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Sarah A.

Cary, NC

$32/hour

Spanish Tutor

Background check passed as of 6/22/12
5.0 average from 167 ratings
I am very excited to find such a talented and enthusiastic tutor!
— Terry, Garner, NC on 6/29/16

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Trinity College of Florida
Counseling

Education

Trinity College of Florida (Counseling)

About Sarah

I am a natural teacher with a passion for helping others to succeed academically. My style of tutoring combines time-honored learning techniques with modern technology and methodologies. Since each individual learns differently, my approach varies slightly with each student. I love to identify the difficulties a student is having and to develop an approach that builds that weakness into a strength!

The proof of my techniques lies in the long-term success of my students. Two of my Spanish students began our sessions totally lost, confused and discouraged. A few months later, they are both at the top of their Spanish classes, sometimes even explaining concepts to the other students!

While Spanish grammar is my specialty, I also tutor reading (both phonics and comprehension), literature, college-level writing and statistics. I have worked with students from pre-school through adult and am comfortable with any age-range.

I initially began tutoring as a way to earn an income during college and eventually earned a Bachelor's degree in counseling. After graduating, I realized that my true passion is for teaching, so I made the choice to make tutoring my primary career. I currently conduct sessions both on-line and in person. I generally prefer to meet in public places, but occasionally travel to student homes as well.
I am a natural teacher with a passion for helping others to succeed academically. My style of tutoring combines time-honored learning techniques with modern technology and methodologies. Since each individual learns differently, my approach varies slightly with each student. I love to identify the difficulties a student is having and to develop an Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 2 miles of Cary, NC 27511
Background Check: Passed

"I am very excited to find such a talented and enthusiastic tutor!"

- Terry, Garner, NC on 6/29/16

"Very organized and respectful with my children."

- Kelly, Cary, NC on 6/4/15

"Has a true talent for helping you improve with fun and inventive ways."

- Dale, New Port Richey, FL on 12/10/13
Math:
Elementary Math, Statistics
English:
English, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
Spanish
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have an AA degree and a great deal of experience working with children and teaching a variety of skills. I am a strong proponent of phonics and have worked with many children in the pre-literate stage. I have also passed the content tests for elementary subjects.

I also have one year of experience in privately tutoring a third grader in all subjects. I chose curriculum, taught material, identified areas needing remedial work, and addressed those areas. Although circumstances did not allow me to test her progress conclusively, I estimate she progressed 1.5 grades in most subjects and almost 2 grade levels in mathematics.

Trinity College of Florida
Counseling

Education

Trinity College of Florida (Counseling)

I am very excited to find such a talented and enthusiastic tutor! — Sarah and I had a meet and greet Monday to review my personal goals and discuss tutoring options and methods. We also discussed my personal challenges, and how together we might find a path to reach my personal goals. I am so excited to have found Sarah! ...

— Terry, Garner, NC on 6/29/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $32.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sarah will travel within 2 miles of Cary, NC 27511.