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Samantha D.

Venice, FL

$55/hour

Smart Friendly Teacher with a passion for educating young minds

In-person lessons

$55/Hour


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University of Colorado, Boulder
International Affair
George Mason University
MEd

Education

University of Colorado, Boulder (International Affair)

George Mason University (MEd)

About Samantha

My husband and I recently moved to Venice from St. Pete as he took a nursing job at the hospital here. I taught middle and high school in St. Petersburg for almost 4 years at a private school. Prior to that I lived and worked in the political sector in D.C. I love learning and teaching and share my passion for both. I enjoy tutoring and am familiar working and teaching all ages as I worked as a daycare teacher during college to help pay for my schooling. There I worked with toddlers and K-5.

I have a knowledge of and proficiency in history (world: ancient and modern), government and civics, international relations, English, writing, and Math (previously taught Algebra and Geometry).

My favorite moment in teaching is that moment you see the "light bulb" go on, be it because of understanding or intrigue. Knowledge truly is the key and I enjoy helping open the doors.

I understand that there are many different learning styles and as such I am patient in helping students find processes of understanding that best suit them and I enjoy the process of finding the solution and making math not so scary.

I love writing and have always been active in editing my own and other's work. I have written professionally for years and also wrote press releases during my time in politics.

History and government are truly my passion. There is so much truth in the saying "history repeats itself," and for this reason I love teaching the past so that today's young minds and future leaders can avoid the mistakes of the past. History is essential and in every subject there is history; the history of our language, of mathematics, when and how scientific discoveries were made, etc.

Please contact me with any questions you may have and the specifics of your tutoring needs. I would love the opportunity to help you through your educational journey.
My husband and I recently moved to Venice from St. Pete as he took a nursing job at the hospital here. I taught middle and high school in St. Petersburg for almost 4 years at a private school. Prior to that I lived and worked in the political sector in D.C. I love learning and teaching and share my passion for both. I enjoy tutoring and am Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Venice, FL 34292
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Geometry
English:
Grammar
History:
Government & Politics, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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University of Colorado, Boulder
International Affair
George Mason University
MEd

Education

University of Colorado, Boulder (International Affair)

George Mason University (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $55.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Samantha will travel within 30 miles of Venice, FL 34292.