Stacy R.


Stacy R.

Tutor

Mesa, AZ 85204

Will travel 10 miles

$45 per hour.

4.67 52 ratings

Wordplay Fanatic

I tutor English and anything related to English. I currently have a MS in library and information science and a BA in English (Linguistics), so I love anything to do with reading and the English language. I have taught high school and junior high English as well as been an elementary school library media specialist. As much as I love to read, I have a passion for writing and that passion shows when I help others. Many of my teachers have told me I have a knack for writing and teaching ... [more]


Vocabulary

Able to help students come up with strategies to help them remember vocabulary. I am also able to help them use context clues to understand the meanings of words within a sentence.


Grammar

Majored in linguistics, familiar with grammar rules as well as diagramming sentences. I have also taken modern grammar.


Microsoft Word


Microsoft PowerPoint

I have been teaching for 11 years and in that time I have always had my students create PowerPoints were various projects. I always make sure to explain etiquette so that they do not have these overly busy presentations that don't actually present anything.


Reading

Able to help students with strategies to help their reading comprehension and fluency.


Writing

Experience with tutoring high school and college level writing. Proficient in MLA, APA, and Chicago styles. I am great at helping students understand various writing strategies, such as sentence structure, organization, and paragraph structure when it comes to academic papers, as well as creative writing and poetry.


English

Have over 60 credits hours in English, including literature and grammar. Able to tutor students in a multitude of linguistics classes, as well.


Psychology

I am able to help with the following classes: Introduction to psychology Developmental psychology abnormal psychology Research methods Psychology of human sexuality Proficient in APA Unable to help students with statistics as I changed majors before I took the class.


Literature

Taught Jr high and high school English. Familiar with many different novels, short stories. I am also able to help students comprehend elements of literature and poetry as well as interpret it.


Proofreading

I have taken technical editing and therefore familiar with proofreading and editing strategies. Also did private editing and proofreading for several years for a college student.


SAT Reading


SAT Writing


Spelling


ACT Reading


ACT English


Phonics

I not only attended a school that was very phonics based and utilized Spalding, but I have a degree in linguistics, which required that I take several classes on phonology and morphology.


Linguistics

I majored in linguistics while I was in college. Took classes ranging from morphology to phonology, as well as the history of English. I also took a variety of classes specific to the area of linguistics.