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Linda M.

Atlanta, GA

$50/hour

Experienced Teacher in Language Arts and SAT preparation

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 4/16/13
5.0 average from 147 ratings
Great tutor!
— Tanisha, Atlanta, GA on 3/31/16

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Georgia State University
English
Georgia State University,
Master's
Emory University, Atlanta
Graduate Coursework

Education

Georgia State University (English)

Georgia State University, (Master's)

Emory University, Atlanta (Graduate Coursework)

About Linda

I have been in the teaching profession for 37 years and have taught kindergarten through college. I have a bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in mathematics and a master's degree in English literature with a concentration in composition. I spent most of my career as a college professor, teaching at such schools as Georgia State, Mercer University, and in the Governor's Honors Summer Program at the College of Charleston. I have also taught at Lithia Springs High School with a PBTA (Performance-based teaching certificate) where I taught the advanced and accelerated classes in literature and composition. As a graduate student, I tutored in the GSU Writing Center and evaluated Regent's exams. At Mercer University, I taught SAT prep in addition to my English classes. I have successfully tutored students in preparing for the SSAT. I also spent eight years at a private academy in Atlanta where I was responsible for the language arts program for grades K-8. It was in this capacity that I became proficient in teaching phonics/reading. I have been retired for a year and am now returning to part-time teaching as a private tutor. I have been in the teaching profession for 37 years and have taught kindergarten through college. I have a bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in Read more

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Cancellation
24 hours notice required

Group rates are available on request.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Atlanta, GA 30307
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Great tutor!"

- Tanisha, Atlanta, GA on 3/31/16

"Great tutor"

- Kenna, Atlanta, GA on 10/22/15

"Excellent Tutor"

- Adele, Atlanta, GA on 12/1/14

"The Perfect Tutor"

- Jimmie, Atlanta, GA on 7/14/13

"Great Tutor, Very Professional and Punctual."

- ROCHELLE, Stockbridge, GA on 4/23/13

"Outstanding"

- Augustine, Smyrna, GA on 10/2/12

"excellent teacher"

- Premila, Macon, GA on 9/28/11

"Fantastic Tutor"

- Audrey, Griffin, GA on 9/12/11
Math:
SAT Math
Test Preparation:
SAT Math,
SAT Reading,
SAT Writing,
SSAT
Elementary Education:
Grammar

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Approved subjects

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English

I have taught Language Arts in kindergarten through college.

Grammar

I specialize in traditional grammar and mechanics.

Literature

I am proficient in all areas of literature--elementary, young adult, and college-level.

SAT Math

The new SAT math section covers arithmetic, algebra 1 and 2, geometry, and miscellaneous subjects, such as probability, data, and graph analysis. I have a minor in mathematics as well as a life-long love of math. I have prepared students for all areas of the SAT, including math.

SAT Reading

I have taught both classes and individual students in preparing for the SAT. The best approach is a combination of coaching on the specific skills required by the SAT and coaching on "how" to take the test.

SAT Writing

I have taught both classes and individual students in preparing for the Writing and Reading sections of the SAT. The ideal preparation includes a review of subject material relevant to the particular area of the SAT and "how" to take the test in a better, smarter, and faster way.

SSAT

I have successfully prepared students for the SSAT. My latest student scored in the 90 percentile in every category.

Writing

I am an experienced teacher in all genres--composition, creative writing, and business.

Georgia State University
English
Georgia State University,
Master's
Emory University, Atlanta
Graduate Coursework

Education

Georgia State University (English)

Georgia State University, (Master's)

Emory University, Atlanta (Graduate Coursework)

Great tutor! — Not only is Linda knowledgeable, she is very patient and approachable. My son enjoys working with her and looks forward to their sessions. She has made what was a potentially stressful situation dealing with our son's challenges with math and an upcoming standardized test very manageable. We are so glad to have found her. ...

— Tanisha, Atlanta, GA on 3/31/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Group rates are available on request.

Travel policy

Linda will travel within 10 miles of Atlanta, GA 30307.