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Shirley G.

Experienced ESL/ESOL, English, and Reading Teacher

Richardson, TX (75080)

Travel radius
25 miles
Hourly fee
$40.00
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Hi,
My name is Shirley, and I am a certified ESL and English Language Arts teacher. I have 5 years of professional experience teaching Reading and English Language Arts and 13 years of experience teaching ESL classes to adults. In addition, I have privately tutored students of all ages for many years, working one on one with them on a variety of subjects such as math, English, and reading.
I specialize in helping English Language Learners gain proficiency in English and teaching reading strategies to help students gain the skills needed to be successful in their classes. Aside from English, I am fluent in Tagalog and can communicate in basic Spanish and Hindi.

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Shirley’s subjects

English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Language:
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Test Preparation:
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Microsoft Word

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified 4-8 ESL and English Language Arts teacher. I have 4 years of professional experience teaching reading to 6th, 7th and 8th graders and English Language Arts to 5th graders. In addition, I have been privately tutoring grade school students in English, reading, and math for several years.

Elementary Math

I have taught math at a private school and have also tutored students in the said subject. I am quite familiar with math concepts that are being taught in elementary level such as addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, fractions, percentage, and decimals, etc.

English

I am a certified 4-8 ESL and English Language Arts teacher. I have 4 years of professional experience teaching reading to 6th, 7th and 8th graders and English Language Arts to 5th graders. In addition, I have been privately tutoring students of all ages in English, reading, and ESL.

ESL/ESOL

I am certified in ESL (grades 4 -8) and have been teaching ESL classes to adults for over 13 years. I recently attained a graduate degree in ESL and have ample experience working with English Language Learners at various educational settings.

Reading

I am a certified English Language Arts teacher. I have taught remedial reading classes professionally for 3 years and continue to privately mentor students experiencing reading challenges. I have worked as a reading specialist at my previous employment and have attended several reading seminars as part of my professional development. I recently attained a graduate degree in reading which has further equipped me with the skills and knowledge needed to help struggling readers.

STAAR

For several years I have taught reading classes geared towards helping students achieve success in standardized assessments such as STAAR. I am currently working one on one with a student to help him with his STAAR reading assessment. I specialize in teaching reading strategies that students can apply when taking their STAAR assessments.

Study Skills

While working at a prominent public school district, I taught study skills for 3 years. As a study skills teacher, I formulated a curriculum geared toward assisting students develop and maintain good study habits. I also designed and implemented projects directed toward developing multicultural awareness and acceptance.

TAKS

I have worked 3 years as a reading teacher helping students prepare for their TAKS tests. Through experience and various professional development, I have attained skills and strategies to help students be successful in TAKS. I have ample experience helping students learn strategies that they can apply to do well when taking state standardized tests.

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Education

University of Texas, Dallas (Interdisciplinary )

Dallas Baptist University (Master's)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Shirley will travel within 25 miles of Richardson, TX 75080.

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