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Wiebke P.

Columbiaville, MI

$45/hr

Creative German Tutor

In-person lessons
Replies in 2 hours
Background check passed as of 4/29/13
5.0 Avg. Rating
 
 
13 Ratings
 
 
2hrs Response Time
Excellent Tutor
— John, Imlay City, MI on 4/29/13

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Baker College of Flint
Occupational Therapy

Education

Baker College of Flint (Occupational Therapy)

About Wiebke

I am an Occupational therapist by profession. This has helped me to develop very creative techniques to teach a variety of people of various age groups many new skills in the past. My strengths are my resourcefulness and my creativity. I have worked with children with severe disabilities as well as with the elderly and all the other ages in between. For the past 5 years I have worked at a freestanding outpatient clinic, specializing in hand therapy. Currently I work at the Lapeer District Library as a Substitute Library Assistant.

For the past 4 years I have taught 3- and 4-year-olds at our church's children's program on Wednesday nights, as well as 4-6-year-olds at the MOPS program every other Friday morning. In the past year, I also taught a group of 12 homeschooled students (aged 8-12), a course called "Exposure to the German Culture". I am currently tutoring one 15-year-old homeschooled student German. It gives me great pleasure and satisfaction to see anybody I come into contact with grow and learn. I love using hands-on learning and teaching methods, as I feel that this makes the learning experience for the children come alive.

I grew up in a German-speaking home and was born in South Africa. I enjoy new challenges and love traveling.
I am an Occupational therapist by profession. This has helped me to develop very creative techniques to teach a variety of people of various age groups many new skills in the past. My strengths are my resourcefulness and my creativity. I have worked with children with severe disabilities as well as with the elderly and all the other ages in Read more

Policies
Cancellation
8 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Columbiaville, MI 48421
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons

"Excellent Tutor"

- John, Imlay City, MI on 4/29/13
Wiebke replied on 4/30/2013

Thanks John! I really enjoy teaching your grandkids!

"Wonderful, enthusiastic and kind tutor"

- Ann, Lapeer, MI on 8/18/11
English:
Bible Studies,
Grammar, Reading
Science:
Anatomy
Language:
German
History:
Geography
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Grammar, Reading
Special Needs:
ADD/ADHD
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
Reading
Sports/Recreation:
Needlework
Corporate Training:
German, Grammar

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ADD/ADHD

I have worked as an occupational therapist for the past 10 years. One year I spent at Michigan School for the deaf, working with severely handicapped children of all ages. Several of these students had ADD/ADHD. I used various sensory integration techniques and prescribed home programs for these students.

Bible Studies

I have taught a variety of bible studies in the past 4 years. I have also instructed 3-6 year-olds at our church program for the past 5 years.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have been working with preschool aged children for the past 6 years as caregiver at MOPS and also as teacher to an average of 15 3-5 year olds at our church Wednesday night program. I have extensive background knowledge of child development as college course work.

Baker College of Flint
Occupational Therapy

Education

Baker College of Flint (Occupational Therapy)

Excellent Tutor — My Grandchildren are making great progress in learning to speak German. I am very pleased. Additionally the instructor makes it fun to learn so they enjoy their time with her and look forward to each weeks session. ...

— John, Imlay City, MI on 4/29/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $45.00

Cancellation: 8 hours notice required

Travel policy

Wiebke will travel within 10 miles of Columbiaville, MI 48421.

Background Check Status for Wiebke P.

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