Question: How did you find out about tutoring at TMA?
Anna: I found out about tutoring through a friend.
Question: Describe some projects and assignments you have worked on together.
Anna and Joseph: We started on a math cartoon, we worked some on the distributive property and are currently working on a PowerPoint.
Question: Describe some challenges of tutoring.
Anna: I'm 8 or 9 years out of working on the work he is assigned, and it's hard to find the best way to explain subjects and meet him where he is at.
Question: What is your favorite part of tutoring?
Joseph: When I have everything in order and done. Also, I like having someone to ask questions.
Anna: I've tutored with other organizations and I like working with Joe because I am able to get to know him better. I like building a relationship with one student.
Question: How does working with a tutor differ than working independently?
Joseph: Because I am actually able to get my work done!
Thurgood Marshall Academy matches students from all grade levels with volunteer tutors who provide one-on-one support as part of the Homework Help program. The tutoring sessions take place in the library from 3:30-6pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-6pm and 3:30-5pm on Fridays. We are currently looking for tutors in all subject areas including math, science, history, English, law and Spanish.
Please contact Tim Prendergast at email@example.com if you are interested in becoming a tutor.
A huge thank you to our current tutors at TMA! We are grateful for your commitment to our students' success!!