How Tutoring Works

My flexible approach to learning focuses on the needs of my student, with personalized face-to-face tutoring in a safe learning environment and online, individualized tutoring via email, Skype, and Dropbox.

GED and College entrance (AP, ACT, PSAT, SAT)

I teach advanced English reading and writing skills and test-taking strategies for learners aged 15 to adult. For several years, I taught Advanced Placement English Literature, Language and Composition, preparing students for collegiate-level studies. I have guided 50+ young adult students to successful GED, ACT, SAT, or AP exams.

Middle or High School English homework

I teach critical reading, writing, listening, speaking, and thinking skills, including study and problem-solving skills to help students tackle homework. I have over ten years’ successful experience increasing student proficiency in academic language skills needed in high school and beyond.

K-8 Reading/Writing remediation

I teach effective reading strategies and writing skills that support developing literacy learners. I hold a master’s degree in Education with a focus on literacy development. I teach literacy basics (phonics, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, grammar) for students aged 5-13.

English as a Second Language

I help people quickly acquire English language skills needed for personal and academic success. I am a trained teacher of English as a Second Language with 15+ years’ experience tutoring English language learners of all ages from many cultures. I teach conversational English, reading, writing (resume, work applications), and speaking skills.

Homeschool English/Study Skills

I support homeschooled students and parents in helping students master curriculum designed to best meet students’ unique needs and learning styles. I have five years’ experience teaching online homeschooled students.