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Lauren W.

Private tutor in Wellesley, MA


Senior Wellesley College student double-majoring in Peace and Justice Studies and English. My Peace and Justice Studies concentration is in Urban Educational Inequities and Humanizing Educational Methods. I am particularly interested in early literacy programs, school-community partnerships, critical alternatives to reform, youth community organizing, and youth interfaith work. In English, I focus on American poetry, diasporic writing, and literary representations of race, class, and gender.


SAT total score 2060. SAT Writing score, 770. I have tutored students K-12 in humanities and social sciences, and have tutored students K-5 in reading, writing, math, and social studies. I have full-time work experience as a counselor at a therapeutic summer camp for children with Aspbeger's, mood disorders, ADD, ADHD, and behavioral issues. In addition to camp counselor duties, I wrote seven lengthy reports for the children's parents and schools about their progress. I work with a student-run Wellesley College organization that volunteers in Boston elementary schools and at several Boston after school programs. I spent May-August 2013 as an interdisciplinary curriculum developer and a full time art, peace, and justice teaching specialist for kids ages 6-15 at a St. Stephen's Youth Programs camp in Boston. I've taken a variety of courses in the Education department at Wellesley, including a graduate level course offered at the undergraduate level at Wellesley College in Child Literacy and the Teaching of Reading. This course has provided me with the skills I need to aid English speaking students and English language learners in aspects of reading comprehension. I did a cooperative teaching placement at a Wellesley elementary school as part of this course, and received excellent marks. I'm well-versed in working with children to improve their social, emotional, personal, and intellectual growth. I love helping students make gains in school and standardized testing, feel good about themselves, and take pride in their successes. I am a very compassionate and patient person, and I know students are capable of so much more than they believe. I know how to push students in a way that builds their confidence, their skill-sets, and their critical thinking skills. I help students get positive results. Current and Past Work Experience: -St. Stephen's Youth Programs, Interdisciplinary Curriculum Developer and Art, Peace, and Justice teaching specialist, summer 2013 -Student Caller at the Wellesley College Phonathon fundraising program, March 2011-March 2013 -Counselor at Camp Triumph, summer 2012 -Massachusetts State House Legislative Intern, summer 2011 -Party Planner and Hostess at a commercial farm, summer 2010 -nearly a decade of part-time babysitting experience


Sunday at any time, Saturday at any time, Wednesday after 1PM, Friday in the morning

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I love working with kids, helping people work through their problems, spending time with my wonderful friends, reading, writing poetry, making art, and exploring cities. Civic engagement is very important to me. When I was younger, I loved to ride horses and compete in equestrian sports!

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