Hello! I am a certified K-12 Spanish teacher with more than 8 years of experience working with students and I have been a professional tutor for the last 4 years. I have been studying Spanish for 13 years, and I studied abroad in Spain and in Ecuador for a semester each.
I have worked with several families by helping the students with homework and test preparation. If the students didn't have enough work to fill the hour, I supplemented with Spanish materials. I am somewhat of a homework coach. I am more than happy to provide original materials, but I always start with what the student has to do for homework or what he or she is learning in class and I build off of that. I generally work with my students weekly in order to keep up with current materials and be able to prepare for any upcoming tests or quizzes.
I am a cheerful and energetic person. I like to have variety in the materials that I work with. For my students learning Spanish, I incorporate music, cartoons, books, art projects, cooking, and any other fun ideas that can be educational. I really enjoy working with students and I try my best to make sure that they understand and have fun!
In addition to my teaching credentials, I have been professionally trained for ACT test preparation. I have tutored over 100 hours with students for test prep (including ACT, SAT, and PSAT). I apply methods and strategies that have been proven to increase student's scores.
I am also able to help with students who are in home school. I have assisted with a variety of subjects, including teaching 4th grade math in Spanish. I am available during the morning and afternoon to work with students on their home-school curriculum.
References are available upon request.
I am also available for weekend tutoring.
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