My teaching method is interactive and experimental. As soon as I hand hold the students to a comfort level around me, I start working on their confidence to perform the given tasks independently. I am compassionate yet firm in an effort to build an air of friendliness. I would rather be a facilitator rather than an instructor.
I am trying to use all kinds of media (videos, music songs, movies, games) in order to make teaching as entertaining as possible, but sometimes the use of "classical" teaching methods is inevitable:) Especially skilled to teach Business English!
My style of teaching blends the interests of my students’ needs with curriculum-appropriate methods. I engage students by being interactive, conducting brainstorming sessions and focusing on experiential learning. I believe that every individual deserves to be valued and recognized for 'who he/she is'.
A teacher of writing and literacy needs to know each student's competencies. I use the Socratic approach, encouraging both answers and questions. The student's age, literacy level, education, occupation and goals determine the beginning. Depending on class size and duration, concepts involving structure, theme, planning, plot, character development, designing your essay.
As a philosophy teacher, the following pedagogical principles guide my teaching: I put emphasis on the transferable skills of writing and analytical reasoning that are gained from studying philosophy; 2) prepare students for upper year philosophy courses and mentor them to achieve higher success as they move forward both in their education and also career, 3.
My classes with structure and flexibility, depending upon the needs of the students. For high school or junior high school students, I follow Alberta Education's curriculum as much as possible. I like teacher / student(s) discussion. I assign and review homework.
My classes are based on communicative approaches in language learning. This engages my students actively in their learning process.
I am comfortable instructing individually or in a group setting. I can adapt to different age groups and learning objectives. A typical class would involve a review with the student on the area of focus or difficulty and historical work. This should lead to a teaching plan with specific goals and objectives mutually agreed to by the student and/or relevant supervisor (i.e. parent).
I prefer discussion-based learning. I want to engage in conversations on what you are learning and delve further into the material to deepen your own understanding. If you present a novel or text, we will outline key points (characters, themes, settings, etc.) and work through why each is valuable to the whole work.
Since September 2009, I have been a lecturer/researcher/teaching assistant/tutor for a wide variety of subjects, including Anthropology, Criminology, English (including as a Foreign Language), Law, Literature, Maths, Research Methods, Sociology, and several standardised tests (ACT, BMAT, GMAT, GRE, HPAT, SAT, and UKCAT).
I believe that students need to be excited by their learning. If there is something that they are not enjoying I believe that there is always a way to make learning exciting. Learning and school should be fun, exciting and should meet the student's needs.
My strategy are determined mainly on the subject matter to be taught. I aim to see that every student learns and understands the subject. I have been taking tutions to middle school students with 2 batches of 7 students each. I am dedicated and proactive with a strong commitment in high quality educational standards that develop the potential in every child.
Being a positive and patient tutor, my goals is to support my students by helping them become confident learners. I have experience assisting students from kindergarten to grade 6 in English and Math.
I meet you at your level and get to know you as a learner and a person. We build a teacher-student relationship based on trust, fun, engagement, and delight-based learning. We have fun and explore your needs and focus on your strengths to make you the best learner you can be.
I am enthusiastic in what I do and I like using visual aids. I am very flexible in what I do and am able to be flexible in helping you in the way you learn best in for the best success.
I briefly outline my lessons and course outcomes. I lecture on specific topics encouraging the students to learn by research. In addition to set lessons, I bring in other relevant texts to provide the student with the full context of what he/she is reading.
I focus on true understanding over rigid mechanics, and my goal is to make you grasp the purpose of your work. We will approach each project as a problem to be solved. Working from goal to reality, I hope to make education meaningful and USEFUL.
I can identify your weak areas and work patiently to improve your confidence and understanding of course materials. Based on experience, everyone has their own preconceived method of learning I can help improve your understanding and meet your main objectives .
I believe that all students learn differently, and that said, each student may need something different from me. As a teacher, it is my duty to ascertain how each student learns from me best, and individualize their needs based upon this assessment.
When I was an undergrad I found it hard to study and relay information, until I went to an empty lecture hall, and just started teaching what I was studying. Memory consolidation works best when you learn in your words.
My teaching methods are based on patience, and getting to know each individual because everyone learns differently. I will hone in on each person's strengths and weaknesses, as well as the way they operate personality wise and be sure I offer them an individualized learning plan.
I have wanted to be a teacher from the moment that I entered junior kindergarten at 3 ½ years old; the well-used chalkboard hanging on the wall of my childhood bedroom will attest to that. From the moment I was old enough to, I volunteered myself for as many opportunities to work with children as I could.
I base my tutoring sessions on the needs of the specific student. I like to have a discussion with both the parents and the child in order to gain more insight on those specific academic needs. I like to build a positive and fun relationship with my students based on mutual respect and a positive attitude toward learning.
I try meet my students exactly where they are in terms of their knowledge and skills, and I help them grow beyond their level. I'm very patient, non-judgmental, and well-spoken. I have taught in the past and have been told that I am very easy to understand and also fun to learn from.
My teaching philosophy hinges on the individual student's needs. Every youth has their own unique way of learning. It's not about how smart they are, but how they are smart. With that in mind I focus on skill building, and teaching ways of thinking and questioning. From there I scaffold knowledge and understanding, building on previous lessons.
As someone who strives to be as effective of a teacher as I can be in the future, I have developed a style of teaching that takes into consideration the strengths and weaknesses of the students I am am working with. I ensure that any student I work with is dealt with fairly and companionably, and structure all my lessons in a way that will ensure I can get the best out of anyone I am working with.
I tailor learning to meet individual student's needs. First I gather as much information about a student as possible, using records, testing, interviews, portfolio statements, parent information and behaviour/work habits checklists and anecdotals.
Each person is different - they learn at a different speed and in a different way. I offer 1-1 private sessions with tailor made materials and activities to suit that particular person.
I keep a strength based and relational approach to young learners (ages 5-13). I find patience and creative, outside-the-box thinking to be my method.
My teaching method is flexible. I can use hints, ask questions, and encourage the student to keep going. A typical class is between 45 to 60 minutes in length, and can occur a maximum of three classes per week, as needed. These classes are meant for elementary school students, including individuals living with disabilities, from kindergarten to grade 7 in literacy and mathematics.
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Perfect! Chris is an excellent tutor - dedicated, thoughtful, knowledgeable and patient. Always arrives prepared for the lesson, always willing to patiently prompt a student through the tough spots. He is dependable - always on time and lets you know in...
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