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One-on-One Personalized Tutoring   

Class Overview

Middle school or high school students, are you looking for one-on-one personalized tutoring in math or writing? Our personalized tutoring sessions will help your virtual schoolwork feel more manageable.

You get to choose how you want to approach your schoolwork in your tutoring sessions. The instructor will make the arrangements with you to personalize and tailor your sessions to your needs after you enroll. You get to decide how often and how long to meet with your tutor in one-hour increments.

We offer four-hour blocks at a time as a package. You have to use all of your sessions by Friday, June 18, 2021, since the sessions are enrolled on a quarterly basis.

Personalized tutoring is designed to support you as a student. During your tutoring sessions, you will have dedicated time to focus on your studies with the full attention of an experienced educator. They will help you feel more successful and you can also work on improving your study skills so you can feel more successful on an ongoing basis.

All sessions are offered in real-time online through videoconferencing. High-speed internet connection, and a personal device with webcam and microphone are required for attending the class. After registration, your instructor will contact you to arrange the meeting date and time.

Learn About Your Instrucotrs

Writing Instructor: Kasumi Yamashita

Kasumi is our writing instructor. She is Japanese American and was raised bilingual in New York City. She graduated from New York University and studied abroad in Spain, Brazil, and Japan. She pursued graduate studies in International Relations and Cultural Anthropology at Harvard University.

Currently, Kasumi is an online Instructor at the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) and teaches in the Interpretation and Translation Program at Bellevue College. She interprets for King County Superior Court and the University of Washington, and engages in historical research and translation projects for the Japanese American community.

Kasumi enjoys exploring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) issues with her students and empowers them by encouraging self-expression through language, writing, and artistic endeavors. She offers guidance to students interested in studying abroad and mentors high school students with their college application essays.

Math Instructor: Naila Husain

Nalia is our math instructor. She holds an impressive resume in instruction having taught math and science at the middle school level as well as SAT, ACT, Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, and Physics at the High School level. In addition, she founded and operated a private tutoring service for over 10 years prior to moving to the Pacific Northwest. Her passion for education is only surpassed by her empathy for student teacher interactions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Make your virtual classroom learning more manageable 
  • Improve your studying skills
  • Feel more comfortable and confident in the subject area (math and/or writing)

Who Should Take This Class?

  • Students in middle school through high school who needs help with writing
  • Students in middle school through high school who needs help with math


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