My background & experienceI have been teaching for over ten years. Nine of those were spent teaching young students whose native language was not English. I developed a passion and love for teaching English as a second language. It is so rewarding to see a student have that lightbulb moment where they grasp what you are teaching them! I have a bachelor's degree in education as well as having completed a TEFL certification. In addition to these, I have completed a variety of workshops on how to assist students with different barriers to learning. I don't think that a teacher can ever stop learning how to better teach his or her students.
My classes and teaching styleI teach English as a second language to children. I try to vary my teaching style wherever possible because all students are different and so is the way they learn. I like to make my classroom a fun place to be as I believe that students learn best when they are enjoying themselves and feel at ease. For younger students who have very little exposure to English, I like to use the Total Physical Response method as I have found it to be a very effective method to assist in vocabulary development.
My certificationsBachelor's degree in education 168-hour TEFL certification In addition, I have been to workshops covering the following topics: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Creating an Autism Friendly Environment Troubled Children Assisting Traumatized Children Common Learning Barriers Mental Health and Self-Care
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