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Julie D.

Galena, MO

$35/hour

Julie D. Helping students find the motivation to succeed

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East Tenn. St. Univ.
Interdisciplinary St
Boise State University
Enrolled

Education

East Tenn. St. Univ. (Interdisciplinary St)

Boise State University (Enrolled)

About Julie

I am a graduate student in organizational performance and workplace Learning at Boise State University. I have 1 year of experience in tutoring. In the past I have tutored high school and college students in writing and communications. I also worked in the early childhood education field for 10 years.

When I tutor, I focus on helping students understand how what they are being expected to learn is relevant to their life. Once a student understands the relevance, their motivation to do well is increased. Once a student is motivated, I turn the focus to specific problems they are having with the subject and help the student develop short and long-term goals for getting on track.

While it is wonderful to help students with their homework, I try to go beyond that. I love watching a student go from discouraged to motivated and from disorganized to focused. By providing students with the skills and motivation to do well they build self-discipline and are given the opportunity to excel beyond expectations. These are skills which apply not only to academics, but to all areas of life.
I am a graduate student in organizational performance and workplace Learning at Boise State University. I have 1 year of experience in tutoring. In the past I have tutored high school and college students in writing and communications. I also worked in the early childhood education field Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required

2+ hour session- $5 per hour discount Group tutoring-add $10 per hour for each additional student for increased prep time. Limit 5 students per group.

Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Galena, MO 65656
In-person lessons
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
History:
American History, Social Studies
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD, Aspergers, Phonics
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Phonics

I worked in early childhood education for 10 years including pre-K classrooms and after school programs. During that time, I helped many young students with their phonics skills.

Public Speaking

I worked as a writing and communications tutor which included helping students to improve presentations for their assignments. I am also an active member of Toastmasters International

Social Studies

I write unit plans for Project Based Learning. Most of my plans have been written for social studies and history, so I am very familiar with the educational standards for social studies.

Study Skills

I ran a before and after school program and that job involved helping students focus on their homework and get it done in an efficient way.

East Tenn. St. Univ.
Interdisciplinary St
Boise State University
Enrolled

Education

East Tenn. St. Univ. (Interdisciplinary St)

Boise State University (Enrolled)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

2+ hour session- $5 per hour discount Group tutoring-add $10 per hour for each additional student for increased prep time. Limit 5 students per group.

Travel policy

Julie will travel within 25 miles of Galena, MO 65656.