Elementary subjects K-6, English, Writing and Speech all ages
Elementary subjects K-6, English, Writing and Speech all ages
"Thorough and knowledgeable"
Sujatha, 15 lessons with Mark
Response time: 2 hours
I have two sons who are both in their twenties and I taught them how to read, spell and use proper grammar. I also taught them ways to simplify and understand their math and helped with most of the homework they were given throughout their school years. I have worked in positions where I have assisted in putting educational catalogs together, proofreading and choosing the wording for many of the sections. I have been consulted many times for advice or help with wording, as well as math...
I have two sons who are both in their twenties and I taught them how to read, spell and use proper grammar. I also taught them ways to simplify and understand their math and helped with most of the homework they were given throughout their school years. I have worked in positions where I have assisted in putting educational catalogs together, proofreading and choosing the wording for many of the sections. I have been consulted many times for advice or help with wording, as well as math problems, mostly before we were all so dependent on a calculator.
I am able to work with students of elementary school age in assisting them with Math, English, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Spelling and Writing. I have a 24 hour cancellation policy, but I try to be flexible for my students and try to offer makeup times whenever possible. I am able to travel to the student's home or the library for each lesson or teach at my home. Whatever is easiest for you. I do assign homework from our sessions, but It will not be overwhelming. I don't want to overburden the student and don't want to be a deterrent to their homework time and family time. I will also provide assessment reports so that there will be a clear understanding of the student's status.
I was an English major at Gettysburg College and I grew up locally and attended Sidwell Friends School in Washington, D.C. I enjoy teaching and helping students learn. I try right away to understand where there is a lack of understanding and work to turn that around. Once a student can get past this, then it is possible for them to look at that situation completely differently and not feel that it is such a daunting task. If they can get past this point, then the pressure and stress of the work is relieved quickly. I get a lot of satisfaction from helping and especially enjoy the point in time for the student, where I can see they really understand what they have learned and can apply it for themselves. That is why I teach. I was lucky that my private school education was very thorough and was very hard to forget. I think that education provided a wonderful foundation for me to build upon and pass my knowledge along to others. I look forward to the opportunity to help your son or daughter at this important learning time in their lives.
I am also able to help adults with English speech, writing and grammar. The English language is tough for many people and I am able to assist men and women understand the phonics, pronunciation, accent, and written challenges that can be pretty overwhelming when you don't fully understand English. It is a real privilege to help people improve their English, both written and oral.
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Thorough and knowledgeable
I am seeing significant improvement in my child's vocabulary and writing as early as after 4 classes. Mark is very dedicated and brings about a variety of topics to focus on for every class, be it grammar, persuasive speech, writing essays, stories, situational leadership, creative writing, reading, analogies, verbal reasoning, comprehension etc. He challenges my kid and motivates her to do more and more. My child loves Mark's tutoring and has been showing great interest in pursuing the classes as she herself sees the improvement. Mark receives my feedback well and immediately incorporates it into his tutoring. We have a great discussion after every class. I am impressed with his dedication and sincerity in his work.Sujatha, 15 lessons with Mark
Mark is a very Knowledgeable and Patient tutor
Mark teaches English to my Kid. There has been an improvement in a few weeks, the best thing about Mark is he analyzes the kids and researches on the materials that are required and make him Practice. Also, he also very Patient and flexible. SashiSashi, 24 lessons with MarkTutor responded:
Thank you for your kind words, Sashi. I appreciate your feedback.
Excellent tutor with strong knowledge and experience.
Mark has been an excellent tutor and my boys are looking forward to learn a lot from him. He is very knowledgeable and explains with a lot of patience and dedication.Purvi, 17 lessons with MarkTutor responded:
Thank you for your feedback, Purvi. I really appreciate it!
Knowledgable and patient
Mark has been working with two of my elementary aged homeschooled children in reading and math. Neither of my children enjoyed learning to read, but now it's all they want to work on! Mark has been very patient with them even when they have their "moments" and provides appropriately challenging work. The amount of progress they have made so far is tremendous, and we look forward to continuing to work with him.Heather, 56 lessons with Mark
Mark did some math review with my son . After mark left it's the first time my son told me That he loves math and He loves the way that mark uses to explain the math problem. Thank you Mark.Rana, 100 lessons with Mark
Mark is on point
When Mark started working with my daughter she was a "D" in math. After one month her grade improved tremendously. Thanks to Mark being on point not trying to figure what she needed but testing her to see exactly where the issue was.I am proud to say my daughter is a solid "B" student in math on her way with Mark becoming an "A" student. My 9 year old daughter came to me and said "mommy I'm the only in my class that knows how to multiply decimals, Mr.Mark taught me". She is ahead of her class. Thank you so much Mark for your dedication and wisdom.What I like most is that you teach in real time. What ever the teachers are teaching in class you teach the same thing to Bintu and make sure Bintu knows it before you move on.You are heaven sent and Bintu adores you.Thomasine, 54 lessons with Mark
Patient, knowledgeable, and attentive
He taught math and language and arts . My daughter told me, he likes Mr Mark better than her previous tutor. When I asked her, What do you like about him? She said, He let her do her things and if she needed help, he will show her how to do it, unlike the previous tutor, he solved the problems by himself on the board . And I think my daughter didn't like her previous tutor. We are looking forward to have Mr Mark this coming Friday again.Merly, 35 lessons with Mark
knowledgeable and patient! Great with Kids - Excellent Tutor!!!
We are so thankful to find Mark on WyzAnt. My daughter started 3rd grade this year and she struggles with math and writing in the beginning. Just within a few classes with Mark, she was able to do the entire multiplication table without any mistake. Mark made math easy and interesting! I was amazed by my daughter's progress and she really starting showing a keen interest in math. And for writing, even better. Mark helped my daughter to build vocabulary and he taught her to write vivid descriptions in her writing which got her a lot compliments from the teacher and her writing was put on the Principle Wall! Thank you Mark, we couldn't be happier with your work! You are a great teacher.Joy, 67 lessons with Mark
Patient and Professional
Mark did a second lesson with my both kids and he seems very patient, professional, and is able to get both kids engaged and want to learn! Kids are looking forward in the upcoming lessons!Sadaf, 62 lessons with Mark
I asked my son if he likes Mark as his home teacher and he stated yes. He was unable to articulate why probably because he truly rather play than study, but at least he likes working with him. I can be a tad bit of a tiger mom at times, but I like the way Mark tactfully cut back from my wishlist, which really is overwhelming for a 5 year old. He assessed Boubacar's vocabulary, knowledge of vowels and consonant sounds, spelling, handwriting and reading abilities and will continue to work with him in these areas. Also, Mark offered Boubacar and I a lot of positive verbal reinforcements, acknowledged us for what the two of us have been able to accomplish thus far and encouraged us to continue on that path. My 5 year old is a talkative but Mark was very patient with him. Also he came with his own materials and incorporated them with ours. He will create a folder for himself and Boubacar so we can keep track of materials covered and be able to review them with him at home. I think we will have a long working relationship.Fatmata, 56 lessons with Mark
Response time: 2 hours