futures through one-to-one mentor relationships. I was assigned a little, and we have cultivated a great relationship. She and I work on skills such as proper etiquette, self-esteem, and most importantly her school performance.
I am an outstanding reading tutor because I am attentive, positive, innovative and precise. I make sure lessons are transparent and direct. I provide positive feedback when the correct answers are made, I maintain an eventful and fun session, and I only acknowledge good behavior.
Alongside Jumpstart and BBBS, I am also involved in multiple other community service organizations and I enjoy volunteering. I volunteer at places such as Grace Mission, Springfield Community Center, and even Hope Homeless Coalition tutoring kids after school. I assist elementary kids with their homework in various subjects such as spelling, math, history, and science. Junior year of college I had an internship with The Children's Home society here in Tallahassee, where I also worked very closely with the children on academics.
My personal strengths are motivation, love of learning, open-mindedness, persistence, love, and fairness. Every organization I was involved in helped me develop my personal creativity and gratitude. These experiences revealed to me, as well, that all children learn differently, and possess different personalities, beliefs, and upbringings.
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others" - Mahatma Ghandi I am a 22-year-old social work graduate student attending Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University here in Tallahassee, FL. As an undergraduate I attended Florida State University double majoring in Sociology and Psychology.
I love tutoring because I value being able to assist children in achieving their best. I also enjoy
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When teaching math I use a lot of visuals and graphics to help teach the children. I also think that is it important to say the directions aloud step-by-step to help the student fully register what it is that is being asked. I allow the student with opportunities to fix their answer rather than just giving them the correct one.
My sophomore year of college I was a part of an organization where I was responsible for seven students whom I had to teach how to write their first and last names. By the end of the first semester they could write perfect upper- and lower-case letters, spell and write their own names, parents' names, and the names of everyone in our group.