...I truly love working one to one with my students and will motivate your child to achieve higher levels of success. I am a 4th grade teacher and have specialized in helping struggling readers. My process is to test the student and uncover what skills they have missed that are causing the problems and then I go back to the basics on those specific skills.
...I have also been a TOEFL administrator for the exam. I hold a Masters in ESL from the College of New Jersey, a certificate in ESL from the same college, the internationally recognized CELTA (Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults - Cambridge University Board) and the DELTA (Diploma o...
...I have also taken comp sci classes at the college level covering programming, Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, the rise of the internet, etc. I can program in several languages and have enjoyed for some time studying the history as well as the mechanics of convincing computers to help humans. I majored in mathematics and actually published original undergraduate research in abstract algebra.
...I am a highly qualified English teacher with a certification in ESL. I also receive an average of 20 hours a year of training for best practices in English instruction. I am not only proficient in English, but I have a Bachelor of Science, so I have great understanding of the basics of science up to the college level.
...I always try to make sure that my students are relaxed about spelling; if not, it will inhibit their writing. They will be less willing to write out their assignments. I believe teaching spelling is something that can best be accomplished gradually, step-by-step and day-by-day.
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