University of South Carolina (English)
University of South Carolina (Master's)
Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, Vermont (Master's)
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
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!
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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.