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Barbar G.

Simpsonville, SC

$40/hour

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5.0 average from 2 ratings
Excellent tutor!
— Angela, Simpsonville, SC on 3/14/17

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University of South Carolina
English
University of South Carolina
Master's
Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, Vermont
Master's

Education

University of South Carolina (English)

University of South Carolina (Master's)

Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, Vermont (Master's)

About Barbar

I have been an English teacher for 17 years. I am certified by the state of South Carolina for grades 8-12. I am a graduate of USC and also hold a Masters degree from USC. I also earned a Masters of Arts in English from Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College in Vermont. I got into teaching later in life because my child had difficulty in school. I like working with the students and enjoy seeing them gain a love of literature. I can tutor of ASBAB. ACT, SAT, AP or anything else pertaining to the English classroom.

My love of learning and my desire to help students accomplish their goals are driving factors for me. Past students entering college often email how thankful they are for the formal writing skills. They have been the only ones to pass their first papers. I teach them that if they can answer the question why, they can take any piece of literature apart and analyze it
I live in Simpsonville and am willing to tutor anywhere in Greenville County. I can be flexible with my time, but I do require a 24 hour cancellation. If the student or parent feels the session has not been successful I will not charge but will schedule a makeup session.

Please, feel free to contact me and discuss further any issues you may have or concerns and questions.

I have spent a good portion of my teaching career working with students that have IEP's and 504 placements. I work well with these students and have had a great deal of success. I am also certified gifted and talented and AP.
I have been an English teacher for 17 years. I am certified by the state of South Carolina for grades 8-12. I am a graduate of USC and also hold a Masters degree from USC. I also earned a Masters of Arts in English from Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College in Vermont. I got into teaching later in life because my child had difficulty in Read more

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Travels within 15 miles of Simpsonville, SC 29681
In-person lessons

"Excellent tutor!"

- Angela, Simpsonville, SC on 3/14/17
English:
ACT Reading, Bible Studies, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading,
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, ASVAB, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
Reading,
Writing
History:
Writing
Special Needs:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading,
Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Writing

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.

Reading

I believe reading to be the cornerstone of all education and although I am not a reading teacher I have taken many courses in the teaching of reading. I opted to teach classes with students who needs extra help with reading and writing with great success. I had a 98 per cent success rate on testing.

University of South Carolina
English
University of South Carolina
Master's
Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, Vermont
Master's

Education

University of South Carolina (English)

University of South Carolina (Master's)

Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, Vermont (Master's)

Excellent tutor!

Barbara is a great tutor! She has not limited her sessions to just writing lessons. Barbara works on other attributes that help my daughter to be a well rounded student. I recommend Barbara to all students!

— Angela, Simpsonville, SC on 3/14/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Travel policy

Barbar will travel within 15 miles of Simpsonville, SC 29681.