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Lindsey W.

Spring, TX

$60/hour

English STAAR Tutor

In-person lessons
50+ Hours
5.0 average from 32 ratings
Amazing tutor
— Serena, Houston, TX on 1/28/17

$60/Hour


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About Lindsey

I currently teach English II and III, on-level and Pre-AP. Before becoming an English teacher, I studied at Texas State University where I majored in English and received a minor in Communication. Upon graduation, I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center in the main operating room while I attended South Texas College of Law. After finding my passion for teaching, I became alternatively certified and began my teaching career at Alvin High School. I have had extensive experience with the ABYDOS New Jersey Writing Project method of teaching writing, where teachers focus on teaching writing as a process that fosters creativity and depth.

I enjoy teaching and helping students who struggle with the STAAR to gain confidence through developing their critical-thinking skills, reading and writing skills, and teaching them testing strategies in order for them to be successful in the future. Having current classroom experience, I am continually learning new strategies and different ways of teaching difficult concepts. I can help your child pass the state mandated STAAR test and bring their knowledge up to whatever level he or she would like to reach. I can also help students who struggle with grammar or their English class in general. I have experience helping students from elementary to high school. Contact me today to let me help you attain your level of success!

BA of English from Texas State University
Certified English Teacher (7-12 certification)
PAP and on-level teacher

Certified Abydos English Teacher

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I look forward to getting to know you and helping you!
I currently teach English II and III, on-level and Pre-AP. Before becoming an English teacher, I studied at Texas State University where I majored in English and received a minor in Communication. Upon graduation, I worked at MD Anderson Cancer Center in the main operating room while I attended South Texas College of Law. After finding my passion Read more

Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Spring, TX 77380
In-person lessons

"Amazing tutor"

- Serena, Houston, TX on 1/28/17

"Focused and Friendly"

- Baron, Tomball, TX on 2/8/16
English:
English, Grammar, Reading, SAT Reading,
Writing
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading,
STAAR
Language:
Reading, Writing
History:
Writing
Special Needs:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Writing
Business:
Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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SAT Reading

I have tutored for the SAT for an SAT prep company. I specifically tutored critical reading and sentence completion. I know all of the strategies to help a student perform better.

STAAR

I have tutored students one-on-one specifically for the STAAR and have had impressive results. I also perform a day long crash STAAR tutorial two weekends before the test to make sure students are prepared. I know many skills and strategies to ensure students success on the test. I also heavily teach how to write a 26-line essay while still incorporating the Abydos method of teaching.

Amazing tutor

Lindsey was very understandable and very knowledgeable about the STAR test. My son has a reading disability and she was amazing with him. I would definitely recommend her for other students that may struggle with testing

— Serena, Houston, TX on 1/28/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Lindsey will travel within 30 miles of Spring, TX 77380.