Looking for a study skills tutor near you? Finding that you or your child is struggling in school and think that a study skills tutor might help? Perhaps your child is smart, but isn’t applying himself. Maybe he finishes his assignments, but forgets to hand them in. Sound familiar? This is where a study skills tutor who is trained to understand the frustration can cut through the clutter and make learning fun and easy again.
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Avigayil K. Ashburn VA.
Humanities Tutor with a focus on English and Writing.
I am a writer and linguist. I am from an international family and I am trilingual. This means I speak and write in three languages, English, Italian, and Hebrew. I focus on helping students with clarity of thought and precision in all forms of writing/communication. I also focus on helping students develop confidence in their independent learning. I am an expert in English literature which is a multi-faceted area: beyond reading, writing, and poetry, it covers world history, philosophy, psych... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Study Skills, Writing, English, Literature, Italian
Jessica H. Aldie VA.
Experienced Teacher and Tutor
I passionately love tutoring and would love to help you! I have taught and tutored various subjects for about nine years now. I am currently working on my Master of Education with a concentration in Mathematics at GMU. I have completed all the requirements to be eligible for my teaching license, yet will not officially apply for it until I complete my Master's degree in May 2020. See my profile for all the subjects I am able to teach. Please do not hesitate to reach out! it would be an hono... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Grammar, Geometry, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Study Skills, Music Theory
Sabrina G. Reston VA.
Phi Beta Kappa Teacher, Scientific Researcher, and Oceanographer
I am a licensed teacher with extensive experience in academia and scientific research. I am currently tutoring students in 33 different subjects with the possibility for more! New students and diverse subject matters power my love for teaching. Academic Background & Qualifications: I graduated from Mount Holyoke College at the top of my class with a triple major in biology, English, and education and varsity letter in swimming. I have experience teaching ages 2-60 year-old students. I have c... Read more
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, American History, Biology, Chemistry, Vocabulary, Grammar, Microsoft Excel
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
Emily B. Leesburg VA.
Experienced Special Education and English Certified Teacher
I've been a special education teacher for 18 years and am also certified in English. I have worked primarily at the high school level, but have experience tutoring middle school students. Helping students get organized, whether it's with their materials or in their writing, is one of my strengths as a teacher. I enjoy working with students on a 1:1 basis because it provides the student more opportunities to learn at their own pace which will then lead to mastery of the skill or content. ... Read more
Phonics, Study Skills, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Maria L. Herndon VA.
College Professor for Essay Writing and Reading/Writing Test Prep
I have worked as a college professor in communication for over 20 years. This includes a lot of experience with people challenged by reading and writing. I can make the process more pleasant for those who don't naturally embrace writing, and I can help all writers polish their work and show real improvement. I also teach oral communication and tutor public speaking and interpersonal communication. We can work on a range of writing skills including grammar, organization, style: whatever a stu... Read more
Grammar, Writing, English, ESL/ESOL, Proofreading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, ACT Reading
Vanessa M. Ashburn VA.
Spanish (from Spain) all ages, goals // Executive function, ADHD Coach
I was born in Madrid, Spain. I am trilingual, in Spanish, English and German. I left Spain for my last year of college and went to Germany on an Erasmus scholarship to then graduate in tourism management. I liked the experience so much that I ended up living and working there! Years later I moved to the US. I have always loved tutoring and teaching, I have been teaching since I was in college, in Madrid, and also in Germany when I lived there. I have tutored privately but also at a school. I... Read more
Grammar, Spanish, Study Skills, ESL/ESOL, Elementary (K-6th)
Kelly C. Herndon VA.
Elementary Math is my specialty!
Hi! My name is Kelly and I'd love to help your child succeed in the subject of math. I have been teaching for 30 years and have a knack for explaining concepts in "plain English" so students can understand. I, myself, am a visual learner so I love to teach with manipulatives and real-life, hands-on materials. I homeschooled both my daughters and my oldest one is now a teacher herself! I taught many math classes in homeschool co-ops but before that I taught kindergarten and, later, 5th and 6... Read more
Vocabulary, Grammar, Prealgebra, Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Spelling, Elementary Math
- Study skills course for high school students
- Middle school study skills class
- College study skills course material
- Online study skills course or at home study skills tutoring
Here are some areas where our study skills tutors are able to assist a student:
- If struggling across the board in all subjects.
- Struggling in a specific subject
- Students that are highly social and extremely busy.
- Stressed out, disorganized, and procrastinating students.
- Athletes or performers who juggle school with road trips and practices and sometimes it’s overwhelming.
- Students with ADD/ADHD or a learning disability.
- Average B’s or C’s and who are looking to bump it up a level.
- High-achievers, honor students, or perfectionists that want to keep it up.
- Students struggling through a transition year such as to middle or high school.
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