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"I started tutoring elementary school students for the Contra Costa County school system while I was still in high school. I loved every minute of working with these kids! They were kind, gracious, and eager to learn. Thanks to this wonderful experience, I immediately launched into my next decade of tutoring and teaching! I taught Lego Robotics and Language Arts at Grant Community School's after-school more...

"I started tutoring elementary school students for the Contra Costa County school system while I was still in high school. I loved every minute of working with these kids! They were kind, gracious, and eager to learn. Thanks to this wonderful experience, I immediately launched into my next decade of tutoring and teaching! I taught Lego Robotics and Language Arts at Grant Community School's after-school program, built workshops for high school students, and provided college applications support for high school students through Upward Bound. After years of working with schools and nonprofit organizations, I've decided to join the Wyzant community!

My particular specialty has been working with bilingual students who plan to be the first generation of their family to attend college. I am particularly passionate about working with students who struggle to succeed in a traditional academic environment, whether because they struggle with mental health issues, come from bilingual families, fight poverty or other socioeconomic realities, or are undocumented.

I am also extremely passionate about improving the Language Arts and Creative Writing skills of students who are struggling. Literature has been such a sustenance to me over the years, and I love inspiring students with the power of storytelling. Today's academic classes sometimes whiz by, and do not take the time to really support students who need to take more time to really understand the material. Moreover, after spending this past semester learning online, there are so many students who are falling behind, and through no fault of their own! I am eager to offer my support to students who need me now more than ever before.

I have loved Language Arts ever since I was a child and first started reading. I was that child who tried taking books into the shower with me, more than once! Now that I am all grown up, a nationally recognized writer and Master's student at a top-30 university, I look forward to sharing my skills and my joy of learning with my new stude" less...

Details

fee: $40 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 20 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Ariadne W. is a certified tutor

Willamette University, Sociology

Rochester University, Masters

Mills College, Masters

Berkeley, CA 94709

Subjects Tutored

Vocabulary - Grammar - Reading - Study Skills - Writing - English - Literature - GRE - Proofreading - SAT Reading - SAT Writing - Social Studies - Spelling - ACT English - Sociology - Film