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Kristin S.

Roslindale, MA

$50/hour

ELA/Reading/Writing Tutor

In-person lessons

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University of Connecticut
English
University of Massachusetts
Master's

Education

University of Connecticut (English)

University of Massachusetts (Master's)

About Kristin

I am an experienced, licensed classroom teacher and tutor. My primary area of expertise is English Language Arts, specifically writing and reading. I focus on developing skills that are applicable beyond my particular class. For example, when working on a assigned reading, I help students to understand not only that text but also how to read other texts of that kind. I can't always be with my students to help them to understand the details of a given text, but I can teach students how to read actively so that they can make sense of any text on their own.

I am a graduate of the University of Connecticut (BA in English, 3.6 GPA) and the University of Massachusetts (MEd in Secondary Education, 3.97 GPA.)

I work hard to make sure that my students can make sense of content and are able to connect to the knowledge that we create. There is a connection between what you already know and care about and what you need to learn! We just have to find it.

I am happy to provide further details about my background at your request.
I am an experienced, licensed classroom teacher and tutor. My primary area of expertise is English Language Arts, specifically writing and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required

Minimum one hour charge. Discounts available for scheduling multiple lessons. Please contact me to ask about tutoring small groups.

Travel Radius
Travels within 16 miles of Roslindale, MA 02131
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, SAT Math
Art:
Theatre
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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University of Connecticut
English
University of Massachusetts
Master's

Education

University of Connecticut (English)

University of Massachusetts (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Minimum one hour charge. Discounts available for scheduling multiple lessons. Please contact me to ask about tutoring small groups.

Travel policy

Kristin will travel within 16 miles of Roslindale, MA 02131.