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My name is Katherine and I am a new Seattle resident who simply loves teaching. While working on my Washington State Certification, I continue to teach and put the things I learn into practice. If you are looking for an effective, enthusiastic and professional tutor, please consider my qualifications.
I have had seven years of English/ESL classroom experience abroad and have taught students from age 6 to 60. My teaching experience includes TOEFL prep, English conversation, public speaking, business writing, grammar and much more. I also have 3 and a half years of experience in developing custom curricula for my clients. In addition, I have TEFL certification in progress. I graduated from Smith College in 1998 with majors in Economics and History and am quite knowledgeable in these fields. In fact, I was an economics tutor in university.
As a teacher and tutor, I have always been able to connect with my students and I have the patience to work with them until the subject or skill is mastered. Learning is not a passive experience and I do expect a lot of work from my students. In return, my students can be confident that I have also given 100%.
Excellent Tutor: Relates Well With Teens And Very Patient — Katherine B has been our tutor for one hour per week for the past 4 weeks. As a result of her ability to calmly connect with my son and set firm expectations in preparations for their meetings, we have had consistently improving grade performance. And most importantly, my son is enjoying Geometry. His teacher has commented several times in the past month about his classroom participation. He has d ...
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