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Adam
« Perfect! Smitha is an excellent tutor, a rare find I must say. When one of my... More »
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Adam
« Perfect! Smitha is an excellent tutor, a rare find I must say. When one of my colleagues suggested her name for my child I decided to give it a try to start with. She has already taken 6 sessions all over the internet . Never once did my child feel that internet sessions are difficult, infact it was seamless . Her content knowledge is top class and the way she delivers her session is of top quality. All in 5/5 rating »
$40/h
First lesson is free!
Profile and diploma verified
Response Time 2h
Lessons offered by Smitha
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at their home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Anatomy
  • Molecular biology
  • Physiology
  • Zoology
  • Botany
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School

Gold Medalist in M.Sc (biochemistry), Decade of teaching experience (Online/ Offline) for Grades 5-10 (Science) and Grades 11-12 (Biology/ Chemistry )

Methodology

I use different modern teaching aids like power point presentations or different new age digital teaching aids (depending on the institution and availability) and I modify my approach to the subject depending on the student audience. I use multiple dimensional reinforcement techniques so that each and every student grasps my concepts well. I use diagrams and experiments in various degrees to explain the same concept. Depending on the school board and their needs, I modify my approach to suit the teaching needs of the student. As much as I am a patient teacher, I am also a patient listener and always encourage getting feedback from the student by involving them in my lecture so that I can calibrate my session with utmost accuracy.

This has been well accepted with my students in Toronto.

Background

I am a highly passionate professional tutor with more than a decade of teaching experience in schools, private in-person tutoring and also online tutoring. I have tutored students from different cultural and intellectual backgrounds from around the world and across different school boards across grades 4-12.
Special experience in TDSB and all GTA school boards, IB and Cambridge board syllabus with core focus on Chemistry and Biology

Rates

Rate for online lessons : $ 30/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $175
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $340
Lessons offered by Smitha
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at their home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Biology
  • Anatomy
  • Molecular biology
  • Physiology
  • Zoology
  • Botany
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School

Smitha 's Resume

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

• Nearly a decade of teaching experience in reputed schools, across school boards, coaching classes, tutorials and home tutoring for students from Grade 5 to Grade 10. Special expertise in TDSB syllabus, IB board and Cambridge syllabus
• Specializations in various aspects of Biology like botany, zoology, cell biology, ecology & genetics.
• Specializations in various aspects of Chemistry like physical, inorganic & organic Chemistry.
• Hands on experience with the latest teaching aid technologies be it online or offline.
• Consistently top-rated faculty member in all the associated institutions for strong content knowledge, content delivery, and student popularity.
• Experience in IGCSE board, Indian school boards (ICSE, CBSE, Maharashtra state boards).
• Experience in curriculum planning and content development of various school boards.
• Special experience in preparing students for various global competitive examinations and checkpoint examinations.
In final stages of completing OCT certification.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (online)
teaching students from across the globe particularly Canada, USA, UK, Australia and the Middle East from grades 4-12.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (In-person)
Online Tutoring through multiple agencies: Apr 2012 - present: Tutoring students of USA, Canada, UK, Australia and the Middle east countries for Science (Grade 5 -12) across multiple school boards and for competitive examinations.

Multiple tutoring agencies: Sep 2018- present Teaching Science to various students in Toronto across grades 4-12.

Sai Tutorials, Mumbai, India June 2013 – May 2018 Biology, Chemistry Teaching Biology and Chemistry for Grade 8, 9, 10,11 and 12 across different boards Indian and IGCSE boards

Accolade Education Academy, Mumbai, India April 2014 - May 2018 Biology, Chemistry Teaching Biology and Chemistry for Grade 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 across different Indian and IGCSE boards

Ideal Classes, Mumbai, Mumbai April 2013 – May 2015 Biology, Chemistry Teaching Biology and Chemistry for Grade 6, 7, 8, and 9 across different Indian and IGCSE boards

Savitridevi Hariram Agarwal International School- Kandivali June 2012 – April 2013 Biology, Chemistry Teaching Biology and Chemistry for Grade 5, 6, 7 and 8 in IGCSE board

Childrens Academy – Asha Nagar June 2011 - May 2012 Biology, Chemistry Teaching Science for Grade 6 and 7 in Indian board (ICSE)

EDUCATIONAL/ PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

B.Ed. (Methods: Mathematics and Science) 2011 English University of Mumbai, India

M.Sc. (Biochemistry)* 2009 English Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil University, Mumbai, India

B.Sc. (Biotechnology) 2007 English Vivekanand College of Arts, Science and Commerce - University of Mumbai, India

The 6 reviews on Smitha
  • 5/5

All our ratings are collected by us and are given in confidence, they correspond to a real experience.
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Adam

Perfect! Smitha is an excellent tutor, a rare find I must say. When one of my colleagues suggested her name for my child I decided to give it a try to start with. She has already taken 6 sessions all over the internet . Never once did my child feel that internet sessions are difficult, infact it was seamless . Her content knowledge is top class and the way she delivers her session is of top quality. All in 5/5 rating

Smitha 's response

Adam's daughter is very brilliant and more than very cooperative...She was attentive in each session .. In a nutshell a delight for any tutor.

Pramiti

Perfect! Smitha is great with our children. Highly recommended!

Smitha 's response

The twin kids of Pramiti are well mannered and intelligent. They put in their hard work and get nicely involved in my teaching lessons which helps me as a tutor. Any tutor’s delight. The family is also very nice and professional.

4 recommendations

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Kimmaya

A great tutor. Smitha ma'am is very knowledgable and conveys her knowledge in a manner that is easily understandable. She is patient and always has a positive attitude. She tutored me in biology for a year. Taking her classes improved my grades drastically. I would highly recommend taking her lessons.

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Hardeek

Me, my wife and our son are big fan of Smitha. One of my friend recommended her as a tutor for our son for online tutoring. Initially I was sceptical about online tutoring experience as our son is naughty and he was not at all obedient when it comes to studies. He is in 9th grade and we tried few tutors in London but he was not happy with any. Finally we decided to try online tutoring and it turned out blessings for us. I’m extremely thankful to Smitha the way she handed online biology and chemistry learning experience for my son. Initially my son was reluctant before starting but then Smitha made learning and tutoring so interesting and easy for him. She has an excellent fundamental knowledge of both subjects. Once me and my wife have observed them studying and I got impressed looking at my son paying full attention and he was involved like never before. Smitha’s delivery and explaining things are too good. She uses different ways and makes online tutoring joyful for learners. She is very punctual and polite. My son started loving subjects he used to hate it before. I strongly recommend her for online tutoring. Hardeek

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Omkar

My son was always afraid of biology & chemistry subject and it was difficult task to teach him his subject specially during his grade 8. Fortunately, I received Smitha’s reference from my colleague who highly recommended her online session based on his experience with his daughter. (He was full of praises for smitha). And his recommendation turned out true for me as well. Smitha’s teaching technique or skills made my son very confortable with the subject and slowly he started taking keen interest in biology and chemistry. All thanks to smitha’s who has been persistent in her approach and puncutual in conducting online session with my Son. Also highly appreciated her patienece in clearing multiple queries of my son. A big thank you from me and my son to Smitha.

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