The sub-plan of my Master's degree was writing practicum. I have tutored in the writing center at Univ. of Houston – Clear Lake. My students ranged from undergrads to students seeking their PhD. I have tutored at San Jacinto college campuses. My students at these locations ranged from remedial to on-level and covered several class disciplines.
I have worked as a teaching assistant to a PhD candidate. I proofread his papers for spelling, grammar, and documentation prior to submission for publication.
This year I have acquired training to work with ESL students. At my current job I work with ESL students to boost their proficiency in the writing of English language essays, as well as to interpret English language texts.
Master of Arts - Literature, Bachelor of Arts - History
Subjects of Expertise
Writing, Reading, Vocabulary, U.S. History, World History
The first stumbling block a student encounters in the written composition section of the English I STAAR test is the prompt. The prompt appears so general, but is in fact quite specific. Without a proper understanding of what is asked for, students often come up short on this section of the test. A box containing…