ImPACTful Mentoring

ImPACTful Mentoring

5.0 (1)
1 hire on Tutors.com
1 employee
1 years in business

About this tutor

I'm not only a teacher/tutor, I'm a life coach for teens and their parents. I can work on content, but also help support improvement in a student's executive functioning.

I enjoy the impact I can make. Oftentimes, I can see it right away. I also love to help people, in general 😀

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Credentials

Olney, MD 20832
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1 Review

5.0

  • Deb A.

    Bryan listened to my needs...and then worked with my teenage son. He was able to get to know him and his strengths/weaknesses. I was sorry to see him go.



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FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Clients contact me and we figure out whether I'm a match. I know my subject/content, but I want to make sure my style and personality suit my clients.


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

I've been an educator for over 20 years. Teaching science and some math, I have found it's not just what you teach, but how you teach it. My B.S. is in Biology, with a Chemistry minor. I have an MAT in Secondary Biology Education. Currently, I'm in Graduate School for my second Master's degree in School Counseling.


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

I do not have a standard system at this time. My services are all virtual.


How did you get started teaching?

I just loved imparting knowledge. I wanted to be a foot doctor (podiatrist) from age 14-21. I took the MCATs, and always wanted to end my career in public service--teaching and politics. Of course, I also wanted to own my own dolphin. As a college senior, I decided to shift to teaching. I started teaching on the college level and then went to public schools in Maryland. In 2018, I began teaching online--ahead of the curve. I specialize in online services, truly catered to my students' needs. I am also a life coach, servicing teens and their parents.


What types of students have you worked with?

I've worked with students elementary school-age through college-age. This includes students that are accelerated to behavior-challenged, as well as students non-diploma bound. Each student deserves the best teacher and I try my hardest to meet and exceed their needs. Differentiated instruction is key to the classroom, but having the tools to differentiate tutoring students can make all the difference.


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I worked with a school via Distance Ed. They allowed me to develop various Trivia games, including Kahoots and BINGO. The games offered at night included students, sibling, and parents. The school community loved it...I did too.


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

Make sure that the teacher/tutor will be honest in all of the things he/she will do. If the answer escapes the tutor, and you suspect it, that person should tell you he/she doesn't know the answer and let you know where to find it. 


What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?

1. Are they ready to take advice from someone they don't really know?

2. What questions are they going to ask the tutor--just about homework or extensions?

3. Ask the tutor how what they are learning today connects with prior and future learning?

4. A student should ask themselves a question that is pertinent, but sometimes forgotten: "Am I ready for tutoring?" Sometimes students are "forced" to go through tutoring sessions. I sense it and use it to build rapport, when possible. That's why I make sure there's a student-tutor match upfront.


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