Tutoring & Lessons Provider from Kailua, HI 96734 - Care.com

Kathleen G.

Cared for 1 family
$25 – 30/hr Kailua, HI
10+ yrs exp 62 yrs old
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Meet Kathleen

I am a licensed teacher with HQT status who has taught elementary students in the DOE system for over 10 years. I have taught all grade levels including English language learners. I do well at motivating struggling students who may also be disillusioned with learning itself. I am patient and believe all students can learn if given the right materials and the right encouragement. I have 2 master's degrees (one in education).

My philosophy when working with tutoring students is to focus on specific areas of needs while also working on strengthening skills in other areas. I find that, if I do this, the gains made in the student's performance tend to be greater and this in turn builds up a student's confidence and motivation to learn. I also try to assess how a student learns and then try to use that learning style as a tool to make learning easier for the student I am working with. This helps make the learning process more enjoyable. Doing this helps keep my teaching student-centered.
Comfortable with pets
Non smoker
Willing to travel 30 mi
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Chaminade University - Honolulu

Graduate Degree

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I lived in Japan for over 5 years and can speak some Japanese though it is a little rusty.

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