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I have been working in the public school system for over 14 years as a substitute teacher, Barton Tutor, teacher's assistant and art docent. I have been a tutor for the last 4 years and have worked with adults and elementary aged students. I am CLAD certified and have had ESL clients.
I obtained my Master's in Elementary Education and am looking forward to helping people of all ages. I develop a great bond with my students. My ultimate goal is to promote the joy of life-long learning. I am passionate about fostering good self esteem and providing a positive, warm and nurturing learning environment. I enjoy mixed media art, creative writing, poetry, journaling, reading, music and cooking. I am available to work with learners of all ages.
I have a total of over 16 years of experience teaching adults and children. I specialize in collaborative learning and can adapt almost any materials to suit many different types of learners. I frequently use creativity as a way to explore my student's learning capabilities and utilize materials that will be fun and user friendly. My two best references are my own children who are organized students with a wonderful attitude about school and learning, which we have fostered together since they started school! They have already mastered being able to place school as their priority amongst their many activities and have excellent grades.
I look forward to working with you!
I have been a recruiter for several years and have provided job counseling for women in transition in the East Bay Area.
I have been cooking for my family, friends and with my students for over 20 years. I use cooking as part of my lesson planning in the areas of math and science. I enjoy teaching children and older adults how to cook healthy meals. I specialize in low cost, flavorful recipes that can be easy modified.
I am Barton trained through book 4 and have worked with first through fourth graders.
I graduated with a MAEd from the UOP and a BS in Hospitality and Business Management from SJSU. I am CLAD certified to teach grades K-8 and junior college. My California certification number is 101198405.
My MAEd is CLAD certified.
I am a Barton trained tutor and have worked with students in first through fourth grade through book 4.
I have been teaching adults and children for over 15 years in the areas of art, creative writing, scrapbooking, and all areas of elementary education subjects. I have been public speaking for ever 20 years in the areas of education, character education, health education and career planning. I am a Barton trained tutor. I have served as Class President for SJSU and gave my graduation address.
I promote time management and organization skills to all my students. My own two children, ages 11 and 13 are straight A students who I have encouraged to utilize such skills and have seen first hand results.
I am passionate about language and vocabulary development. I work with students on all areas of vocabulary and create a deeper understanding of word origins and word choice for writing. I also work with people who need help with reading comprehension.
I specialize in sentence structure, enhanced vocabulary, essay structure and content. I love creative writing and poetry. I help students read like writers and write for an audience. I help people find their writing voice and create a passion for writing. I also work with organizing thoughts and grammar.
San Jose State University (Business)
University of Phoenix (Master's)
Excellent Tutor — Kimberly helped my son write his college essay. She did a great job getting my son to come up with his own topics to write about and putting them to paper. ...
Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00
Cancellation: 16 hours notice required
Rates are negotiable with more than one student.
Kimberly will travel within 25 miles of Pleasanton, CA 94588.
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