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Mr. Joel V.

specializes in ESL/Spanish teacher with experience in Career Coaching · male

"Hello! My name is Joel and I am excited to be able to tutor and teach you, as I have done for many years. First and foremost, I believe the purpose of education (tutoring) is to not only learn specific content, but also to grow as a person and gain major strides in towards achieving your goals. I have several years of experience teaching, tutoring and advising students of all backgrounds, age levels and more...

"Hello! My name is Joel and I am excited to be able to tutor and teach you, as I have done for many years. First and foremost, I believe the purpose of education (tutoring) is to not only learn specific content, but also to grow as a person and gain major strides in towards achieving your goals. I have several years of experience teaching, tutoring and advising students of all backgrounds, age levels and needs, and I want to use that experience to help even more students achieve success. More specifically, I have taught English as a Second Language (ESL) and Spanish (ie grammar, reading/writing, listening/speaking, vocabulary, etc.), and worked in a Career Services/Employer Outreach role (ie resume-building, mock interviews, career goals, job searching, calling employers, etc.) for several different universities. I double majored in undergrad in Spanish and Sociology, and began tutoring then. In fact, I enjoyed teaching so much that I received my Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, as well as Teaching Licenses for ESL, Spanish, and a TESOL Certification. While completing my dual Master’s – Teaching Certification program, I also received an Education Award for an essay I wrote about the benefits of education.

Needless to say, I love learning, and have used these experiences to help me to evaluate the needs of students and how to best serve them. I have extensive experience creating materials for a variety of learning styles and enjoy the task of determining the best ways to help students to be successful. Understanding that each student is different, I often rely on academic resources, as well as current academic trends and studies, in order to find alternative ways to reach students. Moreover, I know that I am a successful tutor by following three principles: student feedback, goal-tracking, and reflection. I encourage students to do the same, to ensure they are achieving their goals and on the right path to success. Part of this includes planning and preparation for classes, and so I ask th" less...

Details

fee: $40 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 20 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

Contact

website: on file

Education and Qualifications

certified: Joel V. is a certified tutor

Marquette University, Spanish, Sociology

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Masters

Austin, TX 78745

Subjects Tutored

Spanish - ESL/ESOL - Career Development - IELTS