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Ms. Amanda S.

specializes in English Teacher Tutoring · female

"For the last two years, I taught high school English in the Montgomery County school system. During undergrad, I interned at a private, middle school setting where I developed a unit that I presented at an teacher's professional development conference. I am currently a full-time graduate student, getting my masters in social work to become a therapist. I found in my time as a teacher that I absolutely more...

"For the last two years, I taught high school English in the Montgomery County school system. During undergrad, I interned at a private, middle school setting where I developed a unit that I presented at an teacher's professional development conference. I am currently a full-time graduate student, getting my masters in social work to become a therapist. I found in my time as a teacher that I absolutely loved teaching and working with teenagers every day, yet the demands of being a teacher did not allow me to meet the individual needs of my students. I am excited to now be able to develop personalized lessons for students and give the one-on-one attention that caters to the students' needs and goals.

I feel strongly that writing well is one of the most important skills a person can have and I love to work with people to improve their communication skills through writing. I find that by integrating foundational grammar skills with thoughtful discussion to promote brainstorming, students are able to see a tremendous improvement in their writing that carries into secondary education, higher education, and the workplace. My greatest strengths are my passion for working with young people and the patience & compassion that I bring to my teaching. My favorite part about tutoring is working with people. Building a relationship is a key part of the tutoring process. I love to learn about people's stories, why they would like to improve, and what works best for them. My passion is finding out how to best serve my students. Whatever has held them back before, one of my goals is to build confidence. To me, tutoring is more than simply mastering subject matter. It is developing life-long learning skills.

My bachelor's degree is in English with secondary education certification.

During my student teaching, I taught at a private middle school. There, I learned how to create engaging lessons as well as how to teach grammar in a simple and approachable way.

During my two years of teaching high school English, I worked w" less...

Details

fee: $55 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 20 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Amanda S. is a certified tutor

Mount St. Mary's University, English Secondary Ed

Catholic University of America, Graduate Coursework

Severna Park, MD 21146

Subjects Tutored

Grammar - Study Skills - Writing - English - Psychology - Literature - Proofreading - GED - PSAT - Elementary Math