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Barbara L.

Fairburn, GA

$50/hour

One Size Doesn't Fit All Teacher

In-person lessons

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West Liberty State University
elementary education
West Virginia University
Master's

Education

West Liberty State University (elementary education)

West Virginia University (Master's)

About Barbara

Hi,
I'm a retired elementary school teacher who misses the work of teaching. I loved reading to and telling stories to students. I loved getting students involved in life science projects. I loved helping others acquire a love of language and a love and curiosity about growing things.

Knowing that I am a well-trained and experienced teacher, I think that the best way to continue doing what I love and to share what I know with others is to tutor individuals and small groups.

This past winter of 2013, I completed the certificate program for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages at Kennesaw State University near Atlanta, Georgia. This study was a fantastic review of the daily work of a teacher and gave me new knowledge: that of teaching adults.

I am a patient, quiet person who realizes that learning is best done in a relaxed but stimulating environment, and in an atmosphere where it's okay to make mistakes and repeat the lesson perhaps more than once.

I don't believe that "one size fits all." Each of us is a unique individual; that uniqueness needs to be appreciated and valued with lessons that take in account the student's learning style, passions and genius.
Hi,
I'm a retired elementary school teacher who misses the work of teaching. I loved reading to and telling stories to students. I loved getting students involved in life science projects. I loved helping others
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Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Fairburn, GA 30213
In-person lessons
Math:
Elementary Math
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Public Speaking, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

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West Liberty State University
elementary education
West Virginia University
Master's

Education

West Liberty State University (elementary education)

West Virginia University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Barbara will travel within 40 miles of Fairburn, GA 30213.