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Crystal A. ...But beyond learning definitions, pronunciation and parts of speech, my students study etymology. They understand how affixes and Greek and Latin roots provide essential context clues to a word's meaning, especially with unfamiliar terms. As early as the sixth grade (in some cases, third grade), my students begin learning SAT Vocabulary, roots, prefixes and suffixes.
20 Subjects: including ACT English, ACT Reading, reading, English
Lanham, MD
Mary M. ...Remember, applications are done on top of the requisite school assignments, standardized tests, and visits to colleges of interest. I have a BA in biology from the University of California – San Diego, and a PhD in molecular biology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. My career in this field has entailed enormous amounts of reading and writing complex scientific materials.
18 Subjects: including ACT Reading, ACT Science, ACT English, English
Olney, MD
Janice J. ...My father loves math and taught me to love it. So, I also enjoy helping others to improve their math skills and to understand the need for numbers. I am very patient with my students, and I provide many explanations, examples, and different teaching methods to make learning math as simple and practical as possible.
26 Subjects: including ACT English, ACT Reading, reading, English
Washington, DC
Rebecca R. ...Each year, I taught at least five students with an ADD or ADHD classification. In order to become a certified math teacher in Washington, DC I took several math related Praxis II exams as well as the Praxis I exam. I also took the Elementary Education: Content Knowledge Praxis exam.
12 Subjects: including ACT Math, GRE, algebra 1, algebra 2
Hyattsville, MD
Deirdre A. ...If you are a math whiz, you don't want me. However, if you have a bright child who constantly forgets simple things like multiplication facts and how to do long division, I might be your person! I have a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Linguistics, with a concentration in teaching English as a Second Language.
21 Subjects: including ACT Math, ACT English, reading, writing
Gaithersburg, MD

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