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Amanda J.
Amanda J.  
Reading & Language Arts Instructor
 
Chicago, Illinois     Age 27     Female
Specialties:  Grammar, Technical Writing, Persuasive Writing, Informative Writing, Descriptive Writing, Poetry, World Literature, English Literature, Reading Comprehension, Reading Fluency, Developmental Reading, Critical Reading & Thinking, Reading & Writing, Literature, Study Skills/Test Prep, American Literature, Research Paper Writing, Science Fiction, Current Fiction, Fantasy, Remedial Reading, Writing, Essay Writing, Phonics, Proofreading
"I graduated in ELA from Purdue University in 2010. While there, I had the opportunity to work with a wonderful collection of professors and peers that challenged me to become the passionate and knowledgeable educator that I am today. I studied literature and creative writing with an emphasis on world literature and fiction writing, while also adept at curriculum planning, assessment, grammar, and composition.

Every child has a right to a solid education, but parents face a difficult decision as class sizes grow and teacher salaries drop. It is my intent to provide you and your child the same level of commitment and professionalism that you would find in a classroom, but with the added benefit of one-on-one instruction.

I believe in collaborative learning, the Socratic method, and active engagement; I believe in allowing students choice and helping students find the intrinsic motivation they need to be successful students and citizens."
0.3 years total experience    0.3 years teaching experience
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Experience Highlights
Certified in English/Language Arts through Purdue University
Specialized in world literature and creative writing
Qualified to teach/tutor 5th-12th grade
Extensive experience in theater/directing
Competent in fine arts/design
Education
Purdue University
Years Attended: 2006 - 2010
Graduated: Yes
Certifications / Licenses
English/Language Arts IP License, Secondary, Indiana
ELA IP License, Secondary, IL (Pending)
Professional Affiliations
NCTE (National Council of Teacher's of English)
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English
I provide group lessons
What I Charge (per student)
$20.00 for 1 hour
  Note: Prices are negotiable.
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