Columbia College Chicago (Fiction Writing)
Ever since I was a little kid I've always wanted to be a teacher. I used to spend all my time creating lesson plans in my head, play-teaching my stuffed animals, and learning new vocabulary words I could show off at school. I was driven to learn as much as I possibly could, and nothing made me happier than relaying my newly learned facts to everyone around me. As a recent college graduate with a BA in fiction writing as well as graduating from the honors college at my school, I have had many opportunities to teach and tutor students in writing. I believe that by creating goals and utilizing a great work ethic, students can realize their dreams of learning anything they wish. Tutoring is one of the best jobs I've ever had and I would love to continue doing that!
Because of my experience teaching in a fourth grade classroom in a Chicago public school, I specialize in elementary tutoring as well as writing for all age levels. I have experience working with kids as young as one all the way to college-aged students. I am very goal-oriented and work with students to create their own unique goals not only for each lesson, but for the entire time I spend working with them as well. I assign creative but challenging homework after each lesson and ensure that students work on their time management skills to ensure all the work is completed on time. I also like to send progress reports periodically to both parents and students to make sure that we are all on the same page as we move forward with the tutoring sessions.
However, I do know that sometimes life gets in the way. I have a very flexible cancellation policy (a 4-hour notice is all I require) and I offer make-up classes during designated times. I also work with parents and students to make sure they are satisfied with my lessons as I go along. I prefer meeting in public places (such as libraries), because I believe these places offer fewer distractions during tutoring sessions, but I am open to other options as well.
I look forward to hearing from you! Feel free to contact me with any further questions. Thank you! Ever since I was a little kid I've always wanted to be a teacher. I used to spend all my time creating lesson plans in my head, play-teaching my stuffed animals, and learning new vocabulary words I could show off at school. I was driven to learn as much as I possibly could, and nothing made me happier than relaying my newly learned facts to
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