SPARK Your Writing

SPARK Your Writing

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About this tutor

I have been the national chairman for National Board Certified English Teachers, and I currently write Reading Language Arts curricula for Dallas ISD, grades 3 through 12. I have taught 7th through 12th grades, as well as community college writing, literature, and research classes. My degrees include a Bachelor's in English and journalism, a Master's in Literature, and a Master's in Educational Leadership. Check out my website at LeilaniBarnett.com or join me on Facebook at SPARK Your Writing! 

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Dallas, TX 75201
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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I like to access where the student is and what their interests are, and I like to talk to parents (if my student is younger) to see what feedback, goals, and needs are prompting the tutoring experience. With this information, I can design a plan that fits the students academic needs and personal interests.


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

In addition to 14 years in the classroom, seven years in school leadership, and three years as a curriculum writer for the National Children's Advocacy Center, I hold a Bachelor's in English and journalism; an M.A. in Literature; and an M.A. in educational leadership. 


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

I charge $75 an hour for writing lessons.


How did you get started teaching?

I am one of those rare folks who knew early on that my purpose was to teach.


What types of students have you worked with?

I have worked with struggling students as well as gifted and talented students who need more extension and motivation. I especially love to work with students who are "afraid" to write or who believe they don't write well. 


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