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Dennard tutors in Brooklyn, NY

Dennard D.

Private tutor in Brooklyn, NY

Education

Princeton University - Bachelors, English , Columbia University in the City of New York - Masters, Creative Writing

Experience

I attended Princeton University where I acquired my bachelor's degree in English. Currently, I am studying for my MFA at Columbia University. I did not always have a passion for learning. In fact, my love for learning started as a high school freshman where I finally had a teacher that showed me that learning could be fun and interesting. Thanks to that teacher, I began to express an interest in great books, and I even began to find some humor in the material I was reading.While I have had academic success, I have also had professional success. I have served as an editor for a number of popular magazines. Working as an editor has taught me that written communication is just as important as verbal communication. I strive to sharpen my skills day in and day out. As for my tutoring and teaching style, I believe in being patient and emphatic. I understand that each student faces his/her own difficulties. It is my responsibility to help them overcome these difficulties and blocks. I also understand that frustration is inevitable while learning new material or while learning complicated material. It is also my responsibility to teach my students in a way that they will not begin to feel stressed or overwhelmed. 

Availability

Weekdays at any time, Weekends at any time

Can Meet

Up to 30 minutes away at my regular hourly rate

Hobbies

Literature, Creative Writing, Film, Satire

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