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I am a great educator and enjoy teaching all ages. I teach test preparation, ACT, STAAR, Algebra, Math, Writing, English, Reading, Spanish, and Arabic. I hold Masters and Bachelors degrees from the University of California at Irvine and am a certified teacher with the California Community College Teaching Credential. I won awards teaching statistics to college students at the University of California at Irvine. I have also been very successful tutoring K-8th graders in Texas; my students' grades and test scores improve after only a few sessions of tutoring. With continued consistent tutoring, my students earn Advanced scores on the state standardized STARR tests.
I love tutoring. I am very personable, enthusiastic, and hard-working. I am very good at communicating and simplifying complex subjects into concise, understandable parts. My writing, editing, and research skills are top-notch; I have done first-hand research and published an article in a scholarly journal. I have experience as an American with different cultures including Muslim, Desi, and Arabic cultures. If desired, I facilitate and negotiate successful teamwork between the student, parents, and school. I communicate with teachers via email or phone and attend school meetings as requested.
I am qualified to tutor Arabic. I successfully completed 4 college level courses in Arabic. I have taught Arabic grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, conversation, and sentence structure. I know the Arabic alphabet, and have taught how to read and write Arabic to classes of students and to individual students. I have a lot of Arabic experience and teaching materials. I am fluent in Arabic and have lived among Arabic speakers since 1983. I have spent considerable time in the Middle East and North Africa, in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), in Saudi Arabia, in Jordan, and in Morocco.
I am qualified to tutor Elementary subjects for Kindergarten through 6th grade. I hold both a Master's degree and a Bachelor's degree from the University of California Irvine. I have many years of experience teaching children from Kindergarten to 6th grade and beyond. My students consistently score higher on exams and standardized tests after completing my tutoring sessions. My approach is to interact successfully with the student at the level they are at. I quickly assess what the student needs. Then I respond with the appropriate teaching technique in order to reach the student and create success in learning. I am passionate about education and love teaching. Students and parents like me because I am excellent at teaching kids and getting them to love and value education and learning.
My English qualifications include being excellent at speaking, reading, and teaching English. More remarkably, I achieved such a high level of English proficiency that I have published my writing in a scholarly publication.
I am an avid reader and love to write. I have a wonderful ability to find errors in writing, making me great at editing and correcting works of writing.
I hold both a Master's degree and a Bachelor's degree from the University of California Irvine. I have many years of experience teaching children from Kindergarten to 6th grade and beyond. I am qualified to tutor handwriting. I have excellent handwriting and I have experience teaching handwriting to students. My students' handwriting improved after my tutoring with them.
I have been teaching the STAAR curriculum for several years. I know the material and am qualified to teach STAAR subject matter. I have successfully taught students to pass and earn advanced scores on the STAAR. The methods I use to teach the STAAR include the STAAR release tests and STAAR workbooks. I hold Masters and Bachelors degrees from the University of California at Irvine and am a certified teacher with the California Community College Teaching Credential.
I am qualified to tutor study skills because of my successful experience teaching study skills for 19 years. I teach study skills for material retention, understanding, and test preparation. Students who study with me learn important strategies for maximizing knowledge and increasing confidence. Good study skills include carefully reading headings and instructions, summarizing important material, and comparison and analysis of relevant subjects. My students grades and knowledge improve after employing the good study skills I teach.
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