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Sandy L.

Experienced Literature and Language Arts Tutor

Experienced Literature and Language Arts Tutor

$45/hour

  • 313 hours tutoring

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My degree was a double major in English Literature and Performing Arts, with a minor in Social Sciences. I earned an MFA in Theatre Directing. I have written numerous plays for children, all of which have been performed. I began my career as the Performing Arts Director for the Oklahoma Arts Council, and, after Graduate School, worked as a Theatre Director in the San Francisco Bay area, where I won an award for directing Equity Waiver Theatre. Before retiring, I spent many...

My degree was a double major in English Literature and Performing Arts, with a minor in Social Sciences. I earned an MFA in Theatre Directing. I have written numerous plays for children, all of which have been performed. I began my career as the Performing Arts Director for the Oklahoma Arts Council, and, after Graduate School, worked as a Theatre Director in the San Francisco Bay area, where I won an award for directing Equity Waiver Theatre. Before retiring, I spent many years working in the school system, first as a Substitute teacher in Middle and High School, and then as a paraprofessional in the schools, completing my tenure in Elementary education. In my capacity as an educator, I started several after- school arts programs, and taught drama and performance for the Ocean Pines Community.

My tutoring experience has spanned several decades, where I specialized in English and Language Arts for all age groups, but primarily concentrating on High School English and test-taking, including SAT preparation. I also was a Home Hospital teacher for seven years. In addition, I have coached young people and adults in Public Speaking and Debate. I have also taught and tutored special needs students, and created theatrical programs for my local Arts Council. I have found that the ability to communicate in verbal and artistic ways, and to communicate the ability to comprehend complex literature and to write cohesively and expressively are tremendous assets in developing young minds and in helping to retrain the older mind. While I am not a certified teacher, I have been recruited to help teach communication methods to teachers. My additional graduate training and rich life experience is a gift.

I am well-read, and a prolific writer. My skills in public speaking and training actors are essential assets. It is imperative to always increase one's working vocabulary, and to learn the confidence to communicate with people, particularly in today's competitive world. Writing essays f


Education

University of North Texas
English
UCLA
Masters
Salisbury University
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Elementary Education

Vocabulary

English

Literature, Vocabulary, Writing

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Writing

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Writing

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Writing

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Very patient and helpful

My 3rd grader really struggles with attention and very reluctant to write. Sandy has been very patient and helpful with getting her to write her thoughts. I can tell you it hasn’t been easy. I have seen progress and more confidence in my daughter’s writing since we’ve started although it will take some time. We are pleased with her service and professionalism.

Tiera, 10 lessons with Sandy

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Sandy is an awesome patient tutor, since working with Sandy I have improved in my reading, comprehension, and writing skills has improved in the little time of us working together. Sandy takes her time and allow you to work at your own pace, I love working with her she is the best.

Jade, 4 lessons with Sandy

Sandy is knowledgeable and patient

I have work with other tutors before while talking with them, I felt like turning off the computer and finding another tutor. Sandy was different, she took her time to find out my needs.

Kim, 2 lessons with Sandy

Knowledgeable.

Sandy is a great tutor who tries to help students excel at there papers. She has mostly a positive attitude and is encouraging.I think she can be a little more patient with students with learning disabilities. If you have a learning disability make sure you let her know ahead of time.

Bejay, 5 lessons with Sandy

Great interpersonel skills and knowledgable

Very intelligent and easy to understand. Serious and courteous. Knowledgable, also making it a session where i feel welcomed. Get's to the issue and has great solutions for what needs to be accomplished

Aaron, 15 lessons with Sandy
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$45/hour

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Response time: 2 hours