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Marisa B.

Bourbonnais, IL

$50/hour

English Education Teacher

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$50/Hour


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Olivet Nazarene University
English Education

Education

Olivet Nazarene University (English Education)

About Marisa

I am about to graduate from Olivet Nazarene University on May 7th. As of May 9th, I will be certified as an English/Language Arts teacher. I have not tutored before, but I have a lot of experience with teaching through my practicum and student teaching that I have just recently completed. I love helping kids get better in their skills, and I absolutely love to teach writing. I feel that writing is such a challenging and time-consuming skill these days, but in the real world, being able to write well is critical. I would love to help prepare the younger generation become better readers, writers, and problem solvers. I care about my students, and it shows through my teaching.

I would make an incredible tutor because, I went to the International English Honor's Society Conference two years in a row. My Literary Theory submissions were accepted, and so I read my papers at this conference two years in a row. This shows my skills and abilities in formal, critical writing. Furthermore, I am a member of the Illinois Reading Council and having the Illinois Reading Conference two years in a row. At these conferences, I go to workshops for three days, learning all sorts of new teaching strategies. Some of the best workshops I have attended have included: working with children with autism, poetry stations, Romeo and Juliet unit, Close Reading strategies, activities for a drama unit, and simply making reading fun and approachable for kids who have not been a fan. Therefore, I know quite a bit about how to make reading and writing more exciting and how to differentiate for students who learn differently.

I will also be graduating with Honor's. I currently have a 3.86 at my university. Overall, I am a very dedicated and driven person by nature; I have always highly valued education. I give 100% in everything I do. Additionally, I have been working with children for a long time. I started out with volunteering in the nursery, babysitting, and then I moved on to become a Day Camp Counselor in high school. I later became a full-time summer counselor at the YMCA for two years in a row. I worked with the 11 and 12 year old group.
I am about to graduate from Olivet Nazarene University on May 7th. As of May 9th, I will be certified as an English/Language Arts teacher. I have not tutored before, but I have a lot of experience with teaching through my practicum and student teaching that I have just recently completed. I love helping kids get better in their skills, and I Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Bourbonnais, IL 60914
In-person lessons
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Writing
Language:
Writing
History:
Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Writing
Business:
Writing

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Olivet Nazarene University
English Education

Education

Olivet Nazarene University (English Education)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Marisa will travel within 15 miles of Bourbonnais, IL 60914.