I have been teaching English for over 10 years and I have enjoyed every second. There is nothing more satisfying than helping a student - be them a child or adult - have that aha moment; finally get it, finally feel like they are in the flow. I believe that we only grow and improve when we are getting challenged, therefore, first and foremost, I help my students get comfortable with challenges as necessary obstacles in the educational journey and then I guide them towards the best possible... [more]
I have taught English in elementary school for 4 years and high school for another 4 years and have tutored for 11 years all ages and abilities.
I taught English in high school for over a decade. I also taught English to diverse groups of kids and adults as a private tutor in Albania and Peru.
I taught ESOL high school classes for four years in Europe and I feel comfortable not only teaching the subject matter but also understanding, respecting and adapting to individual cultural environments. My experience in Europe has proved very valuable in helping me find the best way to communicate effectively and ultimately teach students of different ages, abilities, ethnicities, and cultures, in my tutoring practice.
I have tutored TOEFL students after taking my own test and scoring in the 98 percentile.
I have 6 years of science education and am pursuing a science-related doctorate degree. I have tutored elementary math students for 4 years, serve as the STEM counselor for Girl Scouts of America, Boy Scouts of America and lead the science fair for an elementary school.
I have a WES-evaluated English degree from Albania which allowed me to teach IELTS classes.
I have homeschooled my own two children and have tutored for over four years.