...Sometimes students learn best with quizzes/homework, while other learn from hands-on examples. In my free time, I enjoy bird-watching and leading nature hikes through local forest preserves. In addition to my current botany and general biology knowledge, I have experience with native ecosystem ...
Oak Park, ILView Tutor
...Homework is assigned in order to reinforce each lesson. My greatest reward is when I see my students improving with their grades, as this stimulates them to build off their success, and besides culture is its own reward. I completed my Classical studies with the highest marks, then went on to earn a degree in Dentistry, cum laude.
...Students often read well above grade level after completion. As the K-12 education manager I've spearheaded over 25 Common Core initiatives; even teaching teachers how to prepare and align their classroom with Common Core standards. I love working with children.
...Everyone has a different learning style and I try to distinguish my student's style as quickly as possible in order for my tutoring to be rendered effective. For students that learn well through lecture, I show students how to properly work through problems in order to help them render the skill...
...I completed an internship in a first grade classroom. I worked with students on phonics rules and I have many ideas of activities that can help teach phonics rules. Also, my experience tutoring first and second grade students focused heavily on creating ways for them to understand phonics rules to improve fluency.
Villa Park, ILView Tutor