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Deborah B.

Lexington, KY

$50/hour

Art, Language and Elementary Subject Tutor

In-person lessons
5.0 average from 1 ratings

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Scripps College,Claremont California
Art History
University of California, Irvine
Graduate Coursework
George Washington University
MEd

Education

Scripps College,Claremont California (Art History)

University of California, Irvine (Graduate Coursework)

George Washington University (MEd)

About Deborah

As an experienced teacher who has worked in Japan, Brazil and China, I am comfortable with students to whom English is a second language. I know elementary curriculum and have taught art, art history, history and language through college level. Education should be challenging, rigorous and enjoyable-elements that I include in all my lessons. Learning is also a creative act; my lessons include elements that make education fun and rewarding.

I earned a teaching credential, valid for life, in Art and Humanities. I have taught all elementary grades, and high school and college. From this, I understand how important it is for students to be confident in expressing themselves accurately and creatively. I also know how important it is for students to be able to perform in a testing situation to correctly reflect their ability. To achieve these goals, I assess where each student is, create learning objectives, work to mastery and re-present material that has not been mastered in a new manner. We work to mastery. I ask for a lot, but am fair and kind with all my students.

As an experienced teacher who has worked in Japan, Brazil and China, I am comfortable with students to whom English is a second language. I know elementary curriculum and have taught Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Lexington, KY 40502
In-person lessons
Art:
Art History, Drawing,
Painting
English:
English, Grammar, Literature,
Public Speaking,
Reading,
Vocabulary,
Writing
History:
American History
Special Needs:
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Handwriting,
Phonics, Reading,
Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Drawing

I am a practicing artist, and completed course work in fine arts as an undergraduate student. Mastering drawing is fundamental to producing good art, and I instruct students in observing, replicating and finishing proficient drawings.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught all elementary subjects for eight years, in public and private schools in the United States and abroad. I completed education training at the University of California, Irvine and earned my credential with lifetime status. My license covers general elementary education and focused subjects through high school. I have taught contained classrooms for first, third, fourth and sixth grade, and team-taught arts for all levels.

Handwriting

I have taught cursive handwriting using standard American format and D'Nealian style, favored in Europe. As an experienced elementary school teacher, and one who has taught Japanese students, I am familiar with the assessing and teaching the skills needed to correctly perceive, form and join up letters.

Literature

I'm a lifelong reader, and have successfully taught the skills of reading comprehension and analysis to high school and college students for many years, in the United States and abroad.

Public Speaking

I have presented talks to audiences of all ages for more than 20 years. My audiences have included drop-in visitors to museums, teachers, students of all ages, and even a past president of India! I teach public speaking as part of my museum work, helping students overcome nervousness and fear.

Reading

I have taught reading and reading comprehension to both native and non-native English speakers, with great success.

Vocabulary

I am an avid reader and writer, enjoying literature, drama and poetry. Words are the author's tools, and I enjoy sharing their magic with others.

Scripps College,Claremont California
Art History
University of California, Irvine
Graduate Coursework
George Washington University
MEd

Education

Scripps College,Claremont California (Art History)

University of California, Irvine (Graduate Coursework)

George Washington University (MEd)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Deborah will travel within 15 miles of Lexington, KY 40502.