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I have taught English to children from all over the world including China, Latin America, Saudi Arabia, Spain and Mexico. I work as a public school teacher as an ELL Specialist with over 25 years experience, and have the materials, strategies and resources to help children overcome shyness and learn to express themselves in English.
I specialize in tutoring children at beginning, middle and upper levels of English. I can provide an assessment with your first lesson.
I am Mass certified as a K-8 elementary education teacher.
I am a native speaker of Spanish and have taught high school Spanish.
I work as a public school teacher as an ELL Specialist with over 25 years' experience. Study Skills require a wide range of skills. I help students organize by using color coding, binders, and calendars. Middle school students frequently carry bundles of papers they do not need to carry around. I help students create 3 piles: Keep/IMP; Toss; and Not Sure. I then help them color code their subject areas with colored pens, tabs or stickies. I also encourage calendars for projects due, tests, presentations, etc.
Studying for tests is easier when papers are organized. Using flashcards. I also encourage group studying.
As an ESL classroom teacher, I use the writing process to help students, even at the beginning level, learn to write with a beginning, middle and end. I use reading response journals as a way for young children to say why the like a story and then write about the story.
At the middle and upper levels I teach how to write a paragraph using topic, 3 details, and conclusion.
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