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Michelle O.

TESOL, Spanish, Literature, Editing/ Proofreading Expert

Phenix City, AL (36867)

Travel radius
20 miles
Hourly fee
$35.00
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My training as an educator includes a bachelors degree in education, with a focus on TESOL (Teaching English to Students of Other Languages. I have graduate work in counseling and technology, and I have conducted doctoral studies in education with a focus on language learning.

I have been teaching for 15 years, with five years working at the undergraduate level as a college instructor, and five years teaching at the masters level. I have taught literature, writing, applied linguistics, second language theory, and assessment methodology. I also teach Foreign Languages!

I integrate technology in all aspects of my instruction, and I ensure that all my students enjoy and understand every step of the instructional process. It will be my pleasure to work with you and move from good to great!

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Michelle’s subjects

Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Spanish
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, ASVAB, GED, GRE, IELTS, Praxis, Regents, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Spanish, Study Skills, Writing
Special Needs:
Aspergers, Autism, Phonics, Special Needs
Business:
GRE, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Science, Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
History:
American History, Classics, European History, Geography, World History
Language:
ESL/ESOL, IELTS, Spanish, TOEFL
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Word
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, IELTS, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

Elementary (K-6th)

I am currently an elementary school teacher, K-3 and certified in General Ed, Spanish, ESL, and Language Arts. I have already become approved in English, Grammar, Literature, ESOL, and Spanish here on Wyzant.

Phonics

I have a B.A in Elementary Education, Spanish (FLES), and ESL. I teach linguistics at the graduate level online. I have taught elementary school reading, ESL, and general classroom for 15 years.

Praxis

I have been a tester for ETS on this area. I have taken the Praxis I and II and I became certified as a result. I have already helped colleagues in the past to pass the test. I am also familiar with the TESOL subject matter and writing parts of this exam.

Regents

I have been a Regents tester, and have worked closely with the test as well as with the grading process. I have over three years of experience working with the Regents test. I am familiar with the format, and with what is is expected of the students.

Special Needs

I am a certified educator K-3 with over 15 years of training and professional development working with students with Aspergers, autism, and ADHD/ADD. I have worked one on one with special needs students and have actively participated from Case Studie Committees to develop Independent Educational Plans (IEPs). My M.A. is in Diverse Learner education as well, and I am trained in inclusion, mainstreaming, and co-teaching.

Study Skills

I am already working as a study skills advisor and tutor for students on a tutoring website. I have been working with study skills since 2008. I am also a teacher with 15 years of experience in elementary school, college, and at the Master's level.

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Education

UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO (Education, ESL)

Univ. of Phoenix (Master's)

Walden University (PhD)

The best tutor and very patient. She was very easy to reach all day long through phone and email. When I met Michelle I was very nervous. I gave her a little back ground about myself and my comfort level with the subject I was going to go over with her. I must say she made me feel so at ease. She also explain everything to me step by step. Whenever I had a question she would stop and explain it and also search different website t ...

— Cluadette from Fort Benning, GA on 10/25/13);

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

Travel policy

Michelle will travel within 20 miles of Phenix City, AL 36867.

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