...strategies to adapt to different learners needs and learning styles. I tutor a wide range of subjects, such as ACT prep, math, writing, Spanish, and Latin. Whether the math section of the ACT is making you nervous or you need some extra help keeping up in Spanish, I am confident that together, well figure out how to meet your current academic goals and develop the skills you need to face future challenges. Outside academia, I...
...years of experience as a math tutor, during which time I helped students ages 3-17 with math ranging from basic arithmetic to pre-calculus. My favorite math topic is algebra, particularly because of its usefulness in solving real-world word problems. In addition to mathematics, I find joy in teaching/elucidating Shakespeare to high-school students. As a classically trained actor, I find it fun to tackle Shakespeare’s dense texts from a performance and character-driven perspective. In my spare...
...to know my students, identifying their strengths and weaknesses, and leveraging their interests in order to motivate them and build confidence. I hold very high expectations, but I always take the time to figure out what kinds of strategies and supports students need to be successful. I strongly believe in helping students develop a growth mindset, which they can take into any educational experience. I have been teaching in the DC area for 3 years,...
I'm a recent grad from Northwestern (B.A. in Theatre and Economics) who loves teaching and learning. I love helping other people achieve their goals and helping students find ways to be their best selves. Excited to meet and work with Chicagoland's students!... First sessions always start with discussion of a subject's foundations. If we nail these, the rest of the learning becomes ten times easier.... I'm big on listening. It's my job to hear what a...
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...that build self-esteem and improve performance. I began tutoring for a private company while I was a student at Columbia University in New York. While there, I had the opportunity to teach students of all backgrounds and levels of ability. My unique approach to SAT and ACT test-prep focuses just as much on "learning the test" as it does learning the material, which gives students a sense of confidence and courage on test day. My...
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...teach English as a Foreign Language and work as a freelance Italian-to-English translator. Since returning to the United States in mid-2013, I have taught SAT Prep for a local nonprofit, worked as a copy editor for the Italian branch of Google Ads, and performed a year of national service with the City of Philadelphia through AmeriCorps VISTA. In Fall 2016, I will begin my JD studies at the Georgetown University Law Center, where I hope...
...be able to help you increase and deepen your understanding of language learning and effective communication. During every session you should expect to: smile (and maybe laugh). Dad jokes are my go-to humor. see connections between what you already know and what were working on together. understand the lessons concepts at a much deeper level of comprehension (you can relax--I know how to help you master every lesson). be better prepared for upcoming homework and...
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I graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC in 2008, the oldest English speaking acting conservatory in the world. I graduated Summa from University of St Thomas with a BA in English, and just wrapped up a MS in Data Science from Northwestern. I'm a huge Red Sox fan and love watching detective shows when I have free time.... Positivity. Always. I believe that if a student is given positive tools and is...
...Speeches, Creative Writing, Graduate Theses, and Personal Statements. I am also available to assist individuals for whom English is their second language. I have a passion for both language and deep Literary Analysis, and am available for English Reading and Writing assistance, as well as general homework help in Humanities and Proofreading. My teaching philosophy highly emphasizes collaboration: we will work together to improve in areas that need strengthening. I also have helped students with...
...year of organic chemistry, biochemistry, etc.), and my favorite subjects are math, physiology, and writing. I love teaching! I am a registered college science tutor at USC, and I also teach younger students at a weekly Girl Scout program in Watts. In high school, I tutored for the SAT as well as teaching swimming lessons for over four years, so I am very confident in my ability to make complicated topics understandable. My favorite area...
...I love being able to help people with these objectives as well. Besides teaching and literature, I have that keeps me busy. I'm a runner and a swimmer, also like biking and hiking and some recreational sports. I like to dance (swing/blues/ballroom/ballet), sing, and play the piano. I have a five-year-old son, and lots of friends and siblings to keep up with. I enjoy cooking, coffee, tea, healthy living, reading, sewing, painting, and oh so...
...I joined Teach for America and began teaching at a middle school in Nashville. Last year I taught Social Studies, and this year I moved into teaching literacy. I will continue in this position next year as well. Not only do I have extensive experience tutoring and mentoring, but I also have experience that is varied. I have worked with different age groups under various settings, such as a more academic one in my own...
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...enough. I work with students to recognize errors, and to help students be able to answer questions by themselves. I have a similar approach in English subjects, where it is very important to develop a thought process when thinking analytically about a piece of writing. Students will learn to recognize grammatical structure and parts of speech, as well as to recognize important literary terms and techniques in writing, and how it contributes to the work...
...high school poets at the Nova Project, and diverse adult writers at Bent Writing Institute. I tutor in the areas of College Essays, Essay Editing, Grammar and Mechanics, Literature, Public Speaking, Reading, Writing, Gifted, Study Skills and Organization. I love working with students on their writing, from the building blocks to the gloss, and I especially relish opportunities to help students see the creativity (and FUN!) involved in the seemingly dry world of academic papers.
...English, and a M.F.A. in Creative Writing. I have been tutoring writing since 2014. I truly enjoy discussing syntax, content, and structure, not only because I may impart my own knowledge and experience, but because I may learn from the incredible diversity and uniqueness with which people approach language. I believe tutoring is mutual, and I am excited to work with as many different students as possible. I enjoy novel writing, playing guitar and piano,...
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Literature Tutoring FAQ
Literature is a common course that high school students are required to take. Even though a student is required to take literature, there is a lot of enjoyment and information that a student can receive from their studies of literature. Whether a student is looking to develop a deeper knowledge of literature, or they simply want assistance with their coursework, literature tutoring can provide assistance. To connect with a literature tutor, contact Varsity Tutors. Our staff can help you pair up with a literature tutor who is passionate, skilled, and willing to help you work towards your goals.
Literature involves the study of text, whether poetry, novels, short stories, or plays. Knowledge of literature assists with an intellectual understanding of reality, as well as a deeper knowledge of the English language and of artistic interpretations. Other areas that literature helps with include:
Knowledge of history
A greater understanding of human nature
Information about human diversity
Improvement in one's own writing
A greater knowledge of culture
While literature can be informative and interesting, it can also be difficult and challenging. If you are a high school student finding yourself struggling with literature, think about high school literature tutoring. By working with a high school literature tutor, students can receive one-on-one, individualized approaches to learning. This personalized approach allows students to work at their own pace. A tutor can be patient and understanding, and can even help students focus on the areas of their literature coursework that are causing the greatest amount of difficulty. With literature tutoring, enjoy a customized approach to learning that is focused on your specific learning style and needs.
Literature tutoring is an excellent option for individuals who are considering pursuing a degree in literature when they go to college. Gaining a stronger understanding of literature in high school can help students feel more confident and comfortable once they get to a higher education setting. Whether you're a high school student looking to catch up or get ahead, literature tutoring can assist you with your desires. End your current search for "literature tutoring near me" by reaching out to the staff at Varsity Tutors. We do the work for you, so you don't have to. We can help connect you with a literature tutor in your area who is ready to help you feel more confident in your literature coursework. Reach out to Varsity Tutors today for tutoring sessions!
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Recent Literature Tutoring Session Notes
We read a short story together and went over key plot points, character development, vocabulary, and themes. We also began learning how to take notes within a text.
The student's assignment was to complete a Venn diagram comparing three of the source materials of interviews she had done. With this assignment, we worked on responses through poetry, personal narrative, and interview. The poem we analyzed was only eight lines long, and when she began to dissect it I realized that she was engaging on a very deep level even though the poem was very straight forward. We talked about finding balance in poetry and how sometimes you will have to read more into the poetry to find the meaning but to also be careful not to miss what's right in front of your face too. After we broke down each source she had no trouble filling out the diagram and she did a pretty great job!
In this session, we covered three new colonial-era works for the student's English Literature course. We discussed the main themes present in these narratives, including the prevalent theme of the binary (Puritan versus non-religious, good versus evil, colonist versus native, etc.). We discussed the language behind many of the texts and discussed how they represented or painted a picture of Puritanism. We then transitioned to studying for her Early Christianity course, where we prepared for her quiz the next day. We discussed terminology and historical elements, primarily focusing on Luke and Paul. We prioritized content areas to ensure that she is well prepared for her quiz.
We read aloud (as assigned by the student's instructor) the first couple of chapters of Zora Neale Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God." The importance of reading aloud was immediately apparent when the dialogues began. We discussed some cultural references, stylistic and narrative techniques, and the tenor of the passages.
We read through another assignment. This was incredibly dense, but the student did a good job working through it. She's learning to take her time and let things sink in. I am seeing some slow improvement for her.