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Jennifer tutors in Philadelphia, PA

Jennifer E.

Private tutor in Philadelphia, PA

Education

Haverford College - Bachelors, English Literature , Harvard Graduate School of Education - Masters, Teaching and Learning

Experience

I graduated from Harvard University with a degree in education. I spent eleven years teaching high school English. As a teacher, I learned that every student learns differently. While teaching to groups and classrooms, I provide tactile, auditory, and verbal demonstrations for each concept to appeal to all learning styles. In one-on-one education, I work independently to learn the student's personality, skills, interests, goals, and motivations. I base my sessions around the idea that education is the key to understanding the world. I encourage students to develop solid communication skills to ensure that they can aptly express their thoughts and ideas. Whether I am teaching about the Spanish Civil War or preparing a student for their ACT, I encourage each student to make real life connections to the material. I enjoy tutoring English to students, whether they are in elementary school or college. I can teach a child to read, while passing on a love of literature. I know valuable essay editing strategies that can cut down on a student's editing time while improving their score. When not tutoring and teaching, I enjoy playing the violin, writing, and reading. I often go running. I love to make soup and frequently try out new recipes.

Availability

Weekdays at any time, Weekends at any time

Can Meet

Up to 30 minutes away at my regular hourly rate

Hobbies

Reading and writing, of course. Also amateur running, violin playing, and soup making. Expert car singing and overthinking. I'm passionate about noun clauses.

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