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Amethyst W.


Long Beach, CA 90802


Member since:12/2011

I am a Certified Teacher

Rates from $30 to $70

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  • Group

Will travel up to 10 miles

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About Me

Experience Summary

I have always been passionate about education and while still in school, I worked with America Reads, with a youth music program, as a private tutor, and as a creative writing TA. After graduating summa cum laude with a BA in English, I earned an MA in Education and a Teaching Credential. I then worked as a classroom teacher, teaching English and foundational mathematics. After being laid-off, I have worked as a writing and editing consultant for graduate students, continued my private tutoring practice with learners in elementary and high school, and volunteered to help design a literacy support program for economically disadvantaged youth.

Teaching Style

I believe that all learners are capable of high achievement if they receive appropriate support, and with a recent Master's Degree in Education, I am well-versed in current best practices. I have a student-centered approach that involves assessing student needs, interests, and learning style and developing learning activities and approaches to assigned material based on this information. I believe that learning should be fun and lifelong learners are made when students enjoy learning. Though I am very focused on using tutoring time productively, I also find ways of making learning fun and meaningful.


Type Level Year Title Issued By
Degree Masters 2008 Education University of California, Santa ...
Certification Teaching Credential 2008 English University of California, Santa ...
Degree Bachelors 2007 English, minr in music San Francisco State University

Subject Commentary

All Subjects I Tutor

  • Algebra I
  • Basic Learning Skills
  • Composition
  • Computer
  • Continuing Education
  • Creative Writing
  • Drama
  • Drawing
  • Earth Science
  • Elementary
  • Elementary Math
  • Elementary Phonics
  • Elementary Science
  • Elementary Social Studies
  • English ESOL
  • GED
  • Geography
  • Grammar
  • Homework Help
  • Life Science
  • Literature
  • Math
  • Musical
  • Painting
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Poetry
  • Pre-Algebra
  • Reading
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Resume Writing
  • Sculpting
  • Shakespeare
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish
  • Special Education
  • Spelling
  • Study Skills
  • Testing Skills
  • Testing Strategies
  • Vocals
  • Writing
  • Writing Skills