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Damir M.

specializes in English, History, Political/Social Science, Writing, Editing ·

"To me, tutoring takes a step above just mere teaching because it concentrates attention to one student's needs. This individual attention approach does not just address academic needs, but learning needs as well. I have been tutored as a child and I have gained much of my own academic success and achievement directly thanks to tutoring. I have always believed that education is the root of all culture more...

"To me, tutoring takes a step above just mere teaching because it concentrates attention to one student's needs. This individual attention approach does not just address academic needs, but learning needs as well. I have been tutored as a child and I have gained much of my own academic success and achievement directly thanks to tutoring. I have always believed that education is the root of all culture. As a tutor, I will promote education and help students retain knowledge that is beneficial to their success and good citizenship.

My regular full-time job is that of a law enforcement officer. In my line of work, I see plenty of consequences of bad education and the bad choices it tends to create. With this in mind, I want to contribute to positive growth and good skill/knowledge building in students, so they can gain and master the tools they need to make successful and productive choices in their future careers. I would have gotten nowhere in life without my education. Having learned the value of learning throughout my lifetime, I consider myself duty-bound to spread that knowledge to others and help them achieve their goals in life.

As a former stage actor, I am big on learning through creative and illustrative methods, and I use a lot of humor and metaphor when presenting a subject. To me, a healthy level of levity (and sometimes outright comedy) is necessary to convey, absorb, and retain knowledge. I very much enjoy seeing students successfully grasp a topic and make it a part of their awareness.

First of all, English is my second language. By having to have been taught English, I developed an understanding of what it takes to learn a language as opposed to just pick it up. As such, I tend to be very respectful and mindful of a student's potential difficulty in mastering a topic, and I work hard to help them get beyond that barrier.

In my educational path, I have had to do a lot of writing. With a Master's degree in Journalism, I gained command of the English language in not just effect" less...

Details

fee: $45 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 30 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Damir M. is a certified tutor

The University of Mississippi, Political Science

The University of Mississippi, Masters

Perry, GA 31069

Subjects Tutored

American History - European History - Writing - English - ESL/ESOL - Proofreading