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I have a Bachelors Degree in Education from Cambridge University, England, and a Masters in Voice and Communication from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London, plus a Masters in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.

I have been tutoring, teaching and homeschooling for 25+ years. My main subjects are in English, Drama and Music, (piano) but I am qualified to teach all grades 6-8. I have worked with ADHD students, University Students (speech and drama) and primary school children..

I homeschooled twins (boy and a girl) for 12 years) covering most subjects in the American and British educational curriculum. I recently returned from Taiwan where I worked for a VIP family homeschooling in all subjects at a primary level - using both Montessori and STEM teaching methodologies. .I have also supported many students in LA requiring homework support.

During the Summer vacation I return to the UK where I manage a School for 1,600+ International Students at Clifton College in Bristol UK. I have worked in schools both as a teacher and as a teacher trainer.

I am a great believer in working one on one with a student as I am able to design a curriculum around the students needs, and not force a standard education on a child. As a tutor I am also able to recognize cognitive problems in learning, and support a student in a personal and immediate way, that a classroom teacher sometimes cannot, due to class size.

It is my belief that the essential skills for any teacher is to help develop in their student a passion for learning, and the ability and tools to research and develop their own methodology of learning, and discover their personal subjects of interest.

Education

1987

International Academy

English, Drama and Education

1992

International Academy

Voice and Communication

2016

International Academy

Legal and Business (Film Production)

2011

International Academy

Spiritual Psychology.

Degree

1987

Bachelors

1992

Masters

2016

Masters

2011

Masters

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Wonderful

15 days ago
Nona B. reviews Linda Slade