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Liz M.

I love teaching; my students are from K-adult, ESL & special e

I love teaching; my students are from K-adult, ESL & special e

$50/hour

  • Watkinsville, GA 30677

About Liz


Bio

When I was a kid I was curious about lots of things, but I found myself so bored in class. I knew I wasn't stupid, but I shied away from some subjects that frustrated me. This is part of the reason I wanted to become a teacher; I wanted to make learning fun, and build confidence in my students.

I have taught kindergarten students, special ed. students, executives, and ESL students. I have tutored in my home and I have taught online and I find that the common denominator of all my years of...

When I was a kid I was curious about lots of things, but I found myself so bored in class. I knew I wasn't stupid, but I shied away from some subjects that frustrated me. This is part of the reason I wanted to become a teacher; I wanted to make learning fun, and build confidence in my students.

I have taught kindergarten students, special ed. students, executives, and ESL students. I have tutored in my home and I have taught online and I find that the common denominator of all my years of teaching is the joy of helping students reach their goals. My favorite part of tutoring and teaching is finding a way to make difficult things easier for my students, and to see them light up when they become good at something that used to be difficult.

I have been certified to teach Language Arts from ASCI (Association of Christian Schools International) and a Special Ed. certification from the state of Georgia. When I taught middle and high school English at an international school in China, I found the curriculum to be either too dry or not efficient. I knew that there were better ways to learn vocabulary and grammar and writing, and I spent many hours researching this. I discovered ways to teach writing using color, I taught vocabulary using Greek & Latin roots, and I used peer review to help students help each other. I try to take any lesson and get rid of things that are not useful and focus on what students need to get to the next level. I also have taught math from K-Algebra 2 & really enjoy that as well.

First of all, students who hire a tutor are not stupid; they are smart! Sometimes trying to understand difficult content in a big classroom is not the best way to learn. Some of us learn better when we sit down one on one with a caring tutor. The first thing I do when tutoring is to ask my students this question: "Tell me why you hate _________." Then I try to figure out creative ways to help you reach your goal as we tackle the subject matter in small steps. We go at your pace, but I know how to plan for the next hurdle. And we do it with kindness, laughter, and creativity.


Education

Penn State
Special Education
Indiana Wesleyan University
Masters
University of Georgia, Athens
PhD

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $50
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Watkinsville, GA 30677
  • Lesson cancellation: 2 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

Schedule

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Subjects

Corporate Training

Grammar

Elementary Education

Grammar, Vocabulary

English

English, Grammar, Literature, Vocabulary, Writing

Homeschool

English, Writing

Most Popular

English, Writing

Summer

Writing

$50/hour

Liz M.

$50/hour

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