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Susan V.

Dennis, MA

$40/hour

Experienced writer, editor

In-person lessons

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Coe College
Political Science
Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism
Master's

Education

Coe College (Political Science)

Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism (Master's)

About Susan

My professional experience has combined a long career in journalism along with several years of teaching at many levels, from middle and high school to college and adults. I have taught social studies, business courses, word processing and college journalism. I have been widely published in more than a dozen newspapers and several magazines and have written on a wide range of subjects, including government, health, education, social services, business, arts and entertainment. Thus, I have a broad knowledge of many subjects.

As a teacher, I stress hands-on learning, applying knowledge to real-life experience. I also was an adviser for student newspapers and took my students on field trips to introduce them to veteran journalists as well as opportunities to put their knowledge to use in the real world. I enjoy working one-on-one with students and encouraging their unique abilities. I believe I have a good rapport with young people. As an editor, I have mentored and coached young journalists, sharing my particular skills in writing and editing. I believe I have a lot of life experience also to share with students.
My professional experience has combined a long career in journalism along with several years of teaching at many levels, from middle and high school to college and adults. I have taught social studies, Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Dennis, MA 02638
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, Geography, Government & Politics, Political Science, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

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Writing

I am a lifelong journalist, having written for numerous publications as well as taught journalism to college students for more than 7 years.

Coe College
Political Science
Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism
Master's

Education

Coe College (Political Science)

Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Travel policy

Susan will travel within 20 miles of Dennis, MA 02638.