I taught composition and literature at the college level for eleven years, at the high school level for two years. I have had a life long fascination with grammar and with writing. I know more about the sentence, the paragraph, and the structure of whole compositions than you will need to learn. I do not have to make these subjects interesting; they are already interesting, and I have been able over the years to make many students see this. In tutoring, I take a conversational approach, t... [more]
I have a BA and an MA in English Education. I taught for two years in a high school and ten years at the college level. When I was in high school, a placement test in reading put me at the 100 percentile rank, which is very rare since the tests are designed to sort. More importantly, I have the patience and quality of attention to ascertain a student's level of skill and begin there.
My degrees, BA and MA, are from Vanderbilt. I taught English at the college level for ten years, and at the high school level for two. My writing has been published many times.