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Sunny G.

Creative and Thought-Provoking Tutor

Arlington Heights, IL (60005)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$25.00
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I really believe in the power of being multidimensional and exploring new avenues of learning. With that mindset, I've engaged in domestic and international teaching/tutoring experiences that have helped to shape my perspective on education as a whole, including stints in Thailand and Costa Rica, along with student teaching in Chicago Public Schools.

I maintain an educational philosophy that gives credence to the idea that creativity and enthusiasm are crucial in helping a student to not only understand curriculum, but also to enjoy the learning process itself. I use teaching methods that involve linking subject matter to modern-day examples of everyday life, thus making things relevant to the student. Ultimately, learning should be fun and I always try to invoke some humor and laughter into the lesson at hand, when applicable.

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Sunny’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Economics, ESL/ESOL, General Computer, Grammar, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Proofreading, Public Speaking
Sports/Recreation:
Basketball, Chess, Poker
Test Preparation:
SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Homeschool:
Economics, English, ESL/ESOL, Geometry, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Business:
Economics, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking
Art:
Adobe Photoshop, Art History, Drawing
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
History:
American History, Classics, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Religion, Social Studies, World History
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Science:
Astronomy, Geology, Philosophy, Sociology
Computer:
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, General Computer, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Math:
Geometry
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing

Basketball

I played on both junior varsity and varsity basketball teams when I attended high school. I still enjoy playing the game and try to stay active in the sport when the opportunity presents itself. I definitely know the sport well enough to be able to teach it to someone who seeks to learn.

Chess

I learned to play chess during my middle school years. Although I no longer play it at the pace and consistency as I once did before, I still manage to get a game or two in every other week or so. I've taught the game to a few individuals in the past and I believe I'm well versed in chess strategy/vernacular in order to competently teach it a prospective learner.

English

I have a TEFL teaching certificate from Thailand and have years of tutoring/volunteering experience, both domestic and international, in helping students learn to read, write, and speak English competently.

Alongside this, my educational background in both History & Secondary Education has allowed me to become proficient in reading, writing, editing, researching, analyzing, and public speaking.

ESL/ESOL

I completed a TEFL certification course at the TEFL Corporation in Phuket, Thailand. This course involved 120+ hours of rigorous study and 9+ hours of observed in-class teaching. In addition, I also volunteered as an English tutor for adults through Read To Learn in Palatine. I feel I have the necessary background and foundation with which to tutor an aspiring English language learner.

Social Studies

I completed my bachelor's degree in history. In addition, I've taken a number of classes in fields concerning political science, religious, studies, psychology, and economics. My graduate work also included focus upon individual/group psychology/sociology as it pertains to education in both middle school and high school settings.

World History

I majored in History, with an emphasis on world history in both ancient and modern eras. I also underwent an independent study with a central focus on South Asian studies, featuring interpretations upon issues concerning religion, society, culture, subculture, and subaltern studies.

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Education

DePaul University (History)

DePaul University (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $25.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Sunny will travel within 15 miles of Arlington Heights, IL 60005.

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