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Kierston H.

Richlands, NC

$50/hour

History, English, Reading, and Writing Tutoring

In-person lessons

$50/Hour


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American Military University

Education

American Military University

About Kierston

I have a Associate's Degree in Paraprofessional Education (Teacher's Aide) and I am currently enrolled at American Military University, majoring in Bachelor's of Arts in History. I transferred from University of Phoenix in 2011 to pursue my degree in History. At University of Phoenix, I was majoring in English and Literature. I have a child that was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, so I have experience working with high functioning autistic children on a daily basis.

For elementary students I use reward systems and games to hone skills in problem areas. I provide all materials for elementary students. The name of the game for elementary kids is fun, fun, and more fun. It takes the stress out of learning. For middle school and high school students, I use common sense approaches to each subject. Because middle and high school levels are more advanced topics, I do not provide any materials for these levels. I think it’s really important for any child struggling with writing and English to learn a proper writing process instead of just diving into an essay. Focus is placed on brainstorming, research, and outlining. I show students how to "build" their paper so the essay is organized, accurate, and thorough. If you have any questions about my approaches for a specific subject, please inquire when you contact me.
I have a Associate's Degree in Paraprofessional Education (Teacher's Aide) and I am currently enrolled at American Military University, majoring in Bachelor's of Arts in History. I transferred from University of Phoenix in 2011 to pursue my degree in History. At University of Phoenix, I was majoring in English and Literature. I have a child that Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required

I will discount rates for military (15%), and for those wanting long-term tutoring services (10%). If I have to drive more than 30 miles, it will be an additional $7 an hour.

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Richlands, NC 28574
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
Art:
Drawing, Painting
English:
ACT Reading, English,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, SAT Writing
History:
American History, Geography, Social Studies, World History
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

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.

English

English experience ranges from elementary level covering grammar, spelling, and reading to college level literature, writing, and English classes.

Study Skills

Building a successful routine for homework and study time is important to the success of any student. For elementary students, the most vital tool any tutor can provide is fun learning. If you can show the real-life need of the subjects mixed with fun games and activities that will increase the child's retention of the information, the child will succeed.

American Military University

Education

American Military University

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

I will discount rates for military (15%), and for those wanting long-term tutoring services (10%). If I have to drive more than 30 miles, it will be an additional $7 an hour.

Travel policy

Kierston will travel within 40 miles of Richlands, NC 28574.