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Balash S.

Arlington, MA

$30/hr

Learn Farsi in a fun and easy way

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University of New South Wales

Education

University of New South Wales

About Balash

I have been teaching and tutoring Farsi for almost 12 years in Australia and USA. I worked with all grades and levels and throughout this experience I have built up a method for English speakers to learn Farsi easily in a short term. I use a variety of resources including audio-visual materials in order to facilitate the learning process. I am flexible to meet the student's need and pace. I believe teaching language should be effective and fun at the same time. I have been teaching and tutoring Farsi for almost 12 years in Australia and USA. I worked with all grades and levels and throughout this experience I have built up a method for English speakers to learn Farsi easily in a short term. I Read more

Policies
Cancellation
5 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Arlington, MA 02474
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar, Vocabulary
Computer:
Desktop Publishing, Microsoft Word, Visual Basic
Language:
Farsi
History:
Government & Politics, Music History, Social Studies
Music:
Music History
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Grammar, Phonics, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Phonics
Business:
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
Algebra 1,
Elementary (K-6th),
Geometry,
Study Skills
Sports/Recreation:
Chess,
Soccer,
Volleyball
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Microsoft Word

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Algebra 1

I have a Massachusetts License for teaching middle school mathematics. However, I have taught math k-10 on frequent basis for past 16 years. I follow the Massachusetts curriculum framework and add extra materials if needed. I also apply Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Theory in order to teach more efficiently.

Chess

I have played chess for 30 years and coached private chess lessons for 20 years. I can teach basic, intermediate and advance chess in manual as well as in computer base. The lessons involve: 1. memorizing moves visually and by formula; 2. chess puzzles and problem solving; 3. selected moves from grand masters; and 4. brief history of chess.

Elementary (K-6th)

I graduated as a primary teacher from the University of New South Wales, Australia. I have taught Math (grades K -10) and other subjects at Sydney Public Schools. In USA, I have worked as a substitute teacher all grades and subjects at Cambridge and Arlington Public Schools. In 2011, I received my state certification for middle school Math teacher.

In Cambridge College, MA I received a bachelor degree in Multidisciplinary studies. If needed by school, I am ready to upgrade my knowledge and skills while I am working. I am capable of providing variety of methods and levels of teaching that match the requirements of the school and students. I will make sure that everyone in the classroom can benefit from adequate resources, lessons and motivations.

Farsi

I have been teaching and tutoring Farsi to English speakers (both adult and children) since 1996. I have also thought Persian culture and poetry in number of Institutions and have involved in organizing considerable number of Persian cultural events. Throughout this experience I have developed a method to teach Farsi language and culture using easy and enjoyable techniques in which it is compatible to the latest language teaching methods

Geometry

I have a strong background on geometry including variety of strategy and problem solving techniques and reasoning that rarely are offered at schools. Most of my students have been able to well connected to the techniques in the best logical way.

Soccer

I have been coaching soccer for the last 16 years (to age 6-18 years old children and all levels of Basic, Intermediate and advance). I assisted coaching GU14-17 at F C Fusion which competes in Massachusetts premiere league division one. I also co-coach u-14 girls at Cambridge Soccer Club. I have also experienced co-coaching with AC Milan Youth Coaches at an Arlington Summer Soccer Camp. Currently I coaching for Boston Soccer Academy which runs clinics and summer camps as well as Lexington United. Both Clinics are run by professional coaches.

Social Studies

I have taught middle/high school social studies on contract basis. At the moment I am getting my Master of Education with focus on Middle/high social studies.

Volleyball

I have been playing and coaching volleyball for the last 20 years. I admire the game and I believe there are methods for everyone to learn the sport in easy and fun way. I coach basics, intermediate and advance volleyball skills (indoor/outdoor) to groups as well as individuals.

University of New South Wales

Education

University of New South Wales

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $30.00

Cancellation: 5 hours notice required

Travel policy

Balash will travel within 15 miles of Arlington, MA 02474.

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