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Greg B.

Bridgton, ME

$45/hour

English and Writing Tutor

In-person lessons

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Thomas College
English
Columbia University
Master's
University of Iowa Writers' Workshop
Master's

Education

Thomas College (English)

Columbia University (Master's)

University of Iowa Writers' Workshop (Master's)

About Greg

I have taught English, Literature, Composition, and Creative Writing at both the high school and college level for several years, and the one thing that I have continually seen make a difference in students' education is direct, one-on-one instruction. This is why I believe in the value and effectiveness of tutoring.

In teaching high school, I find there is a deeper opportunity to both connect with and teach students. So many of my college students arrive in the classroom struggling to express themselves in their writing, to correctly employ grammar, and to both comprehend and critically analyze what they are reading. I have taught freshmen, sophomores, and juniors across a broad spectrum of learning levels, from AP-track honors students to level three students with special needs and diagnosed learning disabilities requiring differentiated instruction. I’m quite comfortable teaching core English classes, as well as English electives ranging from journalism to creative writing to digital storytelling. The combination of teaching college and high school the past several years has given me considerable insight regarding the expectations for high school students at the post-secondary level. As a teacher, my job goes beyond the classroom, and throughout my career I have served in various mentoring and editorial roles. Furthermore, my editorial experience, creative writing background, and prior experience in journalism could benefit students looking to explore both the arts and publishing.

I live in Bridgton and am available to tutor students throughout Cumberland County.
I have taught English, Literature, Composition, and Creative Writing at both the high school and college level for several years, and the one thing that I have Read more

Policies
Cancellation
10 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Bridgton, ME 04009
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
GRE, Praxis, PSAT, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Computer:
Macintosh, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Golf

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Thomas College
English
Columbia University
Master's
University of Iowa Writers' Workshop
Master's

Education

Thomas College (English)

Columbia University (Master's)

University of Iowa Writers' Workshop (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 10 hours notice required

Travel policy

Greg will travel within 40 miles of Bridgton, ME 04009.