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Miss Allegra C.

Masters in English · specializes in Literature, Writing · 36-40 years old female

"I am a geek, and I love what I do. I love teaching. I love literature and reading. I love writing and giving someone the tools he or she needs to express themselves. I love giving students what an education can give them: freedom, opportunity, and every chance to succeed. Most of all, I think learning shouldn't be boring. It should be--it needs to be--interesting, relevant, and fun. I strongly more...

"I am a geek, and I love what I do. I love teaching. I love literature and reading. I love writing and giving someone the tools he or she needs to express themselves. I love giving students what an education can give them: freedom, opportunity, and every chance to succeed. Most of all, I think learning shouldn't be boring. It should be--it needs to be--interesting, relevant, and fun. I strongly believe that every child can learn. The trick is figuring out how each child learns, the processes he or she uses and his or her particular interests and ideas. I have learned in my years of education experience that, often times, just talking to a student about who they are, what they are passionate about and what they would like to do in their lives can make a tremendous difference in their excitement about learning. I consider myself very lucky to help students find their own curiosity. I am a total nerd who loves learning new and interesting things about the world and about people. I really enjoy helping my students find their own passion and their own voice. While working on my master's at At Kansas State, I was a graduation teaching assistant, where I taught freshman composition courses. After that, I taught for three years at James Madison University, where I again taught freshman composition and an upper-level American literature course. At the secondary school level, I have many years experience substitute teaching. In fact, I am currently employed in Monongalia County Schools as a substitute teacher. I am just about to finish up a long-term substitute teaching placement at Morgantown High School, one that I have really had a lot of fun with and from which I have learned a great deal. I do have my current professional teaching certification; I am fully licensed and credentialed, and I would really enjoy the opportunity to work with you or your child. I am available Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm. If tutoring services are needed after 4 pm, please email me." less...

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fee: $35 (for 60 min), negotiable
years of tutoring: 1-3
travel distance: 20 miles
tutoring method: in-person and online
member for: 3 years and 1 month
rating: Green Apple

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email: on file
phone: on file

Education and Qualifications

school: Kansas State University
certified: Allegra Coe is a certified tutor

Thank you so much for considering me to be your tutor. I have a lot of experience in teaching and tutoring students in English, writing, literature, and general Language Arts subjects. I have a BA in Education from Glenville State College and a Master's in English from Kansas State University. I am currently a licensed Professional Teacher in WV and am employed by Monongalia County Schools as a substitute teacher .Before working in Mon County Schools, I taught freshman composition (persuasive writing) and American Literature at James Madison University. So I understand and have experience in both high school and higher education. I have experience writing, teaching and tutoring and would be happy to work with you! Thanks so much!

Morgantown, WV 26505
full address is on file

Subjects Tutored

Elementary & Junior High School
Elementary ReadingEnglish Language Arts
GrammarLanguage Art
General Ed
EnglishSpelling
VocabularyWriting
College
EssayEssay Writing
LiteratureWriting Composition