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Tutor profile: Laura D.

Laura D.
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About Laura

About Laura
Hi! My name is Laura Doherty, I am a senior at Boston University studying speech, language, and hearing sciences with a minor in Spanish. I love to help students reach their goals and find success. I have over 5 years experience working as a tutor!

Teaching Experience

Teaching Experience
I have worked as an assistant preschool teacher for 3 years, where I learned how to effectively engage and educate the youngest population. I also worked in an elementary/middle school for a year as an academic tutor on topics such as math, reading, Spanish, and writing. I am currently an online Spanish tutor for a 2nd grade student.
Boston University
Speech and Hearing Science
Bachelor's Degree
2017 - 2021

Work Experience

Work Experience
Boston Book Building Camp, Assistant Teacher
2019 - 2019
•Collaborated with head teacher on teaching components of a narrative •Supervised with 20 kindergarten aged children •Facilitated reading and writing activities •Encouraged creativity and imagination from kindergartners
Applewood Learning Center, Assistant Teacher
2017 - 2019
•Taught children aged 6 months to 5 years. •Monitored and ensured safety and well-being of up to 20 children at one time. •Fostered development of social, emotional, language, motor, and cognitive skills. •Facilitated conflict resolution between children. •Cleaning duties included; washing and sterilized dishes, laundry, and vacuuming. •Preparing simple meals and snacks. •Special duties have included: constructing and spray painting four child sized picnic tables and organizing and labeling school’s library.
Boston University Initiative for Literacy Development, Tutor
2017 - 2018
•Tutored and encouraged students in Boston Public Schools in grades K-8. •Taught math, reading, writing, and Spanish. •Participated in monthly evaluation meetings with coworkers discussing how to improve services to students. •Attended four training sessions per year on topics including motivating, managing behavior, and improving success of students. •Communicated with coordinator at Boston Public School and supervisors at BUILD.

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