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Donna G.

San Antonio, TX

$50/hour

20 year teaching experience

In-person lessons

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Ohio University
English Ed.
UTSA
Enrolled

Education

Ohio University (English Ed.)

UTSA (Enrolled)

About Donna

I taught middle and high school English for 20 years and I've taught math for the GED, which included probability, algebra, geometry, and calculus. I am certified to teach English, and all subjects grades 4-8.

I love tutoring because it gives me the opportunity to connect directly with individual students and see what they've learned or if they're feeling a little unease about the lesson. I also struggled with school so I feel as though there is not a bad question, and we just keep on working together for as long as it takes for a student to tell me, "I get it!"

When I taught the for the GED, I had adult students up to 55 years old who struggled with the concepts. I found worksheets and problems online so that I could review with them over and over and we worked on problems together many times before they felt comfortable trying to do then independently. I helped over 60 students obtain a GED, and every single one if those students struggled with math over anything else.

English Education was my major in college and I taught reading, writing, and was an ESL and speech teacher for 20 years. I know virtually all of the English state standardized tests from 6th grade up to the SAT.

If you need a patient and helpful tutor who will encourage you throughout your school experience, I am the best person for you. Thank you for your thoughtful consideration.
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Policies
Cancellation
1 hour notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of San Antonio, TX 78247
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1, Finite Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Probability
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GED, SAT Reading, SAT Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

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Writing

I taught middle and high school English/Language Arts for 20 years. I taught multiple essay types, such as the expository, persuasive, and analytical. I have a bachelor of science in English education, which means that I was both an English major and an education major in college. I also have experience teaching writing for the current GED test, which includes using text evidence for social studies and science essay prompts.

Ohio University
English Ed.
UTSA
Enrolled

Education

Ohio University (English Ed.)

UTSA (Enrolled)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Donna will travel within 20 miles of San Antonio, TX 78247.