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Elena D.

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Harrison, NY (10528)

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I am a Russian native and a total professional. I am articulate whether in my native language or in English, one-on-one with a student or in class. I taught Russian and English languages to high school students for over ten years. I developed and taught a course in Russian Language and Culture at a technical college for four years. I have been commended for my organizational skills, content, and pedagogical knowledge, and interpersonal rapport.

My teaching philosophy is holistic: I teach not only academic content, but also encourage the intellectual, emotional, and moral growth of my students. I select teaching techniques and methods appropriate for the nature of the content and the developmental stages of my students. I am creative, enthusiastic, and respectful of my students and their individual backgrounds and talents. I am well organized and capable of setting and accomplishing goals.

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I am certified by the Illinois State Teacher Certification board to teach English as a Second Language.


I taught Russian Language and Culture at Stevens Point Area Senior High School in Stevens Point, WI for over ten years. I was certified by the WI Department of Public Instructions to teach Russian Language (prekindergarten through grade 12)from 08/1990 through 06/2008. In addition, I tutored Russian language at the Language Lab, Foreign Languages Department at the UW-Stevens Point as part of my graduate assistance for one year.

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Yarosla Pedagogical

UW-Stevens Point (Master's)

Thoughtful and skilled educator! — Elena is a wonderful tutor! She clearly dedicates a great deal of time and effort outside of the lesson to preparation, and carefully considers her students' abilities and goals. Her experience as an educator is invaluable, as I have found not all tutors have the background and training that Elena has to construct quality lessons. Beyond her skills as an educator, she is encouraging and kind, crea ...

— Erin, Bronx, NY on 10/13/14

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Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

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Elena will travel within 10 miles of Harrison, NY 10528.

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