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Elizabeth W.

Orlando, FL

$35/hour

Experienced Historian

In-person lessons

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George Washington University
History
New York University
Master's

Education

George Washington University (History)

New York University (Master's)

About Elizabeth

After completing a history degree and a Master's degree I have spent 20 years working in museums with artifacts, talking to visitors and curating exhibits. I previously worked in a New York City middle school as well. Through this work I have regularly taught children and adults of all ages about historical events and art. I led and wrote educational programs for students ranging in age from 5 to 16 years old. In working with school groups I have learned many ways to break things down and make history entertaining and memorable. By looking at the connections and emotions behind events they are easier to remember, easier to connect which will increase the knowledge and help raise grades.

Outside of museum work I have been an avid researcher and reader of history from around the world. I lived in Russia and have traveled throughout Eastern and Western Europe as well as traveling to Thailand and the Caribbean. I excel at breaking down the important details and narratives of history to break away from typical memorization methods of teaching. I prefer to relate events to each other, show the stories, the connections, and the humanity behind events and people. I can work within the curriculum given by teachers to flesh out the lectures given in class and help with reading comprehension and memorization.
After completing a history degree and a Master's degree I have spent 20 years working in museums with artifacts, talking to visitors and curating exhibits. I previously worked in a New York City middle school as well. Through this work I have regularly taught children and adults of all ages Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Orlando, FL 32803
In-person lessons
History:
American History, European History, Social Studies, World History

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George Washington University
History
New York University
Master's

Education

George Washington University (History)

New York University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Elizabeth will travel within 20 miles of Orlando, FL 32803.