Over 200 tutoring hours

Katherine Marie F.

Houston, TX

$60/hr

Effective English, French and History tutor with patience and empathy

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Background check passed as of 5/23/14
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45 Ratings
 
 
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Kathy helped my daughter understand American history.
— Mark, Houston, TX on 12/12/14

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College of William and Mary - Williamsburg, VA
Art History, Minor in French
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
Master's

Education

College of William and Mary - Williamsburg, VA (Art History, Minor in French)

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (Master's)

About Katherine Marie

With over a decade of experience tutoring English, French and History, I have helped my students overcome their educational hurdles. I teach students to study more efficiently and become more confident in their abilities. I am passionate about my work, and I pass along this enthusiasm. I treat each student individually and adapt my style to meet their needs. As a result, most of my students finish their courses with at least one letter grade higher. You will find that I spend a great amount of time preparing for each tutoring session, and I bring materials to measure a student's comprehension of the material. I am available for questions by telephone, text and email outside of our meetings.

ENGLISH:
I have worked with students from lower school through college to help them improve their vocabulary, grammar and spelling. In addition, I help students improve their writing, research and reading comprehension. I love reading, and I particularly enjoy preparing students to write essays and research papers. If a student needs help understanding a novel, play or other work of literature, I have extensive experience in this area also.

AMERICAN HISTORY:
I graduated from the College of William and Mary in Virginia -- the 2nd oldest college in America, where Thomas Jefferson and several other US Presidents were educated. I have a passion for American History helping students in this field. When I work with students, I empathize with their struggle to memorize people, terms, dates. I try to structure each tutoring session in such a way that the student can learn the material at his or her own pace and feel free to ask questions along the way.

FRENCH:
Having studied and worked in France, I have a feel for the way natives communicate as well as an appreciation for the difficulties one faces in learning a foreign language. Why do I tutor? I prefer working one-on-one because this method allows the student time to have his/her specific questions and/or difficulties addressed. I have also worked with students who would like to improve their language skills over the summer in order to make the following academic year more enjoyable. In addition to working with students in school, I have tutored adults who would like to freshen up their "high school French" before traveling to France.
With over a decade of experience tutoring English, French and History, I have helped my students overcome their educational hurdles. I teach students to study more efficiently Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Houston, TX 77005
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Kathy helped my daughter understand American history."

- Mark, Houston, TX on 12/12/14
English:
ACT English, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Vocabulary
Language:
French
History:
American History,
Religion,
Social Studies, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Science, Grammar, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, French,
Study Skills
Test Preparation:
ACT English
Corporate Training:
French,
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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American History

I have a Minor in American History from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. Over the years, I have continued to read about and study the fascinating history of our country. I have successfully tutored many students in American History, and I look forward to working with students in the future.

Art History

Learning Art History can be daunting, so if you need help, I am a very patient tutor. I have a Masters Degree in Art History from the University of Texas, and I have worked for museums, auctions houses and art galleries. Working one-on-one can be a terrific way to get a grasp of the basic principles of Art History and gain perspective on different periods and styles of art. Whether you are having difficulty keeping up in class or would like to ace the AP exam in Art History, I would be glad to help!

French

I have studied and worked in France, so I am very knowledgeable about its language and culture. For over 10 years, I have tutored Middle, High School and College students in French. I am a very patient and effective tutor of language skills. Most of my students end their school year with a letter grade higher than when they started. I look forward to discussing your student's specific needs.

Religion

I have been tutoring High School and College students in Religion for several years. In addition to Theology, I have tutored World Religions and Comparative Religions.

Moreover, I am a Catholic, and I attended Parochial schools through High School, so I am particularly knowledgeable about Roman Catholicism.

Study Skills

Learning and how to study, take notes, prepare for tests and organize your work is very important. It is not easy, so I am happy to help in this area because I have helped my students who take tutoring from me for other subjects, and they do better in their classes as a result.

World History

I have been tutoring World History students at academically challenging schools for five years, so I have enough experience to work with students from Wyzant. In addition, to High School students, I have worked with 7th graders taking similar courses.

Over the course of several years, I believe I have gained a respectable level of mastery of this subject. Moreover, history is one of my passions.

College of William and Mary - Williamsburg, VA
Art History, Minor in French
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN
Master's

Education

College of William and Mary - Williamsburg, VA (Art History, Minor in French)

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (Master's)

Kathy helped my daughter understand American history. — Kathy helped my daughter study and work through an American history course that was very challenging, addressing both an immediate need for better study/test preparation as well as some maintenance on digesting the material on a weekly basis. Kathy is very, very knowledgeable on the subject matter and was also very familiar with the textbook we used. As time progressed, not only did my daughter's ...

— Mark, Houston, TX on 12/12/14

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Katherine Marie will travel within 15 miles of Houston, TX 77005.

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