Patience E.

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Experienced Economics Tutor

When teaching Economics, my student evaluations of teaching techniques have all been extremely favorable. I attempt to bring real world experiences and learning techniques to the table to facilitate the learning experience for my students.

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Prepclass Tutor Since: April 2016

My name Patience. I am a graduate of Economics from Madonna University Okija.

Having six years experience teaching Mathematics and Economics, my teaching style is heavily dictated by my student.

My first lesson is all about discovering what type of learner they are. We’ll also talk about their interests and goals. This seemingly innocuous conversation often holds the key to motivating them towards success.

To me, learning is always best done actively. I’ve personally never learned much by being talked at so that's not how i teach. I ask lots of questions and expect a good level of engagement during a session.

I also believe that at the heart of even the trickiest problems is a series of simple solutions. I aim to make those simple solutions clear and to help my students to think clearly and effective for themselves.

Above all, learning doesn't happen very well if a student isn’t engaged. I’m good at helping my students become interested in what they're studying and, even if it takes a little while, it's more than worth it.


Experience
  • Graduate teacher training
    Jan 2018 - Apr 2018

    Meadowhall graduate teacher training programme

    Application of the Nigerian British curriculum to suit the various learning style of every child

  • Mathematics and Economics Tutor
    Jun 2016 - Present

    Prepclass Ng Ltd

    My initial approach is to develop a solid relationship with my students in order to discover their learning techniques, interests, strengths and weaknesses and provide them with specific support and guidance. The benefit of private tutoring is it allows me to provide tailor made lessons and strategies to students that can directly address any areas of lower confidence and bolster areas of strength and capability

Education
  • B.Sc Economics
    Oct 2010 - Aug 2014

    Madonna University, Okija