I am currently teaching at the primary school. Prior to that I taught in elementary school for more than 10 years. I am a graduate of North Eastern Illinois University where I majored in Elementary Education. Along with Elementary Education major, I completed minor in Linguistics with ESL (English as Second Language) and Middle School endorsements. I also hold Master's Degree in Reading and Literacy from Walden University. I love working with students, young or old, because it is simpl... [more]
I am a certified ESL teacher with 15 years of experience. I taught ESL for 2nd grade for 10+ years, 3rd grade for 2 years, and currently teaching K. I am also an ESL student myself, so I have a double-sided experience: from the perspective of an educator and a student.
I have BA degree from NEIU with a major in Elementary Education. Along with a major in Elementary Education, I have minor in Linguistics and ESL and Middle School Endorsements. I also have Master's degree in Elementary Reading and Literacy which I received from Walden University.
I grew up in Ukraine where Russian was widely taught and spoken until the USSR fell apart. I successfully completed high school in Ukraine. I speak Russian to my parents and my kids and read Russian books on daily basis.