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Oluwakemi T.

Silver Spring, MD

$50/hour

Experienced Elementary Teacher

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$50/Hour


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Preston University
Yes
Other
M.ED
Master's

Education

Preston University

Yes (Other)

M.ED (Master's)

About Oluwakemi

My name is Oluwakemi J. I am an educator with over 16 years experience at kindergarten to middle school levels, teaching the four core subjects. I have also taught adult learners of English Language Basic English Grammar and Conversational skills.

My first classroom teaching experience was as an assistant teacher at a private school in Takoma Park, Maryland, USA, where I worked for three years. I also taught at various schools in the Maryland area before traveling to the United Arab Emirates with my family.

I taught Language Arts and Science for 6.5 years at the first, fourth, and sixth grade levels at an English school in the United Arab Emirates. I particularly enjoyed working with the ESL students, and careful preparation of lessons allowed me to break down sometimes complicated concepts to simple examples that my young students could grasp easily. I have used the handwriting grid to improve some of my students’ handwriting, which was an issue stemming from discrepancies between Arabic and English alphabet, and right to left as opposed to left to right writing techniques in English.
I also taught English abroad to adult learners of English. Managing students with different abilities in English proved to be a challenging but satisfying, experience as I tailored activities to maintain the interest of high-level students without intimidating less-skilled English speakers.

I enjoy reading aloud to my students as this encourages them to be curious about chapter books, and wanting to complete the story. They are also enthusiastic about writing about the characters, and illustrating their perceptions of events, and expressing their thoughts on each story. I have successfully used reading to build interest in writing amongst my students.

I believe my experience teaching adults and ESL students is advantageous to any position in the Education field.
My name is Oluwakemi J. I am an educator with over 16 years experience at kindergarten to middle school levels, teaching the four core subjects. I have also taught adult learners of English Language Basic English Grammar and Conversational skills.

My first classroom teaching experience was as an assistant teacher at a private school in
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Policies
Cancellation
3 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 25 miles of Silver Spring, MD 20904
In-person lessons
English:
English, Grammar, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
Reading, Writing
History:
Writing
Special Needs:
Reading
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Preston University
Yes
Other
M.ED
Master's

Education

Preston University

Yes (Other)

M.ED (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $50.00

Cancellation: 3 hours notice required

Travel policy

Oluwakemi will travel within 25 miles of Silver Spring, MD 20904.