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Shannon H.

Brimley, MI

$20/hour

English Teaching graduate looking to increase teaching skills

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Western Michigan University
English Spanish

Education

Western Michigan University (English Spanish)

About Shannon

I went to school at Western Michigan University from 2007-2013 in order to pursue a teaching degree in Spanish and English Language Arts for middle school and high school-aged students.

While there, I was fortunate to be able to interact with a variety of student types in both middle and high school settings at several locations.

I also have found that I have a budding passion for DSLR photography, especially of nature photos and the changing seasons.

I love reading any and all material and love having literature discussions with students to see what they think of the texts we have both read. It gives me great pleasure to see when a student discovers something new in a test they haven't previously seen or understood.

I not only have experience teaching basic prealgebra skills to students of middle school age, but also I worked in a summer program and had one-on-one experiences with students who needed to review prealgebra techniques or they were in a class to learn concepts early on before the next school year began. I also specifically worked with a couple of ESL students while directly working with math terminology and practice problems.

I studied the Spanish language at Western Michigan University for 5 years as well as took initiative to live in a foreign country (the Dominican Republic) so I could push myself to really practice speaking the language. On top of this, I learned a lot of cool things about the culture in this country which I would be delighted to share and teach with your child!

I worked as a foreign English/Language arts teacher in the Dominican Republic where I worked with students in middle school and high school aged-groups on different aspects of grammar, literature, and reading throughout the school year.
I went to school at Western Michigan University from 2007-2013 in order to pursue a teaching degree in Spanish and English Language Arts for middle school and high Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Brimley, MI 49715
In-person lessons
Math:
Prealgebra
Music:
Music Theory, Trumpet
English:
English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Language:
Spanish, TOEFL
History:
Government & Politics, Social Studies
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Social Studies

I have experience teaching civics, economics, sociology, and basic world history in a foreign bilingual school in middle/high school classes.

Trumpet

I learned how to play the trumpet when I was in middle school and continued tn play the trumpet throughout high school in an advanced quartet. After high school, I practiced on my own for several years at a leisure pace during college and even got together with other friends who played on their own for fun.

Western Michigan University
English Spanish

Education

Western Michigan University (English Spanish)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $20.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Shannon will travel within 20 miles of Brimley, MI 49715.