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Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia (Education - Primary)
Cambridge University CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) (Graduate Coursework)
G'day, I'm an Australian primary school teacher (Grades 1-7), currently living in Houston. I am also CELTA (Cambridge University) qualified to teach English as a Second Language. I believe that learning is an on-going, life-long adventure and am passionate about students receiving a holistic education. Therefore, my goal is to provide tutoring sessions that focus on academic, social and emotional needs of the individual. I believe in enabling my students to take risks with their learning, in a safe environment, so that they can build on their existing knowledge and improve their results. I look forward to sharing a learning journey with you. G'day, I'm an Australian primary school teacher (Grades 1-7), currently living in Houston. I am also CELTA (Cambridge University) qualified to teach English as a Second Language. I believe that learning is an on-going, life-long… Read more
Maddi is an excellent tutor, who always goes the extra mile to deliver her lessons to my daughter in a fun and meaningful way. She fundamentally understands the importance of creating a solid foundation to support my child’s development for her to progress further. My daughter has grown tremendously in the past few weeks and loves every lesson given. This is definitely her calling and you can see this through the excellent results she achieves and the passion she shows in each lesson. My daughter just loves her.
Maddi does an incredible amount of prep work for each lesson and my kids have a great time with her. As they say, she makes learning fun.
My child has a mind constantly travelling in his own avatar. Maddi came in so well prepared, not only she was able to grasp his attention at "Hello" but kept him on track during the course. Her effective teaching technique and her passion to educate is foremost greatly appreciated!
We are so grateful to find Maddi, she is very enthusiastic about teaching our son. She seems very prepared and competent on what she does. We really liked her from the beginning. She only taught one lesson to my son so far, but we felt very comfortable with her, and we're sure she will help him.
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I am a fully qualified Primary School teacher - 4 year Degree (B.Ed - Primary). I have been teaching in Australia, at a Primary School (mainly grades 5-7, for general studies; and grades 1-7 for ESL studies). I also have a Cambridge University qualification to teach English as a Second Language.
I am a B.Ed qualified Primary Teacher, and ESL teacher. I have experience with teaching children how to improve their reading by understanding relationships between written letters and spoken sounds. I believe in using many meaningful activities to help students understand phonics, such as: songs/poems for rhyme and repetition to build phonemic awareness; "word families" to extend vocabulary; and language games to focus on specific letters and sounds. Learning phonics should be fun for every child.
I have spent many years studying academic and personal interest subjects. During that time I have developed strong study skills strategies - use of acronyms, mnemonics, pegwords, use of flashcards, timetabling, routines, use of rhyme, group collaboration, note-taking, exam preparation, etc. I would like to pass my experiences onto others to enable them to study more effectively and achieve results they seek.
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