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Shelly C.

Spanish Teacher and Organizational Study Coach

Denver, CO (80247)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$50.00
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Shelly C. passed a background check on 3/11/14. The check was ordered by Shelly through First Advantage. For more information, please review the background check information page.

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Shelly's Tutoring Subjects

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English:
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Language:
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Elementary Education:
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Sports/Recreation:
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Ballet

I am a highly qualified master instructor of dance. I have 20+ years experience as a teacher and performer.

ESL/ESOL

July 2011 to May 2012 I taught ESL at Cuauhnahuac Instituto in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. I have a specific approach to English Language acquisition that involves sounds and phonetics, intro to speaking, vocabulary, sentences and questions, prepositions, and so on with a repetition of the cycle. I also work with a workshop model. As the English Department Coordinator of the school, in Mexico, I was responsible for creating workshops for the students that incorporated relevant material for maximum engagement on specific learning targets.

Reading

I will help struggling readers by introducing graphic organizers and strategies for identifying main ideas and characters. I believe in think aloud context notes and visualization for retention and I will utilize students’ prior knowledge for high interest reading practice. Summarizing and synthesizing exercises form habits needed to extract information and produce efficient writing. Timed reading races can encourage high interest as well!

Spanish

I graduated from Colorado Mesa University in May 2011 with two Bachelor's degrees in Spanish: Hispanic Literature/Interpretation and Translation. I studied immersion in Barcelona and Mexico from 2005-2011. I lived in Mexico for a year after graduation and have experience as a Spanish teacher and tutor.

Study Skills

I guide students through a set of skills and habits that help them learn successfully. I use a process including, but not limited to: Setting priorities, organizing goals, creating the right study environment, taking notes, listening, removing obstacles to concentration, creating a study plan, managing time, and reflection. I can provide activities and engaging practice for excellent study skills.

Yoga

I am a professional dancer and teacher with 20+ years experience in the studio and on stage. I am pre certified in Pilates and I have been practicing Yoga for 15+ years. Although I am not a certified instructor I am highly qualified to assist a student with practice and corrections.

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