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Brenda B.

Lakewood, WA

$45/hour

ESL, Vocabulary Skills, Elementary Science, Pre-Algebra, Nutrition

In-person lessons

$45/Hour


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Excelsior College (external degrees program)
Liberal Studies
Azusa Pacific University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Excelsior College (external degrees program) (Liberal Studies)

Azusa Pacific University (Graduate Coursework)

About Brenda

I am a lifelong learner and avid reader, and constantly update my knowledge base and skills with college courses and travel to experience different cultures and locales. Helping others to be the best they can be and to strive for whole health is what I do. I have tutored and volunteered as a teachers' aide in English as a Second Language (ESL) programs with World Relief DuPage in Illinois, Literacy Councils in Seattle and Kitsap County, and the Federal Way Multi-Service Center in Washington state. I am a part-time church pianist and have volunteered with the Red Cross at a local military hospital in the nutrition clinic.

I specialize in ESL. I have high standards for myself and my students. I expect my students to ask questions, to complete homework after each lesson to ensure their complete understanding, and I will conduct periodic assessments to gauge progress. I am a reflective educator and strive to improve through lessons learned from working with my students and discussions with colleagues.

I expect notification of cancellation at least 6 hours prior to the lesson and will notify my students at least 24 hours in advance if I must cancel a lesson. Makeup lessons will be arranged immediately.

I am flexible as to meeting locations and will work with each student to find a place that is mutually acceptable for quiet and focused learning.

I look forward to working with you in learning in ways that are challenging and fun!
I am a lifelong learner and avid reader, and constantly update my knowledge base and skills with college courses and travel to experience different cultures and locales. Helping others to be the best they can be and to strive for whole health is what I do. I have tutored and volunteered as a teachers' aide in English as a Second Language (ESL) Read more

Policies
Cancellation
6 hours notice required

Group rates would be lower depending on the number of students attending each lesson.

Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Lakewood, WA 98498
In-person lessons
Math:
Prealgebra
Science:
Nutrition
English:
Bible Studies, ESL/ESOL, Reading, TOEFL, Vocabulary
Test Preparation:
TOEFL
Language:
ESL/ESOL, TOEFL
Elementary Education:
Elementary Science, Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Nutrition

I have studied nutrition over the years as a weight-loss/diet consumer. I am studying to become an nutritionist and exercise physiologist by taking science courses through a preparatory online college program. I believe that diet and exercise are the cornerstones of a healthy life. As a volunteer in the Nutrition Clinic at Madigan Army Medical Center, I have learned much about the subject and am able to teach based on my experiences and continuing education.

Prealgebra

I earned A's in junior high school math and finished Math Analysis in high school, then finished in college with Pre-Calculus, Statistics, and Accounting! I think math is fun!

Excelsior College (external degrees program)
Liberal Studies
Azusa Pacific University
Graduate Coursework

Education

Excelsior College (external degrees program) (Liberal Studies)

Azusa Pacific University (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 6 hours notice required

Group rates would be lower depending on the number of students attending each lesson.

Travel policy

Brenda will travel within 20 miles of Lakewood, WA 98498.