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George Mason University (English )
As an accomplished professional writer, I recently began exploring how my skill set might contribute to my community. My passion is with academic development and education and I want to improve the lives of people, particularly children. It is my aspiration to use the experience and knowledge that I have gained personally, academically and professionally to help students reach their full potential in the subjects of English, reading, writing, spelling and language arts. I currently volunteer with the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program and have completed an extensive background check. I specialize in with English as a second language, elementary and secondary English, but have worked with learners of all ages.
Areas of Expertise:
- Reading Comprehension
- Language Arts
- SAT prep (Verbal)
- Professional Writer - Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
- Active Learning – assess needs and methods for teaching new information, problem-solving and decision-making skills
- Gifted Communicator - Particularly with children - Selects and uses training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when teaching new things
- Critical Thinking — Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Dedication to students striving towards and reaching full potential. As an accomplished professional writer, I recently began exploring how my skill set might contribute to my community. My passion is with academic development and education and I want to improve the lives of people, particularly children. It is my aspiration to use the experience and knowledge that I have gained personally, academically and… Read more
Rhiannon and I are getting along very well. She is a good listener and well-prepared, she answers my questions and bring me work sheets on grammar topics that I have problem, corrects my writing and helps me out with my cover letter for my job applications. She calls before she comes, she is very easy to reach by phone. I am very happy and satisfied with her work.
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Reading is a critical component of both my professional vocation and my education. I am an avid reader with a keen insight for tone and literary device. As an English major at George Mason University, my focus of study was in non fiction writing and ethnography. The discipline required extensive reading, which I very much enjoyed. I also find it very rewarding share my passion for reading with others.
As a professional writer and copy editor, I have extensive experience in writing and editing. In my professional role, I am responsible for both internal and external written communication, website copy, newsletter copy and corporate proposals. I am a strong editor and I work well with others. I graduated from George Mason University with a BA in English and Communication.
Rhiannon D. passed a background check on 2/5/13. The check was ordered by another user through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.
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