Homework Help

Homework Help

5.0 (3)
2 hires on Lessons.com
1 employee
6 years in business

About this pro

Homework help in mostly Math, English, and History. I am a college student who is great with kids because I remember what it was like to struggle with homework myself. Not only am I passionate about helping other learn, I'm also patient and sociable.

Helping others is always something I have enjoyed. My sister always struggled from a young age to grasp the topics that I found easy to master, and that frustrated both of us. I know that anyone can learn anything, but most classrooms don't provide sufficient resources such as time and patience to properly help children thrive. I aim to help those kids out.

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Credentials

San Jose, CA 95117
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3 Reviews

5.0

  • Patricia Martinez (for my daughter Ella)

    My youngest daughter really benefited from her help. Marina was very helpful with homework and even watched both my kids on occasion. Great help in 5th and 6th grade subjects. Highly recommend Marina for your children. P.S. she helped us almost two years ago now but I was recently asked to give the review on this site. Hire her!

  • Elena Lamb

    I was asked to provide a review for Marina's tutoring from before she worked in an official capacity. She tutored both of my sons when they were in the 2nd and 7th grade. Marina was most helpful when it came to writing and reading in the English and Social Studies classes. She did help one of my songs with his math for a while which was helpful but they struggled mostly with their writing.

  • Karla Lant

    My daughter really loved working Marina! Her Pre-Algebra improved much from her help. She also was good at writing and my daughter wrote such a good essay for her English class. Marina now helps my daughter with her singing and acting as well. She has great stories from the Fringe and high school and college.



FAQs


What is your typical process for working with a new student?

Getting to know the student is essential. Everyone has different methods of learning, and pushing a student in the wrong way can do more harm than good. Generally, I will start by gaining an understanding of where the student is now and where they would like to end up. Sticking to a schedule can be quite helpful, but I'm quite adaptable to specific circumstances and open to trying any method that the student prefers.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I am a Political Science and Philosophy double major at Chapman University. I've always tested in the 98-99 percentile range for both Math and English.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

$20-$25 per hour depending on travel (if any)


How did you get started teaching?

I first volunteered to tutor middle school students when I was a high school sophomore at the Harker School in San Jose.


What types of students have you worked with?

I've worked with mostly elementary and middle school students. However, I have some experience with some high school students as well.


What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Patience in a tutor is key - regardless of the subject matter. Similarly, you need to find someone you can be comfortable with. Many kids will hold back and won't be completely honest about the topics they are confused or worried about if they don't feel like they can trust their tutor


Lessons offered

Math Tutors Algebra Tutors ACT Reading Tutors ACT English Tutors American Government Tutors American History Tutors American Literature Tutors Basic Math Tutors Elementary Math Tutors English Literature Tutors Essay Writing Tutors Grammar Lessons History Tutors Humanities Tutors Literature Tutors Reading Tutors Social Sciences Tutors Social Studies Tutors Spelling Tutors Study Skills Lessons