Kelsey P.


Kelsey P.

Tutor

Los Angeles, CA 90005

Will travel 10 miles

$60 per hour.

4.83 12 ratings

Specialized Tutor in Liberal Arts, Writing & Study Skills

My passion for working with others in order to help them succeed comes from a long history in both school and work environments. Every job I have had has included working directly with people. My ability to communicate effectively with others, and to ensure that the others' experience is both positive and memorable, is the essence of what makes my work invaluable. I have a Bachelor's degree in both History and Psychology from Grinnell College (ranked top 20 in the nation), Master's degree in... [more]


Vocabulary

I taught at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as a Supplementary Instructor in the English Department. Working for EOP and ETE through a Title V grant, I participated fully in classroom facilitation, focusing on preparation and assignment help. Most of my work hours were spent in one-on-one and group tutoring sessions, to improve vocabulary, note-taking, comprehension, grammar, punctuation, and editing skills. I also conducted weekly workshops where specific skills were practiced through hands-on worksheets and board-work, facilitating learning in an active manner. Due to my past experiences, I have been exposed to several learning styles and have developed a wide variety of tools to engage different learning levels and needs based on the individual.


Grammar

I taught at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as a Supplementary Instructor in the English Department. Working for EOP and ETE through a Title V grant, I participated fully in classroom facilitation, focusing on preparation and assignment help. Most of my work hours were spent in one-on-one and group tutoring sessions, to improve brainstorming, note-taking, layout, grammar, punctuation, and editing skills. I also conducted weekly workshops where specific skills were practiced through hands-on worksheets and board-work, facilitating learning in an active manner. Due to my past experiences, I have been exposed to several learning styles and have developed a wide variety of tools to engage different learning levels and needs based on the individual.


Microsoft Excel

I use Excel for a variety of projects, including budgeting for my eBay business, data collection, and personal finance. I have worked as a Museum Services Data Assistant, configuring spreadsheets for weekly, monthly, and yearly attendance. I have also used Excel as an Assistant to the Registrar to create the collection's database, which can easily be sorted based on the information desired. As a current Ph.D. student, I constantly use Excel, and am familiar with the ins-and-outs of the program, as well as with the most recent updates. I also overlap my use of Excel with Word to enhance my research papers, so I will undoubtedly be able to show you how to use it for a variety of purposes.


European History

I majored in history from Grinnell College and have since received two M.A. degrees focusing on various historical topics, including European History.


General Computer

I use computers on a daily basis for general use, as well as for building advanced models in standard and supplementary computer programs. I also have experience building websites, apps, and lesson plans to engage students at various age and skill levels. I have been teaching with innovative computer use for over 5 years and tutoring in the subject for over 8.


Microsoft Word


Microsoft PowerPoint

I have been teaching with and tutoring in PowerPoint for a variety of ages and skill levels for over a decade. I also use PowerPoint for regular presentations for work and class so I can create lessons to learn the skills that you specifically need to succeed.


Reading

I taught at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as a Supplementary Instructor in the English Department. Working for EOP and ETE through a Title V grant, I participated fully in classroom facilitation, focusing on preparation and assignment help. Most of my work hours were spent in one-on-one and group tutoring sessions, to improve visualization, vocabulary, note-taking, grammar, punctuation, and comprehension skills. I also conducted weekly workshops where specific skills were practiced through hands-on worksheets and board-work, facilitating learning in an active manner. Due to my past experiences, I have been exposed to several learning styles and have developed a wide variety of tools to engage different learning levels and needs based on the individual.


Writing

I taught at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as a Supplementary Instructor in the English Department. Working for EOP and ETE through a Title V grant, I participated fully in classroom facilitation, focusing on preparation and assignment help. Most of my work hours were spent in one-on-one and group tutoring sessions, to improve brainstorming, note-taking, layout, editing, and formatting skills. I also conducted weekly workshops where specific skills were practiced through hands-on worksheets and board-work, facilitating learning in an active manner. Due to my past experiences, I have been exposed to several learning styles and have developed a wide variety of tools to engage different learning levels and needs based on the individual.


Geography


English

I taught at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as a Supplementary Instructor in the English Department. Working for EOP and ETE through a Title V grant, I participated fully in classroom facilitation, focusing on preparation and assignment help. Most of my work hours were spent in one-on-one and group tutoring sessions, to improve brainstorming, note-taking, vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, punctuation, and editing skills. I also conducted weekly workshops where specific skills were practiced through hands-on worksheets and board-work, facilitating learning in an active manner. Due to my past experiences, I have been exposed to several learning styles and have developed a wide variety of tools to engage different learning levels and needs based on the individual.


Psychology

I majored in Psychology from Grinnell College, focusing my research in social and developmental psychology. I have continued to work within the field, using research methods on a daily basis. I also am able to apply the theories I learned to my current dissertation.


World History

I have tutored several high school students in World History, and also majored in history myself for my college degree.


Proofreading

I taught at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as a Supplementary Instructor in the English Department. I participated fully in classroom facilitation, focusing on preparation and assignment help. Most of my work hours were spent in one-on-one and group tutoring sessions, to improve brainstorming, editing, and formatting skills. I also conducted weekly workshops where specific skills were practiced through hands-on worksheets and board-work, facilitating learning in an active manner. Due to my past experiences, I have been exposed to several learning styles and have developed a wide variety of tools to engage different learning levels and needs based on the individual.


GED

Passing the GED can be one of the most important accomplishments of your life. Through the process of taking what you have learned over the years, both inside and outside of the classroom, we will pull that information to match the test. I have worked with students in test prep for graduating as well as getting into college. The GED test is structured so that with understanding the test and knowing the subjects, I can help you get that passing score!


SAT Reading

I taught at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as a Supplementary Instructor in the English Department. Working for EOP and ETE through a Title V grant, I participated fully in classroom facilitation, focusing on preparation and assignment help. During my time working for the Summer Bridge program, I taught a ENG-88 Reading course. Most of my work hours were spent in one-on-one and group tutoring sessions to improve visualization, vocabulary, and comprehension skills. I also conducted weekly workshops where specific skills were practiced through hands-on worksheets and board-work, facilitating learning in an active manner. Due to my past experiences, I have been exposed to several learning styles and have developed a wide variety of tools to engage different learning levels and needs based on the individual. I am familiar with the format and requirements of the SAT test, and building these reading skills will significantly improve the quality of work on the test, as well as for following college coursework.


SAT Writing

I taught at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as a Supplementary Instructor in the English Department. Working for EOP and ETE through a Title V grant, I participated fully in classroom facilitation, focusing on preparation and assignment help. Most of my work hours were spent in one-on-one and group tutoring sessions, to improve brainstorming, note-taking, layout, grammar, punctuation, and editing skills. I also conducted weekly workshops where specific skills were practiced through hands-on worksheets and board-work, facilitating learning in an active manner. Due to my past experiences, I have been exposed to several learning styles and have developed a wide variety of tools to engage different learning levels and needs based on the individual. I am familiar with the format and requirements of the SAT test, and building these writing skills will significantly improve the quality of work on the test, as well as for following college coursework.


Spelling

I taught at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as a Supplementary Instructor in the English Department. Working for EOP and ETE through a Title V grant, I participated fully in classroom facilitation, focusing on preparation and assignment help. Most of my work hours were spent in one-on-one and group tutoring sessions, to improve vocabulary, spelling, note-taking, comprehension, grammar, punctuation, and editing skills. I also conducted weekly workshops where specific skills were practiced through hands-on worksheets and board-work, facilitating learning in an active manner. Due to my past experiences, I have been exposed to several learning styles and have developed a wide variety of tools to engage different learning levels and needs based on the individual.


ACT Reading


ACT English

I taught at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as a Supplementary Instructor in the English Department. Working for EOP and ETE through a Title V grant, I participated fully in classroom facilitation, focusing on preparation and assignment help. Most of my work hours were spent in one-on-one and group tutoring sessions, to improve brainstorming, note-taking, layout, grammar, punctuation, and editing skills. I also conducted weekly workshops where specific skills were practiced through hands-on worksheets and board-work, facilitating learning in an active manner. Due to my past experiences, I have been exposed to several learning styles and have developed a wide variety of tools to engage different learning levels and needs based on the individual. I am familiar with the format and requirements of the ACT test, and building these English skills will significantly improve the quality of work on the test, as well as for following college coursework.


Elementary (K-6th)

I have taken education classes at Grinnell College that addressed classroom management and basic math, reading, and writing skills. I also am a certified substitute teacher, so I am familiar with the structure and content of elementary content. I am currently tutoring students in English and writing skills between 1st and 5th grade. Using a variety of methods, including worksheets, games, and creative writing activities, I make sure to target each student's needs based on his or her learning style. Since succeeding through schooling and a career is based in the experiences of elementary school, it is essential to build these skills and an understanding of these strategies early.


Study Skills

I taught as a Supplementary Instructor in English at California State University, Dominguez Hills, where I supported the Professor in daily classes. This included helping students through readings, writing, and assignments. Most of my hours spent at work were in workshops and one-on-one and group study sessions, where we would work on study skills, including methods of organization, reading for comprehension, and note-taking. As each student has individual needs and skills, I have developed a wide set of tools to accommodate for the individual's opportunity to find what works best for him/her, and succeed to their greatest potential.


QuickBooks

As a data assistant at the Figge Art Museum, I used Quickbooks to track, record, and extract data about daily, monthly, and yearly attendance to the museum and each exhibition. I also had to export these numbers to Excel for data compilation. I have also used QuickBooks as a cashier to track product sales.


College Counseling

I taught at California State University, Dominguez Hills, as a Supplementary Instructor in the English Department. Working for EOP and ETE through a Title V grant, I participated fully in classroom facilitation, focusing on preparation and assignment help. Most of my work hours were spent in one-on-one and group tutoring sessions, to improve brainstorming, note-taking, layout, grammar, punctuation, and editing skills. I also conducted weekly workshops where specific skills were practiced through hands-on worksheets and board-work, facilitating learning in an active manner. Due to my past experiences, I have been exposed to several learning styles and have developed a wide variety of tools to engage different learning levels and needs based on the individual. I am familiar with the format and requirements of applying to various colleges, and know how to find specific requirements for those that I am unfamiliar with. Building these skills will significantly improve the quality of work on preparation for finding the right school for you, and for proving your uniqueness, as well as your ability to succeed once accepted.


Anthropology

I am currently a Ph.D. student in Cultural Studies in the School of Arts & Humanities at Claremont Graduate University, which relies heavily on Anthropology, both in books and in the field. I have conducted my own research, and also used these studies for lessons as a Supplementary Instructor at California State University. I also have B.A. degrees in History and Psychology, which affect the field on a daily basis. I have specific expertise in race, language, and the culture of societal groups, individuals, and objects. Due to my study of this topic in higher education, I am able to look critically at the subject matter, as well as teach the practical, theoretical, and historical components.


Sociology

I am currently a Ph.D. student in cultural studies in the School of Arts & Humanities at Claremont Graduate University, which relies heavily on sociology, both in books and in the field. I have conducted my own research, and also used these studies for lessons as a supplementary instructor at California State University. I also have B.A. degrees in history and psychology, which affect the field on a daily basis. I have specific expertise in race, language, and the culture of societal groups, individuals, and objects. Due to my study of this topic in higher education, I am able to look critically at the subject matter, as well as teach the practical, theoretical, and historical components.


Social Studies

I am currently a Ph.D. student in Cultural Studies in the School of Arts & Humanities at Claremont Graduate University, which relies heavily on Social Studies, both in books and in the field. I have conducted my own research, and also used these studies for lessons as a Supplementary Instructor at California State University. I also have B.A. degrees in History and Psychology, which affect the field on a daily basis. I have specific expertise in race, gender, and national and group politics. Due to my study of this topic in higher education, I am able to look critically at the subject matter, as well as teach the practical, theoretical, and historical components.