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Miranda S.

Chicago, IL

$45/hour

English Professor specializing in ESL fluency and writing

In-person lessons
5+ Hours
5.0 average from 2 ratings

$45/Hour


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Knox College
Creative Writing
The School of Art Institute of Chicago
Master's

Education

Knox College (Creative Writing)

The School of Art Institute of Chicago (Master's)

About Miranda

Hello! I am an MFA Writing graduate with experience working with diverse groups of children and adults. I currently teach college ESL classes and small-group ESL workshops with past experience teaching English Composition at the City Colleges. I have worked as a substitute teacher throughout Chicagoland and held a long-term subbing position as a reading specialist teacher. I have tutored subjects from reading and writing to elementary science and math. I volunteer as a creative writing instructor, leading children through the process of story and poem writing. I find that practicing creative writing is a great way to improve writing and reading skills that carry through to their more academic writing!

I specialize in reading and writing, though I am great at helping younger students with math, science, social studies etc. as well as general study skills. I am a patient tutor who is great at meeting students where they are and discovering how a particular student learns and works best. I find creative ways to make work more engaging and fun!
Hello! I am an MFA Writing graduate with experience working with diverse groups of children and adults. I currently teach college ESL classes and small-group ESL workshops with past experience teaching English Composition at the City Colleges. I have worked as a substitute teacher throughout Chicagoland and held a long-term subbing position as a Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required

My base rate is $45/hour/student but open to negotiate for regularly scheduled students, group lessons or 2-hour lessons.

Travel Radius
Travels within 4 miles of Chicago, IL 60660
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Yoga

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Knox College
Creative Writing
The School of Art Institute of Chicago
Master's

Education

Knox College (Creative Writing)

The School of Art Institute of Chicago (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

My base rate is $45/hour/student but open to negotiate for regularly scheduled students, group lessons or 2-hour lessons.

Travel policy

Miranda will travel within 4 miles of Chicago, IL 60660.