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Christina S. Sterling VA.
Humanities Teacher: 4th Grade through Adult
My teacher handed me the Iliad when I was fourteen, and I hated it. Eight years and two full tours of the Great Books later, I had learned to like the Western Canon but not how to understand or study it. I still felt like a person at a feast with a stuffy nose. Then I got hired to write Literature class plans and suddenly there was no more "try." What happened next was stranger than fiction, but that's a story I'll save for later. For now, can you relate to my experience? Maybe they kee... Read more
American History, Vocabulary, Grammar, European History, Reading, Writing, Geography, English
Fatima S. Herndon VA.
Experienced teacher passionate about arts & literature!
Hi everyone! Thank you so much for your interest in my profile. My name is Fatima ? I love arts, poetry and working with young people. I have a Masters in Arts Education from Harvard and two years experience teaching middle school and high school age students at museums and nonprofits. I?ve also spent time with younger children as a baby sitter, and I?m trained as a birth doula and super excited about early childhood education. I love nurturing and supporting an interest in poetry, art his... Read more
French, Reading, Writing, Literature, Art History
Jacqueline R. Sterling VA.
Dynamic tutor for children & adults w/extensive online experience
I am a dynamic, certified special education teacher, senior instructor, and curriculum developer who has owned my own training business since 2008. I completed my MBA as a summa cum laude with a GPA of 3.93 and I simply have a life-long love for learning. I have my state teaching certification as a Special Education teacher and am currently completing my (second) Master's degree in education, and my Doctorate in Business Administration. I have extensive professional experience teaching onli... Read more
Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Reading, Writing, ESL/ESOL, Literature, Proofreading
David S. Ashburn VA.
English, ESL, Spanish, reading, and writing tutor
I have taught hundreds of students in both group and individual settings. In these classes, I have helped students improve their understanding of English, Spanish, math, the SAT, and the ACT. I first started tutoring as a teenager helping my parents with the students struggling in the classes they taught. Through college, I tutored fellow classmates to passing grades in both English and Spanish. To this day, I continue on that course as a tutor and a full-time ESL professor at a privat... Read more
Algebra 1, Vocabulary, Grammar, Prealgebra, Reading, Spanish, Writing, English
Nathan V. Leesburg VA.
Love to learn? Me too!
As someone who spent a lot of time as a student after high school I know what it takes to succeed in academic life after high school. I graduated magna cum laude from undergrad and have a master's degree and a law degree. I have been practicing law for 11 years and I am looking to help others get where they want to go academically in the way that others helped me in the same way. I have taught at the University of Virginia School of law from 2005-2015, I have tutored undergraduate students... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Writing, Literature, Proofreading
Lisa P. Ashburn VA.
Experienced Tutor (MA degree) for French, English & GED Prep
Hello! My name is Lisa and I am excited about the possibility of becoming your tutor! I graduated from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor in 1996 with a BA in French. While an undergraduate, I studied at the Universite de Provence (France) for one year. I consider myself conversationally fluent in French. I hold a Master's degree in International Affairs from George Washington University. The focus of my degree is Education for Disadvantaged Youth. Professional Background: After rec... Read more
Vocabulary, French, Reading, English, Literature, Study Skills
Amie B. Poolesville MD.
Patient, friendly, experienced
I figured out a long time ago that a good teacher makes all the difference in learning. The teachers that made the subject enjoyable, and were really interested in making sure I understood the material, were the most effective. As a longtime K-12 homeschool instructor, I have always guided my students to a strong foundation in math, science, and language arts. With individual instruction, I have the opportunity to really engage a student's interest before providing a chance for them to pra... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Prealgebra, Reading, Writing, English, Literature, Proofreading
Tiffany L. Herndon VA.
Easy to Understand Science and Math Tutor
Specializing in calculus and chemistry! I listen to my students, observe their learning style as they explaining what they do understand, then utilize their own learning style as I help to untangle their problem-spots. Together, we reveal creative solutions to complex problems. We learn how to translate word problems into mathematical instructions and see difficult processes in new light. One by one, obstacles to comprehension are bridged, dissolved, or demolished as my students are educated,... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Biology, Calculus, Chemistry, Vocabulary, Grammar, Geometry
Hadjer B. Sterling VA.
A passion for Arabic, French, and ESL/ESOL
I believe that there is nothing more rewarding than making my students love to learn and being part of their success. I love teaching, and I find that helping my students to always do their best and go over their limits are the best path to accomplishment. I was an assistant teacher at the University of Law and Political Sciences in Algeria. I spent three years in France studying for my Master's in Political Science, and I came to the U.S. where I am pursuing an Associates degree in Internati... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, French, Reading, Writing, Literature, World History, Proofreading
Shannon P. Chantilly VA.
Elementary ed., writing, reading
I have 20 years of award-winning teaching experience and specialize in teaching struggling readers to decode, comprehend, and appreciate literature. I take education very seriously, both professionally and personally. I graduated Summa Cum Laude from my Master's program and currently hold a 4.0 average in my doctoral program. I am organized, efficient, and able to match the needs of the learner to a strategy that works. I began tutoring college athletes while pursuing my undergraduate degree ... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Writing, Literature, Spelling, Elementary Science, Elementary (K-6th)