...Specific references from students are available upon request. I have recently completed work as the technical editor for the book, "The ISEE and SSAT for Dummies" (Yes, I hate the title too!) and "Idiot's Guide to College Financial Aid" (I'm not crazy about that title either). I have a Ph.D. fro...
Silver Spring, MDView Tutor
...My students describe me as patient, encouraging, and knowledgeable. They also appreciate that I push them to achieve their goals with my high expectations. Regarding cultural sensitivity, I have lived in Puerto Rico (5 years), Panama (4 years) and Colombia (1 year)., and worked extensively with two universities in Ecuador which required numerous visits lasting from one week to four months.
Greenbelt, MDView Tutor
...I currently work with customers who can only speak Spanish to help them get the products they need or problems resolved in my full time job. I have been teaching Ecology to Environmental Science and Biology students for the past 8 years in addition to my education in Ecology and Forestry. Most of my education is in plant biology, taxonomy in natural ecosystems.
Laurel, MDView Tutor
...My experience has been that people learn if the teacher will adapt to the needs of the student and utilize whatever method the student finds effective. Adapting and customizing are my guiding principals, especially if someone is struggling. My job is to find the approach that works in each particular case and to not give up or move on till the confusion has been eliminated.
Arlington, VAView Tutor
...There are effective methods for teaching all these skills that help students advance academically. I have helped a number of students improve their writing and reading score performance on the ACT. As opposed to the SAT, the ACT is more high school curriculum-based.
Washington, DCView Tutor