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Maureen P.

Maureen Pescaia

Maureen Pescaia

$40/hour

  • 5 hours tutoring

  • Manoa Honolulu, HI 96813

About Maureen


Bio

I am a second career teacher. I began as a radio newscaster, and bring a strong background in news writing, mass communication and expository writing. Also, I can work with students who wish to learn confidence in public speaking.

I have a Master's degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in English. This means that I am licensed as a teacher in the State of Hawaii to teach students between the ages of 12 and 18 years of age. I have also worked one year as an adjunct professor of...

I am a second career teacher. I began as a radio newscaster, and bring a strong background in news writing, mass communication and expository writing. Also, I can work with students who wish to learn confidence in public speaking.

I have a Master's degree in Secondary Education with an emphasis in English. This means that I am licensed as a teacher in the State of Hawaii to teach students between the ages of 12 and 18 years of age. I have also worked one year as an adjunct professor of Communications at Chaminade University of Honolulu.

Further, I have another Master's degree in Theater with an emphasis in acting and directing. If you need help with reading and memorization of lines or how to approach a role on stage or video, I can be of assistance.

In the past, I have worked as a tutor to English Language Learners here in Honolulu. My teaching style is to learn where each student stands in regard to their reading and writing levels. With that information, I will design lessons to work on any gaps in learning the student may have. I am well aware that English Language Learners do very well with written English and struggle to master the spoken word. Because I was a broadcaster, I use a slower and more concise speaking style with my students. I believe this helps them to have less confusion about understanding an English speaker.

Please contact me if you wish to learn more about English, improving your writing or speaking skills.


Education

Chaminade University of Honolulu
Communications
University of Hawaii Manoa
Masters
Chaminade University of Honolulu
MEd

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $40
  • Rate details: $40.00 for first hour; $30.00 for second hour.
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Honolulu, HI 96813
  • Lesson cancellation: 3 hours notice required
  • Background check passed on 10/2/2009

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Theater

Theater

I attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa to obtain a Master's degree in Theatre. My academic focus was on Acting and Directing. Further, I have performed in a play with Manoa Valley Theatre on Oahu and with the Baldwin Theater Guild on Maui. I won best Adult Performance for my part with the BTG.

Elementary Education

Spelling

English

English, Spelling

History

American History

Homeschool

English, Spelling

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English

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$40/hour

Maureen P.

$40/hour

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