Ellen S.

Ellen S.

£22 - £24 /hr

Biology (Bachelors) - Durham University

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About me

I'm a second year biology student at Durham University. I find the complexity of humans and other organism extremely fascinating and love learning about the reasons behind processes we take for granted in everyday life. I've always had a positive experience in education and think it's important to see learning as more than just what you need to know for an exam. This is something I try and incorporate into my tutoring, hopefully making the subject interesting for the student so th...

I'm a second year biology student at Durham University. I find the complexity of humans and other organism extremely fascinating and love learning about the reasons behind processes we take for granted in everyday life. I've always had a positive experience in education and think it's important to see learning as more than just what you need to know for an exam. This is something I try and incorporate into my tutoring, hopefully making the subject interesting for the student so they retain more information.

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About my sessions

In my sessions I like to adapt my teaching style to the specific student, as not everyone learns the same way. Each session will focus on a specific topic, which we will go through until I feel the student has a good understanding. At the end of the session I usually give the student an exam- style question, ask their ideas on how they would combat it, and go through the mark scheme answer. I think its important not just to bombard students with information, instead its better to deliver fact...

In my sessions I like to adapt my teaching style to the specific student, as not everyone learns the same way. Each session will focus on a specific topic, which we will go through until I feel the student has a good understanding. At the end of the session I usually give the student an exam- style question, ask their ideas on how they would combat it, and go through the mark scheme answer. I think its important not just to bombard students with information, instead its better to deliver facts in manageable chunks and make sessions interactive to students really have to think.

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Really helpful and clear in explaining topics.

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Qualifications

SubjectQualificationGrade
MathsA-levelA*
ChemistryA-levelA*
BiologyA-levelA*

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Subjects offered

SubjectQualificationPrice
BiologyA Level£24 /hr
BiologyGCSE£22 /hr
ChemistryGCSE£22 /hr
MathsGCSE£22 /hr

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