"English/ Grammar Tutor"
I graduated from Greenwich High School in the year 2000, and attended Johnson & Wales University for two years where I received my Associates Degree in English Communications. I then transferred to the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, MA up in the Berkshires. I received my Bachelor's Degree from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in English and Education in January of 2007. I also earned my teaching license in secondary English for grades 8-12. I am cu... ... More
I have been teaching English for 10 years at after school programs and tutoring one on one. Many students do not learn the same way. They have their own way of learning. Some students are more auditory and some may be more visual. The experience with students helps me to find new ways of teaching that can help students learn in a more efficient, practical and fun way.
I have had several experiences working with non native English speakers. I help with speaking, reading, writing and listening English. Grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary are many areas where help is needed. ... More
Kate arrived a few minutes early and prepared with tagboard, colored markers and a variety of other materials to help my son grasp the information. I believe this visual approach will help him, a visual learner, more likely to retain the information.
Donna O. from New Canaan, CT
"Experienced Biology Teacher with National Board Certification"
Study skills help students manage time and information. Important study skills include note-taking techniques, memorizing a variety of information, test-taking skills, writing reports, learning to ask questions, reading and listening.
I have taught high school level freshman seminar courses and have designed freshman study skills curriculae for school districts with team teachers. I have also taught science to students with low reading scores and have experience in incorporating reading and writing strategies into the curriculum.
I have completed "Quantum Learning" training as well as "Proje ... More
Xinhua has been a great teacher. I am not good at languages, and I have made significant progress under her tutorship. She gave me the necessary tools for my upcoming trip to China. She is very patient and easy to work with. I highly recommend her.
Paul E. from Stamford, CT
"An enthusiastic, accountable and results-driven Mandarin Tutor "
I am a native Chinese speaker. I have had 16 years of formal education in China, which includes 4 years of university education with an Accounting major.
I have worked in PetroChina as Executive Assistant and Sale Manager.
I have taught:
Accenture analysis consultants
Google IT Engineer
NYU Medical students & Law school students
Business professionals who have business relationships in China and work in China.
Children: 5-10 years old ... More
"Enthusiastic and energetic tutor!"
My student teaching was completed in a 1st grade and 4th grade classroom. In each environment, I created lessons to fit the needs of each student and his or her abilities. The teachers I learned from have been teaching 10+ years. I created units for science completely on my own, and took over the classroom instruction entirely for the last 3 weeks of each placement. ... More
It's a special skill to be able to teach - but to adapt those skills to the attention span of a 4 year old - is an entirely different level of expertise, one that Jane possesses. Jane has been teaching our son Italian for only a short period of time and we already have seen a distinct shift in his willingness to try to speak the language and incorporate it into his day to day. The day I walked into the door from work and he greeted me with a proud "Ciao!" I was so excited. We recommend her highly especially for working with children.
Margaux C. from Westport, CT
"ESL Expert! Accomplished Italian and English Writing Instructor"
I learned to speak Italian while living in Florence as a college student. For the past several years, I have tutored High School students, college students and a young child. Recently I tutored a native Italian in English, which I am certified to teach to adults. I have traveled extensively in Italy. I love the language, the people and the culture. My students are appreciative of my lessons and they have all progressed immensely in the study of Italian at all levels. ... More
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