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Darleen L.

Bangor, ME

$45/hour

An Ally in Learning

20+ Hours
5.0 average from 16 ratings
Outstanding
— Ryan, Hampden, ME on 5/2/16

$45/Hour


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University of Maine
Education
University of Maine at Orono
Master's

Education

University of Maine (Education)

University of Maine at Orono (Master's)

About Darleen

Learning should be a pleasant experience for everyone. My own love of learning led me to a career in education. I graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maine in Orono with both a bachelor and master's degree. I have taught for thirty years and have always loved to help someone who wants to learn. My primary teaching experience has been in the middle school, but I have tutored students from grades five through college. I have taught all subjects with the exception of science.

I use teaching methods that work best for the learner. These may include visual, auditory, tactile, practical, or combinations of such. When appropriate, I believe it is crucial to teach the life-long skill of "how to learn" along with the actual content. Being a one-on-one tutor allows me to provide a personalized learning experience for my student. I also realize there are situations whereby a student may have a specific goal to attain, such as completing a term paper or making up uncompleted work. I certainly will work with the student to get this accomplished. Together, with persistence and positiveness, we will have success.

At least in the beginning, I prefer to meet in an agreed upon public place that is conducive to learning. My hours are very flexible, so I can accommodate most schedules. I look forward to putting my skills to work for you.
Learning should be a pleasant experience for everyone. My own love of learning led me to a career in education. I graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maine in Orono with both a bachelor and master's degree. I have taught for thirty years and have always loved to help someone who wants to learn. My primary teaching experience has been Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Bangor, ME 04401

"Outstanding"

- Ryan, Hampden, ME on 5/2/16

"A caring, committed, and knowledgeable teacher."

- Paige, Bangor, ME on 8/19/15
Darleen replied on 8/23/2015

Thank you very much for the kind words.

Math:
Algebra 1, Elementary Math,
GED, Prealgebra
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED
Language:
Reading, Writing
History:
American History, Government & Politics, Social Studies,
Writing
Special Needs:
Elementary Math,
Reading, Study Skills
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math,
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Elementary Math

Elementary math is a personal favorite subject of mine. I have taught math in grades 5-8 and love to watch the kids as they grasp the math concepts that can be challenging at times.

Social Studies

I taught Social Studies in the middle grades for many years. I created units on history, economics, government, immigration, etc. that used role-playing as a major component of the learning process. This active participation enhanced the students' interest and understanding of the subject matter.

Study Skills

Good study skills are a must for learning. I have always incorporated these skills in teaching all content areas. Understanding the material, remembering the information, and being able to use what has been learned are necessary components of educational success. I have many tools to help my students with this.

University of Maine
Education
University of Maine at Orono
Master's

Education

University of Maine (Education)

University of Maine at Orono (Master's)

Outstanding

Darleen is patient, prepared and enthusiastic. She is always so pleasant and helpful. If you are seeking a tutor to assist with reading comprehension look no further.

— Ryan, Hampden, ME on 5/2/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Darleen will travel within 20 miles of Bangor, ME 04401.