Over 10 tutoring hours

Anne B.

Alpharetta, GA

$50/hr

Experienced Teacher (10+ years) in ESL, Public Speaking and Much More!

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Background check passed as of 10/29/11
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Mount Holyoke College
American Studies Cum

Education

Mount Holyoke College (American Studies Cum)

About Anne

I have spent over 10 years teaching a variety of levels and students. Over that period, I have filled teaching roles such as:

1. ESL instructor of international adults. I have worked with students from Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. I speak with no distinctive regional accent.

2. Weekly lecturer to 200 women involved in an international faith group for over six years. I wrote and delivered lectures that examined Biblical texts and encouraged life applications.

3. After-school tutor of 8-14 y.o. in study skills, Social Studies, English, Writing, conducting research assignments, and presenting oral reports.

4. Middle school English teacher, curriculum included Reading, Creative Writing, Research Writing, Spelling.

As a mother and teacher, I know that motivating students is no small task. Through my years of teaching, I've developed creative ways to cover material and to identify a student's optimal learning style so that he will gain self-confidence and tangible results. To that end, I strive to create an encouraging, supportive atmosphere founded on trust between the student and teacher. One of my primary goals as a teacher is to establish a set of goals and strategies that the student embraces. When a student commits to the process, I am convinced that nothing can stand between him and improved outcomes!
I have spent over 10 years teaching a variety of levels and students. Over that period, I have filled teaching roles such as:

1. ESL instructor of international adults. I have worked with students from Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. I speak with no distinctive regional accent.
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Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required

I will reduce my hourly rate if you come to my Alpharetta home OR you schedule more than one session per week.

Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Alpharetta, GA 30022
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
Bible Studies,
English,
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
History:
Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th), English,
ESL/ESOL,
Reading, Study Skills,
Writing
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL,
Grammar, Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Bible Studies

Teacher has been director of elementary Sunday school program, directed VBS and taught an interdenominational women's Bible study for over 6 years while active in her own church. Also completed Philosophy of Christian Education course through Florida Bible College.

English

I have taught English in middle schools (7th and 8th grades) and have taught all subjects in a self-contained 5th grade classroom. The English curriculum included grammar, writing, vocabulary, spelling and reading. I am happy to work with a student's teacher and class syllabus to deliver maximum results. Additionally, I have team taught with history teachers where students wrote a research/term paper.

ESL/ESOL

I have worked with international students and adults for over 20 years, first with the Dean of Students office where I was responsible for the foreign exchange students, and then with independent adults - incl. Brazilian, Egyptian and Indian - who were in the US with corporations. Currently, I volunteer weekly as an ESL teacher where the majority of the students are of Asian backgrounds. We have also hosted people from different countries in our home, and I thoroughly enjoy helping them become acclimated, improve their fluency, and learn customs along with more formal lessons personalized to the students' needs. In another volunteer capacity I have women from Nigeria and Korea. It is my privilege to help people feel more comfortable in the US.

Study Skills

When I taught in middle school, every student was required to take "Eagle Living," which helped students and their parents determine what learning style was most effective for each. Test-taking skills were covered as were techniques for reviewing and learning material. It is amazing to see how much more enjoyable school becomes when a student knows how s/he best learns and is assisted with new tools to use.

Mount Holyoke College
American Studies Cum

Education

Mount Holyoke College (American Studies Cum)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

I will reduce my hourly rate if you come to my Alpharetta home OR you schedule more than one session per week.

Travel policy

Anne will travel within 10 miles of Alpharetta, GA 30022.

Background Check Status for Anne B.

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