St. Edward's University (Psychology)
University of Texas, Austin (MEd)
Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile! My name is Juan. I work as a Curriculum Writer in the Medical Center in Houston, Tx. I am currently working on a project that builds oral language, vocabulary, and comprehension through a series of fiction and non-fiction books. I have been in the field of Education for the last 10 years. I spent 8 years teaching in a Bilingual and Dual Language Classroom. My experience has consisted of PK, 1st grade, and 3rd grade students. Before moving to Houston this past summer, I worked as a Bilingual/Dual Language Specialist for Region 13 Education Service Center in Austin, Tx. In Austin, I worked closely with districts that were new in implementing Dual Language programs, as well as, working directly to support teachers with innovative and authentic learning strategies.
I am native Panamanian, who is fluent in writing and speaking in English and Spanish. My goal in tutoring is to build on the strengths of my students through engaging and authentic teaching. I am a very active person, and my classroom has always resembled my personality. I believe that all children are willing to learn, it is up to the teacher to find that avenue. I look forward to hearing from you, let's work together for a better tomorrow! Thank you for taking the time to look at my profile! My name is Juan. I work as a Curriculum Writer in the Medical Center in Houston, Tx. I am currently working on a project that builds oral language, vocabulary, and comprehension through a series of fiction and non-fiction books. I have been in the field of Education for the last 10 years. I
Group Rate/per hour 2 students - $100 3 students - $150 4 students - $200
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I played baseball from the ages of 4- 21.
I was an All-District 3B in High School.
I attended St. Edward's University on a baseball scholarship.
I was a 2x First Team Heartland Conference. 2x All-Dean's List. 2nd Team All-Region.
I am currently Top 10 All-time leader in Homeruns, RBI, and Doubles for St. Edward's University.
I have spent eight years teaching in the early childhood grade levels - 3rd grade. During my time teaching those grade levels, I would also tutor 4th and 5th grade ESL, as well as, TAKS and STAAR.
Currently, I work a a curriculum writer, specializing in oral language, emergent writing, vocabulary, and reading comprehension development.
In my 8 years of teaching experience, I spent time during and after school tutoring Bilingual students in Reading, Math, Science TAKS and STAAR strategies.
During my time as a Bilingual Specialist, I worked very closely with teachers in the integration of STARR strategies in both languages.