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Vania C.

San Diego, CA

About Vania

I've always been attracted to the rewarding profession of teaching. I've been teaching for the last 20 years and it's been such a privilege to be a positive part of all my students' stories. As a result, I have built life-long, lasting connections with my students. My professional bio and education qualifications include:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

• Private and public Spanish Instructor
I teach beginning to advanced-level Spanish to persons of all ages. Books, media, dictionaries, age-appropriate games, and flash cards are the mat
erials used for instruction. Students are assessed with oral and written quizzes.

• A variety of certificates of training and teaching, in the realm of Overseas Language Instruction in English and Spanish, Teaching Orientations, and Evaluating.

*** Lesson Details ***
They will walk into a highly positive, friendly, warm environment with an instructor who is able to recognize immediately their instructional level and needs, and will be able to connect with them. They will experience immediate results and feed off of their success and be encouraged for future sessions.
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Phil L. April 1, 2013
Spanish
Verified Student
Vania is an excellent Spanish instructor

I've taken many Spanish lessons that have ranged from various software programs to personal tutors. Vania is great. She knows how to relate with each person in order to convey concepts. She's the best I have worked with.

She's also very accommodating, since I tend to change my schedule around a lot. She is always flexible to accommodate. Vania is simply great.
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Vania C.

Vania C.

San Diego, CA 92119
(1)
starting at
$40 / 30-min
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Natalie S.

San Diego, CA

I've worked with students 1 on 1 and in groups to help prep them for their AP Exams in the following subjects:
AP Exam Prep (AP World History, AP US History, AP European History, AP Psychology, and AP English)
*90% success rate for students passing their AP Exams

About Natalie

My teaching process is summed up in 3 words:
Engage. Encourage. Excel.

I ENGAGE my students with material that is interesting and purposeful.
I ENCOURAGE my students to work hard to achieve their educational goals.
I watch my students EXCEL and successfully and confidently reach their full potential.

I am a highly qualified English and writing teacher available to tutor students of all ages in all humanities-related subjects.

Specifically, I work with students who need assistance with:

-Beginner reading and writing skills
-High school reading comprehension and writing ski
lls
-High school and college research paper process
-Study and organizational skills
-AP Exam Prep (AP World History, AP US History, AP European History, AP Psychology, and AP English) *90% success rate for students passing their AP Exams
-College admissions process and college essay writing

My goal is to give students the tools and practice to improve upon their reading, writing, and study skills, so they can confidently and successfully excel on their own after working with me.

Background:
-BA in English Education at University of Delaware
-MA in English Literature at San Diego State University

Experience:
-12 years of tutoring with all ages and humanities-related subjects
-1 year as a high school English teacher
-2 years as a college-level writing tutor
-2 years as a college writing and literature professor

*** Lesson Details ***
Upon meeting a student for the first time, I typically discuss the following details with both the parent and student:
-What is the overall goal for the tutoring sessions? Does the student need daily or weekly sessions to achieve this goal?
-How does the student learn best? Is he/she an auditory, visual, or kinesthetic learner?
-Once I understand the overall goal and the process in which the student learns best, we will create a plan together for moving forward in a clear, manageable fashion
-Before each session begins, I create a list of objectives and a plan to complete them, so it's clear to the student what needs to get accomplished during each meeting.
In this way, everyone involved feels productive and successful!

*** Studio Equipment ***
I have no strict requirements for specific equipment that you must have for our sessions, however, below are a few suggestions:

In-person sessions: It's a good idea to have a work space set up that is away from distraction. Also, have all of your materials ready, so we don't waste any of your tutoring time getting books, paper, etc!

Online sessions: Strong WiFi connection, so you can easily access a Skype session. Also, it's ideal to set up your work space in a quiet setting and be prepared with attachments and exercises opened and/or completed that I've e-mailed to you prior to our session.

*** Specialties ***
While I have experience working with many students in all humanities-related subjects (English, History, Psychology, Women's Studies), I most often work with students who need help learning the writing process. I also spend a lot of time helping students navigate the college admissions process and writing their college admissions essays.

In addition, I spend a lot of time working with students who need help staying on track in their AP courses and prepping for their AP exams. I have a 90% success rate for students who pass their AP exams after working with me.
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Haley May 14, 2014
She was such a great help, and she helped me figure out who, what, when, where, and why for my topic. She asked just the perfect questions, and the perfect responses as well, to make things click. Thanks!! I will come to you guys when I need any extra help or push in writing!
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Xochitl May 14, 2014
It's a great class, Natalie shared with me her advice and also useful documents, platforms etc.
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Malvina March 6, 2014
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Natalie is a great teacher! She gave me all the support. EXCELLENT! Really awesome, I do recommend!
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Natalie S.

San Diego, CA 92109
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starting at
$25 / 30-min
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Judith Z.

San Diego, CA

About Judith

Hello my name is Judith Z.
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Blake Z. August 24, 2014
Spanish · In home
Verified Student
Judy is a very patient and passionate teacher. I have very little Spanish experience, and she took my skill level as well as my own personal requests regarding the lessons into account. It was easy to tell that she has years of experience backing her and was a pleasure as soon as the first lesson began. Should my time open up again, I will definitely try and get in contact her.. assuming she isn't swamped with students then!
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Judith Z.

Judith Z.

San Diego, CA 92104
(1)
starting at
$20 / 30-min
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Desiree W.

San Diego, CA

About Desiree

I am a certified Elementary teacher and have taught third grade for 4 years. I have taught in internships in 4th grade and Kindergarten as well. Although my certification is in Elementary Education, I am able to tutor older students. Math is especially my strong area, and am great in Algebra if help is needed in that area.
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Desiree W.

Desiree W.

San Diego, CA 92107
starting at
$45 / 45-min
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Noora C.

Spring Valley, CA

It is very important to learn how to practice for a test. there are many things I can teach within this subject.

About Noora

I am a second-degree black belt in a classically lifestyle-oriented martial art system. I will receive my third-degree black belt and full sensei-ship this year. I've trained continuously since I was six. I've been teaching and leading for five years, practicing communication, lead-by-example leadership, and class organization.
I have been playing soccer for over twelve years and demonstrate a high level of playing ability
Currently a student at San Diego State University, majoring in Kinesiology.
It is my goal to help and teach students, I promise to give my one hundred percent and bring
a positive attitude.
I am experienced, responsible and cooperative. Not only will my students learn a lot, but I will make sure it will be a fun experience as well!
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Jimmy R. March 12, 2015
Self Defense · In studio
Noora was my coach in self-defense. She helped me master techniques that made me confident in the level of martial arts. Really friendly, caring and passionate about her teaching. I really liked her positive attitude and how knowledgeable she was!
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sam T. March 12, 2015
Study Skills · In studio
Great tutor, not only did she work with my daughter on how to study but also provided ways of getting better test grades. She is very professional and I loved her teaching abilities.
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terry C. March 12, 2015
Reading · In studio
Noora was an excellent tutor! Very friendly, kind and smart. She worked with my seven-year-old son on the basics of math, reading and writing. She came to sessions very prepared and brought something new to each every time. I definitely saw improvement in my son's learning.
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Noora C.

Spring Valley, CA 91977
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$20 / 30-min

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