Accomodating different learning styles

31-Oct-2017 11:29

One-on-one education has the power to transform a student.It teaches personal accountability, self-reflection, and the benefits of intentional practice, helping young people to grow as students, but also as young adults who will go into the world armed with the skills and the desire necessary to be lifelong learners, leaders, and teachers.Erin took the Praxis exam while violently ill and once commuted three hours to Atlanta to take the GRE on Christmas Eve…so she knows something about the pathos & pitfalls of standardized testing.As tutors, we are committed to each and every one of our student’s academic success.As guides, mentors, and advocates, we are committed to fostering a love of learning and an appreciation of hard, thoughtful work.Open Door Education is dedicated to providing exceptional one-on-one educational enrichment and support.

Erin studied Secondary Education at the Johns Hopkins University and Literature at the American University; she has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English.

My job, therefore, is not only to provide information about these tests– to teach their content– but to do so in a way that inculcates a sense of assurance and order.

From humble beginnings (helping his younger sisters with their math homework), Matt’s tutoring career quickly blossomed in 2005 when he began tutoring students in math, history and writing in his hometown of Acton, Massachusetts.

Since then, he has worked as a private tutor and classroom instructor for various subjects, teaching a 6-month ESL program for high school students in Mexico and, more recently, an SAT/ACT prep course for under-served kids in DC’s For Love of Children program.

Matt now works full-time as an academic and test prep tutor, helping students in the following areas: SAT/ACT/GRE, Math, US History, Writing, Biology and Chemistry.Matt graduated from Williams College in 2004 and earned a Master’s of International Studies at Johns Hopkins in 2010.

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