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Latrese A.

Patient Social Worker willing to go the extra mile to help you succeed

Patient Social Worker willing to go the extra mile to help you succeed

$40/hour

  • 26 hours tutoring

  • College Park, MD 20740

About Latrese


Bio

I am a social worker with over 20 years' experience working with children. I have enjoyed tutoring in both the home setting and the after school classroom. Regardless of the subject, I find the most effective way to achieve positive results is to first determine what type of learner a child is, whether visual or auditory. Based on experience I have learned some students learn better when information is presented to them visually and some learn better when things can be explained thoroughly....

I am a social worker with over 20 years' experience working with children. I have enjoyed tutoring in both the home setting and the after school classroom. Regardless of the subject, I find the most effective way to achieve positive results is to first determine what type of learner a child is, whether visual or auditory. Based on experience I have learned some students learn better when information is presented to them visually and some learn better when things can be explained thoroughly.

Another important tool I have found to be effective is relating the subject to everyday life. More often, students are able to connect with a topic if they can associate it with their tangible lives. A very good way to get a student interested in a subject is show them the relevance it has on their present and future. Another fun tactic I have used is putting things in song. Coming up with fun, silly tunes to help students remember terms and understand concepts is a creative way of approaching learning.


Education

Hampton University
Social Work
University of Maryland at Baltimore
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $40
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of College Park, MD 20740
  • Lesson cancellation: 2 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Business

Criminal Justice,

Criminal Justice

I have had my Master's in Social Work for over 10 years. As a social worker, I have become quite knowledgeable of the criminal justice system as well as the sociological factors that contribute to individuals becoming part of the system and the obstacles faced when trying to end a pattern. To grasp an understanding of deviancy, students need a basic understanding of the pathology of criminality.
Public Speaking

Public Speaking

Throughout my professional career I have had to make presentations to individuals in various positions of government and business. I have also been a member of Toastmasters, which is a club that promotes improved communications styles. There I learned how to handle pregnant pauses as well as avoiding filler words such as "umms", "ahhs", "you knows", and "likes". I also learned great techniques on how to maintain eye contact with audiences.

Corporate Training

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

Throughout my professional career I have had to make presentations to individuals in various positions of government and business. I have also been a member of Toastmasters, which is a club that promotes improved communications styles. There I learned how to handle pregnant pauses as well as avoiding filler words such as "umms", "ahhs", "you knows", and "likes". I also learned great techniques on how to maintain eye contact with audiences.
Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

Public Speaking,

Public Speaking

Throughout my professional career I have had to make presentations to individuals in various positions of government and business. I have also been a member of Toastmasters, which is a club that promotes improved communications styles. There I learned how to handle pregnant pauses as well as avoiding filler words such as "umms", "ahhs", "you knows", and "likes". I also learned great techniques on how to maintain eye contact with audiences.
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Writing

History

Sociology,

Sociology

I have had my Masters in Social Work since 2002. In order to provide assistance to individuals in vulnerable populations one must have an understanding of how the process of marginalization and stratification develops. My method of helping students grasp the concept of what social interaction means is to first simplify the various theoretical approaches used to explain societal roles and behaviors. The influence of the class system is also paramount to understanding how individuals are able to function within the structure of the norms and mores created within their society and how individuals can be labeled deviant when not abiding by these predisposed values
Philosophy

Homeschool

Algebra 1, Reading, Spelling, Writing

Math

Algebra 1

Most Popular

Algebra 1, Reading, Writing

Other

Sociology,

Sociology

I have had my Masters in Social Work since 2002. In order to provide assistance to individuals in vulnerable populations one must have an understanding of how the process of marginalization and stratification develops. My method of helping students grasp the concept of what social interaction means is to first simplify the various theoretical approaches used to explain societal roles and behaviors. The influence of the class system is also paramount to understanding how individuals are able to function within the structure of the norms and mores created within their society and how individuals can be labeled deviant when not abiding by these predisposed values
Philosophy

Science

Social Work,

Social Work

I received my Masters in Social Work in 2002. I have worked in foster care, mental health, the special needs and homeless populations. My most enjoyable experience in the social services field has been watching families go from homeless shelters to permanent housing.
Sociology,

Sociology

I have had my Masters in Social Work since 2002. In order to provide assistance to individuals in vulnerable populations one must have an understanding of how the process of marginalization and stratification develops. My method of helping students grasp the concept of what social interaction means is to first simplify the various theoretical approaches used to explain societal roles and behaviors. The influence of the class system is also paramount to understanding how individuals are able to function within the structure of the norms and mores created within their society and how individuals can be labeled deviant when not abiding by these predisposed values
Philosophy, Psychology

Summer

Algebra 1, Reading, Writing

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Patient person and Jeremiah has already started utilizing some of the skills that has been shown to him in such a little time.

Jermell, 1 lesson with Latrese
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