I am currently a literacy tutor at an elementary with AmeriCorps. I am looking for a part-time job and thought I would keep with trying to help as many kids as possible. I mostly work with grades kinder through second but have tutored up to 5th grade before.
...I have taken 5 years of piano lessons. During high school I studied under Mariblanca De Pujadas, a Juilliard School of Music graduate and Spanish concert pianist, at the Suzuki Academy of Music and graduated through Suzuki Level 4. I have performed in front of judges and was ranked an "A" state member in the National Piano Playing Auditions test. (read more)
...I assist students with their homework, while simultaneously teaching them good study skills based on their strengths and learning styles. I believe teaching a student a method of learning that will empower them and strengthen their weaknesses. I have lived in Spain for three years where I taught English and completed my Master´s degree. (read more)
...The goal of phonics is to learn the most common sound-spelling relationships so that they can decode, or sound out, words. It is a method of decoding so to speak. This ability to sound out or recognize certain sounds that make up words helps a child gain fluency in their reading. (read more)
...In high school, I briefly tutored a fellow high school student in geometry (until our schedules began to conflict). I also have a podcast, where I explain concepts about energy storage; this has been my largest teaching project of late. I find it gratifying to help people learn. I know firsthan... (read more)