Clark University (Theatre Arts, French)
Having been a teacher (adjunct faculty at Clark University for 5 years) and tutor for many years, mostly including improv, theater and elementary school math, English & reading comprehension. My style is patient, yet focused on learning and pushing boundaries, while making sure the student is having fun and enjoying learning.
At Clark University I was an Adjunct Faculty member & student advisor for 5 years in the Visual and Performing Arts Department, after that I unofficially tutored many of my cousins and friends siblings in various subjects, mostly math and essays. For this past year, I have been working with two families (5 kids ranging from K-5th grade) through KP Tutors in Los Angeles. I am looking for similar opportunities, as I am relocating to the triangle area in NC in March.
It's important to me to learn how the students I work with learn, organize themselves, prepare for tests & absorb information, because everyone is different. There is no right way to teach each person. I want to take the time to get to know you as a student, so we can work in the most productive way possible. I love those magical moments where a challenging concept clicks, or when a student finds the fun in a subject that may have felt tedious - they've found a reason to WANT to learn. I want to bring that positive energy to everyone I tutor.
Math has always come easily to me. Numbers are the most sensible things we work with. I have always excelled in math, thought I did not major in it or have a degree in it, I continue to educate myself on math every day - mostly because I'm a dork for numbers :)
I majored in French in undergrad, studied abroad in Dijon, where I became fluent, and have traveled back many times, to preserve my French language. My strengths are in the beginning stages, where you're learning all of the basic phrases and things begin to come together. I also prefer to teach French through French, rather than translation through English.
I've been a writer my entire life, and an avid reader. I was always the friend that edited my friend's papers and grammar, loving to discuss the language and learning/understanding why we write things the way we do. I have a good eye for detail as well, which helps with proofreading.
I want to bring positive, fun thoughts to your education. It doesn't have to be difficult and tedious - we can learn and grow, through the lens of excitement. If you work with me you, you will get a patient, compassionate tutor that wants you to be the best version of you that you can be. We will work together to ensure that happens. And if you're learning really well, I have fun activities as rewards at the end of sessions! Having been a teacher (adjunct faculty at Clark University for 5 years) and tutor for many years, mostly including improv, theater and elementary school math, English & reading comprehension. My style is patient, yet focused on learning and pushing boundaries, while making sure the student is having fun and enjoying learning.
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I have worked as an Elementary school tutor for the past few years, primarily focused on math and reading comprehension. Beyond that, as a nanny for 15 years, I have helped many kids within that age range with homework, especially math. I was also an Adjunct Faculty at Clark University in MA for 5 years.
I have been studying and performing theater since I was about 8 years old, as well as improv comedy for the last 11 years. As an honors graduate of Clark University, I studied many of the great playwrights and dissected their words. For the past 4 years, I've been working as a performer, teacher, coach & theater manager for comedy theaters in Boston, MA; Los Angeles, CA and Chapel Hill, NC.