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Lessons offered by Esther
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • At their place
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Reading
  • Test Prep
  • Classic Literature
  • Latin
  • Ancient Greek
  • Classical Culture
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education

Graduated Master's student giving Classical, ancient language, and English instruction in Hamilton/Burlington area.

Methodology

I am dedicated to one-on-one lessons that are focused on building skills through individualized, interactive, and learner centred lesson plans. These lessons are adaptable to any skill level and will be personalized to suit the specific needs of each student. Through repetition, semi-regular testing and information based lesson plans I hope to create a positive learning environment that will be effective in knowledge building.

Background

I am a graduated Masters student giving private lessons in Classical history and ancient languages (Latin, ancient Greek). I am also providing English writing and essay prep. lessons. I have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo (Classics, language Specialization, History) and recently a graduate degree from Brock University (Classical Studies, Art and Archaeology).

Rates

Transportation Fee : $10
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : $150
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : $300

Details

Rates vary depending on location of student and level of skill. Travel rates also vary.

Lessons offered by Esther
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
At their place
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Reading
  • Test Prep
  • Classic Literature
  • Latin
  • Ancient Greek
  • Classical Culture
Levels
  • Elementary School
  • Junior High / Middle School
  • High School
  • College
  • University
  • Adult Education
  • Masters/ Graduate School
  • Early childhood education

Esther's Resume

EDUCATION
Masters of Classics (2016-2018)
Brock University
- Specialization in Art and Archaeology

Bachelor of Arts (2012-2016)
University of Waterloo
- Honours Classical Studies with Language Specialization, History Minor

ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Student Excavator (2017)
Marzamemi Maritime Heritage Project, Directors: Justin Leidwanger, Elizabeth S. Greene, Sebastiano Tusa.
- Worked underwater on a Roman shipwreck excavating material evidence.
- Catalogued objects, properly conserved and researched them.
- Learned advanced archaeological skills and gained experience with 3D modelling, photogrammetry and the proper steps needed in uncovering and preserving artifacts.
Student Excavator (2017)
Burgaz Harbours Project, Directors: Elizabeth S. Greene, Justin Leidwanger, Numan Tuna.
- Worked closely with the directors doing survey work in rough terrain in southern Turkey.
Student Researcher (2017)
Bodrum Research Center, Institute for Nautical Archaeology
- Created ceramic profiles and completed analysis on amphoras from shipwrecks from the Roman period.
- Trained on current techniques for ceramic analysis and research on artefacts recovered from the sea.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS
Teaching Assistant (2018)
Brock University, Cities and Sanctuaries of the Ancient World, Dr. Elizabeth S. Greene
- Lead two seminars of twenty students
- Prepared and delivered lesson plans and student grading and marking
- Skills obtained: Communicate effectively difficult concepts to a diverse audience.
Teaching Assistant (2017)
Brock University, Greek Civilization, Dr. Angus Smith
- Lead two seminars of twenty students
- Prepared and delivered lesson plans and student grading and marking
- Skills obtained: Improve written communication with students and teaching.
Teaching Assistant (2017)
Brock University, Roman Civilization, Dr. Katharine von Stackelberg
- Lead two seminars of twenty students
- Prepared and delivered lesson plans and student grading and marking.
- Skills obtained: Time management.
Research Assistant (2016)
Brock University, Dr. Alison Glazebrook
- Assisted in research for Dr. Glazebrook in gender studies in ancient Greek culture.
- Used various methodologies to create graphs of social interactions between ancient people in text.
- Utilized diverse methodologies, advanced knowledge of ancient languages and time management to meet strict deadlines.
- Skill obtained: Critical analysis and understanding of academic studies.
Internship (2016)
Canadian Institute in Greece
- Four-month internship at an archaeological institution in Athens
- Administrative tasks including the maintenance of the Institute’s library, organizing archives and filing paperwork.
- Gained experience work on archaeological permits, funding, and research.
- Skills obtained: Working knowledge of administrative tasks associated with archaeological projects
Teaching Assistant (2016)
Brock University, Greek Civilization CLAS 1P91, Prof. Nadine Brundrett
- Lead two seminars of twenty students by preparing and delivering lesson plans and grading and marking.
- Course required a comprehensive understanding of ancient Greek history and critical thought in essay writing.
- Skills obtained: Critical analysis of Greek history and written communication
Research Assistant (2014)
University of Waterloo, Dr. Riemer Faber
- Worked closely with Dr. Riemer Faber compiling indices of Greek and Latin words, Biblical references, contemporary reference and ancient references for his recent publication entitled, “Erasmi Annotationes ad Galatas, ad Ephesios.” (2017).
- Skills obtained: Advanced time management skills to meet challenging deadlines.

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION
Archaeological Illustration Course, by Tina Ross, M.A. (2017)
- Three day workshop in which I learned the technical skill of creating artefact drawings on ceramics, lithics, and other small objects.
ACADEMIC VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
Program Representative (2017-2018)
Graduate Student Association Program Representative, Brock University
- Represented the graduate students from the Department of Classics by advocating on their behalf at meetings through presenting their opinions in University wide policies.
President of Classics and Medieval Society (2014-2016)
Department of Classical Studies, University of Waterloo
- Organized student functions, handled budget, and facilitated a learning and encouraging environment.
Student Representative of Faculty (2014-2015)
Department of Classical Studies, University of Waterloo
- Represented student concerns at departmental meetings.
- Interacted with professors, students, and university employees.
Student Liaison to Prospective Students (2013-2015)
Department of Classical Studies, University of Waterloo
- Presented to a diverse groups of students ranging from elementary grades to high schoolers with advice for applying and attending university.

ADDITIONAL CERTIFICATIONS and QUALIFICATIONS
- Open Water Scuba Certification
- Dry Suit Scuba Certification
- Advanced Open Water Scuba Certification
- Emergency First Aid and CPR
- G Driver’s License with access to personal vehicle
- Able to perform physically demanding tasks in adverse conditions

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

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