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Patricia I.

Effective Tutoring in a Broad Range of Subjects

Effective Tutoring in a Broad Range of Subjects

$45/hour

  • 76 hours tutoring

  • Canaan, NH 03741

About Patricia


Bio

With a BA in history (minor in math) from Dartmouth College and a master's of library and information studies from URI, my skills encompass a wide range of subjects. My specific teaching and tutoring experience includes 15 years at a boarding school for boys where my duties included teaching research skills, the writing process, and reading and study skills. In addition to these classes, I taught algebra and tutored students in all academic studies. As part of the Language Learning Lab...

With a BA in history (minor in math) from Dartmouth College and a master's of library and information studies from URI, my skills encompass a wide range of subjects. My specific teaching and tutoring experience includes 15 years at a boarding school for boys where my duties included teaching research skills, the writing process, and reading and study skills. In addition to these classes, I taught algebra and tutored students in all academic studies. As part of the Language Learning Lab faculty, I was always available to help any student with any of their studies. Prior to these 15 years, I was involved in teaching the research process to college students and editing papers and thesis projects. I easily connected with students one-on-one to find the best methods to help them learn.

So, having served in the academic field for over 25 years, I have had the great pleasure to have known and interacted with many students; and as a result I have come to one certainty: As a teacher, I believe strongly in establishing a comfortable working relationship with my students where there is not only trust, but a willingness on both parts to push the boundaries of learning. As a result, when a student hits a stumbling block, and they will, the rapport we have developed encourages the child to ask for help; knowing that I, as their teacher, will be understanding and nonjudgmental. I believe the working relationship between a student and their teacher must be both compassionate and accepting so the child can gain confidence in their academic performance, knowing that I (as their teacher) will be there to sustain and guide them along their way. This belief serves as the foundation of all the services that I deliver.

That being said, I offer tutoring services in a broad range of subjects, from basic mathematics through algebra 2, history at all levels, English at all levels, ESL working with students from Korea, Japan, China, Mexico, Spain to name a few. Research and study skills are another area I am very skilled at, as is editing. I have edited papers from the simple high school essay through the PhD thesis process. I have worked with students from the elementary level through the doctoral level. Throughout, I have always experienced a high rate of success with the students I have tutored or coached; and as such, I stand ready to meet your needs.


Education

Dartmouth College
History
University of Rhode Island
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $45
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 25 miles of Canaan, NH 03741
  • Lesson cancellation: 24 hours notice required
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Subjects

Corporate Training

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

For over 15 years I have worked with ESL students from many different countries. I have had students from Asia, South America, Europe and the Middle East. I have taught basic language skills, as well reading and writing in English.
Grammar, Proofreading

Elementary Education

Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Masters of Library and Information Studies, with a focus on elementary and secondary education. I have worked with 2nd through 9th grades with literacy, reading, writing and learning skills. I have worked at a private boarding school for 15 years; and for 14 summers I worked in their educational camp that focused on both enrichment and remedial education in grades 2nd through 9th.
Phonics,

Phonics

As a faculty member associated with the reading & study skills/language learning lab at a private boarding school, phonics where included as part of the curriculum. For 15 years I aided students using phonics as well as other techniques to ensure they learned literacy skills that would enable them to progress throughout their studies.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

For the past 15 years I have taught study skills as part of my role as librarian at a private boarding school. I specifically taught reading skills such as SQ3R, skimming and scanning, note-taking, time management, organization skills, test taking, and research skills from the initial topic choice through research and notes, to writing the outline and the research paper itself. I am very adaptive to the needs of the student, focusing on the specific areas that will help them improve their performance in school.
Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary

English

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

For over 15 years I have worked with ESL students from many different countries. I have had students from Asia, South America, Europe and the Middle East. I have taught basic language skills, as well reading and writing in English.
ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Spelling, Vocabulary, Writing

History

American History,

American History

I have a BA from Dartmouth College in History with much of my focus on American History. As a faculty member at a private boarding school I have tutored students in this subject. I have found that making history about people and events and less about timelines, students have a better understanding of the subject.
European History,

European History

I have a BA from Dartmouth College in History and did a number of courses on European History As a faculty member at a private boarding school I have tutored students in this subject. I have found that making history about people and events and less about timelines, students have a better understanding of the subject.
Social Studies,

Social Studies

Since social studies is the comprehensive study of society; and the scope of the subject includes social sciences and humanities needed to teach students how to be good, competent citizens within the society, I have incorporated these themes in all my interactions with students while a faculty member at a private boarding school. Teaching the students to be good citizen within our school society, models the behaviors necessary in the wider world.
World History,

World History

I have a BA from Dartmouth College in History and studied World History as a foundation for American and European History courses. As a faculty member at a private boarding school I have tutored students in this subject. I have found that making history about people and events and less about timelines, students have a better understanding of the subject.
Geography

Homeschool

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

During my undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College I took many math courses. Algebra I and II were necessary to continue in further math courses. I also worked with many students at a private boarding school teaching Algebra I.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I took Algebra II during my undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College. I also have tutored Algebra II during the 15 years I was a faculty member at a private boarding school. Math is one of my strong points and many students have benefited from my knowledge.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Masters of Library and Information Studies, with a focus on elementary and secondary education. I have worked with 2nd through 9th grades with literacy, reading, writing and learning skills. I have worked at a private boarding school for 15 years; and for 14 summers I worked in their educational camp that focused on both enrichment and remedial education in grades 2nd through 9th.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

For over 15 years I have worked with ESL students from many different countries. I have had students from Asia, South America, Europe and the Middle East. I have taught basic language skills, as well reading and writing in English.
Geometry,

Geometry

I took many math courses during my undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College. Geometry was included in these courses. I also tutored Geometry while at a private boarding school.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

Having taken Algebra I and II during my undergraduate studies, Pre-algebra was included early in my studies. Pre-algebra is taught at the private boarding school where I worked for 15 years. I was a tutor in this subject for many of the students.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

For the past 15 years I have taught study skills as part of my role as librarian at a private boarding school. I specifically taught reading skills such as SQ3R, skimming and scanning, note-taking, time management, organization skills, test taking, and research skills from the initial topic choice through research and notes, to writing the outline and the research paper itself. I am very adaptive to the needs of the student, focusing on the specific areas that will help them improve their performance in school.
Reading, SAT Math, SAT Reading, Spelling, Writing

Language

ESL/ESOL

ESL/ESOL

For over 15 years I have worked with ESL students from many different countries. I have had students from Asia, South America, Europe and the Middle East. I have taught basic language skills, as well reading and writing in English.

Math

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

During my undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College I took many math courses. Algebra I and II were necessary to continue in further math courses. I also worked with many students at a private boarding school teaching Algebra I.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I took Algebra II during my undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College. I also have tutored Algebra II during the 15 years I was a faculty member at a private boarding school. Math is one of my strong points and many students have benefited from my knowledge.
Geometry,

Geometry

I took many math courses during my undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College. Geometry was included in these courses. I also tutored Geometry while at a private boarding school.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

Having taken Algebra I and II during my undergraduate studies, Pre-algebra was included early in my studies. Pre-algebra is taught at the private boarding school where I worked for 15 years. I was a tutor in this subject for many of the students.
ACT Math, SAT Math

Most Popular

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

During my undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College I took many math courses. Algebra I and II were necessary to continue in further math courses. I also worked with many students at a private boarding school teaching Algebra I.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I took Algebra II during my undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College. I also have tutored Algebra II during the 15 years I was a faculty member at a private boarding school. Math is one of my strong points and many students have benefited from my knowledge.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Masters of Library and Information Studies, with a focus on elementary and secondary education. I have worked with 2nd through 9th grades with literacy, reading, writing and learning skills. I have worked at a private boarding school for 15 years; and for 14 summers I worked in their educational camp that focused on both enrichment and remedial education in grades 2nd through 9th.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

For over 15 years I have worked with ESL students from many different countries. I have had students from Asia, South America, Europe and the Middle East. I have taught basic language skills, as well reading and writing in English.
Geometry,

Geometry

I took many math courses during my undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College. Geometry was included in these courses. I also tutored Geometry while at a private boarding school.
Prealgebra,

Prealgebra

Having taken Algebra I and II during my undergraduate studies, Pre-algebra was included early in my studies. Pre-algebra is taught at the private boarding school where I worked for 15 years. I was a tutor in this subject for many of the students.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

For the past 15 years I have taught study skills as part of my role as librarian at a private boarding school. I specifically taught reading skills such as SQ3R, skimming and scanning, note-taking, time management, organization skills, test taking, and research skills from the initial topic choice through research and notes, to writing the outline and the research paper itself. I am very adaptive to the needs of the student, focusing on the specific areas that will help them improve their performance in school.
Reading, Writing

Other

ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

For over 15 years I have worked with ESL students from many different countries. I have had students from Asia, South America, Europe and the Middle East. I have taught basic language skills, as well reading and writing in English.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

For the past 15 years I have taught study skills as part of my role as librarian at a private boarding school. I specifically taught reading skills such as SQ3R, skimming and scanning, note-taking, time management, organization skills, test taking, and research skills from the initial topic choice through research and notes, to writing the outline and the research paper itself. I am very adaptive to the needs of the student, focusing on the specific areas that will help them improve their performance in school.
Geography

Science

ACT Science, Physical Science

Special Needs

Phonics,

Phonics

As a faculty member associated with the reading & study skills/language learning lab at a private boarding school, phonics where included as part of the curriculum. For 15 years I aided students using phonics as well as other techniques to ensure they learned literacy skills that would enable them to progress throughout their studies.
Study Skills

Study Skills

For the past 15 years I have taught study skills as part of my role as librarian at a private boarding school. I specifically taught reading skills such as SQ3R, skimming and scanning, note-taking, time management, organization skills, test taking, and research skills from the initial topic choice through research and notes, to writing the outline and the research paper itself. I am very adaptive to the needs of the student, focusing on the specific areas that will help them improve their performance in school.

Summer

Algebra 1,

Algebra 1

During my undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College I took many math courses. Algebra I and II were necessary to continue in further math courses. I also worked with many students at a private boarding school teaching Algebra I.
Algebra 2,

Algebra 2

I took Algebra II during my undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College. I also have tutored Algebra II during the 15 years I was a faculty member at a private boarding school. Math is one of my strong points and many students have benefited from my knowledge.
Elementary (K-6th),

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Masters of Library and Information Studies, with a focus on elementary and secondary education. I have worked with 2nd through 9th grades with literacy, reading, writing and learning skills. I have worked at a private boarding school for 15 years; and for 14 summers I worked in their educational camp that focused on both enrichment and remedial education in grades 2nd through 9th.
ESL/ESOL,

ESL/ESOL

For over 15 years I have worked with ESL students from many different countries. I have had students from Asia, South America, Europe and the Middle East. I have taught basic language skills, as well reading and writing in English.
Geometry,

Geometry

I took many math courses during my undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College. Geometry was included in these courses. I also tutored Geometry while at a private boarding school.
Study Skills,

Study Skills

For the past 15 years I have taught study skills as part of my role as librarian at a private boarding school. I specifically taught reading skills such as SQ3R, skimming and scanning, note-taking, time management, organization skills, test taking, and research skills from the initial topic choice through research and notes, to writing the outline and the research paper itself. I am very adaptive to the needs of the student, focusing on the specific areas that will help them improve their performance in school.
Reading, SAT Math, Writing

Test Preparation

ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading, ACT Science, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, SSAT

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