...I have been trained and in turn taught other staff members the basics of the Common Core writing standards. I was a member of a district wide team of writing teachers who sought to streamline the art and science of teaching writing across grade levels. I developed and led both after school creative writing clubs and school newspapers. (read more)
...My personal philosophy on tutors: We must tread the fine line between friend and authority. While many may find this murkiness uncomfortable, it's the perfect place for my particular skills: equal parts personality and intellect. Though it's a cliche, I really do make learning fun. (read more)
...I went on to get a Master's of Science Degree in Mathematics from Aurora University. I currently teach at a high school in Aurora, Illinois. I enjoy tutoring because it gives me a chance to work one-on-one with a student. (read more)
...I also currently work at a local library and at an area literary agency (convinced I love English yet?).
I believe what makes me a good tutor is that I'm flexible (every student is different), empathetic (sometimes school is tough), and passionate (writing is my life!).
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