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Amanda P.

Ann Arbor, MI

$40/hour

Reading, Writing and Art Tutor

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Albion College
English and Art
Eastern Michigan University
Master's

Education

Albion College (English and Art)

Eastern Michigan University (Master's)

About Amanda

I am a graduate student at the University of Michigan working on my MA in education along with teacher certification in elementary ed. My specialties are reading and writing and art, but I consider myself qualified to tutor a variety of subjects, including French and Spanish. I am also working on my ESL certification. I have a soft-spoken manner and am very considerate and attentive to a variety of learning styles and abilities. My passion is for my students to learn what they need to succeed and enjoy learning in the process. I am a graduate student at the University of Michigan working on my MA in education along with teacher certification in elementary ed. My specialties are reading and writing and Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Ann Arbor, MI 48108
In-person lessons
Art:
Drawing
English:
English, Grammar,
Literature, Proofreading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar,
Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Drawing

I have received my BFA from Albion College and an MA in fine art from Eastern Michigan University. I have received much formal training in the formal aspects of drawing objects, figures, portraits, landscapes, etc. I am also well-versed in a more creative or abstract approach and would encourage a student interested in art to explore both of these avenues.

I have also taught community classes in art from ages pre-school to adult in subjects such as Drawing, Painting, and Ceramics. I really enjoy helping students to achieve the skills and building blocks that they need for a more complete expression of their creative vision.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am currently in a graduate program at the University of Michigan for elementary certification along with a Master's degree in education. Although literacy, reading and writing are my specialties, I also have a strong background in other subjects such as science and social studies, and have specific training in remediation in math grades K-6.

I have worked at a fourth-grade teaching internship in Plymouth-Canton schools for almost a full school year, and have had experience with special ed, ESL students, and students below grade level in language arts and math. I also have a very gentle manner and children like and trust me! I have many skills in gauging and using helpful strategies to move children forward in learning and in making them feel good about learning and themselves.

Grammar

I received my undergraduate degree from Albion College, which is a private liberal arts institution, with a double major in English and Visual Arts. As someone who has always loved to read, grammar, spelling and vocabulary have always been stong areas for me and I love to help students with these areas and with their reading and writing.

I have also been working as a substitute teacher and am working towards my certification, so I am familiar with working with students of many different age levels and abilities and realy enjoy working with children.

I am also very patient, soft-spoken and nurturing and am a mother of two. I hope that you find me easy to work with and a tutor dedicated to my subject and to improving whatever skills you need to work on!

Albion College
English and Art
Eastern Michigan University
Master's

Education

Albion College (English and Art)

Eastern Michigan University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Travel policy

Amanda will travel within 20 miles of Ann Arbor, MI 48108.