Tutoring experience with students of all ages.
The Long Night Against Procrastination! - As a Writing Center Tutor, one of the things I've participated in every year, twice a year, is Waldorf College's Long Night Against Procrastination--a day when students, faculty, and staff stay up in the library until 2AM and study, get tutored, talk to teachers, listen to music, color, and eat cake, popcorn, and of course, pizza rolls.
The Life of a Writing Tutor - It goes like this...you're waiting for students to come in. Then all of a sudden they all come in, one by one, but like a herd of elephants lined up at the door. You're excited, but you start sweating. How am I going to help all these students in one night?!
So…What Does a Writing Center Tutor Do? - I've been working in the Writing Center for going on five years now. The job has been filled with opportunities that have showed me how individuals learn, as well as taught me ways of adapting my teaching to fit each student's unique differences.
And We’re Off! The Start of Summer Reading Tutoring - This summer I'm working with a seventh-grade girl on her reading, comprehension, literacy, and spelling. One of the first things I noticed about her was her energy! She was excited to be there with me, and I could tell she loved reading, she was just struggling.
Reading & Writing Tutoring – Forest City Middle School: Spring 2014 - These are some pictures taken during my clinical experience at Forest City Middle School.
English/Reading Tutoring in Forest City Middle School - In the Spring of 2014, I volunteered as an English/Reading tutor in Forest City Middle School in Forest City, Iowa. This was what I chose as my service learning project; I felt that it would not only benefit the community, but also my future teaching career. I was able to work with several different students: […]
Becoming a Writing Center Tutor - Flash forward to the Spring of my freshman year: an opportunity comes up. I can take a class in Writing Tutoring/Student Tutoring. I jump on it! The class was focused on techniques of teaching students, ways to engage in a one-on-one setting, how to help students with writing in all of its processes and forms.