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Theresa C.

Honolulu, HI

$35/hour

Tutoring for the Next Generation (Japanese & English)

In-person lessons

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Attending University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Japanese
(Graduated) University of Hawaii at Manoa
MBA

Education

Attending University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) (Japanese)

(Graduated) University of Hawaii at Manoa (MBA)

About Theresa

My parents were teachers and now so am I. I grew up in classrooms helping create fun, engaging curriculum for elementary kids and helping focus young minds and energy on the fun of reading, writing and arithmetic. I got my undergraduate degree in Japanese, graduate degree with a focus on Japan, and lived in Japan for years teaching English.

I have a bi-lingual household and really love young kids. If you want someone to patiently help your children improve their reading, writing or vocabulary in English or their immersive skills in Japanese - look no further.

I have an Undergraduate degree in Japanese, a Japan focus graduate degree, was completely immersed in a Japanese educational environment in Japan and bring my ability to communicate those experiences and learning to young minds here in Hawaii.

I taught English in Japan for three years. In addition, as I studied Japanese, I found you must have a deep understanding of English including grammar, reading and vocabulary in order to succeed in another language.

Besides growing up in an Elementary School Teacher's classroom and my experience with K-6 grade students, I am currently working on a Montessori Teacher Education Program to get my Early Childhood (ages 2 1/2 – 6) credential and teaching license for the State of Hawaii.

I am flexible on time and location. In addition I am very responsive to parent requests, needs for progress reports and updates, and learning related questions or issues in between regularly scheduled times. As an added bonus, I will recommend apps/sites that will turn your kid's tablet, smart phone and/or computer in true learning tools. Please send me a note on your child's needs - since the school year has started - my after school program slots are booking up for Fall.
My parents were teachers and now so am I. I grew up in classrooms helping create fun, engaging curriculum for elementary kids and helping focus young minds and energy on the fun of reading, writing and arithmetic. I got my Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required

Multiple lesson discount and group rate discount for multiple students.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Honolulu, HI 96815
In-person lessons
English:
Reading, Vocabulary
Language:
Japanese
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Reading, Vocabulary

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Elementary (K-6th)

I not only grew up in my mother's classroom helping with curriculum and tutoring younger students (she taught multiple grades in kindergarten and elementary school) but I also taught English to elementary and middle school students for 3 years when I lived in Japan employed by the Japanese Ministry of Education with the JET program. In addition, I am currently working on a Montessori Teacher Education Program for Early Childhood and Elementary credentials for the State of Hawaii.

Japanese

I received a bachelor degree in Japanese from the University of California Santa Barbara and continued my Japanese studies when I lived and worked in Japan (for 3 years) where I worked for the Japanese Ministry of Education. After the completion of this work/study, I graduated with a Japan-focused MBA (JEMBA) from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in a special program in conjunction with the Japan American Institute of Managerial Science. This included a 3 month internship in a Japanese company in Tokyo. I speak fluent Japanese and at one point in my career worked at International Planning Inc - an interpreting agency out of Orlando Florida.

Attending University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Japanese
(Graduated) University of Hawaii at Manoa
MBA

Education

Attending University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) (Japanese)

(Graduated) University of Hawaii at Manoa (MBA)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $35.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Multiple lesson discount and group rate discount for multiple students.

Travel policy

Theresa will travel within 20 miles of Honolulu, HI 96815.