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Essay Writing for social studies, geography, & anthropology

This class is geared toward high school and college students looking to become masters in the art of the essay. The focus is to bring students through the entire arc of essay writing from a critical analysis of texts, conceiving an original question, organizing the essay, and becoming your own editor. You will learn a variety of techniques to counter writer's block, ease essay anxiety, and become a critical thinker.

You will learn:
- vocabulary
-grammar
-sentence and essay structure
-style
-citations
-transitions

As a published writer and a graduated masters student from the London School of Economics I have experience in a variety of writing styles including reporting, thought pieces, academic, and creative writing. Ultimately, In this course I will support students in organizing their thoughts as they develop their own set of techniques to become confident writers.

Extra information

Please have a laptop or writing materials ready. It would be helpful to know if the student needs help writing an essay for school or if they need me to craft an entire assignment. All of the above is possible.

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:

Age:

Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)

Student level:

Intermediate
Advanced

Duration:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

I am a graduating masters student completing the Human Geography and Urban Studies program at the London School of Economics. As a published writer I have a background in journalism, academic, investigative, and creative writing. With an academic background in human geography as well as anthropology I am well equipped to support students in english, geography and history. I also have an undergraduate degree in French Studies and spent a semester interning at the non-profit organization SOS Racisme in Paris, France.

One on one tutoring and teacher attention has been an essential component of my academic journey. My own struggles have inspired my approach to tutoring as I use a scaffolding approach to distill larger concepts into more manageable pieces. I am particularly influenced by my high school's pedagogy to support students to "learn how to think"; to support students in finding their own unique ways of approaching a subject and to foster critical thinking skills.

Education

I attended the London School of Economics, Msc Human Geography and Urban studies program from 2018-2019, and will officially graduate this fall. Before that I attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT USA where I earned an honors degree in Anthropology & French Studies (GPA: 3.54).

Experience / Qualifications

-published writer
-math tutor for year 2 students
-substitute teacher Pre-K
-after school teacher kindergarten
-peer mentor for undergraduate students studying social sciences
This class is designed for students from kindergarten through year 5 who find the fundamentals of math difficult to understand. Around year two, students begin to make the jump from learning to count to actually making numbers. This course will help students navigate this jump as we will understand how numbers are composed and how they grow. We will identify patterns, breaking numbers apart and reassembling them in new configurations. This course is designed to slow down the learning process and use play to understand the inner-workings of math. Conceptual math moves away from memorization and instead engages the ideas behind addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division so that the student can forge and deeper and longer lasting connection to arithmetic.

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  • 1 repeat student
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