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Kate K.

Athens, GA

$40/hour

Specializing in Public Speaking, Grammar, Reading and More!

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 4/23/12
5.0 average from 3 ratings
Great Tutor
— Denise, Riverview, FL on 7/2/12

$40/Hour


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Ohio State University
English
The Ohio State University
MEd

Education

Ohio State University (English)

The Ohio State University (MEd)

About Kate

Hello! My name is Kate and I moved to Athens from Tampa, Florida. I grew up in Northeast Ohio. I attended The Ohio State University for my BA in English and my MEd in middle childhood education.

In 2008 I began teaching middle school communications in Ohio. During that time I have tutored numerous subjects and grade levels. Including 5th grade OAA testing, 3rd-6th grade reading 5th grade math and middle school homework club advisor. In 2012 I began teaching middle school language arts in Tampa. I am trained in common core state standards and use a wide variety of learning strategies to help students grow. In 2015 I started teaching 6th grade in Georgia.

I use skill and drill, CGI, practice and real world examples. I have strong communication skills and can also help students with public speaking and communication. I enjoy working with students of all ages and pride myself on building a rapport with children and parents.

I spent over a year in Tampa working for a national tutoring chain. I mostly worked tutoring high school students in ACT and SAT test prep. I also tutored upper elementary, middle and high school students in individual subjects.
Hello! My name is Kate and I moved to Athens from Tampa, Florida. I grew up in Northeast Ohio. I attended The Ohio State University for my BA in English and my MEd in middle childhood education.

In 2008 I began teaching middle school communications in Ohio. During that time I
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Athens, GA 30606
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great Tutor"

- Denise, Riverview, FL on 7/2/12
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Elementary Math, Prealgebra
Science:
ACT Science, Psychology
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, GRE, Praxis,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
History:
American History, European History, Geography, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
GRE, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified teacher grades 4-9. I have experience subbing in all elementary grades as well as tutoring. I have taken classes on teaching early childhood skills such as reading fundamentals and building math skills.

Praxis

I am a certified teacher and have passed all of my Praxis exams. I took the Middle Childhood Language Arts 196/200, Social Studies 178/200, and Teaching and Learning 192/200*high honors. I have also gone through the Praxis 3 evaluation and passed.

Public Speaking

I have a BA in English from The Ohio State University. I have spent the last four years developing and building my own curriculum for interpersonal communications, including teaching 6th, 7th and 8th grade students how to listen, use body language, write and give speeches. Public speaking specifics include rate, volume, tone, hand movements, posture, movement, and descriptive wording.

Social Studies

I have a minor in history from The Ohio State University. I student taught 7th grade social studies. I have a master's in education that includes middle childhood 4-9 social studies. I am licensed by the state of Ohio to teach social studies as well.

Study Skills

In today's education system study skills are a MUST!! I am trained in: Power Reading (skimming/scanning), visualization, CGI and that is just to start. I also help students improve their organization and time management. I explain to students how to focus their studying on key ideas and supporting details. I am also trained in test taking strategies.

Ohio State University
English
The Ohio State University
MEd

Education

Ohio State University (English)

The Ohio State University (MEd)

Great Tutor — Kate was very helpful with lots of patience. For my first session I learned a lot. Great tutor. I will highly recommend her to others. ...

— Denise, Riverview, FL on 7/2/12

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kate will travel within 10 miles of Athens, GA 30606.