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Michigan State University (journalism)
The more I tutor, the more I believe that everyone has something to teach and something to learn. I learn from my students how to teach them. I went to college during The Sixties and bring the passion of that period to each tutoring session. With careers in newspaper copyediting and computer programming, I can help you with your writing or your math. I love beating the system and will show you how to conquer the SAT. I owe alot to my Maker and love to share what I've learned from His Word. The more I tutor, the more I believe that everyone has something to teach and something to learn. I learn from my students how to teach them. I went to college during The Sixties and bring the passion of that period to each tutoring session. With careers in newspaper copyediting and … Read more
Edythe was a great help to my son. She was very thorough in her teachings. Communicated very well with us on appointment scheduling.
My daughter called Edythe to tell her she was really nervous about the SAT test in the morning and she took the time to settle her down and talked strategies. Thank you for being so thoughtful!
She's an excellent tutor. I learned everything she thought me, she's very patient, and has an special way to teach.
Edythe worked very hard to develop a working relationship with a less than receptive student. Together they worked on getting a handle on setting realistic goals
One thing that Edythe did that was helpful for me was to give me homework that is specific to me: she told me to write down the rules, in a way that will help me, rather than only referring to the textbook.
I worked with Edy on my math (volume and area), science (vertebrates and invertebrates), and reading. She was good to work with. Supportive and made learning easier for me.
Edythe is fantastic. She tutors my 7 year old son in math every Saturday. He thoroughly enjoys her and the way she tutors. She makes it fun and he has really improved his math skills as a result of Edythe's tutoring. I would highly recommend Edythe to anyone who has children in need of tutoring. She's great.
Edythe is doing a great job with my daughter. She is very patient with her and is helpful and encouraging. I have already seen her grades going up in all her subjects! WE REALLY APPRECIATE ALL EDYTHE'S HARD WORK! She has made a huge difference in a very short time and I look forward to her continued support in my daughter academic success.
Edye is doing an excellent job with my daughter, and everything is working out extremely well. We're very fortunate to have her help.
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I help people learn or improve in chess by playing with them and talking about each move -- mine and theirs. Chess is a process that involves psychology of the opponent so I get them to be aware of what I'm doing so they can thwart me. I like to play 3-person chess, which forces you to "own" both sides of the board.
I have helped students with their study skills by showing them how to (step by step) manage their time, prepare for a test, take notes, and write research papers. An important part of this process is listening to students vent about their frustrations in this area and then responding with practicals. For example, when a student says he/she can't study at night because everyone else at home is watching TV, I suggest going to the library or a friend's house or using ear plugs.