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Ms. Amy K.

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"Reading is my passion! I read approximately two books per week (or 600 pages), and I am not a "speed reader" as defined by Evelyn Wood. The genres range from literature (Katherine Anne Porter, Ayn Rand or W. Somerset Maugham) to best-seller fiction to non-fiction, including topical, current events. I enjoy applying and communicating my knowledge from these works and look for outlets to more...

"Reading is my passion! I read approximately two books per week (or 600 pages), and I am not a "speed reader" as defined by Evelyn Wood. The genres range from literature (Katherine Anne Porter, Ayn Rand or W. Somerset Maugham) to best-seller fiction to non-fiction, including topical, current events. I enjoy applying and communicating my knowledge from these works and look for outlets to promote these interests. I participate in a bi-monthly book club and lead an extracurricular scholastic club at the local elementary school.

Background:

Current Scholastic Activities:

-Started a Spanish Club for elementary students

-Created fun, engaging lesson plans for bi-weekly club

-Introduced basic vocabulary/phrases as well as culture

-Participate in the "Ohio Reads" Literacy Program as a tutor

-Work/tutor elementary students on subjects as directed by teacher

College Statistics:

Undergraduate Degree:

-Attended Miami University, Oxford, OH

-Completed Bachelor of Arts, History (1992)

-Graduated Magna Cum Laude (3.89 GPA)

-Initiated into Phi Beta Kappa (the oldest, most prestigious Honor society in US)

-Studied abroad at Miami University's Luxembourg campus for one semester:

-Awarded scholarship for study abroad

-Studied Architecture core course, Art History, Music, French

-Accepted at two law schools, two graduate programs

Graduate Studies:

-Awarded full-time study grant (one year) in Religion Department (historical)

-Performed as a Graduate Assistant, teaching two sections/semester Religion 101

-Created lesson plans

-Instructed students through oral lectures

-Developed test materials

-Graded and assessed students' work through in-class participation and exams

-Held open study sessions for students

-Received "Excellent/Very Good" ratings(93%) from students on post-class evaluations

-Completed required course work for Masters degree

-Initiated thesis

High School Statistics:

-Completed College Prep classes, inc" less...

Details

fee: $40 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 15 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Amy K. is a certified tutor

Miami University, History

Miami University, Graduate Coursework

Canton, OH 44721

Subjects Tutored

American History - Vocabulary - European History - Reading - Spanish - Writing - Geography - English - Government & Politics - Literature - Architecture