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Jenny is the best! She worked with my son to get him through a few years of Math. Jenny was the perfect combination of knowledge and encouragement to my son. She was great at leading him to understand the concept and had a sweet disposition and personality working with him. He would not let me get any other tutor besides Jenny . . . a true complement coming from a 13 year old boy! She is responsible and always showed up on time. She is certified in so many things that I am certain there will be a need for her again in the near future for our family. Highly, highly recommend.Sep 15, 2016Learning With Jenny's reply
Thank you for your sweet review, Renee. I enjoyed working with your son and would welcome the opportunity to work with him again anytime.
Jenny has tutored my son in math and writing and has increased his confidence and advanced his skills in these areas, and has engaged with him on a level that has kept him interested and his attitude positive. She has helped us tremendously, I highly recommend her!!!Sep 15, 2016Learning With Jenny's reply
Thank you for your feedback, Julie. It was my pleasure to tutor your 5th-grade son in math and writing. Happy to have helped.
Response to decision to go a different route for tutoring was rude.Oct 3, 2019VerifiedLearning With Jenny's reply
LeaAnn, I’m sorry you misunderstood my response. I believe it was polite, thanking you twice, & telling you to take care.
An extremely competent teacher--and very encouraging to my son. He's done much better in math since we've started working with her.Jan 4, 2017VerifiedLearning With Jenny's reply
Thank you, Rich. I'm thrilled that your son is improving in math and that he's made great strides in his confidence level as well.
My daughter is finally excited about learning math, never thought it would be possible thank you!!!Feb 27, 2017VerifiedLearning With Jenny's reply
Thank you, Joyce. This means a lot to me. It is so rewarding to see your 8th grader blossom and enjoy math.
License Type: Multiple Subject Teaching Credential (CA)
License Type: Single Subject Teaching Credential (CA)
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?Please inquire about this, and I'll be happy to share my current rates with you. I offer a tutoring package for test prep students to give you more bang for your buck. I also have a referral program, so be sure to ask about this, as well.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I typically start with a phone consultation; this is when I learn about my new student's educational journey. I learn about any special needs and what my new client is looking for in a tutor. I am passionate about what I do, so I'm always excited to discuss all that I have to offer my students. When I meet with my student for the first time, I strike up rapport with him/her. I assess his/her skills to see just where s/he is. Then, I line up some lessons with which to supplement once school work is complete. I re-assess regularly to document measurable improvement and to drive my instruction. I build trust with my students, and they wind up feeling relaxed and confident in their abilities, which leads to a growth mindset. This mindset is open to learning, which enhances their experience with me. I'm often told that although math is difficult to understand in the classroom setting with their regular math teachers, it is easy to understand when I teach it to them.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have earned a multiple-subject teaching credential, a single-subject teaching credential in English, and a studio teaching license all in California. I have taught and tutored multiple grade levels over the past fifteen years. I was initially trained formally to tutor for college entrance exams (SAT & ACT) over ten years ago. The tests have changed a couple of times through the years, but I keep abreast of all changes and tutor my students for the current tests at all times. I've invested my time and sometimes my own money in training for the following professional development programs and positions: America Reads tutor; AVID tutor; Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) International children's leader; teacher, private tutor, and essay grader for college entrance exams; brain-based learning through Quantum Learning Network; Common Core Math for Elementary Teachers at the San Diego County Office of Education; three-day training to become a certified instructor of Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction (EBLI); eLearning Strategies Symposium, and much more.