Christine D.


Christine D.

Tutor

Jacksonville, FL 32205

Will travel 25 miles

$50 per hour.

4.92 13 ratings

Professional & patient educator, qualified in multiple subjects.

I just moved to sunny Jacksonville, FL to start a job at small charter school network. I look forward to maintaining a limited tutoring schedule. I enjoy one-to-one and small group teaching. I've developed an expertise over the years in standardized test prep including, K-12 state testing, ACT, SAT and CLEP. As a tutor, I often focus on developing study skills and a love of lifelong learning that avoids dependence on on-going tutoring. I always create a customized lesson plan for each studen... [more]


Algebra 2

I have 5 years experience tutoring basic and advanced algebraic concepts and skills. I use technology to focus student exercises on her or his specific areas of weakness.


American History

I've tutored in a variety of American History topics.


Vocabulary


Grammar

I have helped hundreds of students learn and adapt to the illogical structures of English language rules as a certified English teacher in public schools and a private tutor. Grammar is not a stagnant set of rules, but an evolving cultural agreement on a shared language. I enjoy finding fun examples and activities to help students enjoy learning something that appears dry and frustrating to many.


Microsoft Word


Reading

-Certified English teacher -Accomplished an average student reading growth of 1.5 grade levels


Writing

*Certified English Teacher (7-12) in Tennessee and Pennsylvania *Training and experience in Advanced Placement Language Arts & Composition *Classroom, small group, and one-to-one, teaching experience in academic composition


English

I taught high school English grades 9-12 for 2 years, including AP Language Arts. I've always been intrigued by the nuances of grammar and language. This joy in words has helped me be a successful teacher, tutor, and writing coach.


ESL/ESOL


Psychology

I have a B.A. in Human Development, which included extensive study of psychological theory and practice. I worked in behavioral health for over 10 years and continually developed my knowledge of human development and psychology. I have completed 3 masters level courses in counseling psychology topics.


SAT Math

Masters in Education 100+ Wyzant tutoring hours Expertise in learning technologies Experience with SAT strategies and test prep.


Literature

I taught high school English for 2 years. I focused on reading development and building an appreciation for the variety of literature. My students excelled at discussion and analysis of writing techniques and cultural implications of novels, short stories, and poetry.


Spelling


Elementary Math

I have 5 years of experience tutoring math concepts and skills. I use technology to focus student exercises on her or his specific areas of weakness. This allows for more productive lessons and extended opportunities for students to practice on their own.


Elementary Science


Elementary (K-6th)

I have a Master's degree in Education. My experience includes tutoring and coaching in multiple subjects in the K-6 grades. I've been a teachers aide in a 5th-grade classroom and tutored children as young as 4 in core subjects.


Study Skills

I've assisted students with improving study skills for 8 years. I also have extensive education and training in learning theory and human/student development. I use my experiences to help students develop skills that allow them to reduce dependency on tutoring and homework assistance over time. I do this with the use of activities that develop focus, hone note-taking techniques, and improve textbook reading comprehension.


Art History

I completed 12 credits in art history including courses such as Women in Art; PreHistoric & Medieval Art; Art Since 1950; and Art, Design, and Visual Culture. I love to share my passion for art history and help others understand its historical context and value.