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Leah M.

Charles Town, WV

$40/hour

Leah; VT14; English Enthusiast

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
English

Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (English)

About Leah

I graduated from Virginia Tech in 2014 with a B.A. in English, in order to pursue a career in education. I have a passion for working with children, in order to help enrich their knowledge and well-being. I have nannied for multiple families in the past, where I tutored in general studies (grades K-6) and facilitated recreational outdoor activity (swimming, hiking, fishing, etc.). I was also recognized for participating in the Bulldog Instructional Tutoring for Students (BITS) program, actively tutoring individuals ages 6-16 every Saturday morning at Westfield High School in Chantilly, VA.

LetSwim, Inc. was my first professional job as a certified swim instructor, which allowed me to work with children, both individually and in groups. I was able to teach them proper swimming techniques and form through verbal instruction and fun aquatic games to keep them engaged.

I am skilled in my understanding of basic math and Algebra 1, and have previous experience using the SMART Board. When it comes to concrete numbers and equations, I am patient in delivery and work diligently to ensure the student solve problems and reach mathematical solutions themselves. I am also skilled in utilizing visual learning tactics.

My passion for psychology stemmed from taking AP Psychology in high school, scoring a 4 on the AP Exam. When I entered college, I decided that I wanted to pursue a minor in Psychology, taking everything from Psychology 101 to Abnormal Psychology. I spent a great deal of time studying the basics, so that my performance in the lab and on paper were superior.

Ever since my childhood, my parents knew I was meant to have a future in the field of English. I learned to read when I was three years old, and my kindergarten teachers would call home to rave about my incessant writing in class. I also used to read the dictionary for FUN (nerd, I know)! Not much has changed even after graduating from college. I still love to read and write, both creatively and professionally, and always pay a great deal of attention to proper grammar, vocabulary, diction, and sentence structure.

Feel free to contact me if you need extra help with everyday to big assignments. I'd be more than happy to help you succeed and am a fun tutor to work with!
I graduated from Virginia Tech in 2014 with a B.A. in English, in order to pursue a career in education. I have a passion for working with children, in order to help enrich their knowledge and well-being. I have nannied for multiple families in the past, where I tutored in general studies Read more

Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 30 miles of Charles Town, WV 25414
In-person lessons
Math:
Algebra 1
Science:
Psychology
English:
Grammar, Reading, Writing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
English

Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (English)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Leah will travel within 30 miles of Charles Town, WV 25414.