Phoebe B.


Phoebe B.

Tutor

Portland, OR 97214

Will travel 20 miles

$40 per hour.

5.0 2 ratings

Creative and Experienced Tutor Focusing on Test Prep and Reading

I graduated from Bennington College in 2015 with a BA in Literature, and have spent most of the time since either tutoring or teaching. My first experiences teaching and tutoring actually took place when I was still a student myself, and I always relish the opportunity to help someone understand the subject matter at hand. I take a creative and compassionate approach to tutoring as well as teaching, but still keep in mind the importance of the end result. I aim to demystify standardized tests... [more]


Vocabulary


Grammar


Reading


Writing


English


Literature


GRE


Proofreading


SAT Reading


PSAT


Spelling


Elementary Math


Elementary Science


Study Skills

As part of my tutoring and teaching experiences, I have worked with students to improve their study and organizational skills, so I would be happy to help students with this process and feel confident that I could do so effectively. I have a number of tips and tricks but like to base most of my advice on the student's own learning style, which I find produces better long-term results.


Handwriting

Since I've worked with a number of elementary school students, I am familiar with the handwriting issues younger students encounter and understand the ways in which bad handwriting can hold a student back. I also understand the frustration inherent in the situation. I'm willing and able to help students who are struggling with this subject, either on its own or in concert with other academic challenges.