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Shayila B.

Raleigh, NC

$40/hour

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Southern University and A&M College
History
Southern University and A&M College
Master's

Education

Southern University and A&M College (History)

Southern University and A&M College (Master's)

About Shayila

Good morning to all. I am happy to introduce myself as Shayila B. but everyone just calls me Shay. I hold a Master's Degree in History and I'm looking forward to being able to spread the knowledge that I have to students who may not be interested in History or just struggling a little with the subject. History is a subject, I am sad to say, that either you love or hate. (smiles) I want to teach students how and why they should love it.

In order to know where you're going, you have to know from whence you come. That is a motto by which I live and I would like to be able to pass that on to possible future historians. I have a passion for History, the stories, the events, and as I stated before, the importance of knowing our past.

I am currently studying to take the GRE exam again to go back to school for my Master's of Arts in Teaching degree. I believe that will allow me to bring forth even more of the teaching talent that I already have and give students a deeper appreciation of my subject matter.

As for tutoring methods- I would first like to get to know the student in order to get an understanding of where he/she is in the subject and to also know what type of learner he/she is. Once I get a handle on that, I would need to know where the student is struggling the most and get that under control. I believe that when a student is allowed to have fun with something, they learn faster and grasp the information better than if they are "bored." I would use games that appeal to their particular learning style and provide assignments that will encourage their growth and learning as well as interest in the subject.

I believe that teaching is a part of me because my mother was a Music teacher for 25 years and my father was a Linguistics professor for almost 30 years. No, neither one of those is my particular subject area but the love of teaching and learning has always been in me. I would like to share that with students and our future leaders.
Good morning to all. I am happy to introduce myself as Shayila B. but everyone just calls me Shay. I hold a Master's Degree in History and I'm looking forward to being able to spread the knowledge that I have to students who may not be interested in History or just struggling a little with the subject. History is a subject, I am sad to say, that Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Raleigh, NC 27609
In-person lessons
English:
Reading, Vocabulary
Language:
Reading
History:
American History, Government & Politics, Political Science, Social Studies
Special Needs:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Reading, 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.

Southern University and A&M College
History
Southern University and A&M College
Master's

Education

Southern University and A&M College (History)

Southern University and A&M College (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Shayila will travel within 15 miles of Raleigh, NC 27609.