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Ramon F.

Fairfax, VA

$35/hr

Motivational & patient teacher with over 25 years of experience.

Usually responds in about 20 hours

Motivational & patient teacher with over 25 years of experience.

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As a former US Foreign Service Officer in Education, Science and Technology specialist I worked with students from Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. I have experience in using a variety of educational psychology methods to teach ESL, Spanish, Elementary Math and Science. I have served as consultant to various testing agencies which can prove useful in test taking strategies. I have also over twenty five years of teaching background in public and private schools as well as state colleges and universities. I was trained by Paulo Freire and other prominent educators from the University of California system.

I am a certified classroom teacher in California and Washington, DC for ESL, Spanish, History and Social Studies Pk-12. I have also have taken certificate educational training from Catholic University and the US Foreign Service Language Institute to prepare teachers and young learners.

English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Psychology, Sociology,
Zoology
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Portuguese, Spanish,
Speech, TOEFL
History:
American History, Classics, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Business:
Career Development, GRE, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Biology, English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, SAT Reading, Spanish,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, Career Development, GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Reading, SOL, SSAT, TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Chess, Soccer, Yoga
Corporate Training:
Career Development, Criminal Justice, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Portuguese, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

ESL/ESOL

I am certified in ESL, Spanish, Social Studies, History and US Government. (California)

Sociology

I have earned a M.A. in Latin American Studies with a specialization in Sociology of Education from California State University at Dominguez Hills and a Doctorate in Educational Technology California State University at Northridge. I have taught Sociology of Education at CSU and Catholic University. I have supervised graduate students conducting sociological research in Latin America and the Middle East.

Spanish

I can render tutoring services in all levels of Spanish. I am a native Spanish speaker educated at UCLA, Catholic University of America and the US Foreign Service Language Institute.

UCLA
Spanish, Education
UCLA,
PhD
CSUDH/Education
MEd

Education

UCLA (Spanish, Education)

UCLA, (PhD)

CSUDH/Education (MEd)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $35.00

Cancellation: 1 hour notice required

I offer special pricing for multiple hour lessons.

Travel policy

Ramon will travel within 10 miles of Fairfax, VA 22031.


About Ramon

As a former US Foreign Service Officer in Education, Science and Technology specialist I worked with students from Latin America, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. I have experience in using a variety of educational psychology methods to teach ESL, Spanish, Elementary Math and Science. I have served as consultant to various testing agencies which can prove useful in test taking strategies. I have also over twenty five years of teaching background in public and private schools as well as state colleges and universities. I was trained by Paulo Freire and other prominent educators from the University of California system.

I am a certified classroom teacher in California and Washington, DC for ESL, Spanish, History and Social Studies Pk-12. I have also have taken certificate educational training from Catholic University and the US Foreign Service Language Institute to prepare teachers and young learners.

Education

UCLA
Spanish, Education
UCLA,
PhD
CSUDH/Education
MEd

Education

UCLA (Spanish, Education)

UCLA, (PhD)

CSUDH/Education (MEd)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
1 hour notice required

I offer special pricing for multiple hour lessons.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Fairfax, VA 22031

Ramon’s Subjects

English:
ACT English, English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Science:
Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Psychology, Sociology,
Zoology
Language:
ESL/ESOL,
Portuguese, Spanish,
Speech, TOEFL
History:
American History, Classics, Criminal Justice, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Business:
Career Development, GRE, Public Speaking
Homeschool:
Biology, English, ESL/ESOL,
Reading, SAT Reading, Spanish,
Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, Career Development, GED, GRE, PSAT, SAT Reading, SOL, SSAT, TOEFL
Sports/Recreation:
Baseball, Chess, Soccer, Yoga
Corporate Training:
Career Development, Criminal Justice, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Portuguese, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Spanish

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


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