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Victoria V.

Miami, FL

$60/hr

Grad Student specializing in ESL, Grammar, Proofreading, Writing

In-person lessons
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Background check passed as of 5/20/14

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George Washington University
Political Science
Florida International University
Enrolled

Education

George Washington University (Political Science)

Florida International University (Enrolled)

About Victoria

My love of teaching has stemmed directly from my love of learning, which is why I am pursuing a Master's in Education right now. My teaching experience began with tutoring my peers in high school and college and editing papers for classmates. Before graduating college, I decided to pursue my TESL/TEFL/TESOL certification and went on to teach ESL to students of all ages in a bilingual school in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This was an invaluable experience for me which ultimately led to my decision to pursue education and eventually educational consulting for admissions as a career.

I believe teaching is a hands-on profession and I value a calm teaching atmosphere and sometimes nontraditional methods especially in my approach to ESL. I believe experiential learning is the best way to approach subjects such as ESL, English and History and love to bring in "real world application" in order to help my students understand the concepts better.

Another facet of tutoring that is essential to me is structure -- I come prepared to every tutoring session with a lesson plan and try to utilize every minute of the tutoring session. I don't believe in distractions or wasting time, because as my client, you wouldn't be getting your money's worth if I allowed that in my tutoring sessions. Having managed a classroom in Argentina, I know the importance of keeping students on task and focused and implement this in my sessions.

Because I am a graduate student, my schedule is extremely flexible and can work around yours.

Lastly, involving my cancellation policy, I do like to know at least 8 hours in advance if there will be a cancellation in order to accommodate my schoolwork.

I look forward to working with you and/or your child!
My love of teaching has stemmed directly from my love of learning, which is why I am pursuing a Master's in Education right now. My teaching experience began with tutoring my peers in high school and college and editing papers for classmates. Before graduating college, I decided to pursue… Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required

For each additional student, I charge $30 per hour. So for 2 students I would charge $90, for 3 $120, etc.

Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Miami, FL 33133
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
American History, Classics,
Government & Politics, Political Science,
World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
English, ESL/ESOL,
Writing
Test Preparation:
College Counseling
Corporate Training:
College Counseling,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Classics

I spent time abroad in high school living in Rome, Italy studying the classics -- mainly Latin, Art History (Ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman Art), Classical Literature and Italian -- all of which I continued studying when I returned to my boarding school in the States as a "specialization" within my curriculum.

College Counseling

I have done freelance work with a college counselor and have worked with students independently on their applications to college honors programs. Furthermore, I have worked in admissions for my boarding school and interviewed applicants internationally for the school. I am in the process of starting my own independent admissions consulting practice focusing on college and boarding school admissions.

ESL/ESOL

I am a certified and trained ESL/ESOL tutor with experience both within the United States and abroad. While I can and have managed a classroom setting, I prefer one on one or small group sessions in tutoring because of the ability to engage directly with students and improve their conversational skills. I work with all age groups, from young children to adults and truly love teaching ESL!

Political Science

My major in university (The George Washington University) was political science. Additionally, I worked on Capitol Hill for all four years of my college career.

George Washington University
Political Science
Florida International University
Enrolled

Education

George Washington University (Political Science)

Florida International University (Enrolled)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

For each additional student, I charge $30 per hour. So for 2 students I would charge $90, for 3 $120, etc.

Travel policy

Victoria will travel within 15 miles of Miami, FL 33133.

Background Check Status for Victoria V.

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