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Gwenyth J.

Lampasas, TX

$15/hr

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University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
Elementary Ed

Education

University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse (Elementary Ed)

About Gwenyth

I have been working with kids and teaching most of my life. I had my first babysitting job when I was 11. I am a working artist and published poet. Last year I was interviewed by Maya Angelou for a radio program broadcast on the 4th of July. She is an amazing person to talk with. I have also met Duke Kahanamoku, Peter Max, Gwendolyn Brooks, LeRoi Jones, Kinky Friedman and Margaret Meade. None of them will remember me, but I remember them!

Last year I went to Kazakhstan and taught 8 year olds at an international school in Almaty. It was a wonderful experience. I lived in Japan and Hawaii when I was a kid.
My family did quite a bit of traveling.

I am interested in everything and enjoy reading, listening to live music, visiting libraries and museums.

I graduated from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. I also attended Eastern Illinois University and the University of Maryland-College Park( which was really at Yokota AFB in Tokyo, Japan). In 1992 I attended the Baylor Writing Project.

My teaching experience includes:
-16 years of 5th and 6th grade reading.
-about 16 years of adult ed(GED/ABE).
-Computer Lab.
-1st grade (2 years).
-3rd grade (1 year).
-6th and 7th grade English(1 year).
-4 year olds (1 year).
-6 weeks to 12 months (1 year).

I would describe my teaching style as holistic, global thinking, creative and exploratory. I have a strong science background to compliment my years of teaching language arts and reading.
I have been working with kids and teaching most of my life. I had my first babysitting job when I was 11. I am a working artist and published poet. Last year I was interviewed by Maya Angelou for a radio program broadcast on the 4th of July. She is an amazing person to talk with. I have also met Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 15 miles of Lampasas, TX 76550
In-person lessons
English:
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Science, Reading, Study Skills, Vocabulary
Homeschool:
Elementary (K-6th),
English, ESL/ESOL, Reading, SAT Reading, Study Skills, Writing
Test Preparation:
GED, SAT Reading
Corporate Training:
ESL/ESOL

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Elementary (K-6th)

I have taught 1st, 3rd, 5th and 6th grades. I enjoy teaching students how to use their strengths to enhance their weaker areas. An example would be to show a good reader how to use their love of reading to understand math.

Children's literature has been a lifelong love for me. I can find a book to capture the interest of just about anyone. I enjoy learning about a student's interests and helping them to explore the world around them.

University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
Elementary Ed

Education

University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse (Elementary Ed)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $15.00

Travel policy

Gwenyth will travel within 15 miles of Lampasas, TX 76550.

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