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Autumn C.

Philadelphia, PA

$40/hour

Autumn's Tutoring

In-person lessons

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Penn State
psychology

Education

Penn State (psychology)

About Autumn

I know I'm only 18, but I have a lot of experience in tutoring. Content knowledge is an essential ingredient for a tutor; however, to be truly effective, a tutor must combine content knowledge with empathy, honesty, and humor. Empathy requires a tutor to "read" the emotional states, attitudes and perceptions of their students. Empathy is the ability to see others from their personal frame of reference, and to communicate this understanding to the person involved. In order for tutors to establish a supportive relationship with their students, tutors must be open and honest. Students are often reluctant to talk with a stranger about their academic problems. If a tutor is perceived as genuine and having a strong desire to listen, students will be more willing to open up and discuss their problems.

Humor can also play an important part in a tutoring session. Humor can reduce tension. Shared laughter is a powerful way to reinforce learning. Humor can set students at ease and increase rapport. Humor can also be used to compliment, to guide or to provide negative feedback in a positive manner.

I was at the top of my English class all of high school and I still am while in college.
I know I'm only 18, but I have a lot of experience in tutoring. Content knowledge is an essential ingredient for a tutor; however, to be truly effective, a tutor must combine content knowledge with empathy, honesty, and humor. Empathy requires a tutor to "read" the emotional states, attitudes and perceptions of their students. Empathy is the Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19124
In-person lessons
English:
Literature, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Penn State
psychology

Education

Penn State (psychology)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Autumn will travel within 20 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19124.