Wyzant Tutoring

Wyzant Tutoring


About this tutor

I am a seasoned certified teacher with 15+ years of teaching exprience.  My passion for students has been the springboard to the success of my teaching career.  I have a variety of proven teaching strategies to meet the various learning styles of each individual student.  I have worked with numerous groups of students who come from diverse backgrounds and varied abilities.  I go above and beyond to make sure student understand the material that I have been hired to teach using manipulatves if needed.

Seeing students learning the intended material to be learned.  Watching the "lightbulb" go on by seeing them smile as they say "oh... I get it" or something of that nature.  Helping a student to develop a love of learning as well as watching their self esteem and confidence build.  At the very least (typically when a student is terrifed of passing a class) seeing his/her attitude change toward learning something they preiously told me they can't do.

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St Clair Shores, MI 48080
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Develop a rapport with student while assessing areas of math that student needs to work on.  Do some problems together, (using manipulatives and other visuals), then scaffold into independent work time.  During that time, I gather materials learned during the sesson for student to work on (during our session and to take home) until our next meeting.

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

Eduation Degree, Teaching Certificate, 15+ years of teaching and tutoring experience wth proven successful teaching strategies.

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

Depends on the subject, student's individual needs, durataion of daily lesson and length of time.  Discounts  are created based on many factors.

How did you get started teaching?

Developed a passion for teaching in a Sunday School classroom at my church.  

What types of students have you worked with?

Various cultures and diverse groups of students with varied abilities, including special need students.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

I had a student who was an athelete.  She wanted to learn to read better.  With student's permission, I spoke to the physial eduation teacher to arrange additional time to teach this student to read better.  We spent part of my prep hour and some of her physical eduation time reading daily for many months.  Her reading level inreased three grades and she managed to still get a A in physical education.  I am so proud of this young lady for giving up time in her favorite class (phys ed).

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

Hire a teacher who is trained in education in order to use specific learning materials designed for specific learning styles of indivdual students.  At the same time, look for a teacher who knows the material you are looking to learn.

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

How can you help me to learn (insert any subject/topic here)?

How do you handle frustrated students?

What is the favorite part of teaching for you?

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