Rebecca B.

Houston, TX


Certified Social Studies & ESL Public School Teacher

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 11/3/12

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University of Texas, Austin


University of Texas, Austin

About Rebecca

I am certified to teach K-12 composite Social Studies (Geography, History, Economics, Government)and ESL (English as a Second Language). I have a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. I have had 14 years of experience as a public school social studies teacher. I have taught 6th, 7th & 8th grade social studies classes. Additionally, I have taught high school world geography and U.S. government. I have also had many years teaching ESL as a part-time tutor (through Houston Community College and various private language schools). I enjoy working with children, adolescents, and adults alike. I am easy-going, but also serious and very dedicated to my profession. I am competent, experienced, and always prepared with interesting lessons. I like to use a combination of teaching strategies, depending on the learner's style. I think learning should be an enjoyable and natural experience for both the teacher and student. I am certified to teach K-12 composite Social Studies (Geography, History, Economics, Read more

24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Houston, TX 77084
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Reading,
TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT Reading, TOEFL
American History, Classics, European History, Geography, Government & Politics, Political Science, Social Studies,
World History
Elementary Education:

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I taught students whose primary language was not English for sixteen years. I taught social studies (which relies heavily on an ability to comprehend English) in a public school, as well as ten years of after-school ESL tutoring. I love to teach and would appreciate an opportunity to meet you and your child.

Social Studies

I am certified by the state of Texas to teach all grade-levels of social studies- 6th-12th grades. I have had public school experience teaching World Cultures, Texas History, U.S. History, World Geography, and U.S. Government.

University of Texas, Austin


University of Texas, Austin

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Rebecca will travel within 10 miles of Houston, TX 77084.