Our tutors have experience with elementary, middle, high school, and college age students and have always enjoyed helping students meet their goals in challenging classes. In addition to improving content comprehension, our tutors emphasize how students can be more efficient in their studying and also teach them how to organize their materials, take notes, and create study sheets to aide in their success. Once students begin having difficulty in a subject, their self-esteem can plummet and they can begin to develop a mental block about the subject. Tutoring is the first step to building up that self-confidence and returning your student to a place where s/he feels accomplished. Every student will struggle at some point in their academic career, it is the smartest ones who seek help.
Why choose Ransom tutoring?
Our tutoring service is unique because we work with credentialed educators who are not only content experts but also experts in teaching. A good tutor is not simply someone who knows the material. A good tutor is someone who knows how to teach the material and can teach the student skills to be successful in the classroom. We will work with students on test and note taking skills, how to work more efficiently, and time management. As currently working teachers, we know what is required to be successful in the classroom and we strive to teach students to excel. When you choose Ransom Tutoring, you are choosing to work with professionals who are constantly honing their skills and receiving regular training and development on how students learn. You are working with some of the best teachers in the county. Additionally, clients may access your student's lesson schedule, lesson notes, teacher contact information and more on our online management system, www.tutorpanel.com
Annie MArostica ransom
Annie Ransom was born and raised in Ventura County, attending Saticoy Elementary School, Balboa Middle School, and St. Bonaventure High School ('00). She is an alumni of UCSB, California Lutheran University, and National University. She has been teaching science since 2005 when she began teaching AP/IB chemistry and biology at the high school level before moving into the best job ever at University Preparation Charter School as their Science Coach. In this position, Annie hosts enriching laboratory experiences for all K-8 students, coaches teachers in classrooms, and works with CSUCI's Education Department on several collaborative efforts to bring high quality science instruction to new teachers and their mentors. Annie has presented workshops on a variety of educational topics at several science conferences such as CSTA, Gold Coast Science Network, and through Ventura County Office of Education. In 2015 she was recognized as Educator of the Month by the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce and as a STEM Radical by VC STEM in 2017. In that same year, UPCS was recognized as a Golden Gear School by VC STEM for not only their own schoolwide progress in moving towards NGSS but also for promoting NGSS professional development to teacher candidates and local teachers countywide. Annie is proud to be a part of such a dynamic, collaborative, and progressive culture. Most recently, Annie was awarded a Fulbright Distinguished Educator Award which took the Ransom Family to Finland in January 2020 to study education abroad at the University of Jyvaskyla. She began Ransom Tutoring in 2014 with the goal of providing high quality tutoring to her community at a reasonable price.