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Ms. Shanna S.

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"My passions are learning, teaching, connecting, relationship building, and the nuance and intricacies of languages. I am thrilled to be combining all of these passions into one career: teaching and tutoring the many facets of the English language, as well as American Sign Language (ASL).

As a "professional" college student of ten-plus years, I have experienced firsthand what a difference a great more...

"My passions are learning, teaching, connecting, relationship building, and the nuance and intricacies of languages. I am thrilled to be combining all of these passions into one career: teaching and tutoring the many facets of the English language, as well as American Sign Language (ASL).

As a "professional" college student of ten-plus years, I have experienced firsthand what a difference a great teacher or tutor can make. I have a Master's Degree in Teaching, and more than four years of teaching experience in public schools. I have taught: middle school health for two years; Literacy Intervention to kindergarten and first graders; 8th-grade language arts; and English to non-English-speaking adults. When expanding the net of my experience to include tutoring and being a summer-camp counselor, I have been working with youth for nearly two whole decades. I love being an educator. There is truly nothing else I would rather do.

One of my strengths as an educator is my ability to build relationships with students. In my experience, both as an educator and as a learner myself for several decades, the most learning, the best learning, and the longest-lasting learning takes place when the student and instructor have a strong relationship. If the student dislikes an educator, (or finds the educator boring, dull, or pretentious, or in a worst-case scenario: fears the instructor,) the student will likely shut down to some degree. I am always warm, welcoming, and friendly to my students in an effort to consciously build respectful, mutually-satisfying relationships. With solid relationships as a foundation, quality learning can take place. My former students and I have always co-created a learning experience that is fun, fulfilling, and meaningful for everyone involved.

I have a Master's Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, as well as many years of experience tutoring, teaching, guiding, and supporting young people in activities of growth, development, education, and self-reflection. I firmly believ" less...

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fee: $55 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 40 miles
meeting type: either in-person or online

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website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Shanna S. is a certified tutor

University of Northern Colorado, BS, Dietetics

School for International Training, MEd

Austin, TX 78702

Subjects Tutored

Vocabulary - Grammar - Reading - Study Skills - Writing - English - ESL/ESOL - Proofreading - TOEFL - ACT Reading - ACT English - Sign Language