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"I am new to tutoring, so I am as eager to learn from the experience as my students are to learn from me. I have always loved school and made good grades, including several awards in high school and college for excelling in biology, Spanish, and English studies. Though I was an honor graduate in high school and started college on an academic scholarship, it did not always come easy for me. I can relate to more...

"I am new to tutoring, so I am as eager to learn from the experience as my students are to learn from me. I have always loved school and made good grades, including several awards in high school and college for excelling in biology, Spanish, and English studies. Though I was an honor graduate in high school and started college on an academic scholarship, it did not always come easy for me. I can relate to a student needing help with certain subjects because I had to work hard to maintain my grade point average. I feel this gives me a valuable perspective into any student who needs additional help with one or two subjects, or even all of them.

I do not have an Arkansas teaching certificate, but I have a college degree and took education classes including child psychology and educational psychology. I have been a substitute teacher for the last three years and especially enjoy older students (middle and high school). Since I teach a variety of classes, including those that were difficult for me when I was a student, I still have to research topics to stay current in order to be able to answer questions and work one-on-one with students who need additional help. I often select assignments in the contained classroom (ADHD, autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger's syndrome) and resource classes(students who need specialized instruction in a small group setting for a portion of the day) because many substitute teachers think these classes are more difficult and avoid them. These are some of my most fulfilling classes because it is easier to see student improvement than in large general educational classes.

I expect communication with parents/guardians and am open to reasonable suggestions for accommodating the student, though I make the final decision about rules and expectations. I like to make learning fun, but I also expect even the fun projects to be geared toward learning, and there will be some lessons that the student may find boring. I assign homework but do not want to overwhelm the student. My classe" less...

Details

fee: $40 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 40 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Ann L. is a certified tutor

University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, English

Mayflower, AR 72106

Subjects Tutored

American History - Biology - Vocabulary - Grammar - European History - English - GED - Spelling - ACT Reading - ACT English - ACT Science - Elementary Math - Elementary Science