...My professional teaching experiences have been several semesters at university in the Sociology Dept. where I taught Cultural Diversity and Research Methods. I also taught English as a second language for 12 years in Poland to a variety of age groups; 13 - 50.I earned my doctorate in sociology a... (read more)
...My strategies for teaching critical reading and writing provide such practice. I am also happy to tailor lessons to suit a student's own interests. Are you interested in baseball, or pop music, or television? (read more)
...My work with students involves the usual concept review and practice problems, but I also work with students to master the mental game behind great math. Math is perhaps the purest performance-based academic subject, and I believe my background in psychology combined with my passion for all thin... (read more)
...These methods include:
* Taking notes, and having students follow along, copying the full notes for themselves.
* Frequently stopping to have students explain what they understand in their own words.
* Breaking problems down into step-by-step plans - even students who struggle with the material c... (read more)
I have been a private tutor since 2005. Born and raised in the Chicago area, I received a BA with Honors from DePaul University and an MA in Psychology from National-Louis University, majoring in Psychology. I have used my academic training in learning theory and interpersonal comm... (read more)