Jason Shevach

Academic Tutor

“I truly learned to write in sixth grade. When my teacher asked us to write a paragraph for homework and I turned up to class empty-handed, she told me I would complete it by the end of recess. Given fifteen minutes to write a paragraph, I got to work and did. Thanks to this teacher and a slew of other excellent English teachers, writing has not only become my passion but my pursuit.

I graduated from UCSB, where I majored in religious studies, was an undergraduate writing fellow, and completed a 40 page thesis.

Throughout my high school and college careers, I have worked as a tutor for both peers and younger students. My work as a teacher’s assistant in a second grade classroom during college, gave me an appreciation for, and experience in, the unique skills and strategies involved in teaching elementary level English and Math. Working with students from elementary school up has fostered my passion for teaching and my realization that the dialogue between teacher (or tutor) and student isn’t just comprised of questions and answers. It can be filled with thoughtful reflection and imaginative insights fostering a student’s growth as an independent thinker.

I was lucky enough to learn from great English teachers that fueled my own passion for both writing and teaching. My hope is always to pass along my own experiences to my students by improving their skills, expanding their confidence, and encouraging their own passions.

In my free time I enjoy yoga, hiking, surfing, and reading, as well as spending time with my family and friends.”

Subjects Tutored:

Academic English
AP English Language and Composition
AP English Literature and Composition




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