About Elisha O.

Background check: Last verified 09/01/2016
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Elisha teaches: Ages 5 and up
Teaching since: February 2012
Last sign in: Today

Overview

First of all, congratulations on having the courage and self-discipline to do what most others do not: learn a new language. The hard part is over! You've already begun the learning process and now all you need is someone to give you the guidance, support, and tools to help you along the way.

I hold my students to high standards, believing that setting consistent and high expectations is the key to success and improvement. I encourage students to reach these standards by providing honest feedback about their strengths and weaknesses, actively listening, and individualizing every lesson. Though I set high standards for students, I expect and even encourage them to make mistakes. Making mistakes is the best way to begin getting better and lets me know what areas we should work on together.

**Habla español?

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Experience

ESL Instructor
Jan 2016 - Present
VIPKID

Lead Kindergarten Teacher
Feb 2015 - May 2016
YBM Language Institute

ESL Teacher
Feb 2014 - Feb 2015
Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education

Education

Psychology & Spanish
Sep 2009 - Jul 2013
Western Washington University

Languages Spoken

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Korean
Limited Proficiency
Spanish
Professional Proficiency

Certifications

DV Network Tier 1
Sep 2016
Fairfax County

TEFL
Jul 2013
Bridge TEFL

Awards

Teacher Panel Representative
Aug 2016
VIPKID

Affiliations

eLearning Guild
Sep 2016

The eLearning Guild is the oldest and most trusted source of information, networking, and community for eLearning professionals. As a member-driven organization, the Guild produces conferences, online events, online and blended training courses, eBooks, white papers, research reports, and Learning Solutions Magazine—all devoted to the idea that the people who know the most about making eLearning successful are the people who produce eLearning every day in corporate, government, and academic settings. Our goal is to create a place where eLearning professionals can share their knowledge, expertise, and ideas to build a better industry—and better learning experiences—for everyone.

TESOL International Association
Feb 2014

TESOL International Association’s mission is to advance professional expertise in English language teaching and learning for speakers of other languages worldwide.

20 Reviews on Elisha O.

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Farkhondeh E. Apr 22, 2017
· English · Online
This was my first session,but it was great.
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lakshmi Feb 7, 2017
· ESL · In home
I had 3 classes so far with Elisha. She is a great teacher. She deals with patience and analyse where to strat and how to teach according to my knowledge.. I like her very much. I recommend her strongly.
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lakshmi Feb 7, 2017
· ESL · In home
I had 3 classes so far with Elisha. She is a great teacher. She deals with patience and analyse where to strat and how to teach according to my knowledge.. I like her very much. I recommend her strongly.
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Ana Jan 31, 2017
· ESL · Online
Very industrious teacher. She adapts her classes and topics depending on your necessities; also she is aware about you are doing well or wrong.
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Genevieve Jan 27, 2017
· English · Online
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MUNTHER G. Jan 22, 2017
· ESL · Online
Elisha is a smart, patient and detail oriented teacher. She has a great experience in giving the class and following up with students, especially giving homeworks that covers the whole class. I would recommend her in English and ESL lessons and classes for any age or level.
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Ana C. Nov 22, 2016
· ESL · Online
Very good ! Finally I understood te embedded questions!!
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sandhya Oct 20, 2016
· English · Online
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Dongmei L. Oct 11, 2016
· ESL · Online
Elisa is a friendly, patient, supportive teacher. I will continue to take her class.
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Dhru Oct 3, 2016
· English · Online
Elisha is Awesome in working with my children!! She know's their strengths and weeness. My children love's to work with her...thank you Elisha!
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