Mr. Jonathan K.
Bachelor in Archaeology From Yale · specializes in College App Essays · 41-50 years old male
"I believe in Project Zero's emphasis on the theory of constructivism. My job as a teacher is to scaffold experiences for my students in such a way that they can reach for their goals themselves, and strengthen their own skills. I can then gradually take away the scaffolding so each student can grow and become independent."
|fee:||$80 (for 60 min, negotiable)|
|years of tutoring:||10 and more|
|students tutored:||100 and more|
|travel distance:||25 miles|
|meeting type:||either in-person or online|
|member for:||4 years and 7 months|
|references:||Please feel free to ask for references. Also: Free initial consultation / first session.|
Education and Qualifications
I graduated from Yale with highest honors, earned a Master's degree from Tufts, and have been teaching writing for over 20 years.
I have 25 years of tutoring experience, with a special focus on nonfiction writing. I coach high-school seniors as they develop and then hone their college application essays. I am a Sutton Trust / Fulbright Commission Mentor for underprivileged applicants. I also taught a course on the personal essay to adolescents over several summers for the Johns Hopkins University's Center for Talented Youth.
A veteran classroom teacher, I have led courses for teachers with the Harvard Graduate School of Education. I am also a seasoned debate coach with a highly successful squad.
New York, NY 10017