Talavera Tutoring

Talavera Tutoring

1 employee
4 years in business

About this tutor

As a tutor, I approach my time with each student differently, custom-tailoring sessions according to my client's articulated goals and learning styles. I work through homework with students and incorporate mini-lessons into the sessions to review concepts or clear up any confusion. Many students appreciate my ability to create content on the spot, whether math problems to refine a certain skill or written Spanish scenarios to prep for an upcoming test.

​The method of instruction I practice is inquiry. Rather than offering hints or placing the focus on getting the right answer, I ask guiding questions to engage the student in their own thinking processes. 

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Palo Alto, CA 94303
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

In my experience, a great student is dedicated, hardworking, and organized. I believe academic success takes so much more than rote memorization or a brilliant mind. A culture of encouragement and accountability motivates students to stay organized and study effectively. By equipping students with fundamental tools for success, I ensure they can reach their personal and academic goals.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have seven years of experience tutoring elementary, middle school, and high school students. As a tutor, I specialize in teaching my students how to write essays, conquer math, and develop strong study habits. I am a Bay Area native, fluent Spanish speaker, and gap year advocate. I am a serious and dependable tutor with a fun and caring demeanor. I look forward to meeting you!

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

$100/hour at preferred location
Monthly electronic billing
24-hour cancellation policy

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

A prestigious alma mater is no substitute for superb teaching ability.
My past successes as a tutor are founded on solid teaching methods and years of experience, not the institution named on my diploma. 

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