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Becca M.

Minneapolis, MN

$60/hour

I love making learning easier and more fun!

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University of St. Thomas
English Literature

Education

University of St. Thomas (English Literature)

About Becca

I am a passionate tutor with a lot of experience! I specialize in reading, reading comprehension, writing, and study skills. I truly believe learning can be fun, and enjoy helping student close their learning gap and experience their learning potential. I use research proven methods, adapting to my student's unique learning needs. Learning can and should be rewarding and enjoyable, and I love being part of that process for my students.

I graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in English, and have always loved reading. I taught ESL for two years, before working for a private education company focusing on intensive intervention. I began as a 1:1 Instructor, and later became a Consultant, and then an Assistant Center Director at one of the companies learning centers. After a few years I became an Education Consultant, coaching public school teachers across the country. Additionally, I have worked as a tutor for the past seven years. I would love to help make learning easier and more fun for you or your child!

I am an outstanding English tutor because I am truly passionate about reading, reading comprehension, and writing! I use research based, results driven methods, and teach students how to learn, rather than simply teaching material. I am friendly and empathetic, but also direct and efficient. I provide intensive instruction, aimed at making significant gains in a short period of time, while teaching lasting study skills.

If you are looking for an effective and enthusiastic tutor who is dedicated to improving both student performance and learning experience, please contact me to learn more, and schedule lessons. Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you soon!
I am a passionate tutor with a lot of experience! I specialize in reading, reading comprehension, writing, and study skills. I truly believe learning can be fun, and enjoy helping student close their learning gap and experience their learning potential. I use research proven methods, adapting to my student's unique learning needs. Learning can and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Minneapolis, MN 55412
In-person lessons
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
Common Core
History:
American History
Elementary Education:
Common Core,
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary

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.

Common Core

I am very familiar with Common Core, as I coached public school teachers for several years. I am familiar with standards and goals, and am able to interrupt Common Core based grade reporting. I am experienced in preparing students to enter the next grade level using Common Core standards.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have worked with Elementary students grades K-6th for over seven years, as a classroom teacher, at a learning center, as an Education Consultant in the public school system, and as a private tutor. I am very familiar with Elementary school curriculums, and Common Core standards. I believe that the earlier a learning gap can be closed, the more success a student will have in his or her academic career. I really enjoy working with Elementary age students.

Study Skills

For the last five years, I have been teaching students study skills both at a learning center, and private tutoring. Students I have worked with have been able to improve their test scores and overall grades by as much as 35%. I use a combination of methods, including visualization, organization, time management, and a "checks and balances" system. I teach study skills that help students make significant gains while achieving independence.

University of St. Thomas
English Literature

Education

University of St. Thomas (English Literature)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Becca will travel within 15 miles of Minneapolis, MN 55412.